In her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, author Mona Eltahawy argues that the lessons we have learned, about being easy to get along with and meek will not save us. She argues we need to learn anger, attention, profanity, ambition, power, violence and lust in order to get ahead.

Women will not be given power. We have to take it. The 7 named traits are required to take it.

There’s something to chew on there. Go ahead. We’ll wait.

Click through here if you want to hear a quick 5 minute interview with the author.