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A crash course in changing the world.

One of the issues I think nobody has touched yet is what are we referring to when

we say women's empowerment.

From one perspective, the western one, what it means is that women

should have all the apparent freedoms of men.

What we ended up with after the "feminist revolution" is

both parents working to meet the household's needs,

when before it in the 50's one wage earner would suffice,

Jeez, that's Fantastic!!, we have achieved working the double for the same income!!

And now we don't even have to raise our children,

because we simply don't have time for that.

In hindsight, I can see how wanting the same freedoms of slaves,

got us to be slaves for half the price,

double the slaves supply, and the slave price gets to be half.

It's time for Humanism, ladies and gentlemen.

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Comment by Ethan Walden on April 12, 2010 at 4:45pm
WOW girl, easy, we want you here for a long time.
Comment by Gabriel Martin on April 12, 2010 at 4:51pm
What are some of your dreams for humanism?
Comment by Reid Falconer on April 12, 2010 at 5:02pm
great post I like your veiw on the topic.
Comment by Michael Texeira on April 12, 2010 at 5:11pm
I love it. my wife has been coming to this realization recently. being equal in a man's world means molding yourself to the image of a man. much better to wrestle the world back to being a being's world...

I see humanism as being one step short...sure, lets embrace humanism for the short term...but how about

LIFISM - total and unconditional respect for all aspects of life and being...that would truly be an evolution of our collective limits
Comment by Wintermute on April 12, 2010 at 5:13pm
Our dependence on a system doesn't make us slaves, because in turn the system is just as dependent on us. If we all stopped going to work the wh*** system would crash--but we would all starve.

interesting point of view, so do you believe that the feminist revolution was a good thing?
Comment by Ethan Walden on April 12, 2010 at 5:21pm
Are you aware the Gloria Steinem, one of the fouders of the feminist movement
was a CIA operative?
Comment by Michael Texeira on April 12, 2010 at 5:27pm
we wouldn't starve if we stopped going to work. many people work creating toys that sit on shelves, or shuffling papers around for bureaucrats and white collar thieves. many jobs in the economy add nothing of worth to the world, nor provide anything that is needed. if people doing these jobs stopped working, then those particular industries would fail, but power generation, food production and water purification would continue.

humanity is enslaved. this is true. the market system does not care about individuals. many posters on this site have posted extremely compelling information which very clearly shows how the central banking system was contrived in order to create the condition of humans being dependent on a fiat currency with no real value backing it. people all over the world work their a**** off to pay for the right to live on the planet where they were born, while the people they work for hoard the vast majority of wealth, and generate between themselves those figures which they then tell us are indicative of our social health. GDP is predominately determined by the investments and consumption patterns of a relative few. the purchasing and investment power of the wealthiest 10% of the world outweigh (IIRC) that of the lower 90%.

how does a system in which people work themselves to death for the right to buy toxic food and live in psychologically toxic conditions qualify as anything less than slavery....oh wait...you're right. slaves didn't have to pay for their room and board. what many people of the world are dealing with today is worse.

I like the experiment. lets all stop going to work and see if it crashes. if it does...lets collectively go back to work of our own volition, on our own motivation, and re-establish the lines of support for the world...we can cut the CEO's out in the meantime.
Comment by Daniel LaLiberte on April 12, 2010 at 5:28pm
Well, Wintermute is correct, however, it is unlikely for use to all stop going to work unless there was reason enough to protest in that way. So, we are not slaves in the sense of being "owned", but you know, people say "you got owned, pwn" meaning they beat you. So, ya, we've been beat, and the banks own us all.

Whether empowering woman was encouraged deliberately to get more workers for the same price is debatable. It could be just a side effect of a maturing civilization. The need to work full time just to keep up is partly our choice, because we want to do better, and if we don't work to the max, someone else will and beat us to the goods, better housing, schools, etc. So it's a rat race, no doubt, but it is our choice to run. If we all slack off, we will all slow down, together.

So don't work so hard. Take it easy. Except, first we have to save the world.
Comment by Julio Cesar Corona Ortega on April 12, 2010 at 5:35pm
Well, I'm glad somebody said it, Sarah.
Comment by A.V.Koshy on April 12, 2010 at 5:47pm
who ethan? he's doing an article on panamericana? see how the men get all the attention - i'm glad you came along and got some comments so that women look like they are being empowered - but seriously sarah i don't think there were any great women except four you know


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