Tag: patriarchy

Three Reasons You Need to Listen to the Audible Version of Free Women, Free Men by Camille Paglia

Three Reasons You Need to Listen to the Audible Version of Free Women, Free Men by Camille Paglia

  I’ve been a fan of Camille Paglia since the summer of 1997 when I sat in the un-air conditioned spare bedroom of my grandmother’s house reading Sexual Personae and wondering at her bold, smart and vibrant tone. The ideas she wrote about were new to me and while I enjoyed the book in my early twenties I can’t say...Read More
Questioning Feminism — The Myth of the Oppressive Patriarchy

Questioning Feminism — The Myth of the Oppressive Patriarchy

In trying to learn more about feminism I began re-reading the most prominent feminist writers that I had read in my youth. I wanted to understand how my perception of these works had changed now that my attitude toward feminism has changed. At one time, I believed feminism was a cause for improving the lives of women, fighting for equal...Read More
Women Have a Deep Need for Security

Women Have a Deep Need for Security

Women have a great need for security. It is part of our nature to seek security because we are naturally insecure.  On a survival level we have a subconscious awareness of our small size and weaker physical stature and seek protection. While our need for physical protection to compensate for our vulnerabilities that come from being smaller, pregnancy, frailty, etc...Read More