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ayeshahaqqiqa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-10-06 10:56 AM
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2. I don't think women "screwed it up"
when the Goddess was worshipped, apparently things went ok-after all, humans didn't die out! What I have read was that when people started living in villages, there was a need for some to protect the others while they worked getting food. Since men have more upper body strength than women and weapons at the time were hand held, it made sense that men rather than women tended to take the protector role. It was at that time, I think, when men started to take over.
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  -"The origin of male dominance" (ie. religious beliefs) bloom  May-10-06 10:26 AM   #0 
  - This is fascinating  TallahasseeGrannie   May-10-06 10:39 AM   #1 
  - Violets Socks  bloom   May-10-06 11:02 AM   #3 
     - You make way too much sense  TallahasseeGrannie   May-10-06 11:20 AM   #8 
     - That is what they do, isn't it?  bloom   May-10-06 11:28 AM   #10 
     - Dots  omega minimo   May-10-06 11:38 PM   #38 
  - I don't think women "screwed it up"  ayeshahaqqiqa   May-10-06 10:56 AM   #2 
  - It's the man's job to protect the village from...  hunter   May-10-06 11:07 AM   #5 
  - ..."when men started to take over"  bloom   May-10-06 11:14 AM   #6 
     - Very interesting article. n/t  I Have A Dream   May-10-06 11:30 AM   #11 
  - POPCORN! Get yer popcorn here  mongo   May-10-06 11:07 AM   #4 
  - So are you in denial  bloom   May-10-06 11:19 AM   #7 
  - And of course lashing out with an inflamitory article  mongo   May-10-06 12:41 PM   #21 
     - The Word Originated, Sir, By My Understanding  The Magistrate   May-10-06 02:02 PM   #27 
  - The Male Role In Child-Rearing, Sir  The Magistrate   May-10-06 11:24 AM   #9 
  - So since men don't lactate  mongo   May-10-06 11:42 AM   #12 
  - Just As Anecdotes, Sir, Do Not Constitute A Scientific Survey  The Magistrate   May-10-06 11:53 AM   #14 
     - Anecdotes?  BoneDaddy   May-10-06 01:29 PM   #24 
  - But don't omnivores and carnivores depend on the male to supply protein...  Fridays Child   May-10-06 11:49 AM   #13 
  - There Is A Difference, Ma'am  The Magistrate   May-10-06 11:57 AM   #15 
     - Reducing it like that, we'd end up with  greyl   May-10-06 12:18 PM   #16 
        - There Would Be Three, Sir  The Magistrate   May-10-06 12:25 PM   #17 
           - Then you'd need to acknowledge a few more to the male.  greyl   May-10-06 12:35 PM   #19 
              - Not A Description Of Human Culture, Sir  The Magistrate   May-10-06 01:55 PM   #25 
                 - That doesn't make sense, it's not a proper sentence.  greyl   May-10-06 02:37 PM   #31 
                    - If You Say So, Sir  The Magistrate   May-10-06 02:50 PM   #33 
                       - Again, can you stop referring to me as sir, please? edit:  greyl   May-10-06 02:54 PM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-10-06 01:28 PM   #23 
     - Again, Sir  The Magistrate   May-10-06 01:57 PM   #26 
  - I'll buy that  crikkett   May-10-06 03:41 PM   #37 
  - You may be making too much of Violet's "origin of religion" musing.  greyl   May-10-06 12:28 PM   #18 
  - I think it's a possibility  bloom   May-10-06 03:22 PM   #36 
  - The origin of religion?  charlie   May-10-06 12:39 PM   #20 
  - Oh yeah  BoneDaddy   May-10-06 12:47 PM   #22 
  - Compensatory response?  Kerry4Kerry   May-10-06 02:03 PM   #28 
  - Maureen Dowd talks about this in ARE MEN REALLY NECESSARY?.  WritingIsMyReligion   May-10-06 02:24 PM   #29 
  - Technology might render BOTH men and women unnecessary...  Kerry4Kerry   May-10-06 03:03 PM   #35 
  - Does this mean that most mammals have religion?  Pigwidgeon   May-10-06 02:32 PM   #30 
  - How Could You Tell, Sir?  The Magistrate   May-10-06 02:48 PM   #32 
  - The origin of religion, male dominance, and damn near everything else  Pigwidgeon   May-11-06 01:57 PM   #43 
  - I haven't noticed any animals playing any "magic flutes"  bloom   May-11-06 02:57 PM   #45 
  - Hi, no offense but  quantessd   May-11-06 03:00 AM   #39 
  - I'll take truth (when available) over political correctness  Kerry4Kerry   May-11-06 09:28 AM   #40 
  - I think there are a lot of people  bloom   May-11-06 11:42 AM   #41 
  - A patriarchal society often results from lots of conflict.  Odin2005   May-11-06 01:23 PM   #42 
     - I suppose as much  bloom   May-11-06 01:58 PM   #44 

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