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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-24-11 03:13 PM
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44. An old story -- male violence came from somewhere behind Turkey ...
and it's thought was caused by famine in other lands --

Let's also consider that animal-eating in itself could be doing harm to the brain -- !!

Atomic weapons are just more patriarchy -- disguised as protection -- i.e., war is peace.

Weapons are peace. :rofl:

Rather, atomic weapons are simply a sign of insanity. As nuclear reactors are!

Using nuclear reactors to boil water for steam? Come on!

Agree -- patriarchy is "the bird with one wing" --

I have no problem at all speaking out about FGM or infanticide (whether gender-selective or not). However, I would not expect my objections to make a scintilla of difference to the practices I was objecting about, unless they were happening in my own culture. When they happen in other cultures I would hesitate to set up absolutist moral pronouncements against the realities of life on the ground. Instead, I would work to understand deeply what was driving the behaviour, and work to alleviate that underlying cause.

Good -- because you seemed to be suggesting that you wouldn't speak out --

Of course, speaking out against injustice is always valid and called of!

Promoting the education and empowerment of womyn is a laudable goal for example, but it may or may not alleviate this particular problem.

At the stage India is at with 12 million females disappeared by gender abortions is beyond

mere education -- there have to be government policies put in place which ensure female equality

and immediate changes in status of females in the society. Otherwise, like all other patriarchal

concepts it is suicidal.

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