Feminism truly began in the 19th and 20th centuries, back in a time when women did not have the right to vote or to run for office. Women had a "proper" role, one dictated by conduct books as the "feminine ideal." They did not have an equal standing in the world of men. They were told how much to spend on beauty supplies in order to satisfy the annual beauty needs of every woman. They had to face constant humiliations in the workplace, such as gibes at their mental processes, sexual jokes and aggression, invisibility except as sexual objects, and cold demands for more efficiency:
From A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn:
"A commercial "Guide to Clerical Times Standards" printed a question-and-answer column:
Q: I'm a businessman, and my secretary seems to move entirely too slowly. How many times a minute should she be able to open and close a file drawer?
A. Exactly 25 times. Times for other "open and close operations" ... are .04 minutes for opening or closing a folder, and .026 minutes for opening a standard center desk drawer. If you're worried about her "chair activity," clock her against these standards: "Got up from chair," .033 minutes; "turn in swivel chair," .009 minutes."
Do not sit here and tell me that feminism is based on arrogance. Do not demonize feminists if you enjoy the rights that they won you. If you hate feminists so much, then how about you go back to the way things used to be? In fact, here's a little checklist to get you started:
☑ Give up your right to vote.
☑ Give up any hopes of being anything more than a housewife or something more "suitable" for a woman to work as.
☑ Get used to being regarded as an object instead of a human being.
☑ Say nothing when they talk about how your sweet little mind just can't seem to wrap around concepts.
☑ Learn to like it when men aggressively come at you when they're feeling particularly horny, because you are not a person - you are a sex object.
☑ Accept your fate as a second-class citizen.
I mean, you certainly don't want to be one of those horrible, arrogant feminists, oh no. Because you're right. Wanting equal rights for all sexes is soooo arrogant.
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Disclaimer: I do understand that since the initial movement of feminism, there has been a slight change in the mindset of some of the women who call themselves feminists. I do know that there are women who seek to award women more rights than men. I am not one of those feminists. I believe in the equality of all sexes. So please, do not tell me something that I already know, or that has been mentioned in previous stamps of mine, because I have heard it all before. Thank you.
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Why would any woman be a Christian? - Youtube Video
But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.
1 Corinthians 11:8-9
For man was not made from woman, but woman from man. Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
1 Corinthians 14:34 - 14:35
34 Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but [they are commanded] to be under obedience, as also saith the law.
35 And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.
1 Corinthians 11:5 - But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with [her] head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.
Ephesians 5:22-23, 33 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior… However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
1 Timothy 2:9-15
Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments, but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness. A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.
To the woman He said, "I will greatly multiply Your pain in childbirth, In pain you will bring forth children; Yet your desire will be for your husband, And he will rule over you."
1 Peter 3:1-7
In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives, as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior. Your adornment must not be merely external--braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;
If within the city a man comes upon a maiden who is betrothed, and has relations with her, you shall bring them both out of the gate of the city and there stone them to death: the girl because she did not cry out for help though she was in the city, and the man because he violated his neighbors wife.
If a man is caught in the act of raping a young woman who is not engaged, he must pay fifty pieces of silver to her father. Then he must marry the young woman because he violated her, and he will never be allowed to divorce her.
But if this charge is true (that she wasn't a virgin on her wedding night), and evidence of the girls virginity is not found, they shall bring the girl to the entrance of her fathers house and there her townsman shall stone her to death, because she committed a crime against Israel by her unchasteness in her father's house. Thus shall you purge the evil from your midst.
The bible blames men for all violence andm ost sexual depravity, and that's why I'm an athiest, because the bible clearly hates men... and women... and everyone. You're not special.
I don't care how you FEEL the bible represents women, I care about what it OBJECTIVELY states.
For the record, you can do this outside of religion and in the real world, but this experiment would completely disprove your philosophy of women = victim.
If I read your statement correctly, you are saying "Women are second to Man"
When the truth is, they are our equal, if not better.
I dont know anything about that site, :I
Aldo, I cant find myself believing in anything you just typed. If he's supposed to be our all loving, o high and mighty "God," then why woulf he send his creations to some burning place called Hell??
I domt get it, and I never will, hahaha.