Category Archives: Patriarchy

Beauty, a short story.

“Where will you go?” she asked, wrapping her cloak tightly around her. “I don’t know,” she said.  “Does it really matter.  Anywhere is better than here.  When one isn’t beautiful, life is too difficult.  I will be better off alone.” … Continue reading

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Okay, so…Quan Yin

I like Quan Yin.  I have statues of her around my house.  She’s peaceful and keeps her eyes closed.  She keeps her eyes closed because she vowed to keep them shut, until all suffering on earth has ended.  In other words, … Continue reading

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Okay, here’s the thing…once and for all.

When I write about sexism, I am NOT writing about individuals.  I am writing about institutionalized, systemic, ingrained sexism.  In a patriarchal society, men run everything. When people write to me and try and defend men by saying there are … Continue reading

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Okay, so…

I went to Barnes today and many of the magazines were about the nightmares being caused by Global Warming and Climate Change.  So many articles were about crumbling governments, countries and people trying to escape death and misery.  It’s terrible … Continue reading

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Okay, so…

We live in a completely patriarchal world.   Everything we think, see, or even believe, is male.  They run the show and…if you’re thinking…here she goes again…that’s exactly what patriarchy wants you to think.  Women have been brainwashed into thinking that … Continue reading

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