DR. ALICE von HILDEBRAND On the Privilege of Being a Woman
January 14, 1997 New York Catholic Forum Lecture - Simone de Beauvoir, in The Second Sex, wrote that women hate their bodies. Women are physically weaker, less clever, have less power and prestige. For men, procreation is a moment of physical ecstasy, whereas women suffer the discomfort of pregnancy and the agony of childbirth.
- Feminism is a metaphysical revolt against the characteristics of women. Men seem to have all the advantages, and so feminists try to become a caricature of men.
- Historically, women have been looked down on....
"The mystery of our time is the inability of decent people to get angry."-- Eric Hoffer
I'm going to ask you a question right now, and you can feel free to answer honestly. Do you consider yourself a feminist?
After reading the responses to _lina_'s link, I decided to remind everyone here, particularly women in the western world, what feminism today is really about.
Modern women in Europe and North America enjoy a multitude of freedom that often goes underappreciated. Women today are afraid to call themselves feminists because of the negative stereotypes associated with that word. Before I talk...