Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Atheist Case for Patriarchy

A little more than a month ago I was the object of a discussion at Libby Anne’s blog “Love, Joy, Feminism” where Libby Anne asked her readership, almost all atheists, which is more “rage inducing,” a secular supporter of patriarchy … Continue reading

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Mark Driscoll Explains Patriarchy

Libby Anne of Love, Joy, Feminism on the Atheist Channel at Patheos (meaning Libby Anne is an atheist) just penned an article titled “Mark Driscoll (Re)Invents Patriarchy” that I’d like to respond to.  What Libby Anne wrote was in response … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Selfishness

When I think of feminism I usually think of female selfishness or female narcissism, that the point of feminism is to elevate women above men; that only women matter. The theme of the Traditional Women’s Rights Activists is “Give us … Continue reading

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Looking Back on The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan came out in February 1963; 50 years ago.  The purpose of the book was to debunk the idealization of “The Feminine Mystique.”  It is odd that the delegitimization of femininity would be the basis of so called … Continue reading

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