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The Women's Annihilation Movement

amirvish Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 12:10 PM
The Tuskegee Airman flew in all out combat against first class foes. Trading the occasional gun shot with 4th rate insurgents is hardly the same thing. Moreover, NO changes were made to training or standards or equipment to accommodate blacks, whereas huge changes have been made to accommodate women. Finally, there were no actual differences between the races. Had there been differences comparable to those between the sexes, racial integration would have failed.

Male or female, those of us who've been around for a while can recall clearly the objectives of the feminist movement as it geared up in the early 1970s. Workplace fairness was the goal.

A lot of manufactured indignation attended the feminist rising; e. g, who says we have to wear bras? Basically, nonetheless, what the rebels said they wanted was opportunity too long denied them by chauvinistic males. Opportunity they received from government, and in a larger sense, from the hand of a culture they prodded or embarrassed into agreement with most of what they said. Jobs opened up; power,...