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Women's Troubles

Mag14 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 6:00 PM
This has always been a false issue. Women deserve to be paid for the quality and longevity of their work just as men do. They deserve to compete for (and win or lose in that competition) as men do. They do NOT deserve special privileges in the work place regardless of how helpful it would be to society at large. But workplaces are welcome to offer these if the owners so desire. We are all free agents. This is as it should be.
Fred_PA_2000 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 10:38 PM
Okay. Now can we please arrange some system where the most important job in the world -- raising a child -- gets paid like it was the most important job in the world.
AZYaateeh Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 8:55 PM
So...some arbitrary definition of fairness, no matter whether it's optimum for society?

And once again we see that libertarians are no different from liberals.

If there's one sure way to capture the attention of the usual suspects in the press, it's to highlight the problems of women with high-powered careers, as billionaire Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has done.

In her Ted talk three years ago and now in a book that has received lavish attention, Sandberg laments that women "are not making it to the top of any profession anywhere in the world. The numbers tell the story ... 190 heads of state -- nine are women. Of all the people in parliaments in the world, 13 percent are women. In the corporate...