Why are women in the inferior positions we are now fighting?


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By Democracy at Work - Dr. Harriet Fraad and Julianna Forlano, Democracy at Work - Dr. Harriet Fraad, and Julianna Forlano. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

For most of human existence, human societies were hunter gatherer societies. We survived through our ability to cooperate. That changed with the evolution of private property which was left to heirs. Controlling women was an opportunity to ensure that only a man’s heirs could inherit his property. Just as early matriarchal religions provided the ideology of sharing and worship of women’s sexuality, patriarchal religions like Judaism, Christianity and Islam created religious ideology that endorsed a male God and male supremacy.

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