Patriarchy Makes Men Stupid
It is interesting for me to read about the 'lessons learned while spending time in a different culture' sitting here in the United Sates, where I have freshly arrived, while the writer of "Patriarchy Makes Men Crazy and Stupid", Robert Jensen, analyzes it from his experience in Pakistan.
"The United States and Pakistan are very different societies, but they are both patriarchal. Patriarchy takes different forms in each society, and the harms to women can be quite different, but my observation holds in both. It doesn't mean patriarchy doesn't sometimes also constrain women's thinking, nor does it mean women are always right in debates with men. To identify patterns is not to make ridiculous totalizing claims."
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