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Thread: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    If women were in charge of everything our social injustices would just swing the other way. Women would stop dealing with crap like unfairly low pay, limits to their healthcare, while men would be slammed in divorce settlements and even more with childcare. They probably wouldn't have their viagra covered anymore...

    As for the most important things like the budget, I'm sure it would be just as terrible. We need to work together and the closer governement is to equal representation of women and men the better.

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    I suggest a really good book I read that uses this concept. It was a good enough book that I bought a copy for my permanent library. It is a work of fiction, of course, but it is well written and veryt touching.

    Amazon.com: Epitaph Road (9781606841891): David Patneaude: Books

    2097 is a transformed world. Thirty years earlier, a mysterious plague wiped out 97 percent of the male population, devastating every world system from governments to sports teams, and causing both universal and unimaginable grief. In the face of such massive despair, women were forced to take over control of the planet--and in doing so they eliminated all of Earth's most pressing issues. Poverty, crime, warfare, hunger . . . all gone.

    But there's a price to pay for this new "utopia," which fourteen-year-old Kellen is all too familiar with. Every day, he deals with life as part of a tiny minority that is purposefully kept subservient and small in numbers. His career choices and relationship options are severely limited and controlled. He also lives under the threat of scattered recurrences of the plague, which seem to pop up wherever small pockets of men begin to regroup and grow in numbers.

    And then one day, his mother's boss, an iconic political figure, shows up at his home. Kellen overhears something he shouldn't--another outbreak seems to be headed for Afterlight, the rural community where his father and a small group of men live separately from the female-dominated society. Along with a few other suspicious events, like the mysterious disappearances of Kellen's progressive teacher and his Aunt Paige, Kellen is starting to wonder whether the plague recurrences are even accidental. No matter what the truth is, Kellen cares only about one thing--he has to save his father.

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    Quote Originally Posted by kerussll View Post
    If women were in charge of everything our social injustices would just swing the other way. Women would stop dealing with crap like unfairly low pay, limits to their healthcare, while men would be slammed in divorce settlements and even more with childcare. They probably wouldn't have their viagra covered anymore...

    As for the most important things like the budget, I'm sure it would be just as terrible. We need to work together and the closer governement is to equal representation of women and men the better.
    Yup. There is no utopia. Every situation has it's downsides.

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    This is kind of interesting and fun to think about actually. More changes I think would happen:

    Women would have longer paid maternity leave
    Men would be punished harsher for sexual harassment and assault
    Abortion laws would no longer be challenged (or at least not have any hope of changing)
    rape victims would no longer be questioned about their sexual history in court
    traditionally female jobs would be paid better (Teachers, nurses, daycare workers)
    breastfeeding in public would always be allowed
    women would not pay more for healthcare insurance (on the way to changing now anyway)

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    while men would be slammed in divorce settlements and even more with childcare
    We don't need women in charge for that. That's already here.

    Frankly, I think every man who gets married is a flippin' moron. The risk greatly outweighs the reward across the board.

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    Men have pretty much proven they can't pilot this ship. They had tens-of-thousands of years at the helm and it seems we're all on the Titanic. Either we've already hit the iceberg, or we're on a collision course.

    Isn't it about time we throw in the towel? perhaps let somebody different have a try?

    Who better to "clean up the mess" men have made?

    Change? You want change?

    Put the ladies in charge.

    On every level of government. From the POTUS right down to the mail room janitor and every place in between.

    Fill every office, every cabinet position, and every seat in congress with females.

    Could they really do a worse job then the men have done?
    Women are just as capable of ****ing things up.
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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    I think that men are generally more prone to behaving like idiots than women are. If women were in charge of the world, there would probably be fewer wars and financial crises. And before anyone cites examples of females who led their nations into war, I'd just point out that they were still operating within a male-dominated power structure where they were expected to be as tough and belligerent as the men.

    I don't think I'd go so far as to say that we should "let women rule the world," but I do think we need more female representation at all levels of government. One interesting proposal I've heard is for an amendment to require each state to elect one male and one female senator. It's an interesting idea and I'm not sure how it would play out in practice.
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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar
    One interesting proposal I've heard is for an amendment to require each state to elect one male and one female senator. It's an interesting idea and I'm not sure how it would play out in practice.
    Awful. Affirmative Action of all types has been an unmitigated disaster for decades, and you want to see how it works at a level of very influential power? Ugh...

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    Quote Originally Posted by Surtr View Post
    Women are just as capable of ****ing things up.
    Are they? How would any of us know?

    They've never completely run the country. They never been "in charge".

    Perhaps they'd just phuck up simpler things? Things that wouldn't be so devastating to the rest of us?

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    Re: Is it Time to Let Women Rule the World?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Awful. Affirmative Action of all types has been an unmitigated disaster for decades, and you want to see how it works at a level of very influential power? Ugh...
    So equality sucks huh? Tens-of -thousands of years of male dominated rule across the globe.

    Perhaps it's time for change?

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