Feminist Leaders Compared to Religious Right Leaders

A recent study found that the number of working women who believe that a career is as important as being a wife and mother has fallen 23 percent since the 1970s.  Apparently, women are growing more and more uncomfortable with hardcore feminism and believe that it is out of alignment with the views, values, and aspirations of ordinary women. Let's ride the feminist wave backward a bit and revisit a few feminist icons.  How much do you know about their private lives?  As they say, "The proof is in the pudding."  Betty Friedan - Friedan, the mother of the feminist movement, gave us The Feminine Mystique -- she called it the "problem that has no name."  That problem -- according to Friedan -- is that women are victims.  Being female means having delusions and false values and being forced to find fulfillment and identity through husbands and children.  Friedan worked nine hours a day -- declaring that being a wife and mother was "not going to interfere...(Read Full Article)

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