“she blooms forth as the peacock and bird of paradise, in poignant reversal of nature’s laws, even wearing masculine feathers to further her feminine ends.” The author introduced the idea of anthrocentrism in 1911 with this book. I found this chapter to be amusing as the author explored the ideas of masculine and feminine practices […]
She pointed out that in other species, the females’ superior sense of judgment, and the males’ eagerness to please, caused a far more successful social structure. She applied these principles in this work of fiction.
I notice when people complain about weak sex roles. “Women should be women, and men should be men. “If we didn’t have rigid, inappropriate sex roles, might we all be “people” instead of “male” and “female”? Last month, the highest court in Australia decided to recognize some people as being of a non-specific sex. If […]