[Note: This series was voted a Reader Favorite on the “old” LAF, so we’ve moved it over to the new LAF! ~ Ed.]
As much as feminists may disdain the roles of mother or wife, those roles have bestowed power as well as meaning and satisfaction on the vast majority of women in history. When all is said and done, heading a home and being married to a good man are far more satisfying to most women than college teaching or corporate work. The ending of women’s roles has left innumerable women more free to choose their life’s course, but often less happy and, yes, less powerful. Roles empower (as well as constrain) people.
Read the rest of Dennis Prager’s excellent column at the links below: