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Anonymous asked in Social ScienceGender Studies · 2 months ago

Is "The Patriarchy" still a common conspiracy theory among feminists?

This question was posted with several good answers, but keeps getting falsely deleted. So here it is again, at the top of the list, refreshed for open debate.

18 Answers

  • Q
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    “Head of the household”. Man or woman?

    Leader of the family, leaders of the church, and leaders of the nation traditionally are men.

    Didn’t take a rocket scientist or a conspiracy theorist to notice this pattern.   

  • 2 months ago

    It's more entertainment you like it or you don't.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    "The patriarchy" was never actually a conspiracy theory. It was just a description of how some people saw the established systems and traditions of our society as benefiting men over women

  • 2 months ago

    It isn't a conspiracy theory because nobody is orchestrating it and there is no organisation in charge.  It's just a fact, and if you genuinely don't perceive it, that will be the result of your privilege or possibly false consciousness.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Yes it is.  When feminists see men holding positions of power, they believe that those men empower other men, which is completely false.  Feminists completely misunderstand that men viscously compete with each other to get to the top.  

    And women are free to compete with them as well.  They just don't want to.  It takes a certain kind of extreme personality to want to devote your entire life to get to the top.  Men's behaviours are at the extreme.  This is why most men are leaders.  Not because of some conspiratorial patriarchy like feminists believe.

    Jordan Peterson - Are Women Being Denied Access To Positions of Power?

  • garry
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    learn english and see what the word mean first , you idiot .

  • 2 months ago

    Feminists keeps talking nonsense that’s nothing new.

  • Elana
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Some elements of "conspiracy" have come and gone, but certainly feminists think of patriarchy as being THE over-reaching problem.

    Interestingly, they rarely seem to notice that kind of overbearing behavior in themselves.

  • 2 months ago

    one has nothing to do with the other what do you have against equal rights for women, which has nothing to do with patriarchs at all.  

  • Bill
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Yes. Even with many women in positions of power and a female vice president and speaker of the house feminists still think we live under a patriarchy. 

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