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Understanding Patriarchy August 21, 2016

http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/understanding-patriarchy/

“Patriarchy as a system has denied males access to full emotional well-being, which is not the same as feeling rewarded, successful, or powerful because of one’s capacity to assert control over others. To truly address male pain and male crisis we must as a nation be willing to expose the harsh reality that patriarchy has damaged men in the past and continues to damage them in the present. If patriarchy were truly rewarding to men, the violence and addiction in family life that is so all-pervasive would not exist.”

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One Response to “Understanding Patriarchy”

  1. Men are indeed damaged by patriarchy. With each generation they become more socially and emotionally impaired.


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