Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power

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It's an incredible con job when you think about it, to believe something now in exchange for something after death. Even corporations with their reward systems don't try to make it posthumous.

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The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn

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For women... bras, panties, bathing suits, and other stereotypical gear are visual reminders of a commercial, idealized feminine image that our real and diverse female bodies can't possibly fit. Without these visual references, each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. We stop being comparatives. We begin to be unique.

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Most women's magazines simply try to mold women into bigger and better consumers.

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Someone asked me why women don't gamble as much as men do, and I gave the commonsensical reply that we don't have as much money. That was a true and incomplete answer. In fact, women's total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage.

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Women are not going to be equal outside the home until men are equal in it

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Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.

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Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.

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