Feminism Gone Awry

Radical feminism has had a major influence on contemporary society. The key to its success, however limited, lies in its appeal to a sense of righteousness. Now, as we all know, people can be wrong about what is right. We also know that righteousness, that splendid virtue of the Old Testament, can quickly degenerate into self-righteousness. Nonetheless, instilling this sense of righteousness in people can make them decisive about such important things as who shall become president. Self-righteousness is not easy to self-diagnose.

There are two “rights” in particular that radical feminists feel particularly…

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