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Originally posted by CapsFan8
This is missing the underlying cause. Two income families are a necessity, an effect of the federal reserve's diluting of the purchasing power of our money.
Originally posted by mystiq
I just wouldn't have worded it with the words "not equal" in the beginning of it.
Surely we're a little more similar than apples and oranges too? The differences in the brain wiring that exists between men and women was to ensure that unbalanced systems didn't evolve.
Originally posted by orangetom1999
Originally posted by Aeons
reply to post by orangetom1999
I dont entirely agree about getting away from the candle making days.
I know women who are in the arts and crafts buisness on the side and make good moneys to suppliment their other jobs or just make moneys on the side. More power to them if it works out.
[edit on 3-3-2009 by orangetom1999]
That statement had to do with the log cabin days just before the industrial revolution as a transition point. It had nothing to do with a woman being industrious.
Originally posted by John Matrix
It's not necessary for both parents to work if the gov would drop income taxes or subsidise families instead of bailing out the fortune 500 to the tune of 1.6 trillion dollars.
People often do not take into consideration the cost of getting that second income such as day care, another vehicle, travel expenses, extra stress, eating fast foot, tole on health, a bigger garage, bigger wardrobe, the list goes on and on....the second comes at a cost and people end up working that job for peanuts when all is added up.
[edit on 3/3/09 by John Matrix]
Originally posted by Rockpuck
And we both want to stay home. A lot of it is nature. Doesn't mean one sex is better then the other, just designed for different jobs.
Quite right, I don't believe it has anything at all to do with "who is more able, superior". The traditional role in Nature, most of the time, is that the female sex takes care of the offspring. I have only ever known one stay at home dad, and I hazard a guess his job was far harder then mine.
But any more it's very difficult to have one family member working. You get a bigger tax break and credits, but it doesn't make up for the addition of a second income.
Originally posted by Logarock
reply to post by Seasick
You will notice then that the thing started out as an economic evaluation. But then the chest thumping women came storming in with all of their unrelated logic. Then it disintegrated into a man woman thing. Isn't it great!
Originally posted by undo
reply to post by moocowman
really rock puck, thanks alot from scaring the crap out of the ladies. with friends like you, who needs flippin enemies. why not just go shoot your loved ones in the head now?
Originally posted by TheOracle
reply to post by JohnnyR
She may have been harsher than necessary but do you acknowledge that men have become lazier since women began to work?
Originally posted by Strype
Originally posted by Anonymous ATS
at the very root I beleive the poster is correct. Although the other posts have good merit I think they missed the point of the story. One of the main reasons things cost more (property, food, and so on) is because it is justified when you have two incomes providing to the support of a household. Actually if you think about it it makes perfect sense to balence the system, so there was a time when a family could survive on one salary. It is quite sad that women lost the pride and gratitude they deserve in return for raising some of americas great men. Feminism has blinded and abused women by creating the womens lib movement. now being a women is not about having a solid man or family, but being a titty flashing, binge drinking, morning after pill taking slut like so many of the female role models out there. I am not saying women are to blame because they have been manipulated to be what they are now. I am just stating that this does need to be recognized as one of the contributers to the fall of our society. And it will definatly be the cornerstone of the new communities we find ourselves in after the world cleanses itself of the evil that is manifesting as we speak.
Hid behind an anonymous name because you're afraid to down-talk women on your ATS account? "Titty flashing, binge drinking, morning after pill taking sluts?" Wow, isn't that a bit judgemental? Out of curiosity, what percentage of women would you put in this category? With a statement like that, I guess hiding behind a scrub account is a bit understandable, but nonetheless still very weak. According to the rules, there's absolutely nothing wrong with this, but I'll always disagree with this method of posting. If you've got an opinion, speak it. Why hide unless you're here for reputation? In which case, you'd be here for all the wrong reasons in the first place. Unfortunately many people misinterperate the reason for this site and place things like popularity ahead of knowledge. It's a damn shame...
[edit on 3-3-2009 by Strype]
Originally posted by undo
reply to post by Logarock
it isn't chest thumping. it's trying to keep the idea that women should be at home and not out in the work place, from taking root. i'm not NOT living under sharia law.