posted on Mar, 3 2009 @ 08:27 AM
reply to post by LoneGunMan
Actually, I was being sarcastic. What irked me about the article was the "useful jobs" comment. This lack of valuing "women's work" is one of
the main reasons women fled to the paying jobs in droves.
I happen to consider that raising decent human beings is the most important job on the planet; not a paid position because the work is priceless.
No, I've never carried a 300# person up a ladder through a fire and couldn't if I wanted to. However, if they lived with me, I could keep them from
becoming 300# by regulating their diet and then they might pull their own a** up the ladder.
Your turn now. Have you ever been told you need to be in a hospital or you're going to die; too weak to even roll over in bed when one position
becomes uncomfortable and then have to get up and take care of 3 small needy children? Come up with nutritious, color-coordinated, inexpensive meals
(3 a day) that don't require you to stand up and cook/prepare for hours? Change diapers, wipe snotty noses, referee petty arguments with the wisdom
of Solomon, bathe them, lay out clean clothes (that you had to wash, dry, fold and put neatly away)? Did you do it all with a smile and no
Have you ever calculated a Nipride drip so that it will bring down a combative person's blood pressure but not so quickly it will drop their brain
stem while also not getting your teeth knocked out; all while speaking kind and comforting words?
We all have our roles to play, our duties to perform. What I do is invaluable. If a woman's worth is determined by lesser bicep size then the
people making that determination are short-sighted in the extreme.
Last I checked, inflation by it's very definition, was defined as an increase in the supply of money, not by an increase in the estrogen level of a