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Originally posted by calstorm
Believe me, I feel lucky. It is one of the few good things I can say about living in Ca. we can still buy and sell raw milk.
The added hormones the put in factory farmed milk is scary. You are 100% right about soy as well.
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
reply to post by coyote66
your feminist rant aside, the obelisk in DC has nothing to do with promoting patriarchy. You are just making that up (or parroting someone who just made it up).
You need to understand The Mysteries, learn to think like an esotericist. Then you will see that the obelisk, while a symbol of a penis, is more about the mystical meaning of the number 1, as well as the mystical relationship of duality (male/female, there can be no 1 without other).
The people who put that obelisk there thought in this manner, and it had this type of meaning to them.
Now, as to why we have a male dominated society....western culture is built on thousands of years of war. "Might makes right" is a political system that is bound to bleed over into the rest of culture. Consequently, it would seem that the majority of the societies that result from the culture in Europe tend to employ the social structure that resembles a patriarchy. It is a tough world, and brute strength tends to win out all too often.edit on 7-7-2012 by bigfatfurrytexan because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by coyote66
Now you are well informed, but thats exactly what an obelisk is, a symbol of the phalus!
Feminist rant? If I am not mistaking, you are the one who started this lame thread about the connection between cow milk and manhood. Whatever that should mean... (--,)
Consider this, you can see the obelisk from miles away, but the pool which represents the female, can be only seen by the people very close to that location. Nice trick huh? Now what do you know about how esotericist think?
All I know is that you try to provoke a mental state to the gullible male youth around here. That in a subtle manner of course. CMIIW
In the past, less manly males would be considered as a shaman or medicineman. Lack of manliness would be considered as supperior spiritual insight, in the past. Thats probably because the stressfulliness of tribal warfare. And another male who sleeps, or is the lover of the medicineman won't be questioned about his manhood. Although that male would be big sized or rather fat shaped, like in the case of a castrated animal.
The world is shaped by the mind, myth is very significat to the scared psyche. And its just a few people who wants the world to be dominated by patriarchy. And its achieved exactly through war. War and its psychological consequences hardens life, and brute force will be more worshiped rather than truthfullness. And the female will have to serve as a 2nd class citizen, in a world like this. The result: everyone is dumbed down. More easy to be controlled and further manipulated. TPTB anyone?[/quote[
I have complex feelings on this. I refuse to ever, ever be a victim of something. I am either strong enough to withstand, or too weak to withstand. I am never a victim, as victimhood equates to surrender.
so when I think of terms like "victim of domestic abuse", i really struggle, because my first instinct is to say, "But as a human, we are strong and should demand as much from ourselves". I don't accept excuses from myself, and consequently anyone else. So, we juxtapose that viewpoint with my acknowledgement that women can be stalked and truly victimized by a man, regardless of what she does. BUT.....
.....many women choose to make those bad decisions to be with abusive jerks, even after being abused. Are those people really a victim of anything other than their own complete lack of common sense and willpower to get away before it gets too far?
Women have this 1 thing that they generally tend to leverage pretty well. It was leveraged to cause prohibition. My wife openly admits it, and that she learned it from her mom.
What they try to do is to knock humanity out of its balance to get an easy grip upon it! An unbalanced controlled society can't develop and cultivate in a healty and rapid manner. And that is what thay are aiming for.edit on 8-7-2012 by coyote66 because: (no reason given)
They do this by divide and conquer. Gender vs gender, for example.