The latest in a series of essays dealing with Organized Male Violence, by indymedia contributor emma goldwoman: Iraq Attack III is over (Iraq Attack I: Gulf War in 1991; Iraq Attack II: Twelve Years of Destructive Sanctions). Military occupation is underway. Iran Attack II (Iran Attack I: The CIA directed coup in 1953) looms on the Buscista (Bush style Fascism) horizon. The big ocean fish have almost died off. Kids are imprisoned in a death camp in Guantanamo Bay. The trade in sex slaves thrives. The United Nations proves again that it is the handyman of Mass Murder, as it prostrates itself at the feet of the War God whispering the prayer 'Might Makes Right! Greed is Good!'. |
Things will not get better unless we act. Now. Now is the time for a new paradigm of social change. A guide for action, for a movement. A theoretical understanding and a goal to move towards. I suggest basing the new paradigm on two basic theories:
|The fruit of war is a man grinding his heel on a woman's neck. This is the reality for the past 10,000 years. Read your history with this in mind and it all becomes clear.|
1: The Labor Theory of Female Value
2: The Conflict Theory of Organized Male Violence
Our new goal should be this: A society where all conflict is resolved through communication rather than through Organized Male Violence (war and the legal system). Socialism and Anarchism and their less radical cousins Social Democracy and the Welfare State have failed. Why?
Previous essays by emma goldwoman: [ A MODEST PROPOSAL CONCERNING MASCULISM | TEN THOUSAND YEARS IS ENOUGH! | THE MOVEMENT FOR MALE RESTRAINT | HOW TO CHALLENGE VIOLENT MALE DOMINATION | A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF VIOLENT MALE DOMINATION | THE PROBLEM OF MALE OBEDIENCE | WOMAN'S GREATEST FEAR | FREDERICK ENGELS AND MALE VIOLENCE | INTERVIEW WITH emma goldwoman | RESPONSE TO MY CRITICS | WOMEN (AND MEN) OF THE WORLD, UNITE!! ]
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