theory that women possess talent equal to men's is but
symptom of the profound decadence of the contemporary West. In fact, women are not remotely as gifted as
men in the higher pursuits, primarily because genius is exclusive to the
pretend that women ever have, or ever could equal men in these activities is
simply a politically correct fashion, like the belief in racial equality, that
in the face of truth will not be able to sustain itself much longer.
once reduced a dinner party to helpless laughter by asking the
to imagine a female Newton, Plato, Wagner, etc.
the long run, it is the anti-experiential desire for an absolute
across-the-board global egalitarianism that will kill our civilization.
was doomed from the start owing to its commitment to that preposterous
ideology, but the decay and impending collapse of Britain is a real tragedy.
ignorant rubbish -have you never heard of scientists such as Marie Curie or
Rosalind Franklin? I don't suppose Jane Austen, George Eliot, the Bronte
Sisters or Virginia Woolf rank as world class writers to you but to me they are
every bit as good as the great men; and I doubt you can find me a more profound
and complex piece of contemporary orchestral music than Sofia Gubaidulina's
Passion of St John. In philosophy you might want to investigate Philippa
Foot given that her reasoning on values is right up your alley....and if she
doesn't please there is Mary Anscombe, Mary Warnock -I am running out
Drole. Not even a feminist would wish to claim that the lady writers
you mention, garden club members, could compare with Dostoevsky, Faulkner, the
Greeks, etc. (The astonishing cultural achievement of the Greeks
was very largely owing to the absence of female participation.)
You say that my contribution is ignorant rubbish, and then compare me to the
very brilliant Phillipa Foot. Conflicting statements such as
these may tend to reflect pessimistically on your own philosophic
prospects. In any case, the very last I want is Phillipa's Foot
"right up my alley."
white, racist, xenophobic, southern, male supremacist, reactionary