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Why? Why? Why? What did we ever do to you?

An overwhelming majority of the world's men have hated and feared women for the last 5,000 years since they destroyed the Goddess societies. Today, they continue to do so.

Dangerous wild animals are either caged, "tamed" or killed. So are women.
Why? Why? Why? What did we ever do to you?

In every culture you control, from the distant past to the present day, in all parts of the world-you have hated, raped and killed us.

Why have you decided we were your property?

Why did you kill our priestesses and destroy the temples where we worshipped the Goddess?

Why have you thought of the idea of breaking our ankles to keep us from running away?

Why have you expected us to work without pay?

Why have you forced us to live under house arrest and to cover our bodies from head to toe?

Why did you invent the practice of foot binding to cripple us for life in China to fit your idea of "beauty"? For 1,000 years three inch feet were inflicted on daughters by brainwashed mothers lost and immersed in a society you controled.

Why did you force us to wear iron "chastity belts" making us unable to wash off our own excrement? Why have you even buried us in this degrading torture device?

Why did silence us with your invention "the scold's bridle," — an iron helmet with a piece of iron that was rammed into our bloodied mouths?

Why did you tie us to a long pole and immerse us under water until you drowned us as "witches?"

Why do you still mutilate our breasts to make us "acceptable?"

Why do you tell us we are inanimate objects that must pay to have our healthy bodies "sculpted" so we can fit your idea of "beauty?"

Why have your priests sanctified the battering of our precious bodies with fists and endless childbearing?

Why have your invented tin gods and their priests say the following about us—with scriptures you wrote?

"A woman must never be free of subjugation."— Hindu code of Manu V.
"Wives, submit yourselves unto your husbands, for the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church."—Ephesians 5:23-24.
"The body of a woman is filthy and not a vessel for the law."— Buddha.
"God formed her body to belong to a man, to have and to rear children. Let them bear children till they die of it."— Martin Luther.
"In pain shall you bear children, yet your urge will be for your husband, and he shall rule over you."— Genesis 3:16.
"Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. Suffer not woman to teach nor to usurp authority over the man." —Timothy 2:11-15.
"Your women are fields for you to cultivate, so go to your field as you will."— Koran 2:223.
"Women have weak memories, are undisciplined, impulsive and dangerous when given authority over anything."—Catholic Church's edict against "witches".
"I thank thee O lord, that thou has not created me a heathen, a slave, or a woman".— Orthodox Jewish prayer.
"A woman's heaven is under her husband's feet.—Bengali Proverb
"Man are in charge of women because Allah has made one to exceed the other—Mohammed

Why do you sell our daughters to brothel owners? Why do you take our sons and use them as weapons in your insane wars?

Why do you expect us to keep bearing children just so you can kill them on your hideous so-called "hallowed" battle fields?

Why do you deny us the right to decide whether or not to have children and use us as your factory farms?

Why do you use us in your degrading porn industry?

Why did you burn nine million of us to death as "witches" ?

Why have you sanctified child molestation with your idea of "child brides" in India and Utah?

Why have you killed uncounted little girls who bled to death after you raped them? Why do you rape us?

Why do you use your strength against us, breaking our bodies-yet believing you are not a coward?

Why have you choked, starved, beaten, starved, humiliated and killed us? Why do you continue to do so?

Why do you pay us pennies to work in your toxic factories?

Why do you burn down girl's schools in Afghanistan?

Why do you forbid us to educate ourselves and even to learn how to read?

What gave you the idea that you have the right to control every aspect of our lives?

Why have you colonized our bodies with brute force and our minds with your dysfunctional, psychopathic religions?

Why do your pharmacists refuse to fill prescriptions for birth control but not Viagra?

Why do you mandate pregnancy?

Why do you pit us against each other with your "beauty" contests and treat us like prize farmed animals at the county fair?

Why do you think you have the right to judge us?

Why did you invent and use racism to keep us from realizing we are all sisters?

Why do you hate us and control us in so many ways-mentally,spiritually and physically?

Is it because deep down, you are cowards who fear us?

Is this why you need your "gods" for spiritual back-up because 5,000 years of your physical brutality and spiritual blackmail is insufficient against our inner power?

Are you that afraid of us?

Why? Why? Why? What did we ever do to you?

Source" The Women's History of the World" by Rosalind Miles
and scriptures of the world's major male-supremacist organized religious (organized for men).
 
 


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Re: Why? Why? Why? What did we ever do to you?

"I know this is painful for the ladies to hear, but if you get married, you have accepted the headship of a man, your husband. Christ is the head of the household and the husband is the head of the wife, and that's the way it is, period."

- Pat Robertson, The 700 Club, 01-08-92
 

Re: Why? Why? Why? What did we ever do to you?

Which "head" is he talking about? The big head or the little head?
 

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