More from the most beautiful school teacher I know – Stefie xx
Western civilization has been influenced by Aristotle’s vision of the world for centuries. In short, God had structured all matters of life in a sort of hierarchy were God was at the top of the ladder while right under him there were the angels and human beings. Animals, plants, minerals followed in this order. Everything and everybody had they exact place and , according to this perfect organization, women ranked right after men. Women were meant for reproduction after all, and apparently, this was believed to be their main task as all the other more important matters concerned men only. Therefore, man’s place was the world, while women had to remain confined in their houses.
This patriarchal vision of society was the consequence the divine vision of the world and for this reason it was regarded to be primary duty of men to tell the subordinate gender what was right…
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