FEMINISM ARGUMENT - Aliza Baker Mrs Mroczko November 8 2016 AP Language Feminism and Radical Feminism Feminism is a necessary aspect of global cultures

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Aliza Baker Mrs. Mroczko November 8, 2016 AP Language Feminism and Radical Feminism Feminism is a necessary aspect of global cultures that is required to sustain an efficient and relatively peaceful social structure; however, radical feminism can contrast sharply to the original views of the 21st century, obscuring the lines between feminism and matriarchy. The official denotation of the word feminism is the belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. Radical feminism, in contrast, can be defined as a perspective within the broad realm of feminism that calls for an extreme reordering of society in which male supremacy is nonexistent in every context (Lewis 1). Unfortunately, countless individuals fail to be educated regarding the matter of feminism and possess the belief that all forms of feminism share the radical mindset that would unquestionably damage the modern social and economic structure. For centuries, women have endured a substantial wage gap, had a limited number of rights, and have been treated as if they are inferior to men. Does this issue remain prominent in 2016? Are women still treated inferiorly? The rational answer would be yes, and no. Being a woman has never been a simple task, however, it is much easier for some than others. There is an extensive amount of resilient and independent women in modern society. They do not view themselves as inferior, simply because it is not in their nature to do so. Many females are privileged enough to be surrounded by individuals, including men, that respect them as equal human beings, not someone of a lesser status based on their gender. Regrettably, this is not the
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