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John Stuart Mill The Subjection of Women Chapter IV
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What good are we to expect from the changes proposed in customs and institutions? Would mankind be at all better off if women were free? Why disturb their minds (opponents) and attempt to make a social revolution in the name of an abstract right?
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The Condition of Woman in Marriage… Customs… Suffering Immoralities Evils of all sorts Subjection Abuse of power. “The law of servitude in marriage is a monstrous contradiction of the modern world.”
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“The power given to man in this relationship of marriage is not only criminal but also violent and brutal.” “Marriage is the only actual bondage known to our law.”
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The Roots of Injustice The present constitution of the relation between men and women: Nurture - born male - superiority EDUCATION Forbearance vs. Respect MORALS Wife - husband=vassal - lord RELIGION
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The Principle of the Modern Movement PERFECT EQUALITY FREE CHOICE
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