03 Jun '11, 7pm

Ancient Male Hominids Stayed At Home While Females Wandered: #greenerpastures #wonderlust #paleo

Ancient Male Hominids Stayed At Home While Females Wandered: #greenerpastures #wonderlust #paleo

In the ancient world the roles of males and females depended on the culture or society, so where do they get this? Even in the earliest organized advanced civilizations such as in Egypt a womans' power along with amount of freedoms she had was based on her social and political status, which would have made her "equal" of course to the majority of men.(ie She had to go out in the fields to harvest food and such as linen material along with men) It was the "hebrew" or "jewish" definition of women's creation out of the first man's rib which lead to creating an idealogy that women had to be completely subjected servants or slaves to men. Of course it also led to the idea that a woman ought to and must pledge her complete life and living soul to a man to always love him no matter what he did or does. For instance the "vows" which nowadays get dropped from modern union cerimonie...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/womens-rights/blog/ancient-ma...

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