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Re: equality

From: Parthasarati Dileepan (MFPD_at_UTCVM.UTC.EDU)
Date: Fri Jan 19 1996 - 06:59:27 PST

On Fri, 19 Jan 1996 08:53:57 -0500 you said:
>A comment has been made on equality and whether it matters.
>Is it because the questioner is a man?  It depends whose ox
>is being gored.

    Being a man I will never fully understand the pain
    and humiliation that some women are subjected to.
    Therefore I cannot rule out the possibility of
    espousing different views if I happenned to be a
    woman.  Be that as it may, I must also point
    out that what I said was not that women need
    not be shown equal respect, far from it.

    As for equality, it is my opinion that it is
    not only attainable, but undefinable as well.
    IMHO, whatever gender problems Sri Vaishnavas face
    we need to attempt to solve them in a spiritual
    context.  Using the Western civilization model
    will not be progress, again IMHO.

-- Parthasarati Dileepan