To Spank or not to Spank

One hundred years ago men were allowed by law to 'spank' or otherwise physically punish their wife if they saw fit. As time is passing we are evolving to a point where most can recognize that all types of physical 'punishment' is barbaric, and used by those who do not have the intelligence or patience to guide their children in a more loving, respectful and appropriate manner. There are no excuses, with all the research available nowadays, the communication amongst parents, and the fact that we really are evolving into a more loving and respectful species; it is clear that there is no room for striking children or any human being for that matter. If you want your children to have confidence and respect for others, then you can't treat them like animals. Plain and simple. Any denial of this is just a result of cognitive dissonance

GMO and your health

There are no epidemiological studies investigating potential health effects of GMO food on human health. With no epidemiological studies, claims that “trillions of GMO meals” have been eaten with no ill effects have no scientific basis. Epidemiology is the study of human populations to determine whether something is harmful or beneficial, and is the scientifically accepted means of determining impact on human health


Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the
deterioration of health in the United States of America
http://www.organic-systems.org/journal/92/JOS_Volume-9_Number-2_Nov_2014-Swanson-et-al.pdf

New Peer-reviewed Study on GMO Pig Feed Reveals Adverse Effects
http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/press-releases/2291/new-peer-reviewed-study-on-gmo-pig-feed-reveals-adverse-effects

Transcriptome profile analysis reflects rat liver and kidney damage following chronic ultra-low dose Roundup exposure
http://www.ehjournal.net/content/14/1/70/abstract

Daniel Cressey. “Widely Used Herbicide Linked to Cancer” Nature. March 25, 2015
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/widely-used-herbicide-linked-to-cancer/

 “Glyphosate Is Spreading Like a Cancer Across the U.S.” Environmental Working Group. April 7, 2015
http://www.ewg.org/agmag/2015/04/glyphosate-spreading-cancer-across-us

 “Glyphosate Testing Full Report: Findings in American Mothers’ Breast Milk, Urine and Water,” Moms Across America. April 7, 2015 http://www.momsacrossamerica.com/glyphosate_testing_results

Monsanto's Sealed Documents Reveal the Truth behind Roundup's Toxicological Dangers
https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/monsantos-sealed-documents-reveal-truth-behind-roundups-toxicological-dangers

Systems Biology Group, International Center for Integrative Systems: GMO Soy Accumulates Formaldehyde & Disrupts Plant Metabolism, Suggests Peer-Reviewed Study, Calling For 21st Century Safety Standards
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/systems-biology-group-international-center-for-integrative-systems-gmo-soy-accumulates-formaldehyde--disrupts-plant-metabolism-suggests-peer-reviewed-study-calling-for-21st-century-safety-standards-300112959.html

Chemicals in Food Raise Children’s Cancer Toll
Samuel Epstein M. D. is professor of occupational and environmental medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago. 
Ralph W. Moss is the author of “The Cancer Industry.”

http://www.preventcancer.com/consumers/food/cancer_toll.htm


FEMINISM

Feminists can be stay-at-home moms or CEOs. Feminists can be pro-life or avidly pro-choice. Feminists can wax themselves hairless, or not shave at all,wear makeup or wear none, and sport an endless string of crop tops, or dress modestly. Feminists can take their husbands names after marriage, or not.  Feminists come in all races, religions, and nationalities.

There isn't just one way to be a feminist. If you've heard differently, then you've been misinformed.

The freedom lies in the choice.

Gender binaries-
Less gender binaries means more fun for everyone! In a culture riddled with extreme gender binaries, women can’t play sports or even laugh too loud and men can’t cuddle babies or cuddle, tiny animals.  As society widens the definition of “manhood” and “womanhood,” more individuals are free to participate in activities that are typically gendered and restricted to only one group or the other. That means a man can feel equally comfortable baking a cake (a traditionally “feminine” role) as he would playing football and a woman can change a flat tire while wearing high heels. The dedication of past feminists has already helped shape our current society, where “Cake Boss,” a man who loves to bake cakes, is a celebrity and Danica Patrick, the first woman to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup, participates in a long-time male-dominated sport.

Feminism gives little boys the chance to be children first, and boys second. Feminists know and understand that both boys and girls have every right to be angry, frustrated, happy and even sad or empathetic: In other words, human. However, emotions that are typically classified as “feminine,” like nurturing, caring, sympathetic or sadness, are usually disallowed from boyhood expression. Statements like “boys don’t cry” and “be a man” further reinforce the idea that men and boys cannot and should not exhibit basic emotions — a very debilitating and even immature concept. Boys and men are human, not robotic, emotionless androids. Feminism seeks to help society get over that fact.

Feminism has given men the freedom to be fathers. In the past, many children longed for a male figure in the house, but men were frequently absent because of their role as the breadwinner. With women confined to the domestic space — along with the children — and men locked outside in the working world, it was very difficult for strong bonds to be built between child and father.







Now, many working women are capable of supporting a household or are at least able to contribute financially, allowing men to spend more time with their children and less time working. Crucial bonds that have long been absent from Western culture are being forged between father and child in a modern, post-feminist society.

 Feminism helps to make sex better and healthier. The impact of societal policing of female sexuality affects everyone, including the men who women are sleeping with. Many women must deal with debilitating feelings of guilt, shame and anxiety induced by societies need to dominate and diminish female minds and bodies, which ultimately has negative effects on their sexual self-esteem.  

Things to thank  feminism for giving women 
 access to education
 right to vote
 right to own property
 right to work
 right to be in the military
 right to hold public office
 right to divorce
 right to birth control