Posts Tagged ‘family’

on parenting

June 5, 2017

I noticed some comments on the idea of raising a feminist son as described in the New York Times (iirc), and sighed at the blatant ideological agenda of such a parenting purpose. Several comments focused on the point that it would make more sense to focus on raising a good person, which would by itself solve for the problem that equity feminism claims to be about. Gender feminism, of course, is a different ideology.

Stacy McCain approached the topic from his own experience of having raised successful sons, along with capable daughters, one of whom married an equally capable, successful man. McCain is eloquent in warning against taking parenting advice from those who in fact both hate the institution of the family and have no successful experience of their own in parenting (e.g., Gloria Steinem) upon which to base their opinions.