the problem with the patriarchy is it doesn't know it exists
"The Patriarchy" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward
The first step to correction is to recognize you are incorrect and admit it.
Many men in power fail to discern that their privilege is the result of a male-dominated ideology rather than by equal opportunity and fairness. They will never level the playing field because everything works to their advantage as it is. They think they've earned it and expect women to earn it.
But the game was always fixed. Still is!
My friend Stephanie Drury
met the patriarchy in this storify thread
that exposes its blind presumption.
me at The Lasting Supper
where we discuss this stuff.
Read The Liberation of Sophia
, my story of a woman who beats the system first by escaping it.