She opened it to find a group of hatted English matrons in their fifties who quietly but earnestly asked her to leave the country. Miss Vilar, who is 36 years old and divorced, said she does not think things are fine the way they are.
She points the finger of blame at women—ticking off as faults she finds: laziness, selfishness, stupidity, inability to feel. The crux of the situation as Miss Viler sees it is that men are slaves to women, working all their lives to support women, while women choose a life of domestic idleness, working either intermittently or not at all.
Men work because it's their responsibility to support a family. His Scale of Values. But, according to Miss Viler, if women are guilty, it is because men let them be. A woman is a man's scale of values, but if he doesn't have a woman to manipulate him, he will find another system.
She speaks fluent English. In she went to West Germany on scholarship to continue her studies in psychology and sociology and worked for a year as a doctor in a Bavarian hospital.
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Nevertheless, she has taken on the most militant women's liberationists, the most complacent housewives, and the most defiant male chauvinists. They love to hear that they are tyrants because they are educated that way. Nor is she particularly sympathetic to the woman who does manage to work and raise her children at the same time.
It Is black and white.
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I meant it to be. Otherwise nobody would have listened. I'm not interested in revolution. I don't want to change all the rules; people must find their own solutions.
I just wanted to bring it to consciousness that it is men who are enslaved—not women. See the article in its original context from June 13,50 Buy Reprints. View on timesmachine.
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