Reimagining the Ground of Being
Sisters, brothers, and nontraditionally-gendered siblings:
I was just meditating and it occured to me that I've unintentionally contributed to the patriarchal structures of oppression by referring to the Ground of Being as "Mother" all of these years. To be a Mother one has to have children, and by using a child-bearing metaphor for the Ultimate I've privileged heterosexual constructions of the family and implied that womyn exist primarily to be BABY-MAKING MACHINES. ...
posted on 12/08/2005 6:33:31 PM PST
To: ahadams2; Condor 63; Fractal Trader; Zero Sum; anselmcantuar; Agrarian; coffeecup; Paridel; ...
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posted on 12/08/2005 6:34:45 PM PST
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