Why Women Shouldn’t Work


This incendiary title needs some quick explaining.

What I mean when I say “women shouldn’t work” is that women shouldn’t work in the same capacity as men, or to be more specific, women shouldn’t be breadwinners. In extraordinary circumstances such as poverty or war women may be called upon to work in the same capacity as men, but in the normal course of life women should not work as men do.

It is usually not true economic need but feminist ideology—that to be fulfilled a woman must have a career—that drives women to the work world. Some women aren’t even aware of the ideology, they blindly follow what feminism has set as the norm for the modern woman—that she has her own pay cheque and can support herself. Continue reading