Re: Patriarchy and the Age of Information
Tue, 12 Aug 1997 21:03:01 -0400 (EDT)

In a message dated 97-08-12 12:41:30 EDT, you write:

<< Danny wrote:

We used to be a partnership society, before we got corrupted (the fall
of Adam and Eve), the Minoans were the last partnership society, and I
think we will go back to it, although it may feel like matriarchal,
because we have been so used to the patriarchal.

Rick Knight responds:

Are you regarding the Adam and Eve story as literal or archetypal.
Although I think the staying power of suchs myths implies that they
have archetypal significance, any other conveyance seems to be
completely illogical (like Santa, tooth fairy, the Easter bunny).

Ya, I meant that they represent the fall of man, I dont believe all that
about making the woman out of man's rib dust or whatever, but I think its a
metaphor for something.