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All creatures on earth are born to die. They may live only a few seconds or over a hundred years, but these time periods are only ripples in the flow that has placed human beings on a planet either 4.5 billion or approximately 6000 years old, depending on which perspective on the origins of life is taken. Amidst the uncertainty of human existence, one fact is indisputable; life is bound by time limitations.
Unfortunately one of the most tragic dictums of human history, the enslavement of women, has hardly any boundaries. If one seeks to discover why this has happened by studying the creatures on earth from the tiniest to the largest mammals, it will become apparent that few are abusing their own kind because of gender differences. This requires an explanation as to why humans are, in comparison to non-humans, behaviourally and instinctively challenged as far as the anti-life sentiments and actions inherent in the abuse of women are concerned.
In the honey bee the female is queen of the hive and the producer of young honeybees. In mammals the female grows new life inside her, but most new born animals are capable of surviving without their mother from a few moments to years after birth while the male of the species hardly takes responsibility in the sustaining of his own kind. Human newborns need care by their mother for long time. According to the evolutionary explanation, men took advantage of women in time because mothers were not capable of hunting and getting food to feed themselves and their babies, and needed men's help to survive. This could be seen as the starting point for women's eventual enslavement.
The analysis of documentary movies by anthropologists who have studied American Indian tribes in Brazil's Amazon region living as nomads to our time have shown how women follow the men who bring in meat from hunting. Women love the men with power and food to protect them and their children from hunger and other men. It is possible that this type of process also contributed to women's enslavement by men.
In time the human population multiplied and developed civilizations based on religions that had laws. Some attributed these directly to a divine being, but other laws bore the hallmarks of corrupted humans, who used marriage as an excuse to give woman to man unilaterally or as the possession of her father or family members. In time women became property to be given to men.
The authors of most of the religions were men called prophets of God, in spite of the fact that their nature as men didn't always represent his gracious character. They created laws or interpreted them to favour men, the end result being the worst religious laws for women ever in the form of the law of Islam. The Prophet Muhammad's laws are now anti-women more than any other religion or a-religious ideology on earth now.
The forefathers of the Kurdish people produced three thinkers during the period of the development of early civilisations in the Middle East; namely the Prophet Mahabad, the Prophet Zoroaster and the Prophet Abraham, who started the Mithraic, Zoroastrian and Hebrew religions respectively. Once the European Reformation, Renaissance and Enlightenment allowed for non-religiously controlled thinking, in the last few hundred years it began to replace religion as a method of organizing humans. As a result Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan is the new thinker leading the modern Kurdish people. Advocating equality for women with men, his laws giving women equal status to man within the human population are going to change the world.
The men have been in control of economy and power since the establishment of civilization. Today defenders of women rights have achieved a great deal for women but not the same level of freedom for them as men in many countries. To change men's view of women, humanity needs to overhaul the world wide social system, so that men and women to respect one another's gender differences and go on with life sharing it equally without discriminating against each other on power or economic grounds.
Abdullah Ocalan's philosophy is not for Kurds alone; it is for everyone on earth. Ocalan is one of the foremost contemporary philosophers. His just and humane formulations of logical frameworks for human relationships and self-government systems surpass the writings of Thomas Jefferson, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin and Mao Zedong of China.
Ocalan's thinking has distilled and extracted the best observations of his intellectual and spiritual forbears including the Prophet Mahabad, the Prophet Zoroaster and the Prophet Abraham. His method of bringing women freedom alone has surpassed other thinkers before him. No one has ever articulated such explicit ideas for women's freedom; they are distinctive in the modern and the post-modern world.
Sadly, most Kurds do not understand Abdullah Ocalan's greatness because they are not sufficiently educated. And the use of propaganda by the government of Turkey and the western powers supporting it has ensured that the rest of the world regards Abdullah Ocalan as the leader of the Kurdish terrorist organization. In fact the Middle Eastern powers involved in the suppression of Ocalan's philosophy are afraid of losing power over women. Consequently, they are doing everything they can to repress knowledge of and extinguish experiments in the Kurdish region of Syria showing the world how women can make a difference to the welfare of entire communities when they are truly treated equally to men.
From Slavery to Freedom
by Franklin, John Hope
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