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Gender Equality is Essential to our Survival as a Species

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The Battle of the Sexes has been going on since we inhabited this planet and it will continue, but hopefully in a more constructive fashion than previously. The internet is pioneering a more balanced environment, where access is available without discrimination, as it increasingly permeates into our wider culture.

How will the empowerment of women change us as a species? I have no idea outside of my absolute conviction that our endless conflicts with each other will subside dramatically. A more caring, feminine influence will broaden our attention beyond current short-term goals that are now threatening our planetary resources and very survival.

Bringing us into greater balance as a species can only improve our overall evolution, by fully understanding and empowering that part of us which has been subdued for far too long and making a crucial contribution to living life as a global society.

It is a huge challenge, for both genders, in tackling an issue that is at the very core of the dilemmas we now face. However, I am reassured by the wisdom of Albert Einstein that, in bringing new thinking to the catastrophic problems traditional short-term thinking is now presenting us with, we can take greater control of our future survival.

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Author and campaigner for people empowerment through a global charter based upon Magna Carta which, 800 years ago brought an abusive 1% back under control until 150 years ago. Did it then can do it now!
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