22nd July 2013

“Religion seems predicated on the assumption that women are inferior to men and can only find fulfilment and security by accepting their secondary position in the divine scheme of things.”

Nelson Jones

6 Responses to “22nd July 2013”

  1. Jimmy Russell Says:

    Who is Nelson Jones?

  2. Sinjin Smythe Says:

    http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2013/07/21/the-atheist-who-silenced-the-astronaut/3/?show-at-comment=195947#comment-195947

  3. R.J. Says:

    women are , and always have been , the equal to men.

    men just cant stand admitting it. (( actually there may be some question

    as to the reverse )) .

    there is certainly a ” scheme of things ” …………..it is NOT devine.

  4. D Says:

    Jimmy,

    A quick Google search provides evidence indicating Nelson Jones is a blogger for NewStatesman.
    Jones, Nelson. “Is God Sexist?” NewStatesman. 8 Mar. 2012. Web. 22 July 2013.
    http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/nelson-jones/2012/03/women-religion-religious

  5. Jimmy Russell Says:

    It would have been nice for the person that posted this to include that information, instead of assuming everyone knows who Nelson Jones is.

  6. D Says:

    Jimmy,
    I agree. A more complete citation for each quote should be provided so the quote could be read in context. this would not only increase our understanding, it would also reveal and maybe help avoid “quote mining”.