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Jada Pinkett Smith: The War on Men Through the Degradation of Woman

3:37 pm - 12/06/2012
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How is man to recognize his full self, his full power through the eye’s of an incomplete woman? The woman who has been stripped of Goddess recognition and diminished to a big ass and full breast for physical comfort only. The woman who has been silenced so she may forget her spiritual essence because her words stir too much thought outside of the pleasure space. The woman who has been diminished to covering all that rots inside of her with weaves and red bottom shoes.

I am sure the men, who restructured our societies from cultures that honored woman, had no idea of the outcome. They had no idea that eventually, even men would render themselves empty and longing for meaning, depth and connection. There is a deep sadness when I witness a man that can’t recognize the emptiness he feels when he objectifies himself as a bank and truly believes he can buy love with things and status. It is painful to witness the betrayal when a woman takes him up on that offer. He doesn’t recognize that the create of a half woman has contributed to his repressed anger and frustration of feeling he is not enough. He then may love no woman or keep many half women as his prize. He doesn’t recognize that it’s his submersion in the imbalanced warrior culture, where violence is the means of getting respect and power, as the reason he can break the face of the woman who bore him four children. When woman is lost, so is man. The truth is, woman is the window to a man’s heart and a man’s heart is the gateway to his soul.

Power and control will NEVER out weigh love.

May we all find our way.
J



Originally discovered on the blog Make me a Sammich: On Being a Woman in the USA, but was originally posted Dec. 1, via Jada's Facebook
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OP: I really enjoyed this, poignant, short, powerful... Love the picture especially, how Will and their daughter are visible; you can clearly see the support she has, and I just love it. X-posted to ONTD; sorry to the mods for the first failed entry submission, this new format is killing me.
dangomango 7th-Dec-2012 04:51 pm (UTC)
Metaphors are used all of the time to describe various things, including connections between people and people. That does not necessarily equate to objectification.

Yeah but the problem is you are ignoring five gazillionquatrillion years of men raping, killing, demeaning, oppressing, and EVERYTHING ELSE-ing women when you say that. Words do not exist in a vaccuum, goddamn it. You have to consider the context always. ALWAYS.

lantean_breeze 7th-Dec-2012 08:14 pm (UTC)
I considered the context, but I do not think you have. You seem to be OVERREACTING. Yes, men have and still do harm women, but that's not all men and it hasn't been all men for all time. There have definitely been cultures, many, many cultures in the past and today where do not treat women fairly. And what does that say about how those men love their women and the healthiness of the love that they carry (or don't carry) in their heart? Get the point? It's alright if you do not. I'm not asking you to change your perspective, especially since it seems like you may have been hurt before...
sakuracookie 9th-Dec-2012 04:04 am (UTC)
I agree with you.
lantean_breeze 9th-Dec-2012 04:49 am (UTC)
Thank you. Nice cello, btw.
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