Women: Sex & Power Tools

Women: Sex & Power Tools

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Women, too, went along with the male myth for reasons of keeping peace, taking care of the children, and other unconscious repetitions of being victim of power, as they felt treated in their family structure.

It is a twist of mental juggling to assume the presence of a penis makes men superior over women, but that is the way the unconscious, infantile mind thinks.  The idea of women being able to bear children, something men cannot do, never occurs to grown men, because the assumptions develop from the way a child looks at the sexes:  There are boys and then there are others who are not boys.  Women as special in their own right, childbearing humans, does not reach conscious understanding until later adulthood, after the unconscious prejudices are established.

The unconscious "rule of one" accepts only one side of the argument, never the importance of both simultaneously, a synchronicity of penis and birthing babies equally, two facts essential to living. A five-yea- old does not see one of his friends birthing a baby, that is for others, the gods beyond his realm.

The idea of penis-as-power taps directly into the human twist, the unconscious manoeuvring of turning helplessness into the opposite.  Men see the woman as helpless and man’s self as being the one in possession of something women do not have.  In once-upon-a-baby time, the power was the breast, the woman’s breast, which the child felt helpless to.  As an adult, he now assumes the power role that he has the treasured, life-giving force, what he had to be subjected to, at the mercy of when he was a baby.

The consequence of this attitude, the rule of one, has for centuries put women in the secondary role,  present for man’s pleasure, entertainment, doing the chores.  If she were to assume equal desire for pleasure, “lust,” as he would call it, she was not material for a “good” relationship  She qualified for a mistress, a forbidden candy outside of the approved relationship.

Children, especially male children, were seen as an asset when living an agrarian life or for battling the enemy.  As civilizations progressed, children meant responsibility requiring time and money, an impetus to the solution of a new problem—unwanted pregnancy.

With the discovery of the Pill, women had a choice over their bodies and, with that choice, came the lustful idea once only allowed for men:  sex for pleasure, a definite prohibition in the unconscious mind.  Candy, good tasting food, was not allowed until the required meat and vegetables were consumed.  The indirect “lesson” is that all good tasting—pleasurable—foods are bad and the routine, required foods are good.

Sex, as a requirement for the husband's needs, not only for enjoyment, was allowable, required food. With the Pill, the secret was out: pleasure for women, too. That was like getting away with as much candy as possible, no calories, no diabetical consequences: pleasure for pleasures’ sake.

Previous to the Pill, women suffered from “frigidity.” With the discovery of the Pill came a new problem for men, impotence in three varieties: no erection, erect but no ejaculation, and premature ejaculation.  Impotence is more common in relationships where sex is allowable, “required,” like the required presence at the dining table: "I'm not hungry now."

Another onslaught to the myth of male superiority was the invention of Power tools, the idea that women could be equally as productive as men.  Why not equal salary and equal benefits for women? Men also needed a pill.

Predictably, the Blue Pill came to men’s rescue, at least in the erection department, so that mechanically men could show up for their part in the bedroom. But the underlying problem of the power tools and what they stood for, the dethroning of Man, does not change.  The emotional level of the unconscious does not change. Mechanical sex does not change emotional needs.

Even more challenging to men and women is the unknown  admixture of food, money, and sex as interchangeable.  Eating more does not bring satisfaction. More sex does not bring satisfaction.  More money does not bring satisfaction.  More does not counter the feeling of “not enough.”