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7 Observations about the Patriarchy from the Barbie Movie



I saw the Barbie movie yesterday evening, I did love it, but I also found many truths about the patriarchy in it. I should know I am One Leader with Two Genders of experience.


- The patriarchy is toxic for men as it is for all others.

- Being an "Alan" is difficult in a patriarchy.

- It will take a lot of time to de-program all Barbies about the patriarchy

- In the beginning, things were not patriarchal.

- There is a connection between patriarchy and capitalism.

- The patriarchy is a system that benefits Ken at the expense of Barbie.

- Patriarchial values can be upheld by Barbie as much as Ken'.


In the end, we learnt that everyone must play their part in creating an equitable world.



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