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Time for More Uncomfortable Conversations

May 6, 2014 | Alyssa Condrey

Did you see Karin Agness’ post in the National Review Online yesterday? Below is an excerpt of the piece and you can read the full post here.

I was recently in New Orleans participating in what was supposed to be a debate at Tulane with a professor. This professor, who has a Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, began her presentation by stating that feminism taught her to reject the “debate” construct, and, instead, to have “uncomfortable conversations.”

Regardless of what this feminist professor says, for the benefit of students, true debates are needed on feminism and what it means to be a successful woman today. The Left has taken hold of this movement and incorrectly defined empowerment for women today….

After visiting a dozen campuses this semester, I can tell you that we need more debates on feminism today. Women’s institutions on campus overwhelmingly present a one-sided view of what women should seek in their personal lives as well as from the government….

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