Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was born on August 27, 1770, in Stuttgart, in the Duchy of Württemberg in southwestern Germany, and he died on 14th November 1831. He was a divisive figure, but his philosophical ideas have towered over Western politics ever since. In particular, his Hegelian principle – or Hegelian dialectic – describes the dynamic behind a process of social change that has been at work for many centuries, and is increasingly the weapon of choice for politicians and social engineers, and particularly feminists, who would conform us all to their ways.
Monthly Archives: July 2016
It is almost half-a-century since women’s liberationists first took to the streets chanting ‘Women demand equality’, and ‘I’m a second-class citizen’, and the feminist narrative of the historically victimised woman needing to strive heroically for her rights in a male-dominated society is a theme that has been burnt into our social consciousness.