From the July/August, 2001 issue of Touchstone
What Women Need by Frederica Mathewes-Green

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What Women Need

Three Bad Ideas for Women & What to Do About Them
by Frederica Mathewes-Green

Few book titles have had the sticking power of Richard Weaver’s Ideas Have Consequences. Even people who have never read it find the blunt title instantly compelling. Weaver’s thesis was that the ideas that we absorb about the world, about the way things are or should be, inevitably direct our actions. Though the book was published in 1948, before many current bizarre ideas had fully emerged, the thesis is an eternal one. It sets people to wondering which ideas were the seeds that sprouted our present mess and which new ideas might be helping us out of it&# . . .


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