Your Professors Are Lying To You - II
Then there are all the attitudes
you see taken up against men,
how the professors always seem
to do nothing but demonize them,
that we’ve done nothing for centuries
but scheme to ‘keep the women down!’
The great boogeyman ‘patriarchy’
must always be put in the ground.
But a simple look at history
renders all these notions absurd,
there was no plan to ‘oppress’ women,
it was just division of labor.
Seriously, before machines
it was all hard work, done best by guys,
brute physical labor that women
would not be long able to survive.
And since there was no birth control
women were pregnant all the time,
not in a space for crushing work
unless you want children to die,
And given how many of them did
before our modern medicine,
you had to shelter the females
or we’d be lost before life begins.
Women did depend on the men
for their protection and their cash,
but men depended on women
for a home and a future, in fact.
This simple truth gets forgotten
by the presence of the modern world,
it’s easy to scream conspiracy,
the way of the feminist churl.
But are men the monsters that
these damn professors all proclaim?
We built this world that coddles them,
that gives shelter to the insane.
We’re the lion’s share of geniuses
who move technology along,
we’re the ones called to be soldiers
to protect you all from the wrong.
And we are half of the parents,
and half the children dear to you,
yet academics call us ‘toxic?’
Your professors are lying to you.
Copyright © David Welch | Year Posted 2020
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