'Liberation' is not being attached to the benefit of one group to the
detriment of another.
But, as judged by whom?
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Chris Austin-Lane <ch...@...> wrote:
> I do agree that liberation in our society cannot be separated from
> feminism. The very first training for learning the handing over of
> your own lamp to another, or of trying to juggle two lamps is the
> experience of power-based families. I'll note that the Platform Sutra
> and Shobogenzo have very rousing condemnations of sexist attitudes,
> from long ago, so it is a mistake to make feminism a purely modern,
> Western movement. Women's contributions and struggles are erased
> again and again, but the struggle and the contribution are as old as
> Also, doesn't Zen teach "a day without work is a day without food"?
> Something for the lazy spouses of all stripes to consider :)
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