(Life News) -- It was like any normal day in my feminist classroom.
(Translation: we were “problematizing” and “nuancing” concepts that had already been problematized and nuanced to the nth degree.)
On this particular day, we were discussing the importance of language and the power of words. For the first time in what seemed like forever, I found myself feeling relaxed.
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The importance of language, I thought to myself. Now this is a topic that is genuinely fascinating.
Admittedly, I should have known better than to let my guard down. While feminism is by no means inherently hostile, the path that radical feminists have been on over the last couple of decades has caused even simple, uncomplicated subjects like the importance of language to become war zones.
It didn’t take long for my professor to snap me out of my calm reverie. As she was discussing the various aspects of language that she wanted to highlight as part of the class, my professor decided to provide an example to illustrate her point. She explained that the power of words could be clearly seen in the abortion debate.