The Greatest Men In History And Their Horribly Sexist Comments
On 31st January 2018
Here's a list of a few of the most historic and celebrated men in every field—rulers, writers, philosophers, priests, movie makers, poets, political leaders, TV personalities—whose thoughts, opinions, and beliefs shaped modern civilization as we now know it and their view on women.
#1 Martin Luther
“God created man with a broad chest, not broad hips, so that in that part of him he can be wise; but that part out of which filth comes is small. In a woman, this is reversed. That is why she has much filth and little wisdom.”
He was a student of Plato who in turn studied under Socrates. This man, who is prided to be the teacher of Alexander the Great, also seemed to be an expert in giving marriage advice. "A proper wife has to be as obedient as a slave."
#3 John Wayne
Remember the times when anything a man in a hat and cowboy boots says sounded cool, well, that's perhaps how this Academy Award-winning actor and filmmaker got away with a lot of things." They have the right to work wherever they want to—as long as they have dinner ready when you're home."
#4 Freidrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, a philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist, and Latin and Greek scholar, is considered one of the greatest thinkers of modern times. Here's what this brilliant thinker had to say about women, though:"When a woman has scholarly inclinations, there is something usually wrong with her sexual organs."