, 207 months, post #1 |
I find basic assumptions running through a lot of Heinlein's books,
this one included, to my somewhat sexist. His novels seem full of
the idea that all women are sluts at heart: they invite sexual
harrasment at work, they're promiscuous and generally only of value
if they are overly concerned with their physical appearence. It's
not a matter of not recognizing that there are differences between
men and women, it's what he believes the differences are and what
he believes we should do about it that I find kind of offensive.|
From: guest (anonymous cj)
, 207 months, post #2 |
actually, the two male lead characters the rich old man and his
lawyer (jacob?) were apparently quite randy themselves, so it
wasn't just the women!|
But a college professor of mine, a feminist, had a basic agreement
with you about the sexism.
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