Woman: God’s second mistake?
Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, who regarded ‘thirst for power’ as the sole driving force of all human actions, has many a one-liners to his credit. ‘Woman was God’s second mistake’, he declared. Unmindful of the reactionary scathing criticism and shrill abuses he invited for himself, especially from the ever-irritable feminist brigade.
The fact and belief that God never ever commits a mistake, brings Nietzsche’s proclamation dashingly down into the dust bin of nonsense. Whatever Almighty God has created is beautiful and useful. His creative powers are fabulous, beyond the purlieus of any kind of fallacy. God created Adam and Eve – both the remarkable assets for humanity. The fault never lies with the Creator—the only Infallible. It’s rather always with the ‘created’ who deviate from the prescribed natural laws of living. And it surely goes without saying that woman, the best creation of God, has done the same, bringing a bad name to her existence.
Serving as a waitress in a café, clerk in offices, sales girl, air hostess, massage hand and performing any dirty or white collar job, she has in a way become instrumental in vandalizing the essence of womanhood. And ironically, she has started becoming absolutely desensitized in this regard and views such revolting displays of degradation as ‘progress’ and worthy of emulation! Reeling under the impact of onslaught from Western libertinism, she has banished all some critical concepts of