Rebecca Solnit's Essay On Mansplaining

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“Mansplaining”, defined as “A man explaining something to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.” Even though that woman might knows more than that man. It first appeared in 2008 after the essay “Men explain things to me” by Rebecca Solnit was posted online. Mansplaining is based on two words “man” and
“explain,” and those are the essence in Solnit’s essay. Women are afraid of speaking up for themselves or express their own thoughts, ideas. Because men’s self-pride and overweening makes them usually do not value women’s opinions. This issue, even now it’s already 20th century, sexist is still a major problem in the worldwide. In some Middle Eastern countries, women’s testimony doesn’t have a legal
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It’s still shocked that this actually happened in front of me. It’s disappointing that women have been fighting for their rights over hundred years, the feminism and gender equality also have been strongly advocate in recent years. But seems like no matter how much efforts a woman put in into their career, the sexist and unfair treatment just won’t go away. It’s unbelievable that there are still men thinks that women’s exist is to serve them. The prejudice is deep-rooted. Of course, it’s not every men is like that, but the interact between people can truly cause huge influence.

All men are created equal. Although we’re categorize as male and female, but we are all human. The wisdom and ability one’s have has nothing to do with their sex. In my opinion,
“mansplaining” is just another word of male chauvinism. For many years women being oppress by men not only cause women’s silence, also indirectly strengthen men’s arrogance.
The gender discrimination will not just easily disappear, it’s still a long road to gender equality.
But I believe with everyone’s cooperation and support, starting with ourselves and spreading the good ambiance to the people around us. The day will eventually

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