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why does the Libyan revolution look as a failure?

The Arab waves of revolution carried away Kadhafi's rule. However, according to some analysts, this country was doomed to further divisions once the common ennemy was no longer there. This week, the Eastern part of Libya declared itself independent. And it wants to be able to decide over its own destiny. In all this move, the NTC in Tripoli accused foreign forces to be behind such a separation. Can we say that we need another revolution to unite Libya or is it good the way it is with the East separated from the West? Can we say that the common front that was fought to topple down Kadhafi is soon forgotten? Or really there is foreign powers who want to use the old way 'divide-to-rule' so that they can exploit the wealth hidden in the East? What is the way forward now?

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  • Mar 11 2012: The most efficient way forward for Libya is for the male population to acknowledge their equality to women and to make sure that women participate on an equal basis throughout Libya. The design, planning, administration, religious and secular insitutions must reflect a 50% input from women and 50% input from men for that nation to function in a way that will bring health, prosperity and happiness for all Libyan people. It's really that simple. Libyans need to let go of their ancestral brainwashing and re-program themselves. I wonder why men do not realize the importance of admitting they are equal to women and encouraging women of all ages to participate actively in society.
    What is the fear, Iankovsky? The utter failure of male domination is obvious. Isn't it? Truth is powerful. Let's see more of that. Earth does not need even one more war to demonstrate the failure of male domination. MALES EQUAL FEMALES. Shout that throughout the world. Let's change the world today. Thank you.
    • Mar 11 2012: wow, misandry is back in style.

      The only thing worse than male power is female power bitc#ing about male power. This myth that females are somehow less violent or less powerful is just that - a myth. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned,

      Try rewriting your post, but swap all the genders... I'm betting it will then appear as misandric as it really is.
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        Mar 11 2012: Seeking equality and justice is not seeking to disempower men.

        Women didn't get the vote in the UK until men were ready to relinquish their 100% stranglehold on political power. The support of men was vital since parliament had to vote in the change of law. Some of the most effective advocates of female emancipation have been, and still are, men. Men who have enjoyed loving and nurturing relationships with their mothers, sisters and daughters are going to wish to see them flourish. Many well adjusted and intelligent men, as well as women, are frustrated with the way women are treated in many parts of the world - its not bitching and moaning - nor is it man-hating - its speaking truth to power. And remember “Manners Maketh Man”
        • Mar 16 2012: Ms., White, please see my comment to Rhona below... its addressed to both of you.
      • Mar 12 2012: John, I guess you did not read what I wrote. EQUAL POWER. Males and Females need to share power equally. I do not think either should dominate. The domination thing has proven to be a failure. Truth is needed. With domination, the dominated cannot be honest with the dominator. That is a fundamental flaw in the system that is based upon domination. Lies cause inefficiency and unwanted results. Sorry, if you have had problems with women. Hope things get better for you. Truth, Love, Joy. Males=Females. Get it?
        • Mar 16 2012: With all due respect, Ms White and Ms Pavis, you're missing the point. I have no problem with equality of men and women. I just have a problem with people that seek solutions to problems based on the even distribution of genitalia. Those solutions rarely seem to work, and usually carry baggage of their own. People who think that more vaginas are the answer, generally see more penises as the problem... and those people in my experience seem to have a hatred of penises as well. (Notice it was your first diagnosis, and your first solution - we HAVE to do something about all the penises in here.)

          (Plus... I've never heard a man walk into a problem and declare that the issue was "too many women".)

          The biggest part of my point you're missing is the obvious misandry in your opening paragraph. Swap some genders and read this:

          "The most efficient way forward for Labia is for the female population to acknowledge their equality to men and to make sure that men participate on an equal basis throughout Labia. The design, planning, administration, religious and secular insitutions must reflect a 50% input from men and 50% input from women for that nation to function in a way that will bring health, prosperity and happiness for all Labian people. It's really that simple. Labians need to let go of their ancestral brainwashing and re-program themselves. I wonder why women do not realize the importance of admitting they are equal to men and encouraging men of all ages to participate actively in society. What is the fear, Iankovsky? The utter failure of female domination is obvious. Isn't it?"

          Now when you do that... it starts to sound a little different to your ears, doesn't it? That's because, now it's misogynist. Before that, it was misandric.

          You wish for "equality"; but don't realize the inequality in your own house.
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      Mar 12 2012: Hi Rhona, something closer to equality of the sexes in Libya and the middle east would be great.
      Alll for human rights. Don't necessarily think equal rights and forcing 50% of institutions to have women leaders is going to fix centuries of backwardness, and the ingrown hatreds from decades of one sided dictatorship. And Doubt this a practical suggestion for any time in the next decade or 2.
      • Mar 12 2012: Anything positive is possible. This is the age of the internet and fast computers. I don't think we need to be patient anymore. I want all of my positive goals achieved by the time I wake up tomorrow morning (which is usually quite early.) Happy Today.

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