Why Women May Not Be Suited For Leadership

Updated: Feb 17

Leadership requires a kind of individual sacrifice that most women cannot afford.

What's the worst that can happen to a man? He can get enslaved, robbed, or gunned down. Imagine the worst that can happen to a woman: everything that can happen to a man in addition to rape and abduction into sex slavery. This slavery can be life-long.

In one aspect, life is harder for women because they are the weaker section of society. This may be why they tend to be collectivists. They form packs with women they agree with. They incline to vote for collectivist and socialist policies. They need support from society.

A leader has to be ready to sacrifice everything to tell the truth. If he gets ostracized, so be it. Live in the woods, as some do. There is a cost of criticizing society and telling the truth. It is too much for women. They can't afford to have everyone turn against them, because they criticized and exposed some eminent personalities. They can't afford to escape to the wilderness to protect themselves when powerful people come to hunt them. Male leaders have historically done so. Women cannot afford to get shunned like this.

This is not to say that women shouldn't have the opportunity. They are welcome to be leaders if they wish to. This is definitely to say that men are not only naturally more fit for leadership but also responsible for it. The burden of leadership lies on men. They have a responsibility to tell the truth because they can afford to. Women are welcome to serve alongside men in places that require offending the public, or they can support men who do and encourage men who don't.

P.S. I learned this in the American south, back in 2018 and 2019. Some Christians girls quietly rebelled against the tyranny of southern churches by surreptitiously helping those who spoke against them. They couldn't rebel outrightly. I understood why women can't afford to lead like men can.

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