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The Boy Scouts announced Wednesday they will let girls into the Cub Scouts in a bid to "evolve how our programs meet the needs of families interested in positive and lifelong experiences for their children." As benign as this may seem — after all, it's just camping and knife skills, right? — few things demonstrate societal goals more than the choices we make regarding our youngest generation: from education and child care to parenting and community, what we show and teach our young people reflect societal values at large.
This decision is not only indicative of the toxic hold third-wave feminism has on large organizations and the people who run them, but demonstrative of a consolidated effort to eradicate the influence of boys and men on society. Simply put, it's not enough to emasculate men or categorize them as predators or toxic, now we must equate them with girls in order to remove gender differences, and eventually men, altogether.
Decision - Boy - Scouts - America - Girls
The decision the Boy Scouts of America made to allow girls into their 100 year-old all-male club shows how much misguided influence feminists have over even large, influential, organizations. NBC reports, "Earlier this year, the National Organization for Women urged the Boy Scouts to admit girls to the entire program, supporting the efforts of a New York teenager, Sydney Ireland, to attain the rank of Eagle Scout, as her older brother did."
So, one girl, who could have joined Girl Scouts (and perhaps she did?), decided the boys stuff looks cooler — and it does — joined with NOW, and lobbied the Boy Scouts to change a program that's been functioning as an all-boys group for several decades.
Factions - Society - Sway - Wave - Feminists
I can think of few other factions of American society that have as much sway as the third wave of feminists who believe it's not enough that...
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