Encyclopedia Britannica says Matriarchy is a "hypothetical social system".
The Britannica article goes on to note, "The view of matriarchy as constituting
a stage of cultural development is now generally discredited. Furthermore, the consensus among modern anthropologists and
sociologists is that a strictly matriarchal society never existed."
reason that matriarchies are difficult to establish throughout history centers on the fact the the power of this type of society
rests not in the political arena, where researchers are wont to look, but in the Institution of Marriage and the Cultural
Marriages are delayed until well past the sexual peak of the boys because
the evermore successful economy has made long stays in schools a virtue and women more cognizant of better chances to hook
a winner/keeper if they just hold out as long as possible.
Divorce and second, third chances become acceptable behaviors in a sexually promiscuous society, too.
By the time men marry now, around age 26 on average, the sexual "emergency" and the rational
purpose for instituting a system like matrimony hardly makes sense in regard to controls of adolescent hormonal pressures
Money, social station, and Status
join with the mutual desire of adult men and women to raise heirs and offspring.
These are the present good reasons for coupling up.
What has disappeared in this transformation of the Institution of Matrimony is a socially acceptable way for young
men to express their god-given sex drives.
has appeared, though, is 1.5 million annual Abortions and 1.5 million annual illegitimate births.
These numbers become more meaningful when we understand that America has only 1.5 million annual legitimate births.
The hand that rocks the cradle often has been wisely granted a reign in every husband castle
simple to keep the peace within those walls.
same hand that can be so influential in the attitudes instilled in the sons and daughters, also is placated in order that
she will rock in the bedroom too.
This seems a fair equity between the sexes.
The working spouse supports his kingdom which is largely administrated by his stay ay home wife.
As we know, the feminist revolt of the sixties turned this upside down.
Both parents work.
But the reign at home remains largely the same except for an increase in the balance of power,
which reduced the man to a mere water boy.
easily replaced in a society that now permits such changes willingly, using No fault Divorce or simple separation by choice.
The family foundation for the society begins to show cracks.
The once stable marriages become Divorce Stats that read as high as 55% for the nation.
Add to this the increase in unmarried pregnancies due to very loose
sexual standards, and the broken home syndrome begins to undermine the very Law and Order of the community.
Crime and socio-pathic behaviors of fatherless kids emerge in escalating
numbers from one generation into the next.