#11 Equality in America: Hope, The MillWright
People are fighting for what they believe is equality, but will such protest and action achieve the freedoms and opportunity that we desire? Feminists, white-knights, and many others are beating a drum, echoing the desire to abolish words they believe innately cause pain, creating a level-playing field for every individual and having the ability to take legal action if the individual feels endangered. Should we teach resilience, cultivate the individual’s locus of control, teach security and communication skills or should we enforce legislation that imposes consequences for the expression of taboo behaviour, confining the individual to suit our social ideologies.
I have no clue so in this episode of the becoming human podcast, I explore hope’s experience as Millwright in Idaho. She is only 1 in 6 women who work on the lumber yard amongst 100’s of employees. Before your assumptions begin, they do not discourage women to fill those positions, it's merely a matter of the predisposition most women have toward those positions. On that matter, I agree as well. The physical demands does not suite my interest either, but I will let her share her story of ambition and searching for what resonates with her..