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Society has always been patriarchal, even in its mythology and religion. The
Book of Genesis says that God, the Father, created Eve to be a companion and
helpmate for Adam. Sadly, women have always been second-class citizens
subordinate to men. I propose that this universal sexist bias against women is
the root of all other bias, including paternalism, elitism, racism, ethnocentrism,
and ageism. The best and most efficient way to correct such bias is to extirpate
sexism and promote feminism. Patriarchies are passé.