Recently in a chance meeting with who turned out to be a great friend I found myself discussing my personal perspective as it intersects with feminism. A great conversation with Writer Jasmin Newman resulted in the article below. My art came up but this was my first time seeing the way I see the world outside of art as a subject for writing. Feeling good!
While we have all moved on emotionally and intellectually from caveman days, our biological make up has not. Perhaps it will benefit the communication between men and women if we can at least accept that men are often acting, thinking, and experiencing what is natural for themselves as men. And for women it’s worth noting that this is the same part of the brain that tells us to avoid a fight, protect our loved ones, experience emotions and feed ourselves when they are hungry. I don’t think we really want to lose that.
Here's a link to the full article.