Миф об успехе

НЬЮ-ЙОРК. В конце сентября американская пресса изобиловала информацией, касающейся женского счастья. Маркус Бакингем, консультант по бизнесу, утверждал, что данные показывают, что женщины стали менее счастливыми за прошедшие 40 лет. Блоги, общественно-политические журналы, дневные ток-шоу переживали по поводу утверждения, что феминизм – вся эта свобода, все эти возможности выбора – в действительности, делали женщин печальнее.

Фактически, женщины сказали исследователям, которых цитировал Бакингем, что они не были «удовлетворены» многими сферами своей жизни. Если западные женщины и научились чему-нибудь за последние сорок лет, так это тому, как быть неудовлетворенными своим статус-кво – важное замечание для остального мира, так как мы пытаемся экспортировать феминизм западного стиля.

Хорошо это или плохо, но есть доля правды в том, что «поднятие самосознания» в западном стиле также подразумевает обучение женщин тому, чтобы быть неудовлетворенными.

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