Gender reconciliation

Basic principles of gender equality

Jan Janssen

March 8, 2011 (International Women’s Day).

 

Principles of one gender in regards to the other gender:

You exist … I exist

In essence, you are good … in essence, I am good.

You and I are both human beings and as human we are equals.

Also as man and woman you and I are equals.

As a human being both you and I are powerful and as well as vulnerable.

You and I have a lot in common and we have important differences as well.

 

Man to woman:

As a woman you are powerful as well as vulnerable.

 

Woman to man:

As a man you are powerful as well as vulnerable.

 

Man to woman or woman to man:

You have something I don’t have … I have something you don’t have.

 

To realize as man towards woman:

When you share your feminine essence with me, I get better.

When I share my masculine essence with you, you get better .

To realize as woman towards man:

When you share your masculine essence with me, I get better.

When I share my feminine essence with you, you get better.

 

Man to woman:

When you receive me respectfully as a man, I get better.

When I receive you respectfully as a woman, you get better.

Woman to man:

When you receive me respectfully as a woman, I get better.

When I receive you respectfully as a man, you get better.

 

Man to woman:

When you take from me as a man without respect, you hurt yourself.

When I take from you as a woman without respect, I hurt myself.

Woman to man:

When you take from me as a woman without respect, you hurt yourself.

When I take from you as a man without respect, I hurt myself.

 

Man to woman:

When you compete with me as a man, you diminish yourself.

When I compete with you as a woman, I diminish myself.

Woman to man:

When you compete with me as a woman, you diminish yourself.

When I compete with you as a man, I diminish myself.