The process of internal differentiation characteristic of the history of groupsdefined by sex, race, or ethnicity provides the key to understanding how the paradox of inequality works.
How far have we come as a species, in terms of our spiritual and intellectual development, if in the 21st century some can question: "Are women human beings?" The reality is that globally, whilst women may have made great strides, patriarchal attitudes prevail in a male-dominated world.
Whilst we live in the 21st century and much progress has been made in regards to human development in some spheres such as, electricity, wind turbines and other diverse technologies, patriarchal attitudes and misogyny continue to exist in our world in very subtle and overt forms and patterns.