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Where are all the (prolific) atheist women? I think this in a way a strange question. Where are all the female religious leaders? Where are all the female leading scientists? Where are all the female leading politicians? Where are all the female leading intellectuals? Where are all the female business leaders... the list could go on and on. The sad fact is that white middle-aged men more or less rule the world. At least the western world. The reason why there are not that many prolific female atheists out there is the same reason as why there aren't that many prolific female persons in positions of power out there in general.

Of course a rational movement like the atheist movement ought to be, in my opinion, forerunners when it comes to promoting gender equality. Still, atheist live in the same society as others.

Thu, 04 Nov 2010 15:45:28 UTC | #542610