Backwards Thru Time with Sam Klemke - Sam Klemke recorded some footage of himself every year from 1977 through at least 2011 (and probably since then as well). In this video, small clips are ...
Wednesday, 17 February 2010
This cool article by Lauren Axelrod focuses on a few, particularly Margaret Cavendish, one of the great debaters of the period. It is odd in a way that the period was called the Enlightenment as she and her fellows must have had a daily struggle simply to have themselves taken seriously.
It still happens today - this article has itself been slaughtered by the trolls over at reddit - for no apparent reason other than the fact that Lauren is a woman. Some regressive behavior, it seems, cannot simply be trained away. Take a look at the article and make your own mind up!
Enlightenment: The Role of Women in Society | Socyberty