Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Warren Farrell, author of books such as Why Men Earn More, The Myth of Male Power and his newest book The Boy Crisis, about the various waves of feminism and what each has done to male/female relationships. Warren explains why he was originally part of the National Organization of Women (NOW) and why he eventually left, as well as the importance of male figures in children’s lives.
[2:29] Dr Farrell left the National Organization of Women when the members demanded that children of divorce be kept with their mother, not the father
[5:14] Want to know how messed up the world is? Check out dating sites
[7:34] Examining the 3 waves of feminism, have they been a good deal for women?
[10:55] There’s a movement among men who have started thinking that the current family dynamic isn’t a good deal because they lose everything if the marriage fails
[13:32] When researching for The Boy Crisis, Warren found 70 ways that boys were being harmed when they didn’t have a mother and father influence in their lives
[16:46] At every stage of the prison sentence, the discrimination against men is drastic
[18:14] The pay gap isn’t between men and women, it’s between dads and moms
[24:40] Women who have never been married and never had children earn 17% more than men do
[29:55] A vast majority of men in prison are fatherless
[34:12] The male/female sexual tango is completely out of rhythm at the moment