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By Vicki Sternfeld-Rossi
The Times 

"It's a Man's World" in this song and in life

 

February 10, 2022



While some people study great philosophers like Aristotle, Socrates, and Plato, my current frame of reference are more Broadway Musicals and popular songs. Lerner & Lowe’s clever lyrics, “Why can’t a woman be more like a man?” from their show My Fair Lady have been playing through my head daily. Just reversing the genders.

The song laments that women are temperamental, flighty, vain, and generally self-centered spoiled creatures, unlike men who have none of those pesky traits. Well, wake up guys, the world has changed, “We are Women Watch us Roar” (to borrow from another song)....



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