When we can hold our beliefs gently, we can hold ourselves and other people gently, as well. Certainty is awfully dysfunctional. Safe, yes. Secure, yes. But it is very intolerant and arrogant. “Certainty is perfect knowledge that has total security from error, or the mental state of being without doubt”
The world is chaotic and deeply unsettling. We look for ways to understand and control our lives. Conspiracy theories come out of the need to make sense of a world that is very confusing. However all they do is promote fear and anxiety.
Patriarchy is the rule of men and the idea of the subordination of women. Establishing male dominance and control in personal relationships, the family and society at large.