"To reach a higher consciousness means gaining a higher and deeper awareness of oneself, other humans, our world, and existence itself."

Paine’s book offers what the author feels is a better way to form society and government through utilizing the inherent traits of women in that they “inspire, love, nurture, enchant, forgive, and cooperate much better than men given the right circumstances.” Believing he has received inspiration from the “divine feminine,” he relays a vision of the “ignoble ending to humanity” unless humanity follows the leadership of women or, more specifically, women whom he calls “Earth Goddesses.” He believes these women embrace their feminine and sexual power.

The author discusses problems that have arisen from a patriarchal society which threaten humanity’s survival and claims the only way to avert extinction is through the implementation of a matriarchal form of society. A professed atheist, he believes religions with a patriarchal god at their center are a corrupting effect on humanity. The author ends his treatise with a list of suggestions he calls “The Next Ten Commandments” and a section concerning his admiration for Ayn Rand, whose ideas he considers the “base and guidepost” for a woman-led society and government.

Paine presents a unique view of women and society in his work, deeming modern feminism and its ideals of equality a threat to survival. His views on homosexuality, prostitution, and religion are likely to provoke much discussion. He acknowledges that many will argue against the abolition of homosexuality, the embrace of prostitution, and the taxation of church but asserts that his is a divinely inspired view received from the goddess which should be embraced. Whether one agrees with Paine’s assertions or not, his book is an interesting read which leaves one with much to consider.

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