Are stay at home moms a threat to civilization? Those of you who are shocked by this question should take note of the fact that ABC's " Good Morning America" program devoted seg - ments to this question on two successive days, featuring the arguments of Linda Hirshman, a prominent feminist thinker.
"I am saying an educated, competent adult's place is in the office," Hirshman told "Good Morning America." In other words, moms who stay at home with their children have given themselves to a calling that no educated or competent adult should desire or accept.
"Yes, I came face to face with a lion once. To make matters worse, I was alone and weaponless..."
"Goodness! What did you do?"
"What could I do? First I tried looking straight into his eyeballs, but he kept crawling up on me. Then I thought of plunging my arm down his throat, grabbing him by the tail and turning him inside out, but I decided it would be too dangerous. Yet, he kept creeping up on me; I had to think fast..."
"How did you get away?"
"I just left him and passed on to the other cages."