The opponents of patriarchy don’t offer us any viable substitutions. Would matriarchy truly be any better?
“An ignorant man, who is not fool enough to meddle with his clock, is however sufficiently confident to think he can safely take to pieces, and put together at his pleasure, a moral machine of another guise, importance, and complexity, composed of far other wheels, and springs, and balances, and counteracting and co-operating powers. Men little think how immorally they act in rashly meddling with what they do not understand.” — Edmund Burke
Those who want to tear the world down need to tell us what they plan on putting in its place.