Author Alice Walker, Feminist Icon, bad mother?

"How my mother's fanatical views tore us apart" By REBECCA WALKER Last updated at 1:18 PM on 23rd May 2008 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1021293/How-mothers-fanatical-feminist-views-tore-apart-daughter-The-Color-Purple-author.html Interesting look at a feminist icon, from her daughter. show more "How my mother's fanatical views tore us apart"
By REBECCA WALKER
Last updated at 1:18 PM on 23rd May 2008

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1021293/How-mothers-fanatical-feminist-views-tore-apart-daughter-The-Color-Purple-author.html

Interesting look at a feminist icon, from her daughter.
Update: Capricorn12 : The point is, Alice Walker implemented feminist theory in her private life, and the results were not what feminists claim would result. I did not equate feminism with incompetent parenting, but thank you for making the connection. I wanted to see if anyone else thinks Alice Walker was a bad... show more Capricorn12 :
The point is, Alice Walker implemented feminist theory in her private life, and the results were not what feminists claim would result.

I did not equate feminism with incompetent parenting, but thank you for making the connection.

I wanted to see if anyone else thinks Alice Walker was a bad parent. That's why there is a question mark at the end.
Update 2: Also, a cornerstone of feminism is about being a parent, or not being a parent. How children are brought up, what they are taught in schools and universities, and how a parent can treat a child (born or unborn).
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