Women have fought throughout history! Queen Boudica in the Celtic army. The emergency supply of Spartan house wives equipped with armour and swords! Come on now people!
I stick with phallic symbols as my answer. Look at the steeples of churches--they represent power. More money = more power in our non-utopian world! (knowledge is high on that power list too!)
Women, on the other hand, would use something else to represent higher powers--like the miracle of fertility represented from the magics of woman. Right now all that comes to mind is the Pagan egg thing--but that was in a culture where women had much power.
Posted by Wendy
on 2006-02-21 02:06:57