use patriarchy in a sentence.
Hey, don't give away the secret of the patriarchy!
Yeah, but she was attractive and therefore a tool of the patriarchy, or something.
I don't always hate on the patriarchy, but when I do it's because of crap like this.
If men are part of a patriarchy, I should be getting paid more money.
Simply put, if you say that the patriarchy causes X and not Y and I say that the patriarchy causes Y and not X there is no way to resolve the disagreement.
Or consider that your privilege has blinded you and sexism/patriarchy/kyriarchy is awfully damn pervasive.
To quote from The Ringworld Engineers: "The Kzinti Patriarchy is not normally terrified by sheer magnitude.
It doesn't sound ridiculous to me; perhaps you have a different conception about what the word patriarchy means in this context?
But aren't patriarchy and misogyny fundamentally related?
The orthodoxy is pre-traditional societies were about equal in likelyhood between matriarchy, patriarchy, and both.