(Note: The contents of this post is not something I teach, but which I put up for discussion so I can learn. This is a tentative idea.)
I recently read a book review with this sentence:
The strongest voices speaking into women’s lives in the twenty-first century are Islam and Feminism–systems that reside at opposite ends of the spectrum.
Feminism is, as I understand it, not at the end of any spectrum. It is, per dictionary definition, about giving women the same rights, opportunities, etc. as men.
So on a spectrum, it will be:
Could it be that feminism is, per definition, a moderate view?