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It's International Women's Day...and frankly, I feel lied to...

So I was going to make my blog post on the history of Cedarwood and King Solomon's temple for today, but as of now, I have something that has been brewing inside for quite some time. And yes, International Women's Day ties into it. Those who know me know that I am very much into studying history and always have been, though it wasn't until the last few years that I really started immersing myself and living it. It is amazing how what you find will surprise, delight, and appall you all the same. Now, what does all this have to do with International Women's Day, you ask? Well, as the title of this blog post says, I feel like I've been lied to all these years. See, here's the thing. Growing up and then well into my adulthood, it was constantly drilled into my head (by sources outside of my family, mind you...meaning the educational system, media, and the like) that I should feel lucky to be a woman/female in this particular time because any and all women before