What benefits would it bring to society for women to learn to respect themselves?
Answer from Master Samael Aun Weor.
What is understood by respecting oneself? To abandon delinquency, to not steal, to not fornicate, to not commit adultery, to not envy the well-being of one’s fellowman, to be humble and simple, abandon laziness and become an active, clean, decent person, etc.
Upon respecting himself, a citizen changes his level of Being and upon changing his level of Being, he unquestionably attracts new circumstances for he relates with more decent persons, with different people, and possibly, that type of relations provokes an economic and social change in his existence. In this manner, what I am saying would be fulfilled, that integral self-respect provokes social and economic well-being. But if one does not know how to respect oneself, he will also not respect his fellowmen and will condemn himself to a wretched and unhappy life.The beginning of Integral Well- Being is in self- respect
Samael Aun Weor. The Revolution of the Dialectic.
Response given on the magazine
The Wisdom of the Being, number 83.
The woman on the other hand, always practice the “Saintly Denying”: self-respect from an early age, never accept anything that threatens her purity, her innocence, her tenderness, her physical and emotional decency; when the times comes, to choose wisely who has to accompany her all her life, who guarantees that there is never lack of protection and what is necessary in home.
Regarding the human race, Master Samael tells us: "If woman respected herself, the degenerates and the wicked would not reproduce."
Imagine fine friends, the kind of society we would have if women were taught from home to wisely exercise their power of Holy Denial, a woman who respects herself, would attract a man who, in accordance or reciprocity, would be using the Holy to Affirm and as a consequence or result, a perfect marriage would be formed, they would know how to have tolerance, they would mutually understand that the two have errors that must be eliminated through inner work and, as a derivation of that work, they would preserve the honeymoon; if everything goes well in the couple, in the children too; remember that words convince, the example drags...
The woman is the salvation of man, the dark ones know that, they do not want the man to be saved and using our lust, they use the woman to subjugate us, presenting her through fashions, the promotion of all kinds of products: frivolous, calculating, voluptuous, tempting and, with clothes that instead of dressing, undress.The authentic woman, has nothing to do with that superficial paraphernalia.
Excerpt from the ICQ's XXIII International Congress and the Magazine 83.