Equity: Mom’s Higher Law A Tract Book Essay By Anthony J. Fejfar, J.D., Esq., Coif © Copyright 2007 by Anthony J.


Ken Wilber argues that there are two levels of female consciousness, the first is the smothering mother level, the selfish mother of level 2 consciousness, and the second is the Goddess or Feminine Wisdom level of level 5 Consciousness. I argue that Equity is a manifestation of

the Goddess or Higher Feminine Wisdom of Level 5 or perhaps even level 11. Instead of starting with rights, as Law does, Equity starts with need. Equity favors those most in need. Equity favors the poor, the working poor, the working middle class, the handicapped, the elderly. All other things being equal, Equity will favor a little old lady plaintiff over a sophisticated rich businessman. Now where does all of this come from? Well I would like to contrast two different types of Mothers. The Spider Mother, and the Equity Mother. The Spider Mother bases her instinct and life on that of the female spider. The female spider devours her male mate after copulation and then


devours as many of her children as she can before they can run away. The human Spider Mother is the same. As soon as the children are born she does everything in her power to destroy her husband, even poisoning him if necessary. Her attention then focuses on her children. She is an abusive

mother with a control complex. Her children must be perfect, and perfectly obedient or she is tempted to take them to Mexico and sell them into white slavery. She has no problem turning her children into prostitutes. If she

has a sick child, she makes that child fend for him or herself. She never nurtures a sick child. If the child gets even sicker and dies, the Spider Mother sees this as the problem of the weak child. Any compassion is seen by her as a sign of weakness. The Equity Mother, on the other hand follows higher Wisdom. The Equity Mother favors those in her family most in need, typically, her children. The Equity mother takes care of and nurtures the slow or sick child. In fact, it might seem that the Equity Mother loves her sick child

more than her healthy children. To the healthy children, this may seem unfair. If one has a difficulty understanding Equity, then, one need only look around and find an Equity Mother. I argue that Equity was the first, most basic law on this planet, preceding individual rights based upon merit. In


our society we find the balance between law and equity in the formulation that equity makes an equitable exception to a general rule based upon need.