Argument on Chivalry

Chivalry is dead

Madame chair person.   Judges, my esteemed opponent and members of the class. I am here today to reassure you that chivalry is not dead, infact it is far from it. Wickipedia the online encyclopedia describes   “Chivalry[1] is a term related to the medieval institution of knighthood. It is usually associated with ideals of knightly virtues, honor and courtly love. The word is derived from the French word chevalier, indicating one who rides a horse”  
In the todays world it is easy to undermind the presence of chivalrous behavior with hi speed internet and mobile calls. Chivalrous deeds are not noticed but are not dead either,   doors   are still being opened, chairs are still being pulled. Men are still there to adhere to the demands and needs of women. But what is the reason for the presence,   if it isn’t being noticed or appreciated. Like many, women never realize the presence of virtues only the lack of. Leaving the question is chivalry dead or is it shrouded by an overly persistent desire of social, spiritual and economic dominance?

In a world where feminism is a pertinent act, where equal rights are being   asked for by women I ask is chivalry dead or was it killed? No longer are women willing to let men do. Men have been continually told and showed   that   women are capable of doing everything men can. With that instilled in the mind of women,men are no longer able to be chivalrous in fear of rejection and there is really no need to   Pia de Solenni put it much more eloquently in the current issue of the National Review:

“Women have forfeited control of their destinies…they´ve set the moral bar so low that men don´t need to rise to the challenge of being good men. They don´t have to because women don´t demand it.” [p.52]

. With women head strong, and considering themselves independent the concept of the one man army is being replaced by the one woman army with chivalary as the trump card. The need to be pampered and exalted has...