Skip to comments.Generation of taboo breakers are a selfish lot
Posted on 09/08/2006 7:14:09 AM PDT by Alkhin
Women like Germaine Greer who want to age disgracefully forget why we need moral laws, writes Miranda Devine.
Like Ken Park's director, Larry Clark, Germaine Greer deliberately provokes controversy with the cheapest trick. If there's a taboo left, she'll break it, and since one of the few remaining taboos in Western liberal democracies is pedophilia, that's the arena she's most recently entered.
Her upcoming glossy book, The Boy, full of pictures of "ravishing" pre-adult boys with hairless chests, wide-apart legs and slim waists, is an "art book", Greer, 64, told this newspaper last week.
She wouldn't say exactly how young the "boys" are in her book but has cheerily admitted it will "get me into a lot of trouble" and expects she will be called a pedophile.
"I know that the only people who are supposed to like looking at pictures of boys are a subgroup of gay men," she wrote last year in London's Daily Telegraph. "Well, I'd like to reclaim for women the right to appreciate the short-lived beauty of boys, real boys, not simpering 30-year-olds with shaved chests."
Asked on Canadian television what attracted her to "boys" rather than men, she said: "Sperm that runs like tap water will do."
(Excerpt) Read more at smh.com.au ...
Generation Reagan ping!
Down Under ping
Yep! First step in implementing tyranny.
Way back in my college years when I was a liberal feminist democrat (or at least thought I was), I found this woman disgusting.
So, this seedy old pedophile surfaced to conveniently bash Steve Irwin, right before she publishes this appalling, disgusting book???
Now, her behavior makes perfect sense. There aren't enough words to describe this disgusting, base, perverse excuse for a woman.
And it seems that we are suffering through their golden age.
What a disgusting hag.
Actually it's a three year old article
Without morality in ANY kind of society, it collapses.
History is consistent with that timeless FACT.
How did she bash Irwin? I never heard of this old bag.
This is the same woman that "conservative" (LOL) freepers AGREED WITH!
But Greer launched a scathing attack on Irwin, declaring "the animal world has finally taken its revenge".
In her column in The Guardian newspaper, Greer said the wildlife warrior displayed the "sort of self-delusion it takes to be a real Aussie larrikin".
"There was no habitat, no matter how fragile or finely balanced, that Irwin hesitated to barge into," she wrote. "Every creature he brandished at the camera was in distress."
I suppose it's as true as ever - birds of a feather flock together.
Their reasoning is IDENTICAL.
Another honest assessment of this woman:
"Dr Seymour also called outspoken expatriate academic Germaine Greer an "oxygen thief" following her comments that Mr Irwin's death was the animal world taking its revenge."
Truly this woman, Germaine Geer, is something to be ashamed of and an example of everything NOT to be all rolled into one ugly container.
Here's a FR thread on Greer's statements about Steve Irwin:
You know, I was in a bookstore recently and saw a book entitled The Greater Generation. The title is a parody of the title of Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation, the book about the generation that lived through the Great Depression and won World War II. The blurb on the jacket said it was time that the Baby Boom generation received credit for creating a "more open, more tolerant" society. I could have barfed.
You know, for ever taboo shattered by the Boomers they invented a new one to take its place. For ever obscenity de-criminalized an ethnic slur has been criminalized. The "open society" these people wanted to give the world is alive and well on totalitarian university campuses with speech codes and people even afraid to think incorrectly. But never mind . . . the old taboos are gone, and that's apparently all that matters. It seems the new boss is considered very different from the old boss.
I'm a Boomer myself and I'm ashamed of my generation. I grew up watching Captain Kangaroo and Mighty Mouse. Whatever my fellow generationists were picking up from these programs was missed by me.
But if the ultimate evolution of Western liberal democracy requires the removal of all taboos, the destruction of family life and religion, Greer's sanctioned pedophilia, sexualised children, and padded bras for eight-year-olds, then who wants it?
I would rather wear a burqa than have my eight-year-old child become a sex object.
I'm glad somebody finally said this! Unfortunately, the conflict with radical islam is turning even Fundamentalist chr*stians into acolytes of the "enlightenment," just as two thousand years of oppression by chr*stianity eventually turned most Jews, the people of religion par excellence, into the same thing. I hold no brief for islam or any other false religion, but not every attitude they have is wrong. In fact, on some things they're closer to the truth than "enlightened" westerners are!
>Actually it's a three year old article <
I see that now. I looked at the date on the FR post. My bad.
She's still a blot on humanity.
note she call ALL boys as part of homosexual men.
She is one screwed up in the head chick.
This is a two year old article, so has she been arrested yet? If she the knowledge in her final comment, that would suggest she has TOO much direct knowledge.
When you have no talent... .Shock value will have to do....
I know Im babbling here...but I think I wanted to say: having chatted with Boomers here on FR, I no longer paint the entire generation with a broad brush. I have a Boomer uncle who I used to think was quite the typical Leftist...turns out hes as hard core a conservative as I am, and he rocks! I rather like that Boomers and GenXers are rediscovering themselves and becoming allies. I think its because we both recognize who the Real Enemy is, and its Socialism/Communism. I think people like Greer can sense that and are railing against it.
If I have any scorn left, its more towards the fact that people like Greer continue to insult us all with the notion that times are different, people more informed, and the REAL rebellion has only just begun.
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