Skip to comments.Feminism: The Masquerade
Posted on 02/24/2010 8:27:20 AM PST by Michael van der Galien
Youve got a long way to go, baby. And dont you forget it.
This oasis of freedom and equality we call the United States? Its all a mirage, says leftist feminist Jessica Valenti. In fact, Were suffering under the mass delusion that women in America have achieved equality.
Well, thanks for the armchair diagnosis, Jessica, but I wont play a victim character in the live action role playing game you call feminism.
And thats exactly what leftist feminism is: an elaborate fantasy world spun from ginned up scare-tistics and cherry-picked anecdotes. Like Trutherism and Birtherism, it provides participants with the safe excitement of an ever so valiant struggle that will last just as long as they feel like playing the game.
Never mind that real threats to womens equality like Islamic gender apartheid and totalitarianism are no fantasy. When youre the one making up the rules, the false notion that pregnant women are murdered by their male partners at an alarming rate is an indisputably worthy cause. And how will women understand the true extent of their oppression if someone doesnt perpetuate the myth (PDF) of a massive gender-based wage gap?
NewsReals John L. Work suggests that Jessica Valenti is consumed by anger that causes her to lose all perspective. But I suspect shes well aware of her carefully chosen perspective.
Jessica is invested in weaving this tapestry of tortured data because its rewarding.
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Yeah they picked the side that is now supporting Shriah laws in the U.S. SURPRISE!!!
Little did they know that Kinsey and Betty Friedan would really lead to simply telling the ‘nice’ girls to do it for free, and that that was OK.
Yes he is right feminism is a cult, but it is perhaps one of the weakest cults of the Liberal coalition of the oppressed. I’m sure at any college confab of progressives the feminists are the least admired since the Left has gone all racial all the time, and how could the oppressed brown masses respect the over priveleged white women (especially since many of them are jewish too boot). Feminism has not been a popular issue since 1992 and really its only popularity is amongst goat farming lesbians who flee the diversity for the bucolic countryside composed of mostly white yahoos they proclaim to hate. They are a joke and they are done.
Conversely, my mother, like Sarah Palin, thinks feminism is a load of pap, and like Ms. Palin, my mother is successful, having run her business for 40 years, she's published and has raised a wonderful family. She doesn't think that women are not equal.
Jessica is a bimbo.
No more needs to be said.
45 years later they still claim that women earn 75cents on every dollar earned by a man. Doesn’t sound like they’ve made ANY advancements then.
And women are still dying of botched abortions, only now they happen in legally licensed, DNC funding, clinics.
She's offering women an upstanding opportunity (Pee while standing device) (Minn Star Tribune ^ | 2/17/10 | Paul St. Anthony)
Yoko Ono once proclaimed that woman is the n-word of the world.
I'll bet she has one of those bumper stickers that say "Well behaved women seldom make history" too.
Naw, she lost her driver’s license for drunk driving if I recall.
women in this country will never have equality until they: open doors for men, give up their seats to men, demand “Men and children first” during rescue situations, etc..
A lot of women are willing to pursue that security by any means.
Right now, the government acts as either the direct provider of that security, or as its guarantor via compelling the transfer of funds from individual men to individual women.
The basis for both is the following set of (false) premises: women have a greater need for (or entitlement to) material security; women will use that material security more wisely and more for the benefit of others than men would; women are less capable of securing material security for themselves directly; women are to be up on a pedestal and catered to accordingly; women are victims and thus she be paid by men; men are victimizers and thus should pay to women.
Those are the main factors of the feminist cash-sucking machine.
The Right needs to do much more to debunk each of those false premises. Historically, most on The Right have complained about the results of those premises being societally accepted (divorce, broken homes, massive social programs, etc.), but has done very little to look at why those premises sold (and still sell) to the general public.
It is critical to address the causes for society to move away from being the feminist horror show that it has become.
A modest start would entail stopping by MensNewsDaily.com
Ideologically, I would recommend getting fathers back into families, as that is where everyone's perceptions about women and men begin.
No we don't. Tina Fey's not funny.
"Fathers and children first!"
Let anyone try to speak against that:
They would have to either bring their war against fatherhood out into the open, with clear language, which would then open the door for it being rebutted out in the open, with clear language, or:
They would have to side with with something more fair than "women and children first" ever was, like, for example, "children and parents first".
Which would be good.
Ask any divorced father.
I have one that says “Ill behaved women rarely make dinner”.