Skip to comments.It's a man's world -- And always will be.
Posted on 12/16/2013 9:14:21 PM PST by Reagan‹berAlles
"If men are obsolete, then women will soon be extinctunless we rush down that ominous Brave New World path where females will clone themselves by parthenogenesis, as famously do Komodo dragons, hammerhead sharks, and pit vipers."
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its a man’s world
and that’s okay with me:)
Camille Paglia: My Favorite Lesbian
At least she does have a brain
Who gave birth to you?
I’ve said it before and will say it again. Little boys gravitate to toys they can break apart and put back together. Give them a doll and they are just as likely to pull off its arms, legs and hair so they can see how it was built.
Little girls learn to manipulate. They start with dolls, then pets, then siblings then grandparents, parents and finally - the ultimate challenge - boys! There’s is a tougher task because what worked the last time doesn’t always work the next time whereas inanimate objects (guns, cars, balls) tend to follow natural laws.
Girls do not build bridges and bombs and skyscrapers. They manipulate the boys into doing that for them. And the boys make excellent scapegoats because anything that goes wrong was their fault, not the girls’.
In that way, girls are always going to need boys around. They need the slave labor. And boys are always going to need girls around because cuddling up with another guy just does nothing for the vast majority of us.
Who impregnated the one who gave birth to me?
Thanks for playing...now sit down and shut up.
Sit down and shut up?
Women are indeed wonderful especially the Mom that no man can replace.
You are probably right on. Do I care? Not really.
Amen, Soul Brother Number 1.
I applaud Camille Paglia for her clear view of reality.
To her list of men’s accomplishments, she could also have added that it is overwhelmingly men who invent, design, and build the tall buildings, the large ships, the spaceships, the nuclear plants, the windmills, the solar panels, the busses ,the cars, the trains, the planes, the medical devices, the medicines, the procedures that save lives, the weapons that win wars. It is overwhelmingly men who make new scientific discoveries. Men are also the ones that predominatly invent and produce products that are strictly meant for women.
And whatever position of power women may have attained they can thank the laws that men passed that allowed women to rise up. If men as a group wanted they could quite easily retake whatever power they have conferred women.
In other words, at the end of the day women have what they have today because men consented.
For the most part I agree with your post. However, some women have to deal with conditions most men could not survive. This is not, and should not be, a competition, merely a reality check.
“In France, Italy, Spain, Latin America and Brazil, in contrast, many ambitious professional women seem to have found a formula for asserting power and authority in the workplace while still projecting sexual allure and even glamour.”
I once attended a meeting in a client's office where one of the attendees was a woman from France who was working here in the U.S. on a temporary exchange assignment with the company. She was very smart, with a background in mathematics and computer science. She could have been attractive but for some reason had this androgynous/lesbian look that really turned me off.
All that changed once we moved from the reception area to the conference room. She immediately turned into a host of sorts, showing all of the visitors to their chairs and pouring coffee for all of us. Turns out she was the most servile person I've ever met. That androgynous/lesbian look somehow didn't matter anymore ... or maybe it disappeared. LOL.
If the meeting had gone on any longer I'm almost certain she would have gotten us all back massages -- and more. ROFL.
I get a kick out of the hispanic tv channels. Most of the women like to show off their assets.
LOL. I hear ya.
Then don’t fire any B.S. my way and we’ll get along fine.
You should have said, “go make me a grill cheese sandwich!”... :)
Paglia speaks the simple truth. As a woman, I have no problem with that-—in fact, I embrace it. I love and respect men.
Now, would I take crap from a man? No way.....nor would I take it from a woman. I was “sexually harassed” once by a male coworker. I didn’t use it as an opportunity to play the victim nor scream for help from some feminist group. I handled it myself, quietly but very firmly, telling the man what the consequences of his behavior would be if it continued. We got along just fine after that.