Skip to comments.The Unmaking Of An Incel
Posted on 06/07/2018 2:17:28 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
In May, Jack Peterson went on a Tinder date. With a woman. They ate at an Italian restaurant in downtown Chicago, and made casual chitchat about themselves. It was an ordinary date in every way. But for 19-year-old Peterson, it was an achievement of epic proportions.
Until recently, Peterson identified as an incel, or involuntarily celibate. Incels believe that, due to reasons entirely beyond their control ― too short, too bald, too weak a jawline ― they cannot attract a female partner. They believe theyre doomed to remain alone, forever.
For many incels, this fatalistic worldview is paired with a toxic hatred of women, whom they blame for their lonely predicament. Incels regularly denigrate and dehumanize women in online forums; some even fantasize about raping and killing women for rejecting them.
Peterson says he joined the movement for the male camaraderie, not the misogyny. He bonded with other men about feeling ugly and inadequate. But then something happened that made him want to leave.
On April 23, Alek Minassian rammed a van into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10, eight of whom were women. Hours before, he posted a cryptic message to Facebook, celebrating the Incel Rebellion. He also praised Elliot Rodger, the 2014 mass killer who named hatred of women as motivation for his murderous rampage.
Suddenly, everyone wanted to talk to incels. When the media started calling, Peterson, who was a volunteer staffer at a popular incel website and hosted a relatively new podcast called Incelcast, decided to go public. His motivation was simple: He wanted the world to know that not all incels were violent misogynists. Some were just like him, he said, outcasts from society, self-professed losers with no one but each other.
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Just another loser who feels entitled to inflict his sorry excuse of a life on normal people.
As if we cared.
“Just another loser who feels entitled to inflict his sorry excuse of a life on normal people.”
It’s easier than trying harder, I guess.
What is the matter with these people?
We don’t need any more groups of people who identify themselves by a single aspect of their lives - in this case (like gays & lesbians), by their sexual activities/proclivities...
Any social media group that ‘praises’ mass murderer Elliot Rodgers is not sane or safe. Good for this young man that he has decided to walk away from this ongoing pity party.
Not once in this article was there a mention of his mother noticing his isolation and intervening. I believe she is a single mother with this one child to raise. Sometimes a good parent has to be a very nosy parent. You can’t always rely on the Internet to be a good babysitter or provider of positive role models.
Incels are perfect candiates for Dr. Jordan Peterson’s lectures and talks.
And as a side note, the term "incel" needs to go the way of the Dodo. And take "fist bumping" with it. d;^)
just pay for it
I want to say, "Find the human race! Live again! You can do it!"
It's actually not a problem for a solid majority of people, I think.
But once youve overdone it politically victimizing your way through the easily divided list, I reckon you have to get creative coming up with new groups.
Thus: the Incel, formerly known as...
So, will there be a nationwide telethon to help these poor souls or are telethons too last century?
If these guys believe the stories they are getting from other guys about their sexual adventures, they should know that a lot of these stories are going to be lies. I remember one guy who claimed to have had sex with every woman in the office until one of the other men became suspicious, checked, and had him busted for lying about literally every woman in the office!
There was nothing ugly about the guy in the article and while Tinder is not great, I’m glad he’s getting out there.
Every pot has a lid, son.
Properly these people belong in cells.
*Ding!* *Ding!* *Ding!*
We have a winner!
Learn from the lobster! For starters.
For your interest.
Height helps for dating most women. Not being bald helps with more than half of women also. Jawline? It probably matters a little too. Income and personality can overcome those for a first date and usually will dominate all of those factors when it comes to a second date. Incels just have no personality, not even enough to earn a big income.
Are there more of these in Incels now? Have males forgotten that nothing atracts like success? A guy I want to school with compensated for his lack of looks with serious confidence and self possession and a determination to advance materially. Trust me when I say he got THE girl. They’ve been married for 40 yrs now.
Being an actual man helps a lot, too.
I’m 27 and most of the males my age are pathetic bordering upon contemptible. Mr. Megan is almost twice my age, he is a retired Marine, and I trust him with my life and the lives of my children because I know without a doubt that he will absolutely end anyone who threatens us. Anyone.
Try saying that last bit about 99% of Millennial boys.
Actually, it’s a potential problem for most men.
It’s easier if one upholds a Catholic standard of morality, but that doesn’t describe “a solid majority of people.”
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