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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    Title says it all - I'm bored and would like to see what the general perception of feminism is on here. Ask away! ^^
    Why are you against equal rights for men and women? What makes women more superior to men?
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    (Original post by Gears265)
    Why are you against equal rights for men and women? What makes women more superior to men?
    I never said they are. You're putting words in my mouth based upon your own misconception of feminism.
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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    I never said they are. You're putting words in my mouth based upon your own misconception of feminism.
    It's not a misconception, it is a fact. When that feminist was on the news complaining about air conditioning in the workplace she completely disregarded the fact men HAVE to wear suits and countless layers of clothing. Women can wear what they want. Have you tried wearing a suit? It gets ******* hot especially in the summer. Why they hell should we suffer heat stroke and drenched in sweat cause you lot are too lazy to put on an extra layer? Pathetic
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    (Original post by Gears265)
    It's not a misconception, it is a fact. When that feminist was on the news complaining about air conditioning in the workplace she completely disregarded the fact men HAVE to wear suits and countless layers of clothing. Women can wear what they want. Have you tried wearing a suit? It gets ******* hot especially in the summer. Why they hell should we suffer heat stroke and drenched in sweat cause you lot are too lazy to put on an extra layer? Pathetic
    only beta males wear suits IMO so technically the feminists are doing you a favour by causing global warming and making you sweaty (think this was the point of your post not sure tho). REAL MEN wear overalls which are hot too but in summer we have women to fetch us drinks
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    What are your views on this, do you think this woman should have at least been fired from her position as 'diversity officer'?

    http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2...whitemen-tweet



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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    Being a feminist requires a belief in the patriarchy, in my opinion.
    I guess I cannot expect you to respond to my absurdly long previous post but please, give me some evidence for the existence of a patriarchy in any modern Western culture, preferably the UK. Other than the debunked wage gap, the fact that men generally have the most senior jobs (since they have the least senior jobs as well: if equality's what we're after, where is the clamour for female bricklayers?) and "rape culture".
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    Why don't you believe in gender equality like the rest of us?
    Shots fired.
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    (Original post by ivybridge)
    That's what feminism is, therefore she does.
    The problem is that the feminist movement tends to prioritize the needs and protection of women above the other sex, and rarely has much to say about social issues men face as a gender. On top of that, it can actually cause harm to men, often as a result of the way men are constantly made out to be the bad guys. Just look at what's happening in North America where the rights of male students are being eroded away by the storm of the 'rape culture' panic. Or how there are so few shelters and support programs available for men, despite men constituting over a third of domestic violence victims (because it's a "women's" issue, you see).

    What a movement says its for, and what it actually does, can be two different things. Perhaps I'd call myself a feminist if there wasn't so much bias and so many double standards made in its name. And a quick browse through the feminist blogosphere is enough to see how pedantic and pathetic it's becoming these days.
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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    I'm a lesbian.
    Ah, well, nevermind
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    I guess I cannot expect you to respond to my absurdly long previous post but please, give me some evidence for the existence of a patriarchy in any modern Western culture, preferably the UK. Other than the debunked wage gap, the fact that men generally have the most senior jobs (since they have the least senior jobs as well: if equality's what we're after, where is the clamour for female bricklayers?) and "rape culture".
    How has the wage gap been debunked?
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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    Why?
    Cuz
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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    How has the wage gap been debunked?
    Perhaps it is disingenuous to say the actual wage gap has been debunked; overall the fact that women earn less than men by a substantial amount is true. But the wage gap can only be a function of oppression if it withstands controlling for all variables other than the simple "what's the average amount this gender earns". The thing is that the wage gap becomes much smaller when controlling for other factors. Googling yields many studies; for instance this one. http://www.consad.com/content/report...l%20Report.pdf
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    (Original post by Greg Jackson)
    What are your views on this, do you think this woman should have at least been fired from her position as 'diversity officer'?
    Haha

    I'd sack her regardless of her job title. WHAT an idiot.
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    Feminism, or the correct medical term ‘Feminazitremens’, is a horrible debilitating disease of the mind that is characterised by making generalisations, false accusations and a tendency to look for any excuse to be offended. Symptoms include chronic nagging and the habit of kicking up a fuss about relatively small things in Western countries when compared to the real gender divisions in third world countries.

    Those who suffer from feminism tend to ignore the blatant injustices that affect the male sex, including longer prison sentences, less chance of winning custody battles, a far higher chance of violent assault and a higher mortality rate. These are casually waved off as being a product of male power and thus men are to blame for everything wrong with the world. Feminism is often spread via the mouth, with the very young being most vulnerable. FCKH8 have even capitalised upon this by using 4 year olds to shout swear words in the name of feminism in their adverts.

    Feminists often suffer from hallucinations about a mythical entity known as ‘the patriarchy’, which may be understood to mean a small upper-class echelon of rich white males who pull the strings at the top; unfortunately, feminists can’t seem to understand that not every man in the world is in the position to go to Oxbridge and straight into a job that pays £100K a year, thus feminists identify all men as being a problem. Despite shouting ‘privilege’ at every opportunity, sufferers of feminism tend to come from a privileged background of their own and will barely take into account their own privileges. Notable examples include privately educated Jessica Valenti and Laurie Penny, whose hardships at private school seemed to have made life so difficult for them that they decided to write for the Guardian and other champagne socialist outlets.

    Feminism is most commonly found in bourgeoisie women who are primarily interested in protecting their own class privilege. This is why they prefer to focus on 'sexism' in the likes of video games, television and movies than on the fact that millions of families don't have enough food because of the likes of Esther McVey and Theresa May. Unless you 100% agree with a feminist then you automatically hate woman and don’t believe in equality.

    Many studies have gone into the causes of feminism, with the most conclusive evidence suggesting that jealously between females and poor socialisation skills are the main source. In the rare instance that a man is infected he may have succumbed to the deadly ‘White Knight Syndrome’. There is, as of yet, no known cure to feminism, but trials with the recently developed Humanism vaccine have proven successful in several studies. If you think you may have feminism then please get yourself tested!
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    (Original post by ivybridge)
    That's what feminism is, therefore she does.
    Woosh
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    Are you seeking treatment for this disorder?
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    (Original post by Evening)
    Feminism, or the correct medical term ‘Feminazitremens’, is a horrible debilitating disease of the mind that is characterised by making generalisations, false accusations and a tendency to look for any excuse to be offended. Symptoms include chronic nagging and the habit of kicking up a fuss about relatively small things in Western countries when compared to the real gender divisions in third world countries.

    Those who suffer from feminism tend to ignore the blatant injustices that affect the male sex, including longer prison sentences, less chance of winning custody battles, a far higher chance of violent assault and a higher mortality rate. These are casually waved off as being a product of male power and thus men are to blame for everything wrong with the world. Feminism is often spread via the mouth, with the very young being most vulnerable. FCKH8 have even capitalised upon this by using 4 year olds to shout swear words in the name of feminism in their adverts.

    Feminists often suffer from hallucinations about a mythical entity known as ‘the patriarchy’, which may be understood to mean a small upper-class echelon of rich white males who pull the strings at the top; unfortunately, feminists can’t seem to understand that not every man in the world is in the position to go to Oxbridge and straight into a job that pays £100K a year, thus feminists identify all men as being a problem. Despite shouting ‘privilege’ at every opportunity, sufferers of feminism tend to come from a privileged background of their own and will barely take into account their own privileges. Notable examples include privately educated Jessica Valenti and Laurie Penny, whose hardships at private school seemed to have made life so difficult for them that they decided to write for the Guardian and other champagne socialist outlets.

    Feminism is most commonly found in bourgeoisie women who are primarily interested in protecting their own class privilege. This is why they prefer to focus on 'sexism' in the likes of video games, television and movies than on the fact that millions of families don't have enough food because of the likes of Esther McVey and Theresa May. Unless you 100% agree with a feminist then you automatically hate woman and don’t believe in equality.

    Many studies have gone into the causes of feminism, with the most conclusive evidence suggesting that jealously between females and poor socialisation skills are the main source. In the rare instance that a man is infected he may have succumbed to the deadly ‘White Knight Syndrome’. There is, as of yet, no known cure to feminism, but trials with the recently developed Humanism vaccine have proven successful in several studies. If you think you may have feminism then please get yourself tested!
    You have way too much time on your ****ing hands.
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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    Title says it all - I'm bored and would like to see what the general perception of feminism is on here. Ask away! ^^
    Why are you against equality?
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    (Original post by ItsLyanna)
    Title says it all - I'm bored and would like to see what the general perception of feminism is on here. Ask away! ^^
    Can a woman rape a man? (legally she cannot) what do you think?

    Do you think we should all follow intersectional feminism? or do you think feminism alone does what intersectional feminism claims to do?

    Do you agree with what FEMEN did at the muslim conference held in Europe a while back?

    Thanks!
 
 
 
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