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originally posted by: Pitou
Also, take into account the internet asshole thread. Many dudes online and in video games are apparently unable to interact with women without resorting to verbal abuse, threats and sexism. I've seen the most awful displays of lack of social skills online myself, and I think some of these guys need someone to tell them the truth and some really do appear to have issues such as the author of the article in OP (the bitterness just oozes through it) and I think there's probably a correlation or cause-effect relationship between gaming too much and being repulsing to women, but is that feminism, or the gaming/porn industry?(if you'd HAVE to blame someone)
originally posted by: Arpad
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: SearchLightsInc
Feminism is awful. Humanism is where it's at.
NO MORE FEKKING ISMS ALREADY!!!! DON'T YOU DINGDONGS SEE WHERE ALL YOUR ISMS HAVE GOTTEN YOU? NOWHERE!
Isms are just like sports teams, there to recruit rabbid fans. Throw the damn idiot boxes in the trash and start thinking for yourselves and about yourselves. Once you're capable of that then you can start worrying about changing the world.
originally posted by: MKMoniker
a reply to: dawnstar
"in the old days teaching was one of the few occupations that women were allowed to go into and I highly doubt if the kids back then boys or girls really got the chance to learn by doing!"
No, in "the old days," life-as-farming/ranching gave boys (especially) all the learning-by-doing they needed. They went to school primarily to learn how to write, so they knew how to sign their names on future legal documents. And to learn simple mathematics so they could manage their stock, feed and seeds. When it came to harvest time, they didn't attend school for weeks. And by 9th grade, most boys had taken on a "man's life", and dropped out of school for good.
Even in the cities, most studious boys got their education from reading books. Mostly fiction, but it lighted up their dreams of "what was possible", and subtly guided their future.
For the girls who stayed in school, hours of practicing penmanship and memorizing the multiple tables did little to improve or advance their lives. But as adults, women did a lot of practical sewing/knitting/crocheting/quilting, often with a group of other women. When their talk turned to politics, however, it was never selfish radical feminism as in 'Let's destroy all the men and run things ourselves!' Instead they focused on deplorable social conditions that everyone else was ignoring.
With children stumbling drunk in the streets, and people overdosing on morphine in the 1920s, they pushed for and got Prohibition. The problems were real, but the solution was too extreme, and helped create Organized Crime. It was women who pushed for soup kitchens in the Great Depression, before there were any social services. Women also protested to get the right to vote, and succeeded.
I understand people are molded by the Times. But we really need to heal this male/female divide by looking beyond our own selfish concerns. And realize that the opposite sex is NOT the enemy! The enemy are those manipulating this "divide" for their own greedy and selfish concerns.
Ultimately,feminism the baying pack of howling women want, is selective. They want equality in the areas of like THEY WANT, not equality in all walks of life.
Women and men have to be treated equal and do need equal rights.
but women are really better then men
originally posted by: TDawgRex
The majority of women in the service I have served with have used their sex to get what they want. That's the blunt truth, not an opinion, but a observation.
originally posted by: Realtruth
a reply to: dawnstar
Understanding everything you just said, and taking into account our current state of being.
Why is the divorce rate over 50%, some states as high as 65%, and the majority of divorce filed by women?
Are women punishing men, are they punishing the children, or are they anti-family?
imo divorce is not an answer, but rather a permanent solution to a situation they both agreed on, and took vows "for better, or for worse". But then again maybe "marriage" has outlived it's usefulness and the current MO is the way things should be?
Again, the OP and topic is about "Men giving up on women".
Do you blame them when the divorce rate is 50% plus, they get their asses handed to them in the court system, and the fact that over 75% of divorce are filed by women?
People have better odds in Las Vegas shooting at the crap table. lol
originally posted by: Truthbadger
a reply to: Realtruth
The illusion of equality, would be more apt. I saw a perfect picture recently that sums this argument up. The lead male scientist who wore that god awful Hawaii type shirt, people lost their #. A lead feminism writer for the NYT is pictures wearing a shirt that says "I bathe in men's tears" and nothing is said.
Yea man, that's equality right there.