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Social Engineering: Proof That Media Exposure Can Warp Gender Identity In Adult Men

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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:20 PM
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From none other than the Trans Justice Movement itself we have on a silver platter a sparklingly dripping example of media induced gender identity social engineering. This stark example not only effectively proves the general idea of social engineering is possible, but that more specifically media induced transgenderism is entirely possible. It can and has been done and here's the proof: BRONIES!






These adult men call themselves Bronies. And they’re not what you think.
They’re not overly effeminate. Many aren’t gay. They aren’t predatory, or even being ironic. They are just guys. Dudes. Dudes who like My Little Pony.
Just take it from “Dustykatt,” the pseudonym for the first brony we meet in A Brony Tale, and the self-described “manliest” brony in the world. “I can build a custom motorcycle from scratch, can weld, and worked as a lube guy at a GM dealership,” Dustykatt says. “And on top of that, I watch a show for little girls.”
And he’s not alone. There is an entire online community of Bronies that has blossomed out of the message boards and fan sites and into the real world. The BronyCon convention planned for August already has 10,000 confirmed attendees.
www.thedailybeast.com...



A 2012 survey revealed that the average age of adult My Little Pony fans was 21, and they were 86% male. Many had college degrees or were pursuing them. And if you think most bronies must be gay because the stereotypically feminine nature of the show, think again. Another survey found that most fans were heterosexual.
www.crushable.com...


So what happened here?


Bronies first emerged on 4chan boards, through memes and running jokes. A lot of fans intended to make fun of the show but ended up enjoying it. It became such a popular topic that fans of the show became victims of trolling from other boards, and there was even a temporary ban on the word “ponies,” but fans found ways around it. They then spread the fandom to other parts of the Internet.
www.crushable.com...



Pony Up Haters: How 4chan Gave Birth to the Bronies
While it is marketed to children, it has quickly amassed a legion of fanboys between the ages of 18 and 35 who obsess over characters with names like Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Applejack and Pinkie Pie. Predictably, this has led to some confusion.
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It’s hard to identify a Patient Zero in the pony fandom of 4chan, but Mr. Tanaka remembers an article posted in October 2010 on the /co/ board titled “The End of the Creator-Driven Era in TV Animation.” It linked back to a post on the site Cartoon Brew that targeted not only Friendship Is Magic but also the Hub’s other toy-themed programming, including Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures and G.I. Joe: Renegades. “It was pretty alarmist, but it also got a lot of us going over to watch the show,” he said. “We were going to make fun of it, but instead everybody got hooked. And then the first pony threads exploded.” Mr. Tanaka estimates that by February 2011 there were 6,000-plus daily pony threads on /co/.
observer.com...



4chan, a vast image-sharing site created in 2003 by Christopher Poole, who goes by the alias moot, is home to numerous boards where anonymous posters discuss everything from anime to sports to paranormal activity to torture porn. The comics and cartoons board,/co/, was fertile ground for Bronies, many of whom started out as animation geeks. But the “random” board, /b/, famous as the Internet’s ultimate id for its violent and sexual content (think less My Little Pony, more Equus), was also a meeting place.
observer.com...





In fact, though male Bronies have drawn the most attention, the Observer estimates that about a quarter of adult fans are women.
jezebel.com...



While it is marketed to children, it has quickly amassed a legion of fanboys between the ages of 18 and 35 who obsess over characters with names like Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Applejack and Pinkie Pie. Predictably, this has led to some confusion.

“Everyone thought I was a girl,” said a mop-topped young man wearing a Friendship Is Magic T-shirt and a name tag that identified him as Strawberry Spice (Purple Tinker, the head of the Bronies’ New York chapter, calls these alter egos“pony-sonas”). Mr. Spice, 18, was at the Brony meetup partially to establish his gender in person, but also to hand out homemade stickers and pony-themed fruit snacks.
observer.com...


I'd say this about squashes any doubts over the power of media propaganda / indoctrination over the human mind, although the importance of the web enabled social group dynamics of the trend are very important indeed.



The presence of Bronies on 4chan’s /co/ (cartoon) and /b/ (random) boards rapidly grew in the following months of 2010 and early 2011, as documented in a series of statistical graphs published by the MLP fan news site Equestria Daily
knowyourmeme.com...


So what we have is this TV show caused the reaction in (healthy?) young adult males, and then it was propagated via social media become a sort of sensation.


Bronies share their origins with a number of undesirable siblings. A prime example is the “furry fandom.” In what can only be described as gentrified bestiality, “furries” participate in sex acts while garbed in full length plush outfits designed to imitate various members of the animal kingdom. Many early bronies were converts of fringe movements such as furry fandom: they channelled cosplay and My Little Pony into sexual fetishes, which may help to explain the development of practices such as “clopping.”

Clopping is a phenomenon seldom reported by the media. It appears to be quietly suppressed by the far more vocal clique of bronies who claim to not participate in such activities. In simple terms, clopping involves masturbating to unofficial, sexualised images of the show’s characters. According to an internal study undertaken by bronies themselves, 19.05 per cent of respondents engaged in clopping. Considering that a significant percentage of bronies are closeted, and taking into account the stigma attached to such practices, it is fair to assume that the real “clopper” population is likely far larger.
www.critic.co.nz...


I'll let you all sort out what to make of that material right there above...

So there it is folks, effectively proof of media induced social 'engineering' (of the trans variety no less).

EDIT:
Everyone go do a google image search for bronies, take a good look....

Now consider this idea I've seen transgenders one after another in this site keep on harping, about how they feel they need to dress like girls (to feel good). That's exactly what the Bronies are doing now to feel good.
edit on 12-6-2016 by IgnoranceIsntBlisss because: (no reason given)



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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:22 PM
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You really are obsessed with Transgenders.

But, don't seem to have a clue what a Transgenders is.


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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:24 PM
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MSM Syndrome is a dangerous disease.

The CDC needs to get on it.




posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:26 PM
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OMG I love those pony's!!!!....just not as much as my daughter. And Pinky Pie...So..adobes!
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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:26 PM
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a reply to: Annee

I asked your lot again and again and never got a coherent explanation. All I ever really got was all sorts of stigmatization examples of what transgenders are not (anything and everything related to transvestism/transexualism in particular).

Are you now going to declare Bronies as non transgender????

Anyways, I'm obsessed with counter-Social Engineering and this whole SJW scene has gone off the richter in such regard in recent years, I'm just now getting around to noticing.

EDIT:
Now that I've actually bothered reading the universal definition of transgender for the first time (I've been letting the pro-lot try to define it for me):
The pro-Transgender lot in ATS have set themselves up a in a huge Straw Man for me to knock down:

Here in this thread, amongst others, it's been hammered down that a "transgender" person is ONLY 'someone that feels like that have the body of the other sex'.

But as I has surmised before ever entering these discussions:


Transgender people are people who experience a mismatch between their gender identity, or gender expression, and their assigned sex. Transgender people are sometimes called transsexual if they desire medical assistance to transition from one sex to another. Transgender is also an umbrella term: in addition to including people whose gender identity is the opposite of their assigned sex (trans men and trans women), it may include people who are not exclusively masculine or feminine (people who are genderqueer, e.g. bigender, pangender, genderfluid, or agender). Other definitions of transgender also include people who belong to a third gender, or conceptualize transgender people as a third gender. Infrequently, the term transgender is defined very broadly to include cross-dressers.

Being transgender is independent of sexual orientation: transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, asexual, etc., or may consider conventional sexual orientation labels inadequate or inapplicable. The term transgender can also be distinguished from intersex, a term that describes people born with physical sex characteristics "that do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies".
en.wikipedia.org...


There it is folks:
TRANSGENDERISM COVERS A BROAD SPECTRUM OF GENDER MISMATCHING/CONFUSION/ETC/ETC/ETC, EVEN INCLUDING A LACK THEREOF!

Good Game tho, you really had me doubting the merits of this thread (which I first threw together in a mere 20 minutes of GoogleFu) there for a few.

EDIT #2:
Let me reiterate the basis of my usage of the phrase "transgender"...

Much of the recent hubub on the issue stems from Oabama's Restroom Edict, right?

The cause of which is to prevent bullying of "transgenders", no? In this context, would not transvestites and "flamers", and even metrosexuals for that matter, all face the same bullying and therefore is this big ordeal they also be blanket covered in the general assessment?

While we're at it, how about everybody else that might be a "sissy" also get to go into the "safe zone" girls room?
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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:29 PM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

I saw two teenage girls today that were dressed as if they were trying to look like boys and they were shopping for men's toiletries. It really seems like it's turned in to a way to get attention or some kind of style.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:32 PM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: Annee

I asked your lot again and again and never got a coherent explanation. All I ever really got was all sorts of stigmatization examples of what transgenders are not (anything and everything related to transvestism/transexualism in particular).

Are you now going to declare Bronies as non transgender????

Anyways, I'm obsessed with counter-Social Engineering and this whole SJW scene has gone off the richter in such regard in recent years, I'm just now getting around to noticing.


How do you justify equating "bronies" with transgender people? Are your bronies transitioning? What exactly are they doing to be classified as transgender?

Are they weird? Ohhhhhh yeah, but equating that with transgender is a hell of a stretch.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:32 PM
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a reply to: TheBulk

Well, it's exactly what the OP is opining. Social Engineering. And I'll add: via psychological warfare.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:34 PM
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a reply to: ReprobateRaccoon

Not if you've seen all the explanations from transgender folks like I have past week. There's no coherent definition they will even allow by my assessment.

Okay, fine, if somebody has a better more accurate trans term for this phenomena then spill it out. Just how many trans terms are there already anyways?

These dudes watched the show, decided dressing like a girly pony makes them feel good, and now that's what they do as lifestyle.

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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:37 PM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: Annee

I asked your lot again and again and never got a coherent explanation.


Complete BS.

You refuse to listen. You keep the blinders on.

You're one of those that states "this is what it is" - - - and if you don't get the answer you want - - you state its because poster refuses to answer it.

You refuse to accept answers given.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:37 PM
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a reply to: ReprobateRaccoon

It goes way beyond that. You're thinking too small. My local radio jock was going on about a store that opened up in Chicago where adults like to dress, act and experience babydom. In that it's some fetish where adults wear diapers and can buy adult size baby # like walkers, jumpers, strollers and cribs.

For those who want the experience but don't have the room, they can rent the equipment there by the hour.

....it's conditioning. Just like they conditioned us to break up the family through work, they are doing it through our sexual identity.

Crazy thing....it's working. Right before our eyes.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:39 PM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

Are you now going to declare Bronies as non transgender????



One has absolutely nothing to do with the other.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:39 PM
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a reply to: Annee

I could go into a few different threads and pull multiple quotes from YOU completely dodging answering definitive questions on this specific of the issue. If only I had the time (or actual care).

But here's your big chance: EXPLAIN IT ALL FOR US!

You're the expert, instead of just troll as usual, demolish the thread. PLEASE!
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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:39 PM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

You cannot be serious with this #!!??

It's the internet. It's post modern, post-TV-age, ironic kitsch. That doesn't equate to transgender. AT ALL. I'm stunned. Is this a joke?

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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:40 PM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA


So because people like a mainly female oriented kids show from when they were children, that means they are gay or likely to go transgender?!?!?!


So you really think watching a few hours of the news everyday has the power to make YOU gay?!?!


If it couldn't make you gay, why would it make anyone else gay?!?!


This is a really stupid stretch.....


Could some one be brainwashed as a child to believe they are gay/trans??? Maybe.. At least those who might have been on the fence anyway, or in cases where the brainwashing is to extreme and sbusive levels..., but from watching a 1989's cartoon with bad animation?!?!


Have you ever heard of nastolgia? Lol


I'm willing to bet that sexual orientation and identity are such a fundamental part of the ID, that they are not easily effected by outside stimulus..

If this kind of thing could never effect your personal identity, why would it effect others that way????



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:40 PM
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I don't think that word means what you think it means...



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:41 PM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

Look guy, I even buy into the agenda driven narrative being pushed by who-the-#-ever but, pretty sure it ain't the ponies.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:42 PM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss What I want to know is... only men can be a Bronie!?!
What if I want to attend a meeting for some stickers and juice!?!
I know there are females that like My little ponies too, what are they called!?!...Sistaonies!?!

How did social engineering manage to make liking My Little Ponies into a male exclusive club called bronies...many people of different gender orientations may like the ponies... what about them?


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posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:42 PM
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originally posted by: Rosinitiate
In that it's some fetish where adults wear diapers and can buy adult size baby # like walkers, jumpers, strollers and cribs.



There are lots of fetish clubs.

Whatever you want, you can find.

No, I don't know from personal experience. Just reading a lot.



posted on Jun, 12 2016 @ 06:43 PM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

I don't think they're transgender. They're nothing to do with gender.
Transponies?
Different issue. It's also a very weird issue, but if people want to be weird, and aren't hurting anyone, I say let them be weird.....if they didn't have media exposure to make them weird, something else would have done it. Some people are just really quirky.....



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