posted on Apr, 12 2006 @ 02:20 AM
Originally posted by Duzey
Who's fault is it? The stupid girls who use their sexuality to get what they want or the stupid men who put up with it?
That's like saying we can blame women for being oppressed. Who's fault is it, the men who oppressed the women, or the women who allow it to happen?
What advantage did men have the beginning that let them oppress women? I'm not saying I necessarily agree with that statement, but a parallel could
be drawn. People are very quick to try and say that women have it the hardest, but they forget about burdens men carry. Unless you're joking, you
can't list "men" as something that women have to "deal with."
Men and women both have to deal with a lot of crap. People generally gravitate to argue for the case of women because they've been oppressed for so
long. It's the same reason it's easier to jump to the defense of any other "minotiry" (Women are really a majority.) It's easier to look like
you're arguing for a "cause" than to look like you're being a sexist/racist.
Alas, I'll leave you with something funny I heard a comedian say on TV today. I can't remember his name, but it went something like "Marriage was
obviously created by women. Men, you can't have sex with anyone else the rest of your life, and if it doesn't work out, she gets all your