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And it won't be by competing with men or putting men down.
Originally posted by dean007
i do enjoy women in action scenes but come on how can we think there are that many women who can physically beat a man up
Originally posted by Niccawhois
2-3 years ago my wife pointed out how commercials paint men as being childlike bumbling idiots. She was right!
It's not so much "Men" and "Women" that are being challenged here as much as it is the definition of their roles. Individuals are pretty much capable of sharing any task regardless of whether they're a "Tab A" or a "Slot B".
Equal pay for equal work has been a difficult thing for a Patriarchical society to accept.
I think Men have done a pretty good job of ruining our image without any help!
Equality is blind, it does not care about gender, sexuality etc.
I say the answer is "yes" and that self reflection is a good thing, as a people we can no longer afford to squander our potential boxing ourselves into "roles".
Don't forget heterosexual and able-bodied - These heterosexual able-bodied white men do have it SO very hard!
Does it make your blood boil at all to realize how many things COULD have been done by women if men had not oppressed them for millennia? It sure does for me.
Feminism, while it probably has gone too far should NEVER have been needed. The problem is men over history have squashed a lot of original female thought. How many things did women invent or could have invented or done had someone not turned them off?
A victim is a person who finds themselves murdered, kidnapped or raped. THAT is a victim.
with a bit of pun intended, you got to "man up" to the task of being the Man in a relationship.
BTW - here's a tip - your misogyny is showing whenever you refer to adult females as "girls".
If you think that women seek the "metro sexual" male - you're in the wrong circle of people. My wife's sister and ALL (and I mean every one of them...) of her friends have said that they wish they could find men who do what I do: fix cars, build houses, work on computers, and generally act like a guy. We actually had a good conversation about that. And these women are all earning over $100k - they're strong, educated, independent people.
Are they open to the male of 30 years ago that comes home, plops down on the sofa and asks:
"Where's my dinner?"
Absolutely not. They are looking for an EQUAL partner, but also one that is a man's man.
Can you give an example of what you mean by this? Specifically, what is happening in the media, court systems and societal settings that makes you think that women are the rulers and men are slaves?
It's certainly possible that since women are coming into their own and are no longer just an extension of the man they're with...
I will say this...no matter how independent and strong she may be... at some point, she is gonna need you and need you to be "the man" and you need to man up, too.
She'll even out.
I remember when I first learned about how controlled and manipulated women were in the past.
WHO MUST REGISTER:
Almost all male U.S. citizens, and male aliens living in the U.S., who are 18 through 25, are required to register with Selective Service.
Feminism doesn't just set women free, it sets men free as well, now you can be yourself.
It's just that I want to remind you that there also exists the equal portrayal of stupid, airhead and bitchy women on TV.
If men, faced with the challenge of intelligent women
Feminism isn't about men!
Blaming the feminist movement for your sexual insecurity is very revealing.
Poor boys. Sitting at the top for so long
Now as both husbands and wives have to work for families to survive...
The history of the world is flush with MALE leaders in government, industry, business, sciences, arts, academia.....and in the home.
Gaining the right to vote.
Gaining the right to reach management and then executive positions...
After WWII, what did the men do when they returned from war? Boot women from the industrial jobs and sent them back to their kitchens
and back to the glorified image of woman as sweet vulnerable maidens requiring male protection.
Population growth is still a reality, but not even close to what was projected back then. Why? Because of the empowerment of women - from tiny villages to large cities throughout the world. Women making decisions on when to have children and how many to have. Women managing their finances before their husbands pissed it away on drink....
"female genital mutilation"
If a woman or girl was raped, her rapist would not be prosecuted IF he married his victim.
What a joke, I think men have ruined their image through lying,
physical abuse, pedophilia,
"More women (56%) than men (42%) are perpetrators of all forms of child maltreatment."
-Centers for Disease Control, Child Maltreatment Abstract data sheet.
rape, rape and more rape,
and really bad hygiene
stupid endless wars
and trying to rule over everything
to end up just killing and destroying everything that is pure, natural and beautiful.
Why Whales Were Killed
* Food - Being such large animals, their meat was used as a major source of food that could feed a lot of people over a long period of time. Their meat was also used as food for animals. In 2006 Japan was actually accused of feeding the excess whale meat that they currently have to dogs.
* Oil - The oil found in the blubber was used to make cosmetics, candles, soap, perfume, and lamp oil.
* Clothing - Baleen was used to make clothing such as corsets.
* Bones - Whale bones were used to make furniture and for other building
You have had your reign and have shown yourselves to be no big deal