posted on Jan, 8 2013 @ 07:33 AM
reply to post by smyleegrl
I agree smylee, feminist isn't a four letter word, especially since the definition of feminist is dependent on how one defines the word and it seems
no two women have the same definition! For some women it is an insult depending on how it is used, for some it is a compliment....just like the
definition of what constitutes rape is fuzzy as well and no two people seem to define it the same way.
Anyway, enough of semantics. I agree with your thoughts. There have most likely been polls taken where women were asked if they were raped and the
women said "yes" and the next question was "did you report the rape" and they said "no".
I think the bugs really crawl out from under the rug when we consider that many rapes are committed by a person close to the victim. That is what
really disturbs me the most. Many are of an incestuous nature, or "friend of the family" and many occur with people you think you can trust....co
workers, boyfriends, husbands.....What does that say about the level of trust within our society?
Here's another thought, there is a reason guns are referred to as "the great equalizer." it should not have to be this way, but then
again.....humans have been abusing each other since the dawn of our existence and after thousands of years we still haven't figured out a way to stop
this behavior......that thought is really, really sad.