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originally posted by: cuckooold
a reply to: Pinke
As for third wave feminism, I think perhaps that discussion may be too nuanced, except for a minority of posters who are schooled in, or have an awareness of the history of feminism.
I personally feel that the meaning of the term 'feminist' has become somewhat muddied, and I see no reason not to accept the definition I quoted from Wikipedia. There is far too much obfuscating and division, and due to polemicists like Limbaugh the term itself appears to have become a somewhat dirty word, associated with a distorted and cliched view of what feminism is.
originally posted by: Firefly_
I believe in the full equality and humanity of everyone regardless of their race or gender, or whatever.
But I refuse to wear the label "feminist" because it is divisive, as are all labels, intentionally or otherwise.
Can't we all just be human, accept we are all different, and embrace it rather than hate, exploit and destroy each other instead? Oh wait, that IS being human. Isn't human nature a bitch?
originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
It should read: " A feminist is someone who 'advocates or supports the rights and equality of women—and men."
–Saint Clement of Alexandria, Christian theologian (c150-215)
Every woman should be filled with shame by the thought that she is a woman.