Get A Dictionary !

I am sick to death of hearing people criticise feminism, it is ridiculous and many of the reasons given for these criticisms are sexist in themselves. One of the most popular reasons I have been hearing of late is that feminism discriminates against men. This is wrong, period. Feminists believe that women should have equal rights. The same rights as men. If you want to change it and pretend that it means something else then I have to really question your purpose in doing so. Apparently one of the top reasons that people profess to hate feminism and feminists is that feminists hate men. This is a lie. Feminists do not hate men, if we hated men why would we want them to have rights equal to ours?

Then of course I have heard the stories about how what feminism really is, is defined by radical man hating women who took actions, or said things that the hater in question didn’t like. I have even heard people tell me that feminism exists for the purpose of hating men and destroying them. Any idiot with a dictionary can quickly discover that the words feminist and feminism are in the dictionary. The definitions of these words have not changed just because there are those who may have misused them for the purpose of pushing extremist or political agendas. I have heard people claim that feminism is not about equal rights but is actually about women who wish to have more rights than men. Another lie.

Are there people in the world who have said and done ridiculous things in the name of feminism? Yes there are, but like I said, anyone who is capable of using a dictionary should be able to quickly discover that any form of sexism is a distinctly non feminist act. The key word here is EQUAL. Anyone who does not support equal rights for men and women is not a feminist. You have no right to discredit an entire movement just because of a few idiots who, like you, did not use a dictionary before deciding to use the words feminist or feminism.

Consider the logic at play here, there are extremists within every single group, movement or organisation that exists throughout the entire world. Trying to void the very principles of equality just because someone misused a word and you believed them instead of finding out what it meant for yourself is ignorant to say the very least. If you were to apply this same logic to the animal rights movement then you would have to assume that all animal rights activists are vegetarians that protest outside of butcher shops or undertake other extreme activity. Many animal rights activists are very extreme and have taken extreme actions, does this mean that you hate animal rights activists?

In my opinion, the word feminism is hated because it contains the first three letters of the word female … and an organisation that stands for the rights of women clearly offends some people, without even knowing what feminism is people are offended because they assume that the mere usage of the letters FEM discriminates against males. This, once again is ridiculous logic!! Do you assume that animal rights activists discriminate against humans just because there is no reference to the fact that they don’t in the phrase “animal rights” ? Sounds ridiculous doesn’t it …. yet it is the same logic being used by haters of feminism.

Another popular criticism of feminism is that feminists do not do enough for men … well HELLO that is not their purpose. Do you hate activists that protest against the slaughter of whales because they do nothing for elephants?? When did feminism become responsible for monitoring and representing every single thing that is wrong in society?

Feminists do not discriminate against men, period. Any gender based discrimination is not feminism because it directly opposes the singular purpose of feminism which is EQUAL rights. If you need to look up the word EQUAL in the dictionary….then please do so. If you need to look up the word RIGHTS in the dictionary than please do so …. facts, you can ignore them but they don’t go away.

 

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Men should be offended when someone claims that women should prevent rape by not wearing certain things or not going certain places or not acting in a certain way. That line of thinking presumes that you are incapable of control. That you are so base and uncivilized that it takes extraordinary effort for you to walk down the street without raping someone. That you require a certain dress code be maintained, that certain behaviors be employed so that maybe today, just maybe, you won’t rape someone.

It presumes that your natural state is rapist.
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“The good done by men does not compensate for the harm done to ALL women”

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I am not a feminist.  Please do not ever mistake me for one.  Feminists love men, feminists yearn for men to seek the best within themselves, for men to be free of the terribly, terribly unfair societal expectations which forces them to be that which they are not.  Feminists believe all men are human, just because men claim to be. Even when men emphasized their humanity at the point of an ancient spear or through the modern passage to manhood via 4chan, feminists can be relied upon to stand behind their boy in the hopes that he becomes a man.  Feminists think that men are merely one carefully explained gender deconstruction away from enlightenment, and if the perfect magic words are never spoken to awaken the sleeping prince, then surely she has only herself to blame. The toad is never responsible, never ever notice what’s that you say? lalala don’t make me think lalala it…

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“But in a country where a rape is reported every 21 minutes, even these most horrific of crimes soon get forgotten – except by the victims and their families.”

Just a link

BBC News – The rapes that India forgot.

Finally it seems things are turning. I so hope that this time the anger remains and things really do change.

 

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There’s one kind of person you meet again and again in the manosphere: the man who hates women, but insists that he’s not a misogynist. Some of them will even tell you that you calling them a misogynist is equivalent to a white person calling a black person the n-word. And they seem to even believe this.

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[TED Talk Notes] Isabel Allende: Tales of passion

This Woman Is Amazing.

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Isabel Allende: Tales of passion

Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism — and, of course, passion — in this talk.

  • All with a fearless and determined heart, one wins | Brave and passionate heart
  • Ask questions, bend the rules, take risks
  • “Nice people with good common sense do not make good characters, they only make good former spouses.”
  • When giving women education, the country inherits the prosperity
  • Even in Philanthropy, women are looked over: for every $1 given to women, $20 is given to men
  • We need to nurture the feminine energy in men

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Prominent Anti Feminist Sentiments … Shameful!

FEMINISM IS ~ 

The advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.

Prominent Anti Feminist Sentiments

I could go on and on and on, I have seen so much ridiculousness spouted by “Anti Feminists” and people claiming to be “Mens Rights Activists” This is just the tip of the ignorance iceberg! Shame, shame shame.

If Women Have A Group Then I Want One Too!!

I Don’t Know What Feminism Is, But I Don’t Like It!

Women Are Saying Stuff, Lets Make Jokes and Make Them Feel Stupid So They Stop It!

I Am Smarter Than All Women!

My Wife Left Me, I Blame Feminists!

I Can’t Get A Girlfriend, I Blame Feminists!

Men Are The Victims Of Feminists!

I Am Putting My Foot Down Right Now, Feminism Must End … Do Not Make Me Throw A Tantrum And Swear At You!

Feminists Say Things I Don’t Like, This Means They Are Wrong!

I Am Pretty and Feminism is Too Complicated!

I Love Women But They Need To Realise That They Are Useless Without A Man To Make Important Decisions and Take Care Of Them!

My Husband Says Feminism is Bad So It Must Be!

I Think Being Anti Feminist Works Well With My Political Beliefs!

Women Are Always Wrong, Luckily I Am Here To Teach Them!

It Is Feminisms Fault That I Don’t Have Custody Of My Children!

I Saw Something Ridiculous Posted By Someone Who Called Themselves A Feminist!

I Don’t Want To Pay Child Support!

I Want To Abuse Women and I Am Afraid Feminism Will Stop Me!

Feminism Is Irrelevant Unless Every Woman Is Perfect!

I Want To Control Women But They’re Just So Uppity These Days!

Women Do Things Wrong As Well!

It Is A Womans Fault If She Gets Raped, But If A Man Gets Raped That Is A Womans Fault As Well … even if there was no woman present!

A Woman Was Mean To Me Once!

Feminism Has Only Existed In My Life Since Obama Was Re-elected!

If Women Did What They Were Told We Wouldn’t Be in this Mess!

A Woman Quoted Reliable Statistics, But I Can Beat Her With My Superior Logic to Prove She Is Wrong!

I Hate Obama and Feminism and I Love My Gun!

I Did Something Wrong In The Past To A Woman, Haven’t We All? Let’s Shut this Feminist Thing Down Before It Goes Too Far!

I Am Worried That Feminism Will Make Me Divorce My Husband!

I Don’t Like The Truth Because It Says Bad Things About Men!

Feminists Hate Men!

Feminists Are Single Fat Unhappy Women … This Is Not Me, So I am not a Feminist!

I Want Men To Like Me and If I Attack Other Women That Should Work!

Women Bring Everything On Themselves!