Masculinity, so fragile

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Jennifer » 05 Dec 2017, 19:18

Some of the responses to this tweet .... holy crap. One "men's rights/red pill" nutcase, asked "Is it really that hard to understand the difference between wanted/unwanted advances from two consenting adults?", responded "The very real risk of capital and personal loss is too high for men to even attempt to understand it"

Uh, no, dude. Not understanding or trying to understand the concept of consent is what gets men into trouble. This sounds like the type of man who thinks he's making a brilliant gotcha "feminists are evil" point when he notices that "the woman's opinion" is literally the ONLY thing separating sex from rape (which, of course, indicates that women have waaaaaay too much power in our society).

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by dhex » 05 Dec 2017, 20:47

Shem wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 18:30
Oh my God, it's the thot police.
Clap slash devil horns.

Also I told my wife to Google return of kings when she asked me about this stuff last week. I don't think she's forgiven me yet.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Shem » 05 Dec 2017, 20:50

That's grounds for divorce in some states.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Pham Nuwen » 05 Dec 2017, 22:09

thot is still a word to be used? damn i'm old
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Fin Fang Foom » 05 Dec 2017, 22:46

Given who these guys are, they shouldn't turn away loose women.

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Pham Nuwen » 05 Dec 2017, 23:03

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 22:46
Given who these guys are, they shouldn't turn away loose women.
yeah. that's a rookie mistake.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by nicole » 06 Dec 2017, 07:58

dhex wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 20:47
Shem wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 18:30
Oh my God, it's the thot police.
Clap slash devil horns.

Also I told my wife to Google return of kings when she asked me about this stuff last week. I don't think she's forgiven me yet.
But it’s the combo of harassing women and Roosh literally crying into the camera about not having babies that makes this so great.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by JasonL » 06 Dec 2017, 09:48

I never knew the term thot. Familiar with the discussion around it.

So, bottom line, haha nice shem.

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Sandy » 06 Dec 2017, 10:51

Fin Fang Foom wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 22:46
Given who these guys are, they shouldn't turn away loose women.
I suspect the problem is they aren't loose enough with them, personally.

But it's always ironic that these guys cry "replacement" and "muh birthrates" and yet do this.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Sandy » 06 Dec 2017, 10:54

Now, how are they on species? Because this ibis is trying to dog whistle avian support.

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by nicole » 02 Jan 2018, 10:59

"Fucking qualia." -Hugh Akston

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Andrew » 02 Jan 2018, 12:10

My reaction upon reading that: https://giphy.com/gifs/5eFp76zhsq3uw

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by pistoffnick » 02 Jan 2018, 12:25

That is very good trolling.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Eric the .5b » 02 Jan 2018, 12:39

It's been around a few years, but I'm fond of it.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by nicole » 02 Jan 2018, 12:42

Yeah, I've seen it so many times, that's kind of the most unbelievable part about those comments.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Eric the .5b » 02 Jan 2018, 12:43

nicole wrote:
02 Jan 2018, 12:42
Yeah, I've seen it so many times, that's kind of the most unbelievable part about those comments.
Well, I recognize those comments from years past, too. I assume they were from the original share.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Dangerman » 02 Jan 2018, 12:47

I can absolutely hear Salma Hayek's voice reading that.

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by dhex » 02 Jan 2018, 13:32

paranoia + low info + inspirational quotes on fb + a woman = larfs
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Jennifer » 02 Jan 2018, 15:51

Some of the responses to this are downright depressing.

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Sandy » 02 Jan 2018, 15:54

I'm just happy she used "some men."
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Jennifer » 02 Jan 2018, 16:03

Sandy wrote:
02 Jan 2018, 15:54
I'm just happy she used "some men."
But of course that still wasn't enough for the misogynistic fuckwits who apparently take massive umbrage upon learning women don't actually like being sexually harassed.

I genuinely cannot understand such a mindset. It's like, when I'm reading blogs or websites from black Americans on the theme "This-here racism sure is getting us down," I don't get angry over the fact that they don't start out by saying "First, let us praise the GOOD white people, such as Jennifer, who are NOT racist and do NOT make excuses for those who are." I can't even realistically imagine myself responding thusly.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by nicole » 03 Jan 2018, 15:52

"But what about when the guys are all tapped out?"
For my study, I interviewed a racially diverse collection of college men who had reported having unwanted sex with a woman. (In total, I interviewed 39 people – a standard number for a sociological study of this nature.)

It’s important to clarify the difference between “unwanted sex” and “assault.” With sex that’s unwanted (but not assault), a person makes a choice to have sex even though they could have stopped it. In contrast, with sexual assault or rape, the sex is both unwanted and forced. In other words, all sexual assault is unwanted sex, but not all unwanted sex is sexual assault.

The men that I interviewed felt they could have stopped the encounter, but didn’t for various reasons. These men were reluctant to call their experiences sexual assault, and were more comfortable with terms such as “unwanted” and “nonconsensual.”

Given the prevalence of partying and sexual experimentation on college campuses, I initially suspected most of these experiences happened after a night of binge drinking.

But only 8 of the 39 men reported being drunk when they had unwanted sex; instead, most of the scenarios ended up being pretty ordinary. Some said they didn’t want to have sex because they didn’t feel a connection. Others were hesitant because they were tired, there was no condom or they wanted to do something physical other than intercourse.
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There was little talk of uncontrollable biological urges, or powerful female seductresses. Instead, many described having unwanted sex in order to project an image and to take advantage of a sexual opportunity. They worried that saying “no” to sex might be strange, immature, offensive or emasculating. A looming fear was ridicule, and they didn’t want to be talked about as the kind of man who rejects sex with an attractive woman, lest others might see them as a “virgin,” an “idiot” or someone who’s “gay.”
http://theconversation.com/what-about-y ... -sex-88677

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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Sandy » 03 Jan 2018, 16:33

39 people – a standard number for a sociological study of this nature
That right there just means the problem is widespread, not specific to your study.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Eric the .5b » 03 Jan 2018, 21:16

There was little talk of uncontrollable biological urges, or powerful female seductresses.
Well, no. Those make you want an encounter.
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Re: Masculinity, so fragile

Post by Mo » 02 Feb 2018, 02:23

Wtf? Also, the thought of Jordan Peterson settling anything with fists is pretty lulzy.

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