It has become increasingly obvious that MGTOW (Men Going Their Own Way) need an affirmation of some sort.
Because you’re good enough, you’re smart enough, and doggone it, people hate your guts – so protect yourself, you stupid motherfucker.
Continue reading A MGTOW Affirmation
On December 23rd, Eleanor Robertson made a passionate plea in The Guardian “In defence of intersectionality – one of feminism’s most important tools”. She laments that many feminists revile intersectionality as meaningless and appeals to us to recognize the internal importance of the issue.
I agree. There is much to be learned.
Continue reading Intersectionality Is Not Just Another Word
We all live under a social contract. But what does that mean?
In the broader picture, the simplest explanation is an implicit agreement among the members of a society to cooperate for the benefit of the community.
There is also an historical social contract between men and woman.
This used to be an implicit agreement between men and women, exchanging provision and protection for esteem and public deference. This definition is terse but deflects any feigned incomprehension at the meaning of the term.
Continue reading The Trouble With Traditionalism
One of the lesser known facts about the Anti-Abortion movement is that it is not driven by men’s desire to control women or their bodies. The Pro-Choice rhetoric revolves around a woman’s right to bodily autonomy. It also decries the “patriarchal” conceit that stodgy old white men should have determination of what a woman does with her eggs, her uterus and some dude’s gamete cells. But the argument: “hey old man, keep your old-man hands off my fluffy lady bits” is a ruse. It’s bullshit.
Continue reading The Power of Women
Men want women to be happy. Women, for their part, want men to want women to be happy.
When women fail to be happy, it’s often a lever motivating men to act on their behalf. Because men actively want women to be happy, they are susceptible to such manipulation.
Continue reading Making Women Happy