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curryeater Wed 10-Apr-13 13:26:20

I liked this

jezebel.com/5992479/if-i-admit-that-hating-men-is-a-thing-will-you-stop-turning-it-into-a-self+fulfilling-prophecy

YoniTime Thu 11-Apr-13 20:27:10

*over women and children

StickEmUpPunk Thu 11-Apr-13 20:36:18

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StickEmUpPunk Thu 11-Apr-13 20:37:07

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YoniTime Thu 11-Apr-13 20:50:18

I doubt they see any difference, StickEm.

StickEmUpPunk Thu 11-Apr-13 20:53:13

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SabrinaMulhollandJjones Fri 12-Apr-13 00:24:00

Exactly Yonitime. It is, I suppose, an attack on male privilege. MRAs don't want to a) acknowledge that male privilege exists, or b) lose that male privilege.

DaffodilAdams Fri 12-Apr-13 07:28:28

Feminism isn't an attack on men's rights. It is an attack on men's privilege though.

The second article was interesting. I wondered what these "obligations" were that men need to be free from. The comments were somewhat enlightening:

1. They don't want to be nice to women or care about their feelings any more.

2. They don't want to have to to slow down or dumb it down so that women can keep up with them (I'm not too worried about this one grin).

3. They don't want to take bullets for women.

4. Rather surprisingly, they also want to be freed from the obligation to pay tax, use banks or handle cash. Not quite sure they've thought that one through confused

On a less satirical note (mine, not theirs) it led me to wonder what 'obligations' men have that I wouldn't be willing for them to give up in exchange for equality. Still thinking...

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