Not one for being prone toward the topic of feminism, normally mentally disconnecting when the subject is raised, but as this is an alternate view its full steam ahead, so here goes.
Some might be familiar with arguments raised by feminists justifying the weird and bizarre behaviour of the entertainment’s industry younger members.
In response to criticism that these entertainers were by their antics objectifying themselves and setting a poor example to their young followers, the normal feminist crud brandished about was that women were choosing to explore and express their sexuality, so it couldn’t be regarded as exploitation because they were in control of the situation, blah blah blah …………
Can’t say I follow that line of reasoning, if that’s what its purported to be, whether a woman is in control or not isn’t the issue, as the end result is the same, objectification, so what’s the difference. The same image is conveyed regardless.
If a woman becomes a prostitute to avoid destitution, this garners sympathy toward her plight as she doesn’t seem to have a choice.
If she chooses prostitution out of a number of available alternatives however, people would consider this in a negative light. Ultimately whether by choice or not, at the end of the day she is still a prostitute. Expressing and exploring one’s sexuality should be done in private behind closed doors, not in the public arena.
And what of the attitude of the feminist supporting men, they probably agree because they can indulge in public voyeurism, or they follow the rhetoric out of political correctness, or both.
And woe betides to anyone disagreeing with these feminist sound bites, man or woman, especially in the public domain.
Even women challenging these views are branded as misogynists, a term used for the most part to denote one of the male gender, a chauvinist or sexist etc.
And strangely this was suggested by some male on a public forum, can’t recall which one though.
So who said a man couldn’t be as good a feminist as a women, and in some cases exceeding
them in their enthusiasm for the cause.
Either that or he’s some woman’s house slave.
P.s How did the original Woman’s liberation movement, with its noble ideas of equality and fair play morph into the feminist movement as we understand it today.
Simple, it was hijacked by those with nefarious intentions.
Look no further than at its main founder, Gloria Steinem, who has been fingered as a CIA funded asset, as an extract from The New York Times of 21 February 1967 refers;
In brief, the CIA had supported a foundation, the Independence (sic…. Independent)
Research Service that held World Youth Festivals in 1959 and 1962.
The youth that received aid from the foundation were unaware of its relationship with the CIA.
A quote from Ms Steinem “ Far from being shocked by this involvement, I was happy to find some liberals in government in those days who were far sighted and cared enough to get Americans of all political views to the festival”.
She noted that most Americans who had attended various festivals were sympathetic to communist policies.
Read more at this link http://www.namebase.org/steinem.html
In his book, The God of Money, historian Professor Carroll Quigley, explains in depth details of the CIA funding the university education of Gloria Steinem, who came from a poor background and had leftist leanings.
I will attempt to provide an online link to the pertinent chapter of his book.
So there’s more to this organisation than meets the eye, as anyone who engages in some research will discover.
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