Women. Feminism. And society’s war against men… [Or “Titanic sinking. Men silent. Any more women?”]

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Western society is bent on turning men into neuters. All mysticism has been stripped from gender, which is now reduced to simple anatomical differences, and even these are no longer definitive. No roles are more suited to men than to women, as no roles are more suited to women than to men — at least that’s the party line. Anciently (i.e. before the late 1960s), all gender had a mystical aspect. Men had a life and secrets of their own that they would not share with the women, and women had lives and secrets not for sharing with the men. Certain mystical (and therefore culturally arbitrary) rituals ruled interactions between the genders: a man, for example, would hold a door open for a woman, and would remove his hat in her presence, or stand up when she approached (as he would remove his hat and rise for his sovereign). Any man worth his masculine salt would instantly come to the aid of any woman in distress, even at the possible cost of his own life. It was not a matter of bravery, but of simple masculinity. That’s what it meant to be a man.

Such mystical behaviour can become very practical, as it did one day in 1912. At 11.40 p.m. on April 14 that year, the good ship Titanic struck an iceberg in the north Atlantic, and was fully submerged just over two and a half hours later, with tremendous loss of life. The facts are too well known to need repeating. What is perhaps less known was the insistence of those on board ship upon filling the insufficient number of lifeboats with women and their children and of not giving a seat in any lifeboat to any man where a woman could be found to take the seat instead. In one of the later inquiries, one survivor related, “The men all refrained from asserting their strength and from crowding back the women and children. They could not have stood quieter if they had been in church”. Before each boat was cut away into the water, the cry went up, “Any more women?” These men were not especially heroic. They were simply acting as their society had told them men must act. Real mysticism has always been practical. (1)

It may sound racist or conservative, but not everyone is born equal. We are all unequal in every possible way. And only when we embrace that, can we really live up to what we truly are. I am not clever like Einstein, I do not live like Jesus, I do not dance like… whoever dances well. And yet I am who I am and many people would prefer me against Einstein, Jesus or… well, the guy who dances well.

We used to be proud of who we were. Now we are just too afraid to show it.

Now men are all in the boats.

Now women are all drowning.

Now men are gone.

Women are gone too.

Everyone is shouting.

And yet the world has never been quieter…

Feminism. Porn industry. Hollywood.

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It’s no secret that Hollywood still struggles with creating significant, complex roles for women. But if you ask Stoya, the porn industry is a bit further ahead, the adult film star told HuffPost Live:

“It’s actually less of a rarity to see the lead female character be the most interesting thing in a production in porn than it is to see in Hollywood and independent [film] and television. That’s one of the things where typical porn actually is pretty feminist. The women are the stars. So if you’re going to focus a movie around your star and they’re female, it sort of inherently does tend to drag along a little more complexity”.

Stoya and fellow adult actress Kayden Kross recently struck out on their own and founded TRENCHCOATx, a porn site with a pay-per-scene model that gives users more choices about what and how much they buy. Statistics show how hard it is for women to climb the production ranks in Hollywood, but it’s quite common for performers to take control of their own work in pornography, Kross explained to HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri. (1)

Behind the phenomena there lies the essence of things. And that essence is destroyed every time it reaches the surface which we all see and talk about. One must look deep into the ocean. Beneath the scary waves of the dark sea, there lies the truly magnificent cosmos of peace and beauty. Society has created “good” jobs. To hind what are it’s true problems. Porn stars. Business analysts. Astronauts. Who can see better the world, than the one who stands at the deep bottom of it?

Porn. Desk jobs. Astronauts.

Does it really make such a difference? Does it matter what you call yourself if you are a slave? Does it matter how you call yourself when you are not?

Anything with a layer of “good” can be bad. Most things with a layer of “bad” are good. Do not trust the phenomena. Do not look at the waves. Try to stare deep into the ocean’s deep. Look at the despicable. And you will find pride. Look at the dirty. And you will find shinning gold. Stop feeling sorry for the porn industry workers. Start feeling sorry for the Secretaries of State and the Hollywood “stars”…

Men as the weak sex. Humility. Practical philosophy.

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It is generally well known that men have an overall shorter life expectancy compared to women. A recent study shows a correlation between a loss of the Y chromosome in blood cells and both a shorter life span and higher mortality from cancer in other organs. (1)

Men tend to believe they are stronger.
Men tend to believe they are wiser. (see “Midwifery. Witch hunts. Men’s prejudice. Medicine & dogmatism.” or “Women and Science…“)
Men tend to believe that women were created FROM men!

Could it be that it is the OTHER WAY AROUND?
Could we (men) be the by-products of women?
Could we be an incomplete version of the whole-person a woman represents?

See the world with humility.

Stop believing you are stronger than others.
Stop believing you are the center of the world.
And everything will be better.
For everyone…
Starting from your woman.

Practical philosophy. At your service! 🙂

Relative discussion @ philosophy forums by “skakos”: Check out 2, 3, 4, 5

Science, wake up the women!

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking for a particular kind of biologist: a feminist one. The university has set up a fellowship, administered by its women’s studies department, for life sciences research. While it may sound strange for a social sciences department to host a biologist, the researchers in charge of the new fellowship are hoping to make it more of a norm.

Scholars have long talked about how gender bias affects biology research. Thirty years ago, biologists always described sperm as “penetrating” or “burrowing” into passive eggs, even after research showed that eggs play an active role in fertilization… and that sperm’s swimming is too weak to penetrate an egg. Today, scientists know that eggs and sperm recognize each other, grab onto each other, and fuse to form embryos. (So romantic!) But gender bias continues in other branches of biology. Just this month, Popular Science reported on the problems behind neuroscience studies purporting to find “hardwired” differences between men’s and women’s brains. (1)

Men have taken the places of women in the cosmos.
Men have imposed their mechanistic masculine view of the world.
Men have dominated philosophical thought with ideas about right and wrong.

Do we really need to have something penetrate something else?
Do we really need to define what is being penetrated?

The world is not about penetration only.
The world is not about right and wrong.
The world is all united into One.

Please wake up the women in order to start seeing it again.

Men prefer bikini. Women (should?) prefer burka?!

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It’s a man’s world.

And the best of all: women think this is changing.

That’s the best trick of them all.

They are actively fighting for their “right” to wear nothing but their sunglasses when they get out to the beach.

This is why men really like going to the beach while women are anxious when they do so. We like seeing all this “fresh meat” leayed out there in front of our eyes, ready for detailed “optical inspection” so as to “choose” the best.

This is what men want.

This is what women hate.

On the other hand we have the burka. Symbol of “oppression”.

But wearing a burka also means that the woman wearing it is free of any criticism for her body. Others do not see her as a piece of meat, then judge her by what she says and does.

DO NOT GET ME WRONG!

Yes, burka IS a symbol of oppression!

But so is the bikini.

As soon as women start realizing that, a balance point will soon be found.

But even if they do not get it, no problem. Summer is getting closer. And I really enjoy strolling on the beach…

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