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The more obvious explanation from any outside analysis is that there seems to be a move less intended to improve men than to neuter them, to turn any and all of their virtues around on them and turn them instead into self-doubting, self-loathing objects of pity. It looks, in a word, like some type of revenge.
– Douglas Murray, The Madness of Crowds
The modern attack on males has been proceeding for a long time. It seemed to have receded to some degree, and I suspect that there are reasons for these attacks to seem to be disappearing.
In fact, I propose that the men-hating feminists who have tried to neuter men have had a great deal of success in making their points. Few people are willing to contest their arguments that men are aggressive and competitive because they are; in the right amounts, these attributes are needed to create balance and contrast in the world. If you candidly ask men if the hatred of men is alive and well, they will often reassure you that it is. Many men avoid being alone, even briefly, with any woman. Male coaches of female teams are alert to how their actions may be reasons for lawsuits. Male managers and supervisors have become paranoid about innocent comments or feedback to employees that could be construed as hateful or sexist. On university campuses, young men are determined to be guilty of raping women even before the evidence has been reviewed. (Although Betsy DeVos tried to change federal rules regarding these actions, it’s likely that the Democrats will try to reverse those steps.) Men may no longer be needed to make babies. In black families, fathers are often absent, to the detriment of the children, particularly boys.
I also wonder if, due to the hatred of the male sex, medical steps will be taken to ensure that boys at birth are identified as girls on their birth certificates. With medical ethics flapping in the wind, the discussion of selecting the gender of one’s child will probably be up for discussion.
Why is this a critical discussion to have in these times? Because, in spite of the Left’s insistence that men and women are the same, they are not. Biologically, intellectually, emotionally, physically and in so many ways, both sexes make their own unique contributions to the world.
Isn’t it fascinating that the Left, which worships diversity, tries to characterize men and women as the same, and that “sameness” is good for the world? If we are the same, then why does the Left expend so much energy denigrating and humiliating men?
If we want men to be appreciated, then we women must speak up and celebrate them. If the men try to speak for themselves, they risk being shamed and discounted by angry women. I still can’t figure out why women are seeking revenge against men.
Let’s remember that our world simply will not survive without men.Published in