Tag Archives: male power

Some thoughts on Dr. Helen Smith and the Shortcomings of MRAs

I wish to offer some general impressions of Dr. Helen Smith with her newly released book Men on Strike. Smith seems to be presenting herself as an MRA (Men’s Rights Activist) even using the term coined by MRAs “White Knight” … Continue reading

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Donglegate and the Folly of Egalitarianism

An amazing thing happened at the PyCon 2013 conference in Santa Clara, California on March 17, 2013. A woman got fired for publicly shaming men who told a “dongle” joke behind her back at the conference.

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Masculinity and Man’s Purpose as a Man

Are you a man, are you a woman, or are you a person? Myself, I am a man. Yes, I am also a person, men are a subset of the larger category of “persons,” but I never think of myself … Continue reading

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Rebecca Watson Seeing the Decline of Patriarchy

Rebecca Watson posted an article which she called “Seeing the Patriarchy” where she describes the casual sexualization of women in TV advertising and how any woman who is attractive who joins the atheist community through a public internet forum will be … Continue reading

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