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  • 6 months ago

    @btkendall just stay live until @mfm08a joins, he should be on soon!

  • 6 months ago

    Feminism is NOT about man-hating or man-shaming, and to assert that is to misunderstand the entire concept.

    • 6 months ago

      Let's wait for the debate to start! :)

    • 6 months ago

      Historically Feminism was not about manshaming or man hating but today you do have a large group that claim they are feminist that do.

    • 6 months ago

      Feminism is based around the entire idea that men are essentially to blame for everything, at least everything bad, in a society. Without patriarchy you would not have feminism. It's essentially a movement that says they will focus on equality, all while stepping on others to gain superiority.

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  • 6 months ago

    Yea but men face body-shaming too, these are not EXCLUSIVELY female issues. Statistically, men are raped more often than women.

    • 6 months ago

      Body-shaming isn't an exclusively female issue. Agreed. I've been body shamed (both by men and by women). But it certainly isn't endemic, as it is for women. Most women are body-shamed more in an average week than most women are in an average lifetime. As for men being raped more often than women, …

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    • 6 months ago

      Those were some impressive mental gymnastics. You were able to shame an entire group of rape victims solely because they shared the same gender with their rapist. And if you want to look at real statistics, lesbians are by far the most active when it comes to sexual assault in recent studies. …

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    • 6 months ago

      Mental gymnastics were not required, and I shamed no one, least of all victims. However, it might have seemed that I did, which means that I possibly explained myself inadequately.

      Men perpetrate rape more than women perpetrate rape. Far greater numbers of women live in fear of being raped than men …

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  • 6 months ago

    I don't think men laugh off rape charges because of equality and a lower view of women. It is because men are more open about sex. The idea that a man would reject sex is unthinkable. At least that is one possible explanation and we don't need to appeal to sexism to explain it.

    • 6 months ago

      Why do you say that men are more open to sex? Could it have anything to do with the way society VIEWS women who are open about sex compared to men? Which is a problem feminism addresses!

    • 6 months ago

      I don't think society created the male sexual appetite.

    • 6 months ago

      It gives it an outlet but didn't create it.

    • 6 months ago

      What I said is also true of domestic violence. Remember that video where they had a guy beating up a girl and a girl beating up a guy, same girl/guy, same place, and when the guy was being beaten everyone laughed?

      Whats the reason for that? Do guys just love being victims of domestic violence that …

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    • 6 months ago

      I think men have commonly solicited more women for sex than women have solicited men, hence the male rejection rate is higher. This leads to the perception that women desire sex less often than men, whereas I suspect that the opposite might actually be true.

    • 6 months ago

      The reason for that is simply that men have a larger body structure and are more prone to aggression. Women are really not prone to physical aggression. That's not sexism. I don't think being a better fighter is a virtue
      Apes are good fighters too. It's just a fact. Men are better fighters. No …

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  • 6 months ago

    Simply saying "some women falsely accuse men of rape" does not mean that the feminist movement is an outdated or unnecessary cause

    • 6 months ago

      No, it doesn't. But it certainly shows that there is absolutely nothing holding women back from reporting. Police and colleges will, and have quite literally, ruin young men's entire lives based on an accusation. That's all it takes.

      We live in a culture where women are encouraged to think if …

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    • 5 months ago

      "there is absolutely nothing holding women back from reporting" not all women are terrible people and/or liars. I know people who have avoided reporting a rape because they do NOT want to ruin their rapist's life. So how about being an honest person holding most women back from reporting a false …

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    • 5 months ago

      @mfm08a PLEASE debate @theantifeminist and tell him what's up. I would do it but I only have an iPhone :(

    • 5 months ago

      Looks like we will have a video debate in this tournament, I will help with his education then.

  • 6 months ago

    The boy who cried wolf = feminism nowadays. I agree with the btkendall

  • 6 months ago

    Ok sure, men do experience body-shaming. But the fact is that more women die from anorexia than men. Eating disorders affect women in much more significant numbers than men, showing it is a bigger problem in the female community.

    • 6 months ago

      I don't think it's a bigger problem there. I think men and women react to things differently though. A man is less likely to starve himself. More likely to take out anger in other ways.

    • 5 months ago

      I think that can be a valid point but can you provide any evidence for that?

  • 6 months ago

    @mfm08a you're my hero

    • 6 months ago

      I think sources should be shared before these debates so that both sides can be prepared and neither are caught off guard. It might be that one side is misreading a source and the other side doesn't have a chance to refute it.

      • 6 months ago

        That kinda kills the point of a debate. It's fun to see people flounder around if they come unprepared. I agree sources are important to have though.

    • 6 months ago

      Feminists are anyone who believes women are equal to men. Feminism is inherently anti-sexism. Any woman who is sexist against men is not a feminist even if she calls herself one.

      • 5 months ago

        no two human beings on this planet are, have ever been, or will ever be "equal." it's a meaningless term outside of two specific areas:

        1. Math
        2. Being equal in God's eyes, in terms of your gender, race or station in life being irrelevant to being considered holy and entering into the Kingdom of …

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    • 6 months ago

      Mfm08a won't know what him if he faces off against me.btkendall how could you let him talk off subject and lead the debate like that?

      • 6 months ago

        When would you like to face off, and on what subject?

      • 6 months ago

        Although I guess we are both in the tournament so we may end up facing off regardless

    • 6 months ago

      This is a contest. But I'll be happy to take you up on this same thesis another time. For now, let's just say I'm not religious, but you should go to church tomorrow. You're going to need it.

      • 6 months ago

        In my experience the people who spend a lot of time bragging about how smart they are are less smart than they think.

        But we shall see.

      • 6 months ago

        Here's that quote again "no matter how that anger is expressed"

      • 6 months ago

        Also if you want to argue that institutional sexism against women isn't a thing, arguing that discrepancies are due to the inferiority of women in areas like body language isnt going to help you

      • 5 months ago

        Citing a biased, liberal school report with results that can not be repeated gets you nowhere.

    • 5 months ago

      @theantifeminist you need to school this dude @mfm08a

      • 5 months ago

        @btkendall you may be the stupidest person I've ever had the misfortune to experience.

        • 5 months ago

          defending feminism isn't going to get you laid Max