When reading a book about the life of St Thomas Moore, the thing that struck me most and which I will never forget is that his daughter was considered the most clever woman in England because she knew how to read; according to the book, she was the only woman in England who knew how … Continue reading Old Time Feminism
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." There is some debate about who originally stated the above quote: it might have been George Orwell, or it might have been Richard Grenier paraphrasing George Orwell. Whoever said it, it is indisputably true. The … Continue reading Saying Thank you to Veterans, Part 2: Rough Men and Ungrateful Women
About 20 years ago, I was diagnosed with schizophrenia. As a general rule, I try to avoid talking about it, but it isn't a secret: I have written about it before, and a lot of people online know about it. The reason I bring it up here is because it relates to a topic that … Continue reading What I Saw in the Psych Ward
Why is it permissible for women to hate men? I know that there are a few bad men out there-there are a few bad women too, but no one thinks it's ok for men to hate women. A lot of this double standard probably has to do with the idea of punching up versus punching … Continue reading Why Don’t Women Speak Out More Against Feminism?
I buy most of my clothing online from American Eagle; this evening, I decided it was time to get some new underwear, and went to their site, where I was bombarded with unphotoshopped images of cellulite, stretch marks, and sagging body parts. Apparently, this was supposed to make me feel empowered, or something: it didn't. … Continue reading In Defense of Beauty
Some effing commission that was appointed by Congress is going to recommend to Congress that women be included in registration for the draft. You can read about it here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/us/women-military-draft-selective-service.html The Pentagon has so far declined to comment. Numerous polls have shown that most women are opposed to making women register for the draft, but … Continue reading Please, God, Bring Back The Patriarchy
I don't get feminism. 🙂 Feminism is actually what led me to join L1. I had been just lurking and reading the stuff on the front page, but one day someone-I am pretty sure but not totally certain that it was Mollie Hemingway-did a post that I could not remain silent about. This post was … Continue reading Things I Don’t Get
Why are feminists so intent on sending women into combat? I think it is because they can't stand the idea of ever saying Thank You to men, especially conservative men. And nowadays, most veterans are conservatives.