Typhonblue returns with the first in a new series of short videos. This time: feminism as perverted tribalism.
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The most comprehensive review of the scholarly domestic violence research literature ever conducted concludes, among other things, that women perpetrate physical and emotional abuse, as well as engage in control behaviors, at comparable rates to men. Says a recent news release.
There's no question when writing comedy, there's always a danger that you'll offend someone. Nevertheless, sometimes what a culture thinks is funny, or not funny, says far more about that culture itself than it does about the nature of humor. It can tell us what we choose to see, and also what we choose not to see.
Recently Paul Elam appeared on the Jake Pentland Radio Show on Blog Talk Radio. It was a bit of a chaotic interview, punctuated by dumb questions...not from Jake Pentland but from some of the women associated with his show. Now he comes to AVFM, sans the shrills, for a real talk.
The new wave of thought sweeping through the MRM has fundamentally demarcated that which went before and that which has gained center-stage now. Tawil steps to say what many already know. We have entered a second wave.
If you ask Gordon Wadsworth, feminism isn't and perhaps never was a socially progressive movement. Tied to and subservient to archaic sex roles, feminism is just another expression of old school humanity, and as such it serves as an impediment to self-actualization for both men and women.
We were recently in a conversation with someone who is very pessimistic and tells us he just doesn't see people, women in particular, coming out of the woodwork to ask for change. We told him we see otherwise. And almost by magic, yet another HoneyBadger appears...
For those following the University of Toronto debacle involving Warren Farrell and a gaggle of violent protesters against the human rights of men and boys, we have our first investigative winner.
Everyone once in a while we examine what passes for wisdom on the pages of the Good Men Project Magazine. The only thing for sure on this one is that it doesn't pass for wisdom here.
You want to help men? Grasp what it is like to be one with women like you for five fucking minutes. Then we can sit down and have a little chat.
Abortion is highly polemicist, with the mainstay of its opponents squarely on the neoconservative religions right. Socons, as we call them.
It also calls into question whether the concept of “consent,” where it relates to sexual activity, is antiquated. Indeed it calls into question whether the concept of “rape,” in the literal definition, is just a cultural misconception for a male tendency to fulfill women’s desire for sexual excitement and thrills and women’s collective desire to see this accomplished.
The Southern Poverty Law Center has placed AVfM and other related sites on a list identifying them as "misogynist" and "woman hating." Paul Elam responds with a letter to the SPLC president.