The feminization of men...

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The feminization of men...

Postby Peter Kropotkin » Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:28 pm

There has been an attack on Liberals because they, somehow,
allow the feminization of men.. which is somehow, never actually
answered how, but somehow this is bad for the society/state...
Now this attack is based on some fixed idea about what men
are and aren't... this attack is predicated on some notion of
the nature of what it means to be a man...

so, that is the first question: what exactly does it mean to be a man?
this notion that men must be this and this or they are not men...

and how exactly does this notion of the "feminization" of men
a threat to the state/society? From where I sit, it looks like
an awful lot of assumptions are being made.. what being a man is,
and the relationship between this "being" a man and the state/society...

That men must hold certain roles within a society/state or they
are not men, is just another assumption...
AS a man, I can, by my actions/words I can determine what kind of a man I
am... I can decide my own identity as a man.. this is the true meaning
of identity... I can choose who I am and what that means to me...
I am not told who I am and what my identity is/might be..

now there are some who hold the state/society can, for its own
purposes, decide what my role or identity is... to ban being gay or trans,
is such an action...the state/society tells me I can or cannot be a gay
person, (I am not personally) but what about my own ability to make
my choices about who I am? To ban gays and trans people is to deny
them free will/choice... they must conform to what the state decides
they are.. and therein how the conservatives are actually the ones
who engage in identity politics... and what is socially approved or
socially disapproved...

Under what grounds can the state tell me how to be a man?

talk about government overreach... the state telling me
what identity I can or cannot be...that is conservative politics...

Now if only I could get the other "members of the collection of truth"
to put me on ignore, life would be good..

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Re: The feminization of men...

Postby Dan~ » Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:11 am

Under what grounds can the state tell me how to be a man?

That's not the state, that's culture.
It's based in the dream of good vs evil.
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Re: The feminization of men...

Postby Costard » Fri Aug 12, 2022 2:43 pm

The human brain is the most complex object in the known universe. Trying to limit its potential by enforcing gender roles on it seems trite.
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