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Is there anything good about men?

Filed under: General — UF @ 3:56 pm Fri 24th August 2007


A very convincing? rebuttal to ideological feminism:

[T]his is not about the “battle of the sexes,” and in fact I think one unfortunate legacy of feminism has been the idea that men and women are basically enemies. I shall suggest, instead, that most often men and women have been partners, supporting each other rather than exploiting or manipulating each other.


  1. A long read, but well worth the effort.
    Thanks for posting this.

    I especially liked this in his conclusion:

    The essence of how culture uses men depends on a basic social insecurity. This insecurity is in fact social, existential, and biological. Built into the male role is the danger of not being good enough to be accepted and respected and even the danger of not being able to do well enough to create offspring.

    The basic social insecurity of manhood is stressful for the men, and it is hardly surprising that so many men crack up or do evil or heroic things or die younger than women. But that insecurity is useful and productive for the culture, the system.

    Comment by Rob Case — Fri 24th August 2007 @ 5:46 pm

  2. Good post UF. Yes, it is long but it is very interesting.

    Comment by julie — Fri 24th August 2007 @ 7:51 pm

  3. I have to take exception to this article.

    Both men and women hold much more favorable views of women than of men. Almost everybody likes women better than men. I certainly do.

    In my journey of life, 99.99% of females I have talked with have secretly admitted that they would prefer to work with, or hang around males. Purely because they realise Men aren’t so hung up on social dramas, and they just find it an easier, and more carefree situation than hanging out with their female peers.

    Is there anything good about Men ?

    Nobody currently knows the answer to that question, for society, and the feminazi regime has spent the last 10 years (at least) promulgating, and exploiting how bad Men can be – not whether there is “anything good” about Men.

    This plonker (Roy F. Baumeister) Is just another puppy in the hands of the feminists, trying to downplay the serious effects Feminism has had on 50% of society.

    Comment by Moose — Sat 25th August 2007 @ 11:42 pm

  4. We cannot avoid, the worst examples of men.

    So it can be hard for the good story, when we must read the bad story.
    This is also still before the court, so not the full story.

    What do they aim to find, the what when and how of things.
    The why things happened, a harder thing to reason.
    What was the second, the disaster started.

    Was it not having 50/50 in law, and the fight over the kids.
    Was it the moment, he realised he lost his kids.
    Was it the big red flag, when he kidnapped.
    The system, then not resolving the conflict.
    Making the moment, becoming reality.

    I also think kidnapping, shows somethings wrong with sanity.
    Did the system respond, by checking for known conditions.
    Was a single service offered, to help in resolving his problem.

    Another red flag, is a child not wanting to see a parent.
    Because the reason can be real, the child experienced bad things.
    Or imaginary, with parental alienation.

    Luckily these tragedies, are very rare.
    But in finding out why, we may see far more close calls.
    Many more men responding, in bad ways to things.
    The deaths demand the inquest, that thousands of others don’t.

    What more, was the child’s life for.
    Was it for bad men, to remain bad and society oblivious.
    Was it for the next good man to break, becoming the bad man.
    Or is it the system seeing it is bad, becomes good.

    The tragedy has happened, and any moment another.
    I am certain, of the culprit.
    It is when good men have seen the problem, and failed to act.

    Comment by DJ Ward — Sat 26th March 2022 @ 8:15 am

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