I Oppose Patriarchy

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    By Cooking

    When adhering strictly to social norms a Man can't: - Cook for himself - Pick up after himself - Show emotional "weakness" - Be faithful or celibate of his own free will (not a ****) - Be comfortable with an average physique and average size penis - Be uncertain...
    Honir Honir
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Jul 2, 2009

    The Male Privilege Checklist

    1. My odds of being hired for a job, when competing against female applicants, are probably skewed in my favor. The more prestigious the job, the larger the odds are skewed. 2. I can be confident that my co-workers won’t think I got my job because of my sex – even though that...
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Sep 19, 2012

    So what is it like dedicating your entire lives

    to a conspiracy theory you carry out on EP??
    Fuklaw Fuklaw
    31-35, M
    Feb 26, 2014

    Hate The Shutdown? Blame Men

    After all we do live in a patriarchy....and this is what happens as a result. No matter your take on the debate over the shutdown and the debt ceiling, there’s one irrefutable fact: All of the major players in the negotiations are men. On the right, you’ve got Senate...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Oct 10, 2013

    I Don't Agree With Male Privilege.

    I don't agree with the concept of male privilege or male entitlement. I don't believe men are superior to women, in fact I often feel much more respect and adoration for women. I don't dislike or hate men, in fact I have loved many men in my life. I just simply can not bow down...
    gumshoejane2 gumshoejane2
    36-40, F
    13 Responses Oct 20, 2011

    Patriarchy (as we know it) is definitely about

    use without consent (i.e. abuse). Installing women into patriarchal positions and giving them patriarchal power doesn't really solve the problem... if anything I think it exacerbates it. True Matriarchal societies do have charms which I approve of. But I think there is a...
    JacquesSade JacquesSade
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 11, 2014

    I Want To Know Your Thoughts On Patriarchy!

    Patriarchy is defined as a " social organization marked by the supremacy of the father in the clan or family, the legal dependance of wives and children, and the reckoning of descent and inheritance in the male line." ( Merriam-Webster Dictionary Recently a rather vocal MRA...
    gumshoejane2 gumshoejane2
    36-40, F
    16 Responses Apr 20, 2012
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