The usual suspects have come under fire in the wake of a mass shooting that left 9 victims and the shooter dead at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. Guns, mental illness, racism, masculinity, religion – I already went over much of this in a previous article. In that piece I summed the problem up to a widespread detachment from reality that pervades throughout much of human society these days.
One of the most extreme and destructive sources of that departure is modern feminism. Say what you will about the women’s suffrage movement, but the particular brand of feminism we’ve been barely surviving for the last 60 years makes a PCP induced attempt at unassisted human flight look scientific by comparison.
Despite the obviously ridiculous nature of feminist assertions, a very significant portion of the population of the United States consider themselves feminists. Roughly 20% depending on which polling you take more seriously, and an alarming 82% say they believe in the ridiculous notion of “gender equality”. Those ideas translate into political action, and social tensions.Whenever public policy an social norms are fundamentally at odds with the realities of the ontological structure of the universe and human biology, you can expect catastrophic outcomes.
So while this list of reasons to blame feminism for death, destruction, and misery could go on for an eternity, here are just 5 that spring to mind immediately.