Alek Novy left a longer comment today, which deserves wider attention. I’m replicating it below with very minimal editing.
Today I looked at my Facebook feed, and I noticed the same thing I always notice. My feed is full of feminist status updates about women’s rights.
– Not a single one of them is even mildly cute.
– All of them are ugly and/or masculine
The thing is… when I was in my early 20s I was negatively impacted by feminist propaganda because there were no photos associated with it. When articles told me I was a creep for being a man, and that lusting after women is bad… I assumed it was cute girls writing them.
When all those posts and articles and leaflets were given out about “sexual harrassment”, I had assumed the authors were AT LEAST representative of the average girl. It never even passed my mind that they were actually trolls pretending to speak for women.
I spent much of my early twenties ashamed of my masculinity and sexuality, because of toxic feminist messaging. I assumed it was coming from “the women around me”. I assumed the average girl bought into the most insane feminist shit. (Of course I was too scared to ask any, and didn’t know that only 10-20% of females identify as feminists.)
Young guys today have it easy. Thanks to Facebook and community profiles this has all changed. Ugly feminists are so stupid they put their ugly mugs as high-res photos on their profiles even when they’re making disqus comments etc…
They’re so deluded, that they think when they post “WE WOMEN want men to do x” and “WE WOMEN think Y about male sexuality” – that men will be like “Oh I totally have to listen to what this unfuckable troll thinks about sexuality”.
Now young guys today don’t have to consciously analyze this. But they get it much quicker. Like I can imagine that a young high-school boy will notice that out of all his classmates it’s the weirdest/ugliest girls sharing feminist memes. I didn’t have that luxury. Back in the days there were no photos attached to toxic feminist content. And since they identified as “we women”, as in “all of us women think this way”… I bought into it.