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Old 07-26-2019, 08:46 AM
 
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Check this guy out.
Edward Dutton is a genius professor, and funny, but extremely British. You might want to skip to around 17:35 where he becomes fully coherent.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCnddP5bWrM

His theory is that the people we used to call witches in the old days were mostly just unattractive, unwanted women with lots of mutations who looked odd, were disagreeable, and advocated weird ideas and lifestyles that threatened the social order. Such people used to die in plagues and famines. They were shunned and persecuted so their numbers and influence on society was limited.

Such is no longer the case and, alas, "witches" abound.
I thought this was about feminazis. Never mind.
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Old 07-26-2019, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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I thought this was about feminazis. Never mind.
If by that you mean you thought this was a thread where people come to bash on feminists and left-leaning women, I'd have to say
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:20 PM
 
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Offering your biased opinion about someone is an "adjustment" to preserve some kind of "order"?
No, not an "order". I said "are in order" meaning are necessary. I assume you are not a native speaker?
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:29 PM
 
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Offering your biased opinion about someone is an "adjustment" to preserve some kind of "order"?
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No, not an "order". I said "are in order" meaning are necessary. I assume you are not a native speaker?
Why do you feel that adjustments (you stating your biased opinion) are in order? To what end?
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:33 PM
 
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Why do you feel that adjustments (you stating your biased opinion) are in order? To what end?
...to prevent us from meeting our doom at the hands of these vexing witches.
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:36 PM
 
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...to prevent us from meeting our doom at the hands of these vexing witches.
To recap, you believe that asserting your biased opinion regarding "disagreeable" women will prevent us from "meeting our doom" at the hands of these "vexing witches."

Please tell me that you're joking.
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:43 PM
 
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To recap, you believe that asserting your biased opinion regarding "disagreeable" women will prevent us from "meeting our doom" at the hands of these "vexing witches."

Please tell me that you're joking.
How would you say your weight compares to that of... a duck?
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:51 PM
 
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So... there have always been "witches" -- odd, unhappy, genetically less fortunate women who don't fit within normal society and hold a grudge against it. But they never really flourished until the invention of gender studies, Twitter and SJWism. Now we are living in the age of the witch.
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. . . not talking about the very small number of people today who actually try to act like witches, casting spells or whatever. He's saying that the women we used to accuse of being witches in the old days were actually the maladapted, odd looking, SJW, gender ***** political radicals of their time. They were suppressed then, but now they are flourishing.
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Sounds like you're nostalgic for witch burning.
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Nah... drowning maybe?

Seriously though, I think Dutton is right in theorizing that there have always been "witches" -- odd, troubled women, who have grievances with society and want radical change.

In 1619, such women were treated very harshly in the West. They were shunned, jailed, even executed.

In 2019, such women are put in charge of libraries, museums and schools, made tenured professors at great universities, and editors at prestigious newspapers and publishing houses. Companies do their bidding. Increasingly, they dominate political dialogue. One might well become president of the world's only superpower next year.

I don't think we need to turn the clock all the way back to 1619. But some adjustments are in order.
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Please elaborate on your adjustments.
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Why do you feel that adjustments . . . are in order? To what end?
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. . . to prevent us from meeting our doom at the hands of these vexing witches.
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How would you say your weight compares to that of . . . a duck?
Oh. Your attempt at humor is a big fail after all of the crap things you posted.

I don't get it.

Why?
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:56 PM
 
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Oh. Your attempt at humor is a big fail after all of the crap things you posted.

I don't get it.

Why?
Jees Mary,lighten up
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Old 07-26-2019, 03:06 PM
 
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Oh. Your attempt at humor is a big fail after all of the crap things you posted.

I don't get it.

Why?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rMsgmaBV8g
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