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Old 07-29-2019, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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I'm male and honestly it is more natural to sit at least a little wide rather than knees together. I'm normally in agreement of SJW ideas but this is ridiculous.

 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:01 AM
 
Location: East Lansing, MI
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EXACTLY! I've encountered more instances of "woman with oversized bag taking up two seats" than instances of "man spreading legs" on public transport, benches, etc.


My public transportation centers almost exclusively around flying, so my experience is the opposite of yours.


I'm 6'4" and 230lbs, yet I manage to stay within the confines of my own seat - even on regional jets. Anyone encroaching on others' space in that way is simply being rude unless they are Shaquille O'Neal or have some sort of medical issue with their hips/lower body.
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:03 AM
 
Location: East Lansing, MI
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I'm male and honestly it is more natural to sit at least a little wide rather than knees together. I'm normally in agreement of SJW ideas but this is ridiculous.


"A little wide" isn't the issue here, mk. I'm a man, too, and yes, sitting with my knees tight together is not natural. No one is saying we should have to sit that way, either.
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:25 AM
 
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The only places folks get upset over this shlt is at college and City Data
^^^Booom! Nailed it.

Styx sang it best..."Too much, time on my hands."
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:31 AM
 
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It's an art/conceptual piece, not meant for use.


I use my knee to make space when a man takes up more than one seat in the subway by spreading his legs. *shrugs* Works for me. If his balls are too big to sit normally, he can certainly stand.
Knees apart is normal for a man. It's not a matter of the testicles, it's a matter of how the hips are hinged into the pelvis.

I suppose there are some men who spread much farther apart than normal for a man just to be dicks (so to speak)....

...but remember that we used to teach men to stand up for ladies, which would have made the issue of manspreading moot.

But women didn't like that, so now they continue to have issues.
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:35 AM
 
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Usually the ladies that complain about "men-spreading" are 300 lb SJWs that take 2 seats on the bus.
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:37 AM
 
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Deliberately doing something to aggravate someone else is microaggression, as is refusing to see how your action is impacting another. Obesity doesn't apply; people don't get fat to **** you off, and they don't get fat in five seconds so they can aggravate you in public.



It's the same with bags. I pay attention to the people around me, and how I might make them uncomfortable, so I don't swing my bag around, and I don't try to set it next to me when there's someone sitting there. But it would be a microaggression if I used my bag as a way to annoy the person next to me.
As I understand "microaggression," it's supposed to be unconscious and built into one's culturally learned sense of normalcy. Deliberate acts are just plain "aggression."
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:38 AM
 
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As I understand "microaggression," it's supposed to be unconscious and built into one's culturally learned sense of normalcy. Deliberate acts are just plain "aggression."
Micro and macroaggressions are racist.
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:39 AM
 
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Usually the ladies that complain about "men-spreading" are 300 lb SJWs that take 2 seats on the bus.

"Ladies" is putting it nicely. These individuals hate men as well.
 
Old 07-30-2019, 07:47 AM
 
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Well, at least they arenít calling for mass castration.

...yet.
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