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Inna Platonova and Philip Carey Howard

#WeBelieveWomen: Hostages of Modern Feminism

“Being female in this world means having been robbed of the potential for human choice by men who love to hate us.” – Andrea Dworkin, Intercourse (1987) “The normal fuck by a normal man is taken to be an act of invasion and ownership undertaken in a mode of predation: colonizing, forceful (manly) or nearly violent; the sexual act that by its nature makes her his.” – Andrea Dworkin, Intercourse (1987) “I feel that man-hating is an honorable and viable political act, that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against the class that is oppressing them.” – Robin Morgan, Going Too Far: The Personal Chronicle of a Feminist (1978)   The above are not little known and long forgotten passages from disturbing fictional stories; they illustrate what our daughters and sons learn at universities in North America as part of their curriculum in various disciplines – particularly in gender studies, but also in history, philosophy, sociology, and others. As part of feminism classes, students are taught that white men by definition and by birth are privileged in society, that they systematically oppress and rape women, and that women as perpetual victims should restructure the entire socio-economic and political system in order to end their domination by men. This cynical and subversive outlook is found in the writings of Andrea Dworkin, Catharine MacKinnon, D. A. Clarke, Robin Morgan, Germaine Greer, and others, which are very popular readings in schools and universities  and which dominate today’s feminist discourse. Having already made significant progress in the 20th century, the promotion of women’s rights and the struggle for equal opportunity for women and men remain very important issues in the modern world. Domestic violence, grave institutional discrimination, violent and brutal cultural practices, and social and economic repressions are currently an everyday reality for… Read More