The first video with an actual intro animation. It’s nothing spectacular, but hey, I just took an hour to create it. This time we talk about the terrible crime of having sex with a drunk person, who is really to blame, and why everyone has the whole story backwards. We are going to examine things with an analogy that actually is a perfect parallel, as we all know that drinking makes you totally not responsible for your actions.
This time around we explore the world of video games, sexism controversy, and the lies told by those who wish to change it. All footage used in this video is under the Fair Use policy and copyright law.
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From Taki’s Magazine, a superfluous article on patriarchy, and supposed male privilege. Enjoy!
We are told, often with ill intent, that we live in a patriarchal culture. Our schoolteachers, who always seem to be female, lecture us that males enjoy unfair privileges merely for being born with an “outie’ rather than an “innie.”
We are also told, on buttons, T-shirts, bumper stickers, coffee cups, and even whiskey flasks, that “Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.” I think antimisandry.com phrased the problem more accurately: “Feminism is the radical notion that men are not people.”
For all the gum-flapping that these dizzy broads do about male privilege and the brute emotional coldness of the entire male gender, they’re either blind or indifferent to the multifarious ways that women enjoy tremendous societal advantages. And on the rare occasion when they concede that men are able to experience any emotional pain whatsoever, it is usually to mock them for it. Amid all this balderdash and poppycock and bunkum and flapdoodle about “rights” and “equality,” you gals lose sight of the fact that us guys don’t always have it so swell.
“Amid all this balderdash and poppycock and bunkum and flapdoodle about ‘rights’ and ‘equality,’ you gals lose sight of the fact that us guys don’t always have it so swell.”
Peggy McIntosh, a homely woman at any age, is famous for her essay “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack,” which urged white people to divest themselves of their allegedly unearned—and apparently imperceptible—privileges ASAP lest they suffer the hell-pangs of eternal racial guilt. In the same misguided spirit of that essay, I would like to suggest that rather than enjoying unbridled and unchallenged privileges, modern males are laden with several distinct disadvantages that we carry around in our invisible scrotums like granite stones weighing down a stretched-out wineskin. Hence, “The Invisible Nutsack.”
‘Tis a nutsack that weighs so heavily upon our fortunes, we tend to die much younger than you do. Even in this allegedly racist society, black women have a longer life expectancy than white men. While male NFL players are forced to wear pink cleats to fight breast cancer, men quietly die in larger numbers from prostate cancer. But perhaps as the saying goes, men die before women do because they want to.
Our male privilege is so egregious, we are far more likely than women to die in war, in the workplace, and as the result of violent crime or suicide. Despite our society’s “war on women,” we are statistically more likely than females to become homeless and/or alcoholics. Our lives are deemed so valuable, we get shoved to the back of the line when evacuating a sinking ship. Our bodies have always been, and may always remain, more dispensable than those of women.
To our privileged eyes, the legal system appears biased in women’s favor. Even when convicted of identical crimes, men are far more likely than women to be sentenced to prison in the first place, and when they are, their sentences are on average more than 60% longer. Only men and not women are required to register with the Selective Service. Women may receive government funds to start businesses that are unavailable to men. The law leans heavily in women’s favor when it comes to adoption, divorce, and child custody. Since a man has zero say in whether a woman chooses to keep or abort a fetus, he literally has zero “reproductive rights,” yet he will be jailed if he does not financially support his spawn. Both the law and public sentiment automatically favor women in any domestic dispute. Women consume a majority of entitlement programs while contributing a minority of taxes.
While women whine about being “sex objects,” men are largely measured by their earning potential. And despite the largely inaccurate and mythical wage gap, a Nielsen report claims that women “control the majority of spending decisions,” which suggests that the schmuck who works for the money may not be nearly as important as the shrew who winds up blowing it.
Double standards abound. Criticizing a girl’s looks is nearly a hate crime, while fat bald males with tiny schweens are fair game for cackling shrieks of ridicule. Men merely get circumcised, while women suffer “genital mutilation.” Adult males who have sex with young women are pedophiles, while adult females who have sex with young men are “cougars.” If a man loses at romance he’s a loser, whereas a woman has the privilege of claiming she was “wronged.” Women getting raped is never a laughing matter; men getting raped is always a laughing matter.
Perhaps most importantly, men can’t win when it comes to expressing emotions. We’re depicted as coldhearted for maintaining a stiff upper lip, but as weak if we cry. And still you wonder why we die younger.
How about you girls be cool for once and check your own damn privileges? I honestly think it would help. You chicks should lay off the henpecking just a tad and acknowledge that we are every bit as human as you, that our suffering is just as real as yours, that we are not monsters and that we bleed, too, although admittedly not every month. By the way, if you’re truly so oppressed, why are you the ones who get multiple orgasms? Talk about first-class citizens!
I often get wistful and wish we actually lived in a patriarchy. I heard it was great.
Glen Canning has responded to my previous article (published on mensrightsedmonton.com) under a sinister sounding pseudonym: “Vengeance.” Vengeance writes:
And here we go again with the robotic knee-jerk responses from Mr. Canning. He calls me a “rape apologist” they way would call a black person a “nigger.” Just for questioning serious allegations that have yet to have been proven with evidence.
You know who Christie spoke too? A crown attorney defending their own fuck up.
More like a crown attorney reporting their side of the story. Something the mass media failed to do mostly while they were busy feeding the public hate machine with hearsay propaganda coming directly from Leah Parsons, Glen Canning, and Facebook.
And here we have the fucker resort to using my own real name to respond back to me. Was that to provoke an emotional response? Isn’t this starting to resemble the behavior of a basic internet troll. That’s what, in my opinion, Glen Canning has become: a troll. Using lame intimidation tactics and toothless threats of using his “Anonymous buddies” to hack people’s blogs and expose their personal information to the public.
This is not the first time Mr. Canning has done this. MrBaconFat53 reports being trolled by Mr. Vengeance on more than one occasion.
Today my little “friend” “vengeance” has gone bereft of his few senses and sent seven threatening ,outraged and poorly written and spelled missives to me. I ought to inform Vengeance that Krysta Ink is not my daughter. I have never heard of her, nor her me. So any harassment of her by you may well end up in the police being called, I would imagine
Our little “friend” Vengeance claims he “knows several folks at CFB Edmonton” and that they are looking for me on his behalf . I as former serving officer with Officer’s Mess privileges I indeed have the acquaintance of a number of military personnel at Edmonton Garrison. Mr. Vengeance is as always, full of hot air.
If you do not like this blog, don’t read it!
Rehtaeh Parsons is dead. Rehtaeh Parsons killed herself. Rehteah Parsons died a child, that ought to have been protected, and cherished by her parents. But alas Rehtaeh Prason is dead.
I have no clue is Vengeance is Mr. Canning’s alter ego, or some pimply faced parasite stilling at home sponging off Mommy and Daddy. Nor do I care. But Mr. Vengeance / Mr. Canning during the course of their e mail spam, asked sarcastically what “legacy” a man such as myself would or will have. To which I reply my children, my daughter. My daughter is alive, with a LLB. Your daughter is quite dead, ”food for the worms if it were.” I enjoyed High School graduation, University convocation, Birthday’s, Christmas and so on. Rehateh Parsons is dead.
Real parents want, and need their children to be successful, to have better lives than ourselves. That’s what real parents do. My children are successful and alive. Mr. Vengeance, that is my legacy.
Rehtaeh Parsons is quite dead. That is Glen Canning’s and Leah Parsons “legacy.”
So Vengeance little “buddy,” when can I expect your “friends from CFB Edmonton to visit?
Where is the “big law suit” you promised going to happen. Do you need some money to hire representation? You still live at home, ask Mommy and Daddy for it?
Rehtaeh Parsons is dead. She’s dead partly because of very bad parenting. My daughter and Austin (an accountant) are successful and a joy. My guess is you are an unemployed loser, and or a parasite leeching of his parents.
Rehtaeh is dead. What kind of legacy could Glen Canning have to compensate for that?
So far, we have a pattern of trollish, passive-aggressive thought-policing from Mr. Canning aka “Vengeance.” And we know “Vengeance” is Mr. Canning himself because “Vengeance” only showed up after this Twitter exchange:
Glenn Canning is the step-father of Rehtaeh Parsons. She was the 17-year-old who tragically took her own life (by hanging) after what her friends and family say were two years of torment and abuse, after a photo of her alleged “gang-rape” went “viral.” Mr. Canning seems to have a problem with me not buying the official story… and expressing my opinion about it on an open forum.
These allegations have yet to be proven in a court of law, and the accused will never get the chance to face their accuser. So far, after two official investigations only two boys have been charged, but not with rape, but for child porn. The accused cannot be named, for they were minors during the alleged incident. Recently, one of the accused has pleaded guilty for breaching the terms of his release by drinking alcohol. The child porn charges are (in my opinion) a joke. A political maneuver to satisfy a biased, bloodthirsty public that’s only been fed a lot of hearsay and propaganda coming directly from Glen Canning and Leah Parsons.
In fact, it seems in the years since Rehtaeh’s death there’s been some public evidence that both Leah Parsons and Glen Canning have been very active in trying to silence critics of the Rehtaeh Parsons story. Leah Parsons was featured on the Dr. Phil television show and use her victim status to shame the producers into submission after an “offensive” question was asked on Twitter. Ahead of the taping, Dr. Phil triggered an onslaught of criticism on Twitter by crowdsourcing opinions on the segment’s subject matter. The tweet from Dr. Phil’s account asked: “If a girl is drunk, is it okay to have sex with her? Reply with a yes, or no to @DrPhil #teensaccused”
This was followed by the obligatory apology to the offended. Glen Canning himself appears used the tragedy and media attention to gain a following on his Twitter and Blog. He has also seemed to have exploited his following on the internet to silence critics. Several posts from a blogger known as “Baconfat53″ have been removed due to legal requests to Google made by Glenn Canning himself (for example: this post). The David Amos Rant blog even reports that Glen Canning had asked him for info on the blog’s author. An excerpt from an e-mail sent by Glen Canning:
“On 8/14/13, Glen Canning <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Do you know who bacon fat is? I’m trying to get Anonymous to hack
his blog and out him. “
I have also been personally involved with Mr. Canning and his bullying tactics.
Glen Canning has labeled me a “rape apologist” for expressing my opinion on the comments section of this article. I do not apologize for rape, sir. I condemn it. However, I also believe there is a thing called due process, and allegations as serious as rape should be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. In the interest of real justice, I have spoken out against the biased media propaganda. Let the accused be tried in a court of law, not public opinion. After two investigations and still no credible evidence to support rape charges, there’s plenty of reason to be skeptical. Especially when you consider the statement by Rehtaeh’s friend, who claimed her and her mother tried repeatedly to get Rehtaeh to leave the house party, where she was allegedly naked and acting flirtatious with the two accused. One of the four alleged boys apparently wasn’t even at the party! Christie Blatchford reported this and the mainstream media lynch mob crucified her for it. Instead of being crucified, she should be applauded for having the courage to at least inject some objectivity into the mix and present another point of view, other than what was already regurgitated from Leah Parson’s Facebook campaign. I’ve read all the hype. I know what the allegations are and what the media had reported. I have still seen nothing released to the public resembling anything even remotely close to hard, concrete evidence backing up these allegations.
It seems to me from where I’m sitting, that Rehtaeh Parsons was not gang-raped, she was the willing participant in a drunken orgy. I do not believe anybody should have taken a picture and spread it around school to smear her. That’s just cruel and intolerable. I also understand the feelings of angry, grieving parents. However, I will not lay down and let you get away with exploiting your victim-card to suppress criticisms of your unproven allegations. You don’t get to claim “at least I never raised a rapist,” Glenn Canning. Prove it. I believe the real fault lies with the parents for being irresponsible and failing to supervise their children. Glen, why was your daughter permitted to drink and use drugs at her age in the first place? It wouldn’t be a stretch to assume she would also be sexually active at a party.
I’m not joining the lynch mob you helped create. Call me a “rape apologist” all you like, you just have to prove she was raped first. Put up, or shut up. As for my fellow mens rights activists reading this: think for yourselves. That’s the most important message we should take away from this story. Don’t believe everything you read without checking your sources, and be leery of the victim industrial complex propaganda in the media.