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  • Feminism is trying to be Egalitarianism:

    Feminism has drastically changed since its roots in the early 20th Century. It has transformed from a fight for women's rights, to a fight for gender equality.

    This is where the hypocrisy lies. Take the definition of Feminism and put it next to the definition of egalitarianism...

    "Feminism is a collection of movements and ideologies aimed at defining, establishing, and defending equal political, economic, cultural, and social rights for women." - Wikipedia

    "Egalitarianism (from French égal, meaning "equal")—or, rarely, equalitarianism[1][2]—is a trend of thought that favors equality for all people." - Wikipedia

    The modern definition of feminism (one we see reiterated time and again on these topics, and in any debate regarding sexism and Feminism) is in fact the definition for egalitarianism.

    The fact the word Feminism is gender specific is what makes it hypocritical when used in conjunction with the modern definition. It alienates men, and whether intentional or not, makes them out to be the problem.

    This is why we should abandon the term Feminism and adopt the term Egalitarianism. This will be a word a lot of men will find easier to get on board with, it will be a word that promotes unity of all people.

  • On many levels..

    Feminism is an intellectual hoax; there is a scientific basis for the inequality between men and women in many different spheres and they will always remain physically weaker, lag behind in the sciences, and you cannot overcome the biological realities of this no matter what type of ideological fantasy you construct. Only a radical form of egalitarianism can lead people into such absurdities and you have disregard science entirely hence the feminist assault on science and reason by calling Issac Newton's 'Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy' the "male rape (science) of the female (nature)" or likening Beethoven's 9th to the "throttling of a rapist." The hypocrisy is evident when you consider humorist P.J. O'Rourke's remark that if men and women are equal "when do I get to punch Hillary in the face."

  • So many double standards...

    Male has drunk sex - rapist. Female has drunk sex - rape victim.

    Female Genital Mutilation is terrible. Male Circumcision is.

    Also, if soft porn magazines made specifically for men are bad, so are naked protests in full view of children. If all men are sexist, then is it OK to completely ignore all male opinions on the matter?

    If you want equal job opportunities, I would like to see female sewage workers and bin collectors as well.

  • Feminism is Hypocrytical

    What exactly, I wonder, do feminist fight for? What freedoms do you not already posses? The answer, there are none. Women have had equality in this country for decades now. What more do you want? Do you want all HS football teams to be coed? Do you want to make sure all companies have at least 50% women as employees? Do you not see that there are differences in the sexes. No matter how loud you scream, this will remain a fact. The different genders are better at different things, this has been scientifically proven in many observations and experiments. For all of you that say "feminism is not something that tries to give women power over men but is something that will give women equality", you do not understand your own cause. Women already have freedom, they already posses equality. I want you to give me at least one example that outlines female inequality from these past 10 year. The whole point of feminism is for power hungry women that think they can cry and scream their way to success just because of their gender; at least that is the case in a country like the U.S.A. Feminism is a sad, pathetic cause.

  • Most of the time feminism is

    They talk about "equality" yet they go out and attack men and say we "enslave" women. Then they continue to hold parades claiming how bad men are and how men shouldn't even marry women sometimes because we will enslave them. Most claim masturbating to women is a form of rape, which it isn't.

  • To define a thing as equality but then put the word 'fem' in it cedes that the priority is benefits for women only.

    You never see feminists complaining that not enough women are out there digging ditches, dieing at war, or dieing on the job, getting their fair share of the suicides (roughly 80% of all suicides are by boys or men). You never see feminists complain that men rarely get awarded custody of the children, or that child care payments are unaffordable to many men. You don't see them complaining that men face sentences that are 70% longer on average for the exact same crimes. They don't complain about domestic violence against men, they just pretend it doesn't exist.

  • Radical Feminist Hypocrisy

    Feminist Radicalism is attempting to abolish and portray realistic points of view as evil. As said in debate.Org “If you want equal job opportunities, I would like to see female sewage workers and bin collectors as well.” This is a prime example of feminist hypocrisy. Feminist throw around a largely disproven myth that states “Women get $0.77 for men’s $1.00” but what they fail to realise is that their is no wage gap. The average man spend 14% more time at work and is 9 times more likely to die their. Men also chose the highest-paid specialisations such as Math/Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering which are 3 of the highest paid college majors. Women dominate some of the lowest paid college majors with Psychology, early education, and social work. With all of this, young childless women outearn young childless men by around 8% while this myth is harmless and no serious economist takes it seriously, the radical feminist movement is also responsible for spreading some of the worst statistical myths that shows how hypocritical they really are. These consist of the famous 1 and 4 women are raped on college campuses, this myth tries to expose the United States as a Rape Culture where rape is celebrated.

  • Imagine a Male Movement

    What if us blokes started a Male movement, no more opening doors for women or putting the toilet seat back down, hell lets get the women to lift the lid for us! Lets have chivalry handed over to the fem's for the next few centuries and see how they like that.

    A movement like the one described above (as a fictional example) would be crucified and rightfully so, yet how different is that to the reality a man lives in today.

    As for the physical violence, imagine if a women walked into a police station after being beaten and had the police tell them to "Suck it up princess" only to be stabbed a week later because nothing was done.

  • The evil that is third wave feminism,...

    Third wave feminism willfully ignores official gov. statistics on EVERY point they espouse including domestic violence (65% of lesbians have experienced violence, including RAPE, from their FEMALE partners). This is way more than any other social groups including gay men or the straight community. Women commit 65% of child abuse. According to FBI statistics, women are 3 times MORE likely to murder their loved ones, including children. They claim "RAPE CULTURE" on campuses citing an unscientific poll, designed by feminists, sent out to women on campuses, most of whom are taking "feminist theory" classes where they are told that ANY unwanted attention from a man is considered sexual assault. No wonder they can claim the 1in 5 myth. The official gov. statistics show the number is .03 in 100. Their poll isn't valid also because the low number of responses. They sent out 5,000 questionnaires and got only 576 replies. Not enough to make any conclusion with solid evidence. If you question their dubious assertions you are called a misogynist. They actively BULLY anyone who "dares" to point out their hypocrisy, any criticism is called "bullying" where they cry for making it a "HATE CRIME" to disagree -w- a feminist. Feminists have a site called #KILL ALL MEN where they advocate killing 80% of the male population & putting the remainder in concentration camps to be used for shit work the women don't want. Another is for an "international castration day", to replace father's day where men & boys are taken to the center of cities and towns to be castrated while the women watch and celebrate. (and feminists say men are violent)

  • The evil that is third wave feminism,...

    Third wave feminism willfully ignores official gov. statistics on EVERY point they espouse including domestic violence (65% of lesbians have experienced violence, including RAPE, from their FEMALE partners). This is way more than any other social groups including gay men or the straight community. Women commit 65% of child abuse. According to FBI statistics, women are 3 times MORE likely to murder their loved ones, including children. They claim "RAPE CULTURE" on campuses citing an unscientific poll, designed by feminists, sent out to women on campuses, most of whom are taking "feminist theory" classes where they are told that ANY unwanted attention from a man is considered sexual assault. No wonder they can claim the 1in 5 myth. The official gov. statistics show the number is .03 in 100. Their poll isn't valid also because the low number of responses. They sent out 5,000 questionnaires and got only 576 replies. Not enough to make any conclusion with solid evidence. If you question their dubious assertions you are called a misogynist. They actively BULLY anyone who "dares" to point out their hypocrisy, any criticism is called "bullying" where they cry for making it a "HATE CRIME" to disagree -w- a feminist. Feminists have a site called #KILL ALL MEN where they advocate killing 80% of the male population & putting the remainder in concentration camps to be used for shit work the women don't want. Another is for an "international castration day", to replace father's day where men & boys are taken to the center of cities and towns to be castrated while the women watch and celebrate. (and feminists say men are violent)

  • No double standards in equality

    Feminism is ultimately one of the most important movements in not only american history, but world history. It is the idea that, if a women has the same set of skills and works the same job/hours as a man, she should be payed as equally, its the idea that if a women falls victim to rape, she should not be blamed for her rapist's actions, it's the idea that if a woman doesn't want to be pregnant, she shouldn't have to be.

    Ultimately it's the idea that women should have all the same rights to their bodies, life choices, and education as men have. The only men who feminists go out and "attack" are men who's policies/governing hurt women.

  • Feminism is misunderstood.

    Feminism, does not give women power over men.
    Feminism is supposed to make things equal, and balanced.
    So, both genders have their fair share of rights and responsibilities.
    What you see on tumblr is not true feminism.
    Those are teenage girls, over-reacting.
    Women are under-privileged in many countries. And, for a long time men have had power over them. In some places, they still do!
    I know, it's wrong for women to be fighting fire with fire, and to be treating men the same way they might have treated them some time ago, so let's stop calling it feminism.
    Let's use the proper term for it.
    Equality.
    There are no double standards when it comes to equality.

  • There are two types of feminism.

    One is the one you should listen to. Those who just want equality.
    The other type should just go away. Those who think "Women rule the world #allmenmustdie." THEY are the hypocritical ones. Just ignore them. :) They aren't worth the time. Find the ones who know how the heck you talk equality.

  • No, it's not

    Feminism is the belief that females and males are equal. Some feminists can be hypocritical, or course, but there is nothing wrong with the idea of it. And while you could say that women today in first world countries don't see as much oppression, it definitely isn't t totally even either. And some other countries still have just as bad.

  • No it isn't.

    Of course I'm not stupid, there are some feminists out there that say that they hate men. However they are in the minority. That's like saying the word 'homophobes' and the word 'Christian' is synonymous. They're not and it's wrong to say that.

    The feminists that say those kind of things are radicals, and in a sense I cannot blame them, however the majority of feminists are wanting gender equality now because that's what this new society stands for. Of course feminism is different to how it was 200 years ago. Society 200 years ago was very white focused and women were clearly oppressed, but even then people tried to say how hypocritical and unjustified women were in asking for equal rights.

    No social movement or social justice campaign is perfect. There are always going to be faults within the the works and those eager to pick them out. Of course picking them out can be a good thing because sometimes there are faults that even feminists themselves recognize need to be fixed.

    Like I mentioned before, feminism 200 years ago was very white, middle-class women orientated, and has now changed to be much more inclusive. And by inclusive I mean it includes women of colour, disabled women, people a part of the LGBTQ community and every other historically oppressed figures in society. It may not be always very good at including these people, but it's trying - which is a lot more than other movements are doing these days.

    The fact that people are saying that feminism has gone from wanting rights for women to wanting equality is hypocritical - it isn't. Society is ready for that leap and it was not 200 years ago. That's because 200 years ago, women were oppressed severely - it's that whole 'one step at a time thing'. And now that women have more rights, it's now time to focus on other things that we can do for all the different kinds of women in our society. And it just so happens that these changes also benefit men. Rights for women and gender equality are exactly the same thing. Men are raised high, and feminists just want to bring women up to the same level and raise both even higher - because getting rid of gender stereotypes in society will advance us as a species.

  • No, it's not.

    People like to take the most extreme groups, (no matter how small compared to the whole), and judge the entire group based on this easy, obvious example.

    Some crazy nutjob shouts about how all men should be castrated because we're evil, and then aligns herself as a feminist. She isn't.

    We consider the people who go on radical rants about race, gender, or politics to be the exception... Except for the groups we don't like already.

    When someone is radical then, we just try to make them the poster-child.

  • I am a man and feminist what about that?

    Those who argue that the problem is in the name are the hypocrites, because look we call all the human beings 'human', the name itself carries 'man', but do we go back to the history and try to change that? No! Feminism today in many developed countries striving to achieve equal rights, in some cases feminists fight for men too (LGBT population), and being a Muslim I have seen mostly feminist stand up against the injustice that is done to the Muslim women and even men. Plus let's not forget in some parts of the world there are still child marriages taking place, women are beaten to the death forget even equal payment, they barely have right to work anywhere. I think before calling feminism hypocritical we have many issues to fix in our society. Once I understood feminism, each day I noticed in smallest details injustice that are being done to women, details none of would even notice. Until all that comes to an end, fight for feminism should continue.

  • I am a man and feminist what about that?

    Those who argue that the problem is in the name are the hypocrites, because look we call all the human beings 'human', the name itself carries 'man', but do we go back to the history and try to change that? No! Feminism today in many developed countries striving to achieve equal rights, in some cases feminists fight for men too (LGBT population), and being a Muslim I have seen mostly feminist stand up against the injustice that is done to the Muslim women and even men. Plus let's not forget in some parts of the world there are still child marriages taking place, women are beaten to the death forget even equal payment, they barely have right to work anywhere. I think before calling feminism hypocritical we have many issues to fix in our society. Once I understood feminism, each day I noticed in smallest details injustice that are being done to women, details none of would even notice. Until all that comes to an end, fight for feminism should continue.

  • Modern feminism is Hypocritical

    It is because feminists are encouraging hate toward men by presenting fake facts like for ex wage gap it does not exist yet feminists have make it a serious issue if women are paid less for same job then why companies hire only women wont it increase their net profit??? Also wage gap is basically difference b/w average salty of men and women it does not take account in qualification quantity of work done and absence taken.

  • No, of course not:

    There is nothing hypocritical about the civil rights movement for females. Almost all of the assertions that there is relate directly to quotes instead of actions and unsubstantiated accusations instead of general knowledge or behavior. In essence the core argument that there is some form of inconsistency rests entirely on the idea that there is because there isn't a uniformity to the subject however there is no uniformity to any form of political or philosophical discourse relating to human rights and societal progression.


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