Thought Terminating Feminist Clichés

A big part of feminist augmentation is the thought terminating cliché. Once this cliché has brought unthinkingly into the argument, all further thought, nuance and discussion become superfluous, or so feminists seem to think. Here are a few popular clichés and their obvious shortcomings. My Body, My Choice is a slogan we have been hearing… Continue reading Thought Terminating Feminist Clichés

Moira Donegan

Another week another daft article in the Guardian (here). This time, Moira Donegan (author of the Shitty-Media Men spreadsheet), argues that we are in an antifeminist backlash that is silencing women. Opening the discussion with the defamation lawsuit brought against Amber Heard is not a good place to start if you want to make that… Continue reading Moira Donegan

Johnny Depp v Amber Heard – Useful Reading

I have no particular interest in the characters Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. However, they have performed an important public service and as a result of the live-streaming of their recent defamation trial, it is now possible to have a more intelligent and informed conversation on the subject of intimate partner violence IPV. Also in… Continue reading Johnny Depp v Amber Heard – Useful Reading

Depp v. Heard and The Myth of Male Power

Critical Theory is the thought system that makes toxic feminism – toxic. According to that theory, knowledge is socially constructed and the narratives of the most powerful are what constitute accepted knowledge or truth. This means that proponents Critical Theory have to be able to divine power relations in society and in this regard they… Continue reading Depp v. Heard and The Myth of Male Power

George Monbiot

(and the suffragettes) The idea for this post came from the YouTube channel of the Intelligence Squared debates that you can find here. I am gradually working my way through past debates. In an earlier post, I featured Jess Phillips making a fool of herself during the debate – Is Labour Unelectable? Through incompetent advocacy,… Continue reading George Monbiot