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March 24, 2010

I found this amusing:

Men ‘live longer’ if they marry a younger woman

See? Men who marry younger women aren’t immature, they’re just concerned about their health!

Have I linked this before? I don’t think so: SAT Math Scores Reveal HUGE Gender Differences

No doubt the reason for this is “sexism”.

Virgin at 50: The Mailbag

I read about a 2007 U.S. Department of Justice study that analyzed the prevalence of sexual misconduct in state and federal prisons and found that the majority of perpetrators were female staff who sexually assaulted male inmates. (By law, prisoners lack the capacity to consent to sex with prison staff.)

Female prison guards would rather have sex with convicts than have sex with me.

I then took a walk around my neighborhood and was accosted by a homeless guy with his female in tow who begged for change for “me and my woman.”

The homeless guy is getting laid, but I’m not.

I own a business that provides jobs. I created those jobs out of nothing. I know how to create things, build things, and fix things. Without guys like me, females would be shivering in dark, dank caves, wondering why there’s nothing to eat.

Feminists say that I’m pathetic, which is like a tapeworm calling its host pathetic. I say that a society in which females value convicts and the homeless more than they value a man who creates jobs is not only a pathetic society but a dying society.

Let me be the first to spit on its grave.

And let me be the second. Feminists believe that beta males like you – and that term is not an insult, my good man – will continue passively providing all the services that make their lives so pleasant while they have fun whoring for criminals.

Revenge of the white men

Millions of white men who voted for Barack Obama are walking away from the Democratic Party, and it appears increasingly likely that they’ll take the election in November with them. Their departure could well lead to a GOP landslide on a scale not seen since 1994….

It’s no accident that the flight of white males from the Democratic Party has come as the government has assumed a bigger role, including in banking and healthcare. Among whites, 71% of men and 56% of women favor a smaller government with fewer services over a larger government with more services, according to ABC/Washington Post polling.

Obama’s brand of liberalism is exactly the sort likely to drive such voters away. More like LBJ’s than FDR’s, Obama-style liberalism favors benefits over relief, a safety net over direct job programs, healthcare and environmental reform over financial reform and a stimulus package that has focused more on social service jobs — healthcare work, teaching and the like — rather than the areas where a majority of job losses occurred: construction, manufacturing and related sectors.

This recession remains disproportionately a “he-cession.” Men account for at least 7 of 10 workers who lost jobs, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Blue-collar men have suffered 57% of the job losses. And blue-collar white men, who make up only 11% of the workforce, constitute 36% of those who have lost jobs. In total, nearly half of the recession’s casualties are white men, having held 46% of all jobs lost.

In 1994, liberals tried to explain their thinning ranks by casting aspersions on the white men who were fleeing, and the media took up the cry. The term “angry white male” or “angry white men” was mentioned 37 times in English-language news media contained in the Nexis database between 1980 and the 1994 election. In the following year, the phrases appear 2,306 times.

On a similar note, from one year ago:

A top economic adviser to President Obama has told a congressional panel the billions of dollars in the proposed economic stimulus plan should be allocated with social issues in mind, to make sure the money doesn’t go to just “white male construction workers” or the highly skilled.

Robert Reich, who served as labor secretary under President Clinton, was speaking to the House Steering and Policy Committee Jan. 7 about funding infrastructure projects across the nation.

“It seems to me that infrastructure spending is a very important and good way of stimulating the economy. The challenge will be to do it quickly, to find projects that can be done that will have a high social return, that also can be done with the greatest speed possible,” Reich said.

“I am concerned, as I’m sure many of you are, that these jobs not simply go to high skilled people who are already professionals or to white male construction workers,” he said.

Feminists will no doubt be furious at me for saying this, but white males are people too.

Gunmen Still At Large After Boy’s Frantic 911 Call

Authorities said Wednesday that they are “astounded” by the heroic actions of a 7-year-old boy who hid with his younger sister in a bathroom and called 911 while armed robbers broke into his home and threatened his parents.

Only 7 and he kept a cool head in a terrifying situation and probably saved the lives of his entire family.

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Biology Is Still Destiny

October 23, 2009

It’s official: Men really are the weaker sex

Evolution is being distorted by pollution, which damages genitals and the ability to father offspring, says new study. Geoffrey Lean reports

The male gender is in danger, with incalculable consequences for both humans and wildlife, startling scientific research from around the world reveals.

The research – to be detailed tomorrow in the most comprehensive report yet published – shows that a host of common chemicals is feminising males of every class of vertebrate animals, from fish to mammals, including people.

Gee, maybe we should cut back on funding of women’s studies programs to do something about this.

Taking the pill for past 40 years ‘has put women off masculine men’

What’s Happening To Women’s Happiness?

So if it’s not the hours, or the attitudes, and if the inequality of home-work is fast disappearing, where does that leave us?

Male mid-life crisis? A youth obsessed culture that is harder on women than men? The hormonal fluctuations of menopause?

News flash: childish self-indulgence doesn’t make anyone happy, and since men and women are different and want different things, forcing women to try to go after male rewards won’t make them happy.

Scientific Success: What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Marriage, it seems, is not generally good for science careers – for men or women.

Marriage may tame genius

Women and IQ

October 10, 2009

Why Did Europeans Create the Modern World?

According to Swedish Professor Annica Dahlström, an expert in neuroscience, men are found more frequently than women at the extremes of high and low intelligence. Female geniuses exist, but they are much less frequent than male ones. The feminist establishment claims that she has misused her position as a scientist to reinforce “gender stereotypes,” yet as Dahlström says, “The difference between boys and girls, in terms of their biology and brain, is greater than we could ever have imagined.” We can now scan and follow brain activity in real time. Differences between the sexes are clearly recognizable at the age of three, if not before. The centers of the brain dealing with verbal communication, interpretation of facial expressions and body language are more developed in girls even at this early age.

In the USA, Larry Summers, President of the prestigious Harvard University, was forced to resign partly because of a 2005 speech where he suggested that women’s under-representation in the top levels of academia is due to a “different availability of aptitude at the high end.”

Professor Helmuth Nyborg at Aarhus University in Denmark did research which revealed that there are differences between the sexes when it comes to intelligence. This triggered massive resistance from his colleagues. He states that “Within the realms of psychology you are not allowed to talk about intelligence. You cannot measure intelligence and you cannot rank people according to intelligence. The entire field of intelligence is a so-called ‘no-go-area.’“ If you still choose to proceed, you are a bad person.

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August 2, 2009

Carl gave me this link: Breast practice on the riviera. It’s about the topless beaches in France.

In the meantime, far from the Riviera, Les Tumultueuses (Tumultuous Women), a group of radical feminists, has staged several topless actions at Parisian public pools.

At their latest outing, Natacha, one of the group members, explained: “The point of our action is to denounce the ways in which men and women are treated differently. Women’s bodies are systematically sexualized in a way that men’s bodies aren’t.”

What you’re denouncing, babe, is nature. If men didn’t get hard-ons from looking at the female body, the species would die out. If seeing a man of less than movie-star attractiveness made women wet, the species would decline because we wouldn’t be choosy enough to evaluate men’s genetic fitness and reliability as a provider before letting them fertilize us. Political action can’t change this any more than it can make us breathe carbon dioxide instead of oxygen.

I grow so weary of these people trying to change the unchangeable. If they really want something different out of life from what tradition would have granted them, ignoring the facts of reality is a bad start. The biological facts can be gotten around, but not if you’re resolutely ignoring them. These feminist shrews can sling their mammaries around in public in the hopes of being seen as “equal” to men, but the actual result will inevitably be one of two things: if they’re goodlooking, people will think about sex, and if they’re not, people will think about how unattractive they are. A woman who acknowledges the immutable fact that the female body is sexual in a way that the male body simply isn’t (except to gay men) will do what virtually all women do anyway: wear normal clothes that do not draw undue attention to their breasts. Undistracted by their mammaries, the people these women meet will be free to evaluate them by other criteria, such as their work, intellect, personality, etc.

But just try to explain to a feminist that there are any choices other than dressing like a prostitute or wearing a burqua. According to feminists, those are the only two options in existence. It’s especially ironic that they drag this out, considering that they are invariably in favor of allowing those honor-killing ROPers to emigrate to the formerly civilized nations built by Christian men.

I’ve found a couple of interesting blogs: Feminine beauty, which carries articles about the scientific basis of what we perceive as beautiful.

Elysium Revisited, a PUA blog. Not often updated, but that just means you can read the entire archive.

Teacher Gives Sex Tape To 5th Graders On DVD

A local teacher accidentally put pornography into a DVD that was meant to be filled with school memories from the past year, and nobody caught the error until after it was sent home, shocking parents and students alike.

Parents of students who attend Isabelle Jackson Elementary said that the woman is a good teacher, but just made a mistake that may become the most embarrassing moment of their life.

The offending DVD starts with a menu screen that displays various school trips and functions, and when you click on one of them, you see kids in a classroom sharing stories. They start clapping, then the video suddenly cuts to sex.

“It goes from my son, straight to her on the couch,” said ‘Joe,’ who saw the video along with his son and did not wish to be identified. “My son’s reaction was, ‘Dad, is that Ms. Defanti?'”

Parents today see no problem with entrusting their children to whores.

Finally, I have been linked by someone called Theo to “proof” that feminism is a Jewish plot: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Jewish_feminists
Dude, are you sure you’re not a feminist? This is totally their style of logic: 1. Jewish feminists exist. 2. Therefore, feminism is a Jewish plot.

As an exercise, make a list of shiksa feminists. Or examine the Old Testament and see how much feminism you find in it. Matter of fact, I’ve seen essays by Christian feminists who try to evade their faith’s clear instructions about the relationship between the sexes by blaming it all on – you guessed it – The Jooz. If it weren’t for the historical coincidence that, um, God decided that His Son would be born into a Jewish family, then Christianity wouldn’t have inherited the misogyny of The Jooz and women would have spent their lives screwing around out of marriage and being women’s studies professors and senatresses for the past 2000 years.

He(?) also called me an unprintable name, no doubt figuring that this would increase the likelihood of my approving his comment, and suggested I write a post about why women should never have been taught to read or write.

Do I need to point out that the people who espouse feminism and other liberal bullshit are the same gasbags who claim that Israel is a Naziesque state because it heinously defends itself against Palestinian terrorists who are trying to murder all the Jewish Israelis they can? And who generally support allowing terrorism in the Middle East to thrive, terrorism which is a threat to Western countries but a much greater one to Israel? And that most Jewish feminists are the “self-hating” Jews who buy into all that bullshit?

Yes, I probably do.

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July 23, 2009

To test the idea that people use conformity strategically to signal agreeableness, Vladas Griskevicius and his colleagues ran another “mating prime” study. They expected a sex difference, because women have a stronger preference than men do for mates who display assertiveness, dominance, leadership, and risk taking. So, mating primed males may try to display these lower-agreeableness traits through conspicuous anti-conformity  by resisting and rebelling against peer influence. On the other hand, mating-primed females may try to display their higher-agreeableness traits (kindness, empathy, social networking ability) through conspicuous conformity to peer influence.

From Spent: Evolution and Consumer Behavior, via Delenda est Carthago.

Bad guys really do get the most girls

NICE guys knew it, now two studies have confirmed it: bad boys get the most girls. The finding may help explain why a nasty suite of antisocial personality traits known as the “dark triad” persists in the human population, despite their potentially grave cultural costs.

The traits are the self-obsession of narcissism; the impulsive, thrill-seeking and callous behaviour of psychopaths; and the deceitful and exploitative nature of Machiavellianism.

Bottled Water: Bad for Males, Good for Females

The Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, found that plastic mineral water bottles contaminate drinking water with estrogenic chemicals. In an analysis1 of commercially available mineral waters, the researchers found evidence of estrogenic compounds leaching out of the plastic packaging into the water. What’s more, these chemicals are potent in vivo and result in an increased development of embryos in the New Zealand mud snail. These findings show for the first time that substances leaching out of plastic food packaging materials act as functional estrogens.

When I first learned about this, I tried to avoid consuming things that had been contained in plastic. After a couple of days I realized that this is impossible in the modern world.

A Female World

My male students are really adapting and faking to be sensitive fashion-aware feminized creatures, all in an attempt to score. That is what girls want, so that is how men will be. It took me a few years to recognize that the sensitive, unmanly young male students I meet in the university are not homosexuals, but perfectly normal males trying to get near the super-attractive semi-nude girls so abundant on the campus. They talk about feelings and astrology, they hate any show of violence or force. They hide their maleness, they adopt soft and sensitive forms of speech, they wear girlie pastel-colored blouses and soft-texture pantaloons, they are as unthreatening as they come. Welcome, new world.

Links

July 20, 2009

I don’t often check my wordpress backup of this blog, so comments there tend to wait a lot longer. Anyway, some random person found my post about Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant over there and left a fiery misguided comment, which I approved but didn’t bother to argue with, because the poor soul has had her head stuffed with so much nonsense that it will take years of head-on collisions with harsh reality before it would be possible to begin to reason with her.

Anyway, her unspoken premise, and probably those of a lot of my other trolls, is that civilization depends on people never retaliating against assholery, rather than on people refraining from assholery. That is, some people (read: women) should be allowed to be as vicious as they want to others, while other people (read: men) have a duty to exercise self-control instead of retaliating.

If it were not for the fact that men have about a thousand times as much self-control as women, for the last forty years white middle-class men would have been just as violent as feminists pretend that they are. We would all be living in a Lifetime Channel movie.

Now, the divide between those who are licensed to practice unlimited assholery and those who are expected to stoically endure it with patience normally only exhibited by people who have statues erected to them in cathedrals is not always male-female. The bad-boys who make women wet are also exempt. This is how schools are operated, as I have discussed before.

It’s natural for females, whose survival depends upon ingratiating themselves with those who are willing to do violence, to advocate this method of dealing with people. It isn’t very effective, however. People can be trained to let women and the designated bad-boy bullies who make them wet treat them like dirt a great deal, but no one can tolerate it forever and eventually they’re mad as hell and won’t take it anymore.

It doesn’t even take a lot in the way of retaliation, by the way. I’ve had people – mostly women – in my life treat me like dirt, and I would exercise self-restraint and politely request that they stop and tell them how I felt and all the other shit that feminists claim is highly effective against rape when it isn’t even effective against your so-called friends telling random passing strangers intimate details of your life. Finally, when it was clear there was going to be no change in their vile behavior, I would snap and retaliate. Now, since I’m short and female, when I “snap and retaliate”, it means I yell at you for maybe two minutes tops and then you never see me again. But even this, after many warnings, sometimes months of warnings, utterly shocks these entitlement princesses. They have been so well trained to believe that they can do whatever they want, no matter how harmful it is to other people, and that it is the responsibility of their victims to exercise infinite self-restraint while their rights are being trampled upon, that they literally cannot believe it when they hear a raised voice and a slammed door. No wonder they don’t believe that serious wrongdoing, or serious stupidity, can lead to violence. They believe they can keep friends by treating those friends like shit, and they are genuinely astonished when it doesn’t work that way.

Now for today’s links.

Jacqui Smith: I’d never run a thing before the Home Office

Jacqui Smith has admitted for the first time that she was not up to the job of Home Secretary.

She said she was thrust into one of the biggest posts in Government without any training and called for MPs to receive help before they become ministers.

She also suggested that any successes she had in her post were down to ‘luck’ rather than skill.

Also, a woman besides me is sick of women going to the office dressed like prostitutes.

She was wearing a ‘spray-on’ dress, cut low enough to reveal yards of cleavage and high enough to barely skim her thighs, with shoes so high she had trouble walking in them.

Those clothes spoke volumes more than the carefully crafted CV and told me two essential things: this woman is not intelligent, and she does not respect me or herself….

Dropping into an estate agent’s office last weekend, I found myself transfixed by the female agent who’s bra straps were clearly on display and who was wearing so much lip gloss her lips were almost glued together.

Does it matter? Yes, it does. It damages every woman who engages in it, and undermines women at work generally.

The way we dress has a huge effect on the way we perceive ourselves, and on the way we’re perceived. Sadly, the two don’t always match up.

My star candidate in the sexy dress, for example, may have looked in her mirror that morning and seen ‘confident, individual, fashionable’. I saw ‘bimbo, trying too hard, someone who doesn’t have the sense to dress for the context in which she’s going to be seen’.

Yeah. Just this weekend, I was ogling a really hot chick who was about one inch of cloth away from indecent exposure, and then I overheard some of her conversation and realized that she’s still in high school. I quickly started looking the other way, even though it’s not illegal to look, but I can hardly believe any parent let their daughter go out looking like that. Yes, most women today who are not lesbians firmly believe that women who dress like hookers are no more likely to be ogled than women who dress normally, so they won’t stop their daughters from dressing like that. (Why on earth do they think hookers dress this way? Because it makes men hard and dykes wet, that’s why!) But if these mothers haven’t deprived them of their fathers, and surely not all of them have, their fathers know what makes a man’s dick hard. I once said all this to an older woman and her suggestion was that fathers have too strong a mental block against ever seeing their daughters as sexual beings to even notice when they look like they’re trying to score $50 for their next hit. If I were ever to have a daughter – highly unlikely, considering my age and my manifest reluctance to saddle myself with a wife who could be young enough to have children – I would probably build the same kind of mental block against seeing her that way, so I suppose that could be true.

Domestic Violence Against Men In Colorado

Boys and their toys? It’s biological, not social

The males monkeys played with the ‘boys’ toys while the females played with ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys

Boys prefer playing with cars to dolls because of basic biological differences rather than social pressures, scientists say.

Researchers observed young male monkeys spent more time playing with vehicles than with cuddly toys.

They believe this suggests that in most cases boys have an innate predisposition for masculine toys, which is then reinforced by what they learn from their parents, friends and wider society.

Dr Kim Wallen, a psychologist at Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia, studied a group of captive, mainly juvenile male and female rhesus monkeys.

Links

July 20, 2009

I don’t often check my wordpress backup of this blog, so comments there tend to wait a lot longer. Anyway, some random person found my post about Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant over there and left a fiery misguided comment, which I approved but didn’t bother to argue with, because the poor soul has had her(?) head stuffed with so much nonsense that it will take years of head-on collisions with harsh reality before it would be possible to begin to reason with her.

Anyway, her unspoken premise, and probably that of a lot of my other trolls, is that civilization depends on people never retaliating against assholery, rather than on people refraining from assholery. That is, some people (read: women) should be allowed to be as vicious as they want to others, while other people (read: men) have a duty to exercise self-control instead of retaliating.

If it were not for the fact that men have about a thousand times as much self-control as women, for the last forty years white middle-class men would have been just as violent as feminists pretend that they are. We would all be living in a Lifetime Channel movie.

Now, the divide between those who are licensed to practice unlimited assholery and those who are expected to stoically endure it with patience normally only exhibited by people who have statues erected to them in cathedrals is not always male-female. The bad-boys who make women wet are also exempt. This is how schools are operated, as I have discussed before.

It’s natural for females, whose survival depends upon ingratiating themselves with those who are willing to do violence, to advocate this method of dealing with people. It isn’t very effective, however. People can be trained to let women and the designated bad-boy bullies who make them wet treat them like dirt a great deal, but no one can tolerate it forever and eventually they’re mad as hell and won’t take it anymore.

It doesn’t even take a lot in the way of retaliation, by the way. I’ve had people – mostly women – in my life treat me like dirt, and I would exercise self-restraint and politely request that they stop and tell them how I felt and all the other shit that feminists claim is highly effective against rape when it isn’t even effective against your so-called friends telling random passing strangers intimate details of your life. Finally, when it was clear there was going to be no change in their vile behavior, I would snap and retaliate. Now, since I’m short and female, when I “snap and retaliate”, it means I yell at you for maybe two minutes tops and then you never see me again. But even this, after many warnings, sometimes months of warnings, utterly shocks these entitlement princesses. They have been so well trained to believe that they can do whatever they want, no matter how harmful it is to other people, and that it is the responsibility of their victims to exercise infinite self-restraint while their rights are being trampled upon, that they literally cannot believe it when they hear a raised voice and a slammed door. No wonder they don’t believe that serious wrongdoing, or serious stupidity, can lead to violence. They believe they can keep friends by treating those friends like shit, and they are genuinely astonished when it doesn’t work that way.

Now for today’s links.

Jacqui Smith: I’d never run a thing before the Home Office

Jacqui Smith has admitted for the first time that she was not up to the job of Home Secretary.

She said she was thrust into one of the biggest posts in Government without any training and called for MPs to receive help before they become ministers.

She also suggested that any successes she had in her post were down to ‘luck’ rather than skill.

Also, a woman besides me is sick of women going to the office dressed like prostitutes.

She was wearing a ‘spray-on’ dress, cut low enough to reveal yards of cleavage and high enough to barely skim her thighs, with shoes so high she had trouble walking in them.

Those clothes spoke volumes more than the carefully crafted CV and told me two essential things: this woman is not intelligent, and she does not respect me or herself….

Dropping into an estate agent’s office last weekend, I found myself transfixed by the female agent who’s bra straps were clearly on display and who was wearing so much lip gloss her lips were almost glued together.

Does it matter? Yes, it does. It damages every woman who engages in it, and undermines women at work generally.

The way we dress has a huge effect on the way we perceive ourselves, and on the way we’re perceived. Sadly, the two don’t always match up.

My star candidate in the sexy dress, for example, may have looked in her mirror that morning and seen ‘confident, individual, fashionable’. I saw ‘bimbo, trying too hard, someone who doesn’t have the sense to dress for the context in which she’s going to be seen’.

Yeah. Just this weekend, I was ogling a really hot chick who was about one inch of cloth away from indecent exposure, and then I overheard some of her conversation and realized that she’s still in high school. I quickly started looking the other way, even though it’s not illegal to look, but I can hardly believe any parent let their daughter go out looking like that. Yes, most women today who are not lesbians firmly believe that women who dress like hookers are no more likely to be ogled than women who dress normally, so they won’t stop their daughters from dressing like that. (Why on earth do they think hookers dress this way? Because it makes men hard and dykes wet, that’s why!) But if these mothers haven’t deprived them of their fathers, and surely not all of them have, their fathers know what makes a man’s dick hard. I once said all this to an older woman and her suggestion was that fathers have too strong a mental block against ever seeing their daughters as sexual beings to even notice when they look like they’re trying to score $50 for their next hit. If I were ever to have a daughter – highly unlikely, considering my age and my manifest reluctance to saddle myself with a wife who could be young enough to have children – I would probably build the same kind of mental block against seeing her that way, so I suppose that could be true.

Domestic Violence Against Men In Colorado

Boys and their toys? It’s biological, not social

The males monkeys played with the ‘boys’ toys while the females played with ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys

Boys prefer playing with cars to dolls because of basic biological differences rather than social pressures, scientists say.

Researchers observed young male monkeys spent more time playing with vehicles than with cuddly toys.

They believe this suggests that in most cases boys have an innate predisposition for masculine toys, which is then reinforced by what they learn from their parents, friends and wider society.

Dr Kim Wallen, a psychologist at Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia, studied a group of captive, mainly juvenile male and female rhesus monkeys.

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July 10, 2009

I just got back from the gym. In the locker room, I overheard a conversation that amused me. It was a few older women who were married to Korean War veterans. Their husbands, they related, say that despite getting shot at and having just enough money to live on, the years in the Army were the best time of their lives. Why? One of them summed it up: “No problems with women.” I was snickering into my locker.

Tough Love by Theodore Dalrymple (Everything this man has written is worth reading. Also seek out his essays under his real name, Anthony Daniels.)

Last week, a 17-year-old girl was admitted to my ward with such acute alcohol poisoning that she could scarcely breathe by her own unaided efforts, alcohol being a respiratory depressant. When finally she woke, 12 hours later, she told me that she had been a heavy drinker since the age of 12….

I asked her whether she thought a young and violent burglar would have proved much of a companion. She admitted that he wouldn’t, but said that he was the type she liked; besides which—in slight contradiction—all boys were the same.

I warned her as graphically as I could that she was already well down the slippery slope leading to poverty and misery—that, as I knew from the experience of untold patients, she would soon have a succession of possessive, exploitative, and violent boyfriends, unless she changed her life. I told her that in the past few days, I had seen two women patients who had had their heads rammed down the lavatory, one who had had her head smashed through a window and her throat cut on the shards of glass, one who had had her arm, jaw, and skull broken, and one who had been suspended by her ankles from a tenth-floor window to the tune of, “Die, you bitch!”

“I can look after myself,” said my 17-year-old.

“But men are stronger than women,” I said. “When it comes to violence, they are at an advantage.”

“That’s a sexist thing to say,” she replied.

A girl who had absorbed nothing at school had nevertheless absorbed the shibboleths of political correctness in general and of feminism in particular.

“But it’s a plain, straightforward, and inescapable fact,” I said.

“It’s sexist,” she reiterated firmly.

A stubborn refusal to face inconvenient facts, no matter how obvious, now pervades our attitude toward relations between the sexes. An ideological filter of wishful thinking strains out anything we’d prefer not to acknowledge about these eternally difficult and contested relations, with predictably disastrous results.

Evan shared this link with me, about a false rape accusation:

The story of prisoner F95488

Women tough on missteps of friends

Traditional views hold that women are more socially co-operative than men, but researchers from the Université du Québec à Montréal, Harvard University and Emmanuel College in Boston found female same-sex friendships are significantly less tolerant, more volatile, and likelier to degrade based on a single negative incident than male same-sex friendships.

Having had female friends, I can believe it. Hat tip: Davout.

Sacrificing our children

Regular readers will know that I disagree with a lot of this blogger’s beliefs, but this post is nonetheless valuable.

Some of my acquaintances seem to regard my concern as being alarmist, but look at this story about the fate of a young women with the typical high ideals.

The remarks of the young woman’s parents are also a textbook example of politically correct denial. Far better, apparently, to sacrifice your children than to think ill of anyone, at least, anyone from the world’s protected groups.

Another way in which many people deal with this kind of news story is to proclaim that it’s an anomaly; that most such young women don’t come to a violent end, or that in any case, it might just as easily have happened right here at home. The latter is the rationalization of the bereaved parents in the above story.

But her fate was not exactly a freakish, one-in-a-million occurrence, as similar stories show.
And if the comments following the above-linked article are still there (they may not necessarily be), you will see that a few other young women state that they were assaulted during their volunteer stints in such countries.

I have a lot more links that I’ve accumulated, but I don’t want to overwhelm you guys, so I’ll keep posting a few a day until they’re all posted.

A Hysterical Male Feminist, Fathers’ Rights, Science Links, and a Joke

July 9, 2009

Well, first, it turns out that the feminist who attacked me over at another blog is actually a man. That’s pretty sad; even nowadays, most men present their arguments with facts and logic, feelings only being a sideline, whereas this unmanly guy presented his feelings about my post.

Anyway, apparently he posted another attack on me at his own blog, which you can find linked in the comments on mine, and indicated that he wants a “conversation” with me. What is this, an intervention? I brushed him off and contemplated the sad depths to which too many men today have sunk.

So, having refused his generous offer of enlightenment to the wonders of egalitarian myths – why do they always think it will only take a few nicely worded arguments to overwhelm a lifetime of experience, plus the piles of hard data I post here? – let me move on to other things, because I’ve spent too much time on this already. Sometimes when you hear stupid arguments and realize that grownups are roaming the world believing them, your brain just won’t let it go until you’ve formulated exactly what’s wrong with their claims. I’m sure a lot of you fellow bloggers know what I’m talking about; it’s why we blog. But on to the backlog of links I’ve got to share with you:

I found another Father’s Rights blog: F.R.A.M.E.D. Family Rights And Many Ending Discrimination. Explorer keeps giving me trouble when I try to open it, but Flock does fine.

Sex On The Brain

New evidence on sex differences in people’s brains and behaviors emerges with the publication of results from the British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC) Sex ID Internet Survey. Survey questions and tests focused on participants’ sex-linked cognitive abilities, personality traits, interests, sexual attitudes and behavior, as well as physical traits.

Here’s something interesting: Homosexual Men Have Lower Incomes Than Heterosexual Men, But Lesbians Have Higher Income Than Straight Women Support for my contention that lesbians are smarter and have a better work ethic than straight women. Admittedly, to fully support this, we would have to adjust for motherhood. Straight women are, obviously, more likely to be mothers, which means they’re going to spend more time out of the workplace and be more tired and distracted if they do try to work.

I’m always interested in data about the biological basis of homosexuality, not only because I’m gay, but also because it punches holes in the “women are inferior because of societal conditioning” theory. Gay men’s brains work more like women’s, even though they were societally conditioned to be men. And lesbians’ brains work more like men’s. If you look around for scientific studies on homosexuality, you’ll see this again and a again. Here’s a couple of examples: Remember I was griping the other day about the way women insist on asking for directions from random strangers instead of looking at a freaking map? Gay Men Navigate In A Similar Way To Women, Virtual Reality Researchers Find. Does this mean they bitch at their partners to ask for directions?

Also, Symmetry Of Homosexual Brain Resembles That Of Opposite Sex, Swedish Study Finds. This site has a lot of interesting data about sex differences, even though it tries hard to put a feminist spin on it all.

How face and body shape varies with masculinization and feminization.

Male/Female Intelligence Differences This blog post has a couple of good links.

And here’s a humorous article: Feminism: Destroying the Planet

In a flash of insight, it hit me: this must be feminism’s fault, somehow. Those pushy women have tipped the balance of the universal order, and thrown Nature’s intricate equilibrium out of whack. Fortunately, I was handed just the tool I needed to prove this obviously-correct hypothesis by Brad DeLong, in the form of Gapminder World from Google. Check it out, peeps: here is a graph of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere, as a function of the ratio of girls to boys attending school in different countries.

Today’s Links

July 8, 2009

I’ve found another blog called Objectify Chicks. Here’s one of their posts: Tactics of Women’s Shelters 2. He quotes a female lawyer, who is no doubt a self-hating misogynist or something:

“Domestic violence has become whatever the man does that the woman doesn’t like. Finding out she is having an affair and demanding she stop is seen as ‘abuse.’ This often triggers the woman to file for a restraining order, where no real evidence is required. In my 18 years of family law practice, I have seen this pattern occur over and over.”

Probably most of you have seen this one, it’s been around for a while, but I came across it in my links:

Feminists lying about Female CEO’s in charge, the girls lost billions.

And another good blog: Saving the boys raised by single Moms.
Not to mention the girls they have to deal with. I’m always complaining about how much boy-on-girl violence there was in my elementary schools, which the female, feminist teachers cheerfully approved of. Few women are capable of being authority figures over boys. I’ve discussed why in depth before. 75% of violent criminals come from female-headed households. If feminists actually gave a damn about violence against women, they would be campaigning for fathers and against divorce. Also against female teachers.

Article by Anthony Daniels.

Nothing wrong with that; except that almost everywhere in the world, males have a higher mortality rate than females. Should governments, then, devote special medical attention to men? Or should they further neglect women vis-a-vis men? If equality were important in itself, it would be a matter of indifference whether male mortality rates were reduced, or female mortality rates raised. So I asked the press officer of the British delegation whether men should be saved, or women killed. She went to ask the delegation’s medical advisor, who was very angry, and returned the answer that it was well known and universally accepted that the differential between male and female life expectancies was the result of biological factors.

“Wasn’t that what they used to say about the difference between the way men and women think?” I asked.