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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:28 AM

Is it misogynistic to argue that bigger penises makes a man more manly?

Or it's converse, that a smaller penis makes a man LESS of a man?

Personally, I think it is.

Posting this question in light of the column written by the Colorado columnist who stated that AW owners had small penises, and were compensating for that.

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Reply Is it misogynistic to argue that bigger penises makes a man more manly? (Original post)
closeupready Jan 2013 OP
Nye Bevan Jan 2013 #1
CBGLuthier Jan 2013 #2
closeupready Jan 2013 #8
Fawke Em Jan 2013 #22
In_The_Wind Jan 2013 #3
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #4
IDoMath Jan 2013 #5
JustJoe Jan 2013 #6
NCTraveler Jan 2013 #7
closeupready Jan 2013 #15
seabeyond Jan 2013 #9
peacebird Jan 2013 #10
el_bryanto Jan 2013 #11
closeupready Jan 2013 #17
dogknob Jan 2013 #34
galileoreloaded Jan 2013 #12
snooper2 Jan 2013 #13
Richardo Jan 2013 #14
seabeyond Jan 2013 #21
Richardo Jan 2013 #26
seabeyond Jan 2013 #27
Richardo Jan 2013 #37
Gidney N Cloyd Jan 2013 #16
seabeyond Jan 2013 #18
ChisolmTrailDem Jan 2013 #40
seabeyond Jan 2013 #41
sinkingfeeling Jan 2013 #19
closeupready Jan 2013 #24
Chorophyll Jan 2013 #30
Richardo Jan 2013 #38
DustyJoe Jan 2013 #20
seabeyond Jan 2013 #23
Richardo Jan 2013 #33
seabeyond Jan 2013 #42
galileoreloaded Jan 2013 #45
kdmorris Jan 2013 #25
seabeyond Jan 2013 #28
Chorophyll Jan 2013 #29
galileoreloaded Jan 2013 #46
slackmaster Jan 2013 #31
ZombieHorde Jan 2013 #32
ismnotwasm Jan 2013 #47
unblock Jan 2013 #35
obamanut2012 Jan 2013 #36
Voice for Peace Jan 2013 #39
closeupready Jan 2013 #43
99Forever Jan 2013 #44
sibelian Jan 2013 #48

Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:30 AM

1. Equating penis size with manliness should be just as acceptable as equating breast size

with womanliness.

i.e. not acceptable at all.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:31 AM

2. Believe it or not, everything about penises does not involve women.

I think it is more reflection upon those who would feel inferior with their lack of size than the alleged need women have for large penises. If that was your suggested drift.

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Response to CBGLuthier (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:33 AM

8. That's interesting. I'll have to think about that.

thanks.

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Response to CBGLuthier (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:41 AM

22. Ironically, most women don't care about the size.

It's if you know how to use it - and other things- well.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:31 AM

3. A man is who he is regardless of size.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:32 AM

4. Not really...

But at times it can be HILARIOUS!

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:32 AM

5. I don't know about misogyny but biology says its simply wrong.

 

If being "manly" means being good mating material, studies show that men have other features and attributes that women key off of for choosing mates.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:32 AM

6. Creative Speculation.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:32 AM

7. I think they were saying...

I think they were saying that the "small penis" meme is about those with an inferiority complex. Not that they actually have a small penis. One would have to be extremely stupid to believe those with guns and Hummer drivers are really making up for their small penis. They were showing that "small penis" is a metaphor for an inferiority complex.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:36 AM

15. Oh, okay. That's a good way of explaining it.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:33 AM

9. men after men discussing their anatomy. it is offensive to men, and is a bogus argument anyway.

how many threads discussing this?

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:34 AM

10. The first time I heard the " big dick car" analogy it was from my husband. I don't think he viewed

the term as misogynistic. I do think there is some truth to the compensation theory too, for flashy cars and for "macho" assault weapons.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:34 AM

11. The more posts on penis size the better

I think this is a debate we need to have. Does having a small penis make one want to listen to Radiohead for example? Does having a big penis make one susceptible to the charms of Jeff Foxworthy. And what about Women - without penises how are they able to make decisions at all?

On the other hand, maybe that's an argument that woman should run things more.

Bryant

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Response to el_bryanto (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:38 AM

17. Yes, with pictures. For scientific value only, of course.

I guess that would break the rules here, sadly.

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Response to el_bryanto (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:56 AM

34. Radiohead...

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:34 AM

12. The entire concept, fixation, and discussion reeks of misandry.

 

Wait until about 20-30% of men refuse to marry because there is no benefit, and lets have this discussion again.

Until then, carry on!

* Edit spelling

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:34 AM

13. people sure do want to talk about penises today

LOL

Did you know that----


The Kinsey Institute found the smallest penis to be either 1.75 inches or 1 inch erect. However, in medical literature, there have been penises recorded to not even exceed 1 cm (roughly .39 inches). This would be a condition known as a "micropenis", an unusually small penis, that can sometimes be treated with hormonal therapy.


Read more at http://www.omg-facts.com/view/Facts/28#ABXiI7HVlyQAKjy0.99

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:35 AM

14. It's misandristic

It doesn't defame women at all.

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Response to Richardo (Reply #14)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:40 AM

21. it is men writing the articles. men creating the OPs. and mostly men saying and defending the

right to use this language.

how is it misandry? or is it just mens preoccupation with their anatomy?

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #21)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:50 AM

26. How is it mysogyny?

It's an offensive generalization about men.

And what difference does it make that the gender of the authors is male?

A female who writes that a woman's worth is defined only by her sexual characteristics is just as mysogynistic as a man saying the same things.

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Response to Richardo (Reply #26)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:51 AM

27. did i SAY it was misogyny? and yes, i would identify it as self hate, for a woman. are you

giving the same to ALL the men doing this? self hate?

cause i can go there. and even argue that it is. just want to be clear that is what you are saying.

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #27)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:58 AM

37. Well, I'm not clear on what you're saying.

...as is usually the case.

Except that whatever the subject, you're going to attempt to make it about victimizing women.


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on edit: And the OP asked if it was misogynistic - that's what I was responding to.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:36 AM

16. For the last time...

I was in the pool!!!!

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Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Reply #16)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:38 AM

18. lol... that is my favorite... shrinkage jerry, tell her about shrinkage. we giggled about

that last night with son and husband. son being outside running in 20 degree weather. dont remember exactly what was said. but i yell out

shrinkage jerry, tell her about shrinkage.

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #18)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:12 PM

40. Hey, don't laugh...

...Shrinkage is a real phenomenon.

Isn't it?...guys...?

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Response to ChisolmTrailDem (Reply #40)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:14 PM

41. sure it is. and happens to all men. and is a physical reaction, ergo NOTHING

to be ashamed of. or embarrassed. that is what is so fun about that little clip. it was not going after the size = masculinity.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:38 AM

19. You'd have to change the definition of 'misogynistic' in either case since it's

currently: "Of or characterized by a hatred of women."

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #19)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:44 AM

24. The context is important. That is,

typically, charge of 'small penis' are made in an attempt to diminish someone on a personal level.

I suppose one can argue that it is not misogynistic, but rather misandritic. Most here won't probably get what that means, so it's sometimes more convenient just to stick to commonly used language.

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Response to closeupready (Reply #24)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:54 AM

30. Sometimes "commonly used language" is wrong, and therefore makes no sense. nt

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Response to closeupready (Reply #24)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:07 PM

38. I think 'sexist' applies.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:39 AM

20. hmmmmmmm

Don't know about equality in this theatre, but if men publicly equated vajayjay depth/width to how feminine a female was. I do believe they would be eviscerated by the females. Just sayin, seems like penis size is a standing joke, how many 'size matters' jokes and quips do you hear on TV ? I just don't hear female genitalia get an equal treatment for good reason. It's crude, hurtful and insensitive. Just my take.

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Response to DustyJoe (Reply #20)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:42 AM

23. this is what is disgusting me on this. seems to just open the door to go after females. MEN are

writing the articles. MEN are starting these OPs. MEN are arguing for the right to use male anatomy as a diss.

why the fuck are MEN continually dissing the womans anatomy and blaming women?

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Response to seabeyond (Reply #23)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:55 AM

33. WOMENS' ANATOMY IS NOT UNDER DISCUSSION IN THIS THREAD

This particular discussion is about penises only. It cannot be misogynistic.

Now, if as you assert, insults about penis length somehow create a culture that also denigrates women, that's worthy of discussion. But it does not make penis insults mysogynistic. or NOT misandristic.

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Response to Richardo (Reply #33)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:17 PM

42. did you read the poster i replied to? no, female anatomy should NOT be discussed in this thread.

hence my point. in every one of these threads, we end up dissing the womans body.

you and i agree. leave women out of this. it has nothing to do with women. almost ALL about men. who is writing about it, talking about it, starting OPs about it.

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Response to DustyJoe (Reply #20)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:05 PM

45. These big vagina ladies are getting away with murder. NT

 

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:47 AM

25. How could it be misogynistic???

the root of that word is "gyn" - "woman"


mi·sog·y·nis·tic (m-sj-nstk) also mi·sog·y·nous (-sj-ns)
adj.
Of or characterized by a hatred of women.

How the hell do you hate women by arguing that a bigger penis makes a man more manly?

Perhaps you meant "sexist"?

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Response to kdmorris (Reply #25)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:53 AM

28. Perhaps you meant "sexist"? nt

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:53 AM

29. Misogyny = hatred of women. Specifically.

So whatever we think of penises and manliness, misogyny has nothing to do with anything.

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Response to Chorophyll (Reply #29)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:08 PM

46. Except that it is the opposite of misandry. Misandry = hatred of men.

 

So whatever we think of vaginas, misandry has nothing to do with anything.

Makes as much sense to you I'm sure as your statement means to me.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:55 AM

31. No, it's just juvenile.

 

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:55 AM

32. Personally, I think the concept of "manliness" is sexist. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #32)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:15 PM

47. Word.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:57 AM

35. i think the more appropriate term would be "misandristic"

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 11:58 AM

36. Why does that have ANYTHING to do with women?

How is that misogynistic?

That's a guy thing.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:07 PM

39. why did i even click on this thread?

much less read all the comments?

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Response to Voice for Peace (Reply #39)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:17 PM

43. lol yeah it turned into a kind of circus

sideshow instead of a prod ctive discussion

O well.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 12:23 PM

44. Considering how few people are ...

.. privy to that particular bit of information about most men, it's an exercise is foolishness to even tackle that subject to me.

Now, if you were to ask if I think those guys that spend an inordinate amount of time, energy, and resources focusing on weapons intended for killing and wounding other human beings, have some very big issues regarding their masculinity? My answer would be a resounding yes. They actually remind me of petulant children throwing tantrums because they might have to put down their favorite toy.

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Response to closeupready (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 01:47 PM

48. Hmmmmm.



Proooooooobably not.

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