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geardaddy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-27-08 02:30 PM
Response to Reply #2
10. What lioness said.
It seems you only view women as potential partners. You have to ask how sexism affects your mother, sister, aunt, daughter, grandmother, etc.
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  -Are women, in part, to blame for sexism? Smith_3  Mar-27-08 02:20 PM   #0 
  - sexism is a two-way street  leftofthedial   Mar-27-08 02:21 PM   #1 
  - you think sexism exists because the nice guys are ignored?  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:21 PM   #2 
  - What lioness said.  geardaddy   Mar-27-08 02:30 PM   #10 
     - and just because you are not picked as sex appeal material, doesnt necessarily make it sexist  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:32 PM   #11 
     - Exactly!  geardaddy   Mar-27-08 02:33 PM   #12 
     - Which may give a clue as to the problem  JerseygirlCT   Mar-27-08 02:36 PM   #18 
        - i have often found that mr.nice guy wants ms hot girl and doesnt understand why she is looking for  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:39 PM   #24 
        - Exactly  JerseygirlCT   Mar-27-08 02:52 PM   #35 
        - LOLOLOL!! So true! I don't know about the OP, but so many guys  Nay   Mar-27-08 04:45 PM   #75 
        - .................... .......... .........  FarceOfNature   Mar-27-08 03:55 PM   #54 
        - That is such a little pearl right there...Dead On!  debbierlus   Mar-27-08 04:04 PM   #59 
  - Yes I do think women contribute but not for the reasons you give  leftofcool   Mar-27-08 02:24 PM   #3 
  - that is my problem. i married a nice man that has spoiled me. he likes me, values me  seabeyond   Mar-27-08 02:26 PM   #4 
  - You need to differentiate between "alpha male" and "asshole."  Firespirit   Mar-27-08 02:27 PM   #5 
  - ya..... ya. cause i am saying, my hubby is alpha  seabeyond   Mar-27-08 02:29 PM   #7 
  - Thanks.  Smith_3   Mar-27-08 02:30 PM   #8 
  - I don't know exactly what type of woman you are trying to attract  Firespirit   Mar-27-08 02:45 PM   # 
  - I totally get the difference between alpha males and assholes.  Raksha   Mar-27-08 03:32 PM   #45 
  - Bingo!  Kelvin Mace   Mar-27-08 03:42 PM   #49 
  - You are absolutely right that many women pursue, champion and support...  polichick   Mar-27-08 02:29 PM   #6 
  - Between Eve and Pandora, I thought women were to blame for  panader0   Mar-27-08 02:30 PM   #9 
  - Look at it the other way: women who meet sexist criteria benefit from that system somewhat  dmesg   Mar-27-08 02:33 PM   #13 
  - no woman I know who has a solid sense of her own self worth puts up with  AZDemDist6   Mar-27-08 02:34 PM   #14 
  - good point. alpha males are not necessarily assholes, assholes are not necessarily alpha males  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:35 PM   #16 
  - Also, this avenue never works  dmesg   Mar-27-08 02:35 PM   #15 
  - Ooh, a Nice Guy(TM)! And he's an armchair sociobiologist too!  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 02:36 PM   #17 
  - lol.  Smith_3   Mar-27-08 02:37 PM   #20 
  - good one. nothing annoys me more than passive aggressive posts like this.  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:38 PM   #21 
  - You are so not kidding!  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 02:39 PM   #25 
     - i believe you. NEWSFLASH: did you know that female circumcision could have been avoided  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:40 PM   #28 
        - So many tragedies could be averted if Poindexter were only getting more ass.  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 02:43 PM   #31 
           - ....  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:45 PM   #33 
           - If you don't nominate yourself, I will.  geardaddy   Mar-27-08 03:08 PM   #42 
              - Thanks! nt  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 03:25 PM   #44 
  - I have noticed  Kelvin Mace   Mar-27-08 03:49 PM   #52 
  - They do. They tend to have a very one-dimensional view of women.  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 03:57 PM   #56 
  - You've got it  Marie26   Mar-27-08 03:58 PM   #57 
  - I've never understood  drmeow   Mar-27-08 02:36 PM   #19 
  - My favourite response so far.  Smith_3   Mar-27-08 02:38 PM   #22 
     - I don't understand  drmeow   Mar-27-08 02:44 PM   #32 
        - The point is that my argument works both ways.  Smith_3   Mar-27-08 02:53 PM   #36 
           - So, if that's your point, then I believe the answer to your question is "N/A."  Dora   Mar-27-08 02:58 PM   #39 
           - You can't base human behavior on dysfunctional people  Firespirit   Mar-27-08 03:03 PM   #41 
           - The problem is that your point  drmeow   Mar-27-08 05:18 PM   #78 
  - One thing I noticed about your post, this is the first time I've ever heard of "pimp" being defined  Uncle Joe   Mar-27-08 02:38 PM   #23 
  - Umm, no.  Smith_3   Mar-27-08 02:39 PM   #26 
     - But women are partly to blame for sexism? nt  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 03:13 PM   #43 
  - Since males are never attracted to the less attractive  Warpy   Mar-27-08 02:40 PM   #27 
  - Yup. Certainly true.  Smith_3   Mar-27-08 02:41 PM   #29 
  - you might try reading the post before posting a generic,  Warpy   Mar-27-08 03:38 PM   #46 
  - What really sucks is how many of those whiners go on to positions of power and influence  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 02:50 PM   #34 
  - Good God, No!  yella_dawg   Mar-27-08 02:41 PM   #30 
  - ...  lionesspriyanka   Mar-27-08 02:56 PM   #37 
  - To be honest, I've never been attracted to that type of male  GloriaSmith   Mar-27-08 02:56 PM   #38 
  - Actually, I'm a nerd chaser  JoDog   Mar-27-08 03:02 PM   #40 
  - Ah, if I wasn't happily married to  Kelvin Mace   Mar-27-08 04:04 PM   #60 
  - I hear this argument being made a lot.  Kelvin Mace   Mar-27-08 03:38 PM   #47 
  - I've been tryng to make this very important distinction for two days...  Raksha   Mar-27-08 03:49 PM   #51 
  - Did I mention  Kelvin Mace   Mar-27-08 04:08 PM   #64 
  - I wish I could rec a comment.  Firespirit   Mar-27-08 03:54 PM   #53 
  - This is my observation as well  Kelvin Mace   Mar-27-08 04:18 PM   #67 
  - Fabulous post! Right down to the geek-friendly analogy.  Withywindle   Mar-27-08 04:18 PM   #68 
     - Anakin was a stalker  Kelvin Mace   Mar-27-08 04:22 PM   #70 
        - C-3PO turned out to be the better man.  Withywindle   Mar-27-08 04:26 PM   #72 
  - Only to men.  BlooInBloo   Mar-27-08 03:39 PM   #48 
  - Not this shit again. ATTENTION ALL "NICE" PEOPLE -  RadiationTherapy   Mar-27-08 03:42 PM   #50 
  - Good points.  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 04:03 PM   #58 
  - i think you have a personal problem and it's easier to blame them wimmin than to change yourself  pitohui   Mar-27-08 03:56 PM   #55 
  - Genuinely nice people always have plenty of friends and romantic partners.  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 04:06 PM   #62 
  - applause!  FarceOfNature   Mar-27-08 04:15 PM   #66 
     - I would like to send a message to all the "nice geeky guys" out there  Firespirit   Mar-27-08 04:42 PM   #74 
  - HERE'S A CLUE - "Too nice" is CODE  kineta   Mar-27-08 04:05 PM   #61 
  - Too bad guys aren't getting this kind of advice in the "lad mags"  thecatburgler   Mar-27-08 04:25 PM   #71 
  - Are African-Americans, in part, to blame for racism?  kath   Mar-27-08 04:07 PM   #63 
  - some people right?  clevbot   Mar-27-08 04:46 PM   #76 
  - in part? how 'bout completely. nt.  IndianaJones   Mar-27-08 04:12 PM   #65 
  - Blaming the victim  KamaAina   Mar-27-08 04:19 PM   #69 
  - When you say women aren't interested in you, do you mean NO women, or just no "hot" women?  gollygee   Mar-27-08 04:31 PM   #73 
  - Oh, please  Book Lover   Mar-27-08 04:48 PM   #77 
  - Harry Potter is not quiet.  RadiationTherapy   Mar-27-08 05:36 PM   #79 
  - A lot of men look for surface beauty in order to puff up their egos.  TheGoldenRule   Mar-27-08 07:03 PM   #80 
  - FUCKING FLAMEBAIT  omega minimo   Mar-27-08 07:37 PM   #81 
 

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