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Response to Warren DeMontague (Reply #8)

Sun Jul 15, 2012, 08:57 PM

9. Could the double standard be because of how often each happens in real life?

Many of us know rape victims because there are a lot of them out there. We think of the person we know when we hear the jokes, and in that context they are reprehensible.

Very few of us actually know a guy who was maimed by a woman, so maybe it doesn't give the same reaction because it doesn't seem likely to happen.

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