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Response to Zalatix (Reply #21)

Thu Sep 20, 2012, 02:18 PM

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but I don't think that's a recipe for happiness for most people.

Some men and women can be content with such a life. The majority would not be.

Which means that women, for their own selfish interests if nothing else, really ought to be pushing for reforms to help men get off the streets, stay out of jail, and get a decent education.

It seems counter-intuitive but voting to have any gender based social assistance go primarily to women is going to hurt women in the long run if it leads to a shortage of men for them or their daughters.

I wish more would think about it this way.

I realized long ago that doing anything as a society to harm women was wrong for two reasons: morally (shouldn't need to explain that one) and practically (because it drags everyone down).

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