I’ve never met a woman who hates other women as much as you do. It’s quite novel but also quite sad. That’s why I thought you were a man at first. I wonder what happened to you to cause that to be the case? James and I have a long standing friendship and have had some very meaningful and memorable conversations. This was just another one of those.

Another guy I started talking to as a part of this thread, who was initially quite skeptical and a bit antagonistic, just told me this today: “Now I see the other, earlier things I have read from you in a different light. You are completely liberated in a way that few human beings ever achieve, and this validates even more the critique you make of the rubbish society we live in and the atrocious mindset of a lot of men.

I confess, I had you down as a (brilliant) advocate of women’s rights, etc., but more in the political-pamphleteer realm. You know, a high-voltage activist with a lot of statistics. This, even though your arguments were impeccably stated and very convincing. I was wrong. Unconsciously and unfairly, I was limiting you. But the only limiting element was my own myopic perception.”

So, despite another sad and angry attempt from you to attack me, I’m off to continue having real and honest discussions with interesting people. I get about 5 new fans per day, so I have plenty of interesting people to choose from.


Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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