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International Women`s Day: Are Men & Women Equal?

Don`t want to bring you all down but Daniel Craig is in a dress people..

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International Women`s Day: Are Men & Women Equal?. Don`t want to bring you all down but Daniel Craig is in a dress people..
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Dompatience
Male, 13-17, Europe
 6 Posts
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:03:28 AM
ahahahahhahahahahahahahah made me lol for some reason

XxCraigxX
Male, 13-17, Canada
 114 Posts
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 8:54:21 PM
What the poo does "a dress" mean?

NotTHATbored
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 1103 Posts
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 6:33:11 PM
Your not being clear though...

"It's a way of dismissing legitimate criticism of mainstream feminism by..."

"Obviously it`s true that most feminists are not extremists."

If most feminists are not extremists, as we have agreed, then really the "mainstream" feminism is not extreme. It`s just those couple of over sensationalized people who spew their crap all over the internet that give the impression that it is.

NotTHATbored
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 1103 Posts
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 6:32:38 PM
Your not being clear though...

"It's a way of dismissing legitimate criticism of mainstream feminism by..."

"Obviously it`s true that most feminists are not extremists."

If most feminists are not extremists, as we have agreed, then really the "mainstream" feminism is not extreme. It`s just those couple of over sensationalized people who spew their crap all over the internet that give the impression that it is.

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11060 Posts
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 4:53:42 PM
@Angilion Well... maybe the reason it is so "usual" for people say that is because it's true, not all feminists are extremists. Just like not all Christians are Mormons.


Obviously it`s true that most feminists are not extremists. The point is that it`s not a relevant truth. As I wrote before:

[quote]It`s a very effective way to dismiss points you know you can`t argue against, by pretending they only apply to a hugely unrepresentative subgroup.

It`s also a lie.

People haven`t been talking about the extreme end of feminism. They`ve been talking about the mainstream.[/quote]

It`s a way of dismissing legitimate criticism of mainstream feminism by falsely claiming that the person making it is a bigot irrationally considering only the extremists and smearing the mainstreamers with the extremism.

In short, it`s ad hominem because they know that the actual criticism is true - that`s why they can`t counter it.

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