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Nasty Zio-Feminist says “Men are Finished”

September 16, 2011

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Why are men finished, exactly? Rosin says they’ve failed to adapt to a modern, postindustrial economy that demands a more traditionally—and stereotypically—feminine skill set (read: communication skills, social intelligence, empathy, consensus-building, and flexibility). Statistics show they’re rapidly falling behind their female counterparts at school, work, and home. For every two men who receive a college degree, three women will. Of the 15 fastest-growing professions during the next decade, women dominate all but two. Meanwhile, men are even languishing in movies and on television: They’re portrayed as deadbeats and morons alongside their sardonic and successful female co-stars.

Slate: Is the dominance of women right now a good thing?

Rosin: The dominance of women is a good and a bad thing. If you take the non-college-educated class, for example, the women are really, really struggling. They’re holding down the jobs, they’re going to school, they’re raising the kids. One economist calls that situation “the last one holding the bag” theory. In other words, the reason that women are doing better than men is because the children are with them, and so they have to make ends meet. So they hustle in order to make ends meet, but their lives are really, really hard, and it’s terrible for the children. And the fact that about one-fifth of American men are not working—we’re almost at Great Depression levels—that’s really terrible. And it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. So, no, this isn’t like, “yay, we won! yay, we triumphed!” It’s actually really bad.

http://www.slate.com/id/2303759/pagenum/all/#p2

Ofcourse nobody acknowledges that no men means no fight-or-flight mechanism, and thus no liberty and no real safety. Ever.

Oh no, there’s a police state coming! Er…(looks around across barren wilderness of dead and dying men with pretty pink ribboned knives in their backs)…

Kittehs! Save me! Save me Kittehs!

Oh well nevermind. We tried, Kitteh.

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