The minute I sat down to write this paper….

The minute I sat down to write this paper….

It’s funny how the most common, and implicitly most feared, criticism of feminism is that feminists want to create a world with women in charge and men degraded to the status women currently occupy. (Clearly contradicting the essential doctrine of feminism: i.e. to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression of all kinds.) But it’s telling nonetheless. The argument essentially runs: “I don’t support feminism because I don’t want done to me what a system I support and perpetuate does to women.” 
Does this qualify as cognitive dissonance, or is it just plain hypocrisy? Or worse, cruelty?

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Bad news: it’s raining. Good news: I finally get to use this overpriced umbrella I bought.

Bad news: it’s raining. Good news: I finally get to use this overpriced umbrella I bought.