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Your argument appears to disregard two things:
1. The possibility that it's entirely possible and indeed has happened on more than one occasion that the women in a guy's immediate experience might say one thing and do another.
2. That while by this metric, plenty of women feel "entitled" to the attentions of men, there isn't even remotely the same level of hostility sent their way in circles like this one.
"Being compared to a fictional character from a children's movie is not the end of the world. Grow some thicker skin boss."
The Empire was nonetheless oppressive, and there isn't really a nice way to be called oppressive. I don't know why people think they're being sympathetic and doing people a favour by going "no but don't you see, people like you are actually our oppressors!", particularly when such a claim is founded on buggerall.
"Sharing painful memories of being rejected, taunted, teased and as a result developing an eating disorder with a man who decided that an opportune time to share his dating mishaps was when a woman voiced her concerns about her bodily autonomy being threatened seems pretty sympathetic to me. "
Yeah, funny how Penny wasn't subject to the same claims of derailing and making it all about her, wasn't it? She brought up her experiences in order to defang a particular claim of being disprivileged in some way - i.e. exactly what Aaronson did.
I would entirely agree, however such a statement usually entails "and by power, I mean political and social representation".
Not quite. More than one way to skin a cat.
So, in turn, it's quite acceptable to challenge such thinking wherever it arises.
I find it rather naive to assert that such attitudes don't hurt anybody though. The same has been said of a lot of quite harmful prejudices on the individual level.
Ideals are still contradictory, however. :)
Literally makes no difference whatsoever. It isn't right to make any such demands of any group, irrespective of which group it is.
And if you're going down the line of claiming that because male privilege, I should consider it perfectly acceptable for men to be subject to demands to cross the street, then I absolutely have no interest in what you're selling.
My point is if you are willing to go that far, to then not take one small additional step and approach yourself - yeah, sorry. Not buying it.
And what? A guy dating only Asian women isn't racist.
You think a forum full of white people giving out polite advice when requested about how the big ol' scary black peoples can stop scaring white people would be taken even remotely seriously?
It is outrageous that the discussion would even considered sensible and reasonable in the first place. No-one has the right to request that someone cross the street just to assuage their personal paranoias.