A comic for those who want some really piercing gender analysis.
The first part: http://www.gabbysplayhouse.com/?p=1444
The follow-up: http://www.gabbysplayhouse.com/?p=1457
I know this because the annoyance and frustration inherent in thinking about gender issues hindered me quite substantially for a while. Fortunately I noticed this in time so I have decided to ignore them and get on with life. I tell myself that men might have it bad compared with women in the West, but we're still hugely privileged compared with people from developing countries. We're STILL the lucky ones. Remember that.
I am not even an egalitarian, let alone a men's rights activist. But this is a troubling post even for me. So, are you now disparaging Men's rights movement?
Mark (also known as ArgusEyes) is a Englishman currently living in New Zealand. He is a libertarian, atheist, anti-feminist, anti-P.C., science-loving sceptical individualist. He works as a software developer in his main time and produces musings in his spare time.
The umbrella in particular is remembered as the symbol of the nineteenth century’s disturbing obsession with individualism. In Bellamy’s utopia, umbrellas have been replaced with retractable canopies so that everyone is protected from the rain equally.“In the nineteenth century,” explains a character, “when it rained, the people of Boston put up three hundred thousand umbrellas over as many heads, and in the twentieth century they put up one umbrella over all the heads.”