Women sure do love drama, amirite fellas?
That, in a nutshell, is one Men’s Rights Redditor’s explanation for the popularity of feminism amongst women. These women don’t give a shit about abstract ideas like equality and justice; they just get a rush from playing the victim and pushing feminism on hapless men.
“I’ve noticed a common theme in a lot of the feminist movement; the constant emotional high that they get from it,” psuedoscientist500 writes.
The vast majority of true crime shows, medical dramas, soap operas, and reality TV are [watched by] women. Feminism provides them with a constant supply of readily available drama just so they can have it their lives.
White feminist women in this country are the least oppressed demographic ever in this world, and yet they are constantly on the lookout for problems just so they can have them so they can keep claiming victim status.
Replace “feminist women” with “Men’s Rights Activists” and I’d agree with you.
It’s the embodiment of the worst of female nature, the emotional high from feeling like you’re constantly struggling because they want to be in their own soap operas.
The real struggle for them is when they realize there is no struggle and the world doesn’t actually care about them.
Might I suggest that what we’ve got here is a prime example of
at its worst?
After more than a decade watching these guys I have seem few people so enamored with whining about nothing and playing the victim; they are some of the most melodramatic doofuses I’ve ever run across. They’re constantly inventing new ways to pretend to suffer, and new reasons for why the world is, in their estimation, on the verge of utter collapse. Given how little actual activism they ever do, it’s pretty clear that drumming up drama in their own heads and yelling about it online is as close as any of them will ever get to changing the world.
Not that they really want to change anything. Because if they were able to improve the world in any real way — say, by helping address the issue of workplace safety, which they’ve complained about endlessly for decades — it would give them less to kvetch about. There’s really nothing to Men’s Rights activism besides self-created drama and a desire to see women as villains.
Indeed, when one non-MRA responds to psuedoscientist500’s assertions by noting that the alleged activists of the Men’s RIghts subreddit are driven not by logic but by anger, and that they’re “experiencing the same ‘high’ on tbis exact subreddit,” they’re voted down way past zero. And their comment draws this response, from someone called CherpieBerd:
“These men” you speak of on this subreddit are good people. If there’s anger, it’s towards everything that’s done them wrong. They have good reason to be mad when society has swept their suffering like eggshells under the rug. If you don’t see any logic held here, thats your problem.
Their suffering “swept … like eggshells under the rug.” Even if this were true (it’s not), that strikes me as a rather, well, grandiloquent way to put it. That’s just how these guys are.
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