Posted by Tony from ? (188.8.131.52) on Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at 2:09PM :
In Reply to: Re: Misogyny posted by andreas from p3EE3C3EF.dip.t-dialin.net (184.108.40.206) on Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at 1:45PM :
Very much so.
: In an earlier posting you wrote:
: "I think this policy of Misogamy isn't something new. Is it?"
: Did you in fact mean "misogyny" instead of "misogamy"?
: If so, there wouldn't be a reason for my "Sodom & Gonorrhea" quib anymore.
: : Characteristics
: : of a Misogynist
: : compiled by Mahanidhi dasa
: : 1. He thinks that his masculinity depends on
: : dominating women.
: : 2. He feels powerful by subjugating women.
: : 3. His emotional security depends on women being
: : controlled.
: : 4. He wants to insure that women are less powerful
: : than he.
: : 5. He controls women by destroying their
: : self-confidence.
: : 6. He is unnecessarily critical of women.
: : 7. He intimidates women by finding faults with
: : them.
: : 8. He humiliates women in public and devalues
: : their opinions.
: : 9. He sees encounters with or about women as a
: : battle to be won.
: : 10. He must always win in a discussion
: : with or about women.
: : 11. He blames women for failings that are not
: : related to them.
: : 12. He blames women for his own failings and
: : shortcomings.
: : 13. He accuses women of being too sensitive if they
: : get upset with him.
: : 14. He will confuse issues by changing the subject.
: : 15. He will confuse issues by denial or word
: : jugglery.
: : 16. He will confuse issues by acting as if nothing
: : happened after it did.
: : 17. He belittles or ignores women s
: : accomplishments.
: : 18. He denies her feelings and makes her wrong for
: : feeling them.
: : 19. He is condescending, taunting, jeering, or angry
: : toward her.
: : 20. He is hostile, aggressive, contemptuous, or cruel
: : to her.
: : 21. He makes derogatory comments about women
: : in general.
: : 22. He wants to punish women when they displease
: : him.
: : 23. He has no remorse or guilt for the pain he
: : causes women.
: : 24. He is in anxiety about women and meditates on
: : them.
: : 25. He forces women not to do things that they re
: : qualified to do.
: : 26. He selectively quotes authorities to substantiate
: : his position.
: : Misogyny is a mental disorder that requires therapy.
: : If someone you know has some or all of the above
: : symptoms, humbly request that person to find
: : qualified treatment for their condition.
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