Of course I’m aware of my privileges!
Candela
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You are moving the goalpost. I mentioned your female privilege and you insert race, hair color, and some cultural standards of beauty. Those are irrelevant in the context of your female privilege. Not seeing it, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.

Now, tell me, how talking about said privilege does anything to the discussion? What would you do with that privilege? What can you do to change it? How can you be a benevolent force to change, exactly?

In reality, talking about privilege is actually counter productive. The more you talk about it, the less you can do about it and most of the time, it’s a way for people to proclaim their sin, rather than actively doing something positive.

In my country -and in many places more- one woman body appears raped and killed every 18 hours

Well, that’s true. Awful people tend to do awful things. Conflating all men with those acts is childish. If it was all men, then that figure would have been a woman who is raped and killed every 18 seconds.

I am also not sure this figure is correct, as you didn’t cite any source or even gave me more information to search it myself. From what I know about feminist data, most of it is either misrepresentation of reality, like the ‘statistic’ that one in four women will be sexually assaulted on campus, to hiding pertinent information like the claim that in certain parts of the world girls remain uneducated, while ignoring how boys remain uneducated on the same percentages.

wonder how would it be if this same situation happens to men.

Sexual assault is indeed something that happens more to women than men. In that, you are correct. Of course, you also ignore the tendency to sacrifice the life of men for the well-being of women. The survivors of the Titanic, for example, were mainly women and children and not men. You might also consider that the strongest narrative to go to war was “think of the women,” and not so much “they annoy us, let’s kill them all.”

The thing is, all those arguments are vapid. Neither men or women are oppressed. There are issues that need addressing, which have nothing to do with the color of someone skin or their gender. Thinking along those lines only promote awful ideas like the ones promoted by feminism with their intersectionality nonsense, where the rape of a woman is fine, as long as the rapist is not white or when the culture is not a western culture. This is why Sharia Law is currently propagated as a positive thing.

Oh, and I think you don’t read about mansplaining at all. Seriously, maybe is because I don’t understand very good the language, but I think you have a misconception.

One day, a feminist will explain to me how concepts like ‘mansplaining’ and ‘manspreading’ give focus to issues like the one you brought up.

Let’s go to the dictionary:

n.
Explaining (something) in a condescending or self-righteous manner, especially as a man to a woman.

Show me one instance when a man explained something in a condescending or self-righteous manner to a woman and I’ll show you twenty instances of men being labeled as such, their opinions disregarded, in order to silence them, without them being condescending or self-righteous.

More often than not, it is the woman who is speaking in a condescending and self-righteous manner. Telling that woman that she speaks in a condescending manner is considered mansplaining, of course.

Beyond that, why is this a gendered term? What is the difference between a woman being condescending and a man being condescending? In essence, it’s a way to silence others based on their gender. This is nothing other than sexism.

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