(and feminism) had been in the long run in charge of what had happened. Had some of those ‘wicked bitches’ simply fucked Elliot Rodger he wouldn’t have experienced to destroy anybody. (Nikolas Cruz, who gunned down 17 pupils and workers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior high school in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day, vowed in a YouTube video that ‘Elliot Rodger won’t be forgotten. ’) Feminist commentators were fast to indicate exactly what needs to have been apparent: that no girl had been obligated to possess intercourse with Rodger; that their feeling of intimate entitlement had been a case-study in patriarchal ideology; that their actions had been a predictable if extreme a reaction to the thwarting of the entitlement. They might have added that feminism, not even close to being Rodger’s enemy, may be the main force resisting ab muscles system that made him feel – as a brief, clumsy, effeminate, interracial child – insufficient. Their manifesto reveals it was overwhelmingly men, maybe not girls, whom bullied him: who pressed him into lockers, called him a loser, made enjoyable of him for their virginity. However it ended up being girls whom deprived him of intercourse, plus the girls, therefore, that has to be damaged.
Could moreover it be stated that Rodger’s unfuckability ended up being an indicator regarding the internalisation of patriarchal norms of men’s intimate attractiveness on the section of females? The solution to that relevant real question is complicated by a few things. Read More