Naming the Agent August 10, 2011Posted by FCM in books!, feminisms, logic, radical concepts, thats mean, trans.
Tags: mary daly, pure lust
im still reading mary daly’s “pure lust” (part 1 is here) and she lays the smackdown on pomo feminism and “academentia” repeatedly and its hi-larious! seriously, shes so funny. in “pure lust,” daly talks several times about “naming the agent” of womens oppression, and damned if thats not the one thing that pomo feminists will not do. they refuse! they will not admit to anyone (at least they dont do it out loud) that there is a cause of womens suffering, of their own suffering, or their mothers suffering, or that theres been a common theme and a common thread to womens collective suffering over time, across both time and place: billions of women have (suffered? experienced?) a shared fate, together, and theres a reason that this is so. hello!
not only will pomo feminists not name the agent of their own or anyone elses suffering (hint: its men! even the cause of mens suffering is other men!) they absolutely will not identify any particular mechanism of injury either. how is it that women have come to be injured by men, historically and today, and what does womens suffering look like, and how has it changed (and remained the same) across time and place? when its so fucking obvious, isnt it, that the cause of womens suffering has been related to pregnancy, and sexual assault and sexually transmitted disease, all perpetrated on us at the hands of men: or more specifically, the sexual and reproductive harms delivered onto women by men, via the penis.
yes, post-modern feminists are the ONLY women, of the literally billions of us that exist now and have existed previously across time and place that seem to be completely ignorant of the harms to women, of the penis. how can this be? how can women have known that this was the case thousands of years ago, and they still know it today in various parts of the world (including in urban america from which i am currently blogging, hi!) and yet theres a very small pocket of “educated” women in the west who do not know what everyone else knows, or at the very least are not prepared to admit what everyone else pretty freely admits: that men as a sexual class damage women as a sexual class, and that they accomplish this almost exclusively through sticking their dicks into women.
is it *just* that they have taken an oath of PIV-positivism that precludes them from admitting this very obvious truth? (jesus! so take it back already! its ok to change your mind and admit you were wrong, in the face of overwhelming evidence that this is true). you cannot take an oath like that, and then build a “theory” on it thats based on anything besides that on what its clearly based: they have pledged to view penis-in-vagina as a positive thing, no matter what, and that means that they are precluded by definition from seeing the harms to women, of the penis. and that means they will never believe that transwomen can harm them as only men can, even though thats clearly true. and that this says something about transwomen. even though it clearly does (it says that they are men. DUH).
the fact of the matter is that anyone can start building on anything they want, really: build a library on a landfill, and tell everyone they are book-phobic when they notice the smell of garbage. or accuse everyone of irrationally hating ice cream when youve built your fucking dairy queen in a minefield, and you are serving up unexploded rocket shells instead of ice cream too. go ahead! not everyone would be stupid enough to believe it, but you could certainly say it if you wanted to. right?
this appears to be the bill of goods the pomos are selling, which kind of begs the question: why are they so reluctant to admit what is so fucking obvious to everyone, and always has been? which is that women are a sexual class, and men routinely and systematically harm women via the penis?
why? what is it about this tiny minority of PIV-positive women in the west, at this point in history, that would cause them to build their entire world on a very obvious lie that everyone else knows is a lie, and that they must know is a lie too? whats stopping them from naming the agent of all womens suffering as a sexual class, around the world?