Swirling Should Not Be a Movement

There has been a bit of hype of late about “swirling” (African American women dating and marrying outside their ethnicity).  Some have made it a kind of a movement.  I don’t think it should be a movement, just that people should date whoever does right by them.  Other men aren’t more likely to do right by an African woman.  They’re actually less likely because of ideas of worth based on color/ethnicity and a tendency throughout history of whoever’s considered the…

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The Slut Rules, Rule #5: Mind the socioeconomic class divisions.

This is a difficult rule for women because we are generally status climbers.  It needs to be said that status climbing is a luxury that only those on the marriage track in stable societies can afford.  This is because in a stable society, males will be allowed to perform their duties of filtering and possibly even selecting mates for their daughters and female relatives.  It’s not a perfect system, but it works out well most of the time.  When a…

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The Human Scaffolding of the Western Feminist Ego

I just found an interesting article by Nick Cohen : One woman’s success is another’s exploitation He brought up a very good point.  It’s something that I’ve also noticed where I live, in Israel.  Women with money are basically outsourcing their duties to migrant workers and poor women.  These women, especially the migrant workers and new immigrants who aren’t of one of the typical religions, are becoming a kind of exploitable underclass.  They’re exploited for work and then exploited by…

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