Can’t we all just get along? – An open letter to both sexes

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Estimated Time: 4 minutes

Dear Men and Women,

I cannot help but feel that over the last few years there’s been a progressive escalation of hatred to the opposite gender. On the one hand, we have the “feminazis,” who see any masculine trait as an affront to their personal wellbeing. On the other hand, we have the “manosphere,” which often preaches that all women are blood sucking harpies who’ll stab you in the heart if you ever take your eye off them. Caught in the crossfire of this drama, we have the average Joe and Jane.

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“Is it safe to come out? I took for cover once I heard someone talk about the patriarchy in the comment section”

Neither Jane or Joe genuinely sees the opposite gender as an enemy to be fought. Yet the problem is that our own gendered extremists are lashing out at the other side, which creates reactionary extremists, which will create even more extremists of the opposite gender, and it becomes a negative feedback loop. Let’s stop this before it gets out of hand.

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Beauty and the Bitch – The Truth about Shit-tests

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Often, when you talk with men about women they seem to have this underlying feeling of anger. They’ll snarl in annoyance that girls are bitchy, hypocritical and slutty. However, in the next breath they’ll say that women are too uptight. I think this viewpoint stems from a fundamental misunderstanding of gender differences. Women and men are complementary to each other. One’s weaknesses are the other’s strengths, and vice versa. Interactions between men and women are a very complicated dance; we both have fundamentally different viewpoints on reality itself, and we have opposing mating strategies to go along with them.

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