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WIELORYB AND FEMINISM?


Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
9 Jul 2008 /  #1
The Polish word for whale WIELORYB is a misnomer, because it incorrectly suggests the whale is a big fish, when in fact it is a mammal. Similarly, FEMINISM de-emphasises such traditionally feminine features as gentleness, caring, selflessness, thoughtfulness, patience, devotion and a strong sense of responsibility, and instead attempts to make women over in the he image and likeness of males. The so-called feminists try to portray the image of tough, two-fisted, hard-drinking, foul-mouthed individuals, highly reminiscent of the egoistic, self-assertive male concerned mainly with his own self-fulfilment, self-enrichment and self- aggrandisement. So rather than persisting in this bit of linguistic folly, they should rename themselves MASCULINISTS in keeping with the macho-style image they are trying so hard to convey.
EbonyandBathory 5 | 249  
9 Jul 2008 /  #2
I don't understand. Are you critiquing the English word "Feminism" or the Polish word for Feminism? Furthuremore, why are you so sure that Feminism de-emphasises femininity? There's nothing that says a Feminist can't be "traditionally" feminine.
isthatu2 4 | 2,703  
9 Jul 2008 /  #3
FEMINISM de-emphasises such traditionally feminine features as gentleness, caring, selflessness,

No it doesnt....it just means they dont have to rely on 1970s meatheads in this world.....
EbonyandBathory 5 | 249  
9 Jul 2008 /  #4
I'm no expert, but from my understanding, feminism is less about being LIKE a man and more about being treated with the same respect AS a man. I've never understood feminism to mean being less of a woman, just treated better.
szkotja2007 27 | 1,498  
9 Jul 2008 /  #5
I am no expert either but Feminism is about empowering women. The picture you portray was propagated in the 70's. Times have moved on a bit.

The whale is a cetacean.
Switezianka - | 463  
11 Jul 2008 /  #6
Polonius3, why don't you acquaint yourself with the subject you're writing about?
miranda  
11 Jul 2008 /  #7
why would he. It is better to come accross as misinformed. It is cute.

I think Polonius3 is a PF whale.

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