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Author Topic: Things that made you RRRRRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: Trust-o-nomics Edition  (Read 2015444 times)

Tawa

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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34500 on: April 08, 2014, 07:25:55 pm »

Funny this general concept came up.

So anyway, my standpoint on the matter is this:

I'm an advocate for women's "rights"-- that is, smashing the gender gaps. However, this also means I am annoyed at how men like myself have this horrible tendency to go for "macho" jobs like military service and construction, and this somehow bugs me more. Similarly, the Selective Service act is, as I see it, sexism by the government. However, what also annoys me is how whenever anything vaguely related to women's rights comes about, i.e. "First Female CEO of So-And-So Company" or "First Female Mayor of So-And-So City", the media makes a massive deal out of it-- news articles for two weeks straight, promises of how they'll "do better" than their male predecessors, etc. etc. Other than that, I find oversexualization of both genders insulting. Nobody normal has those muscles or those curves.

On a side note, I'm all for the use of "man" like this (look three paragraphs into the etymology section).

Sorry if this somehow seems insulting or something.
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34501 on: April 08, 2014, 07:46:28 pm »

Women still get paid less than men for the same job
No, they aren't. The "wage gap" comes from men being more likely to have higher paying jobs. Besides, if they could pay women less for doing the same job as men, why would they hire men in the first place?
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34502 on: April 08, 2014, 07:49:15 pm »

Besides, if they could pay women less for doing the same job as men, why would they hire men in the first place?
That's probably the best argument on any topic I've heard this week.
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34503 on: April 08, 2014, 07:55:08 pm »

Besides, if they could pay women less for doing the same job as men, why would they hire men in the first place?
That's probably the best argument on any topic I've heard this week.

Are you serious?
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34504 on: April 08, 2014, 08:01:31 pm »

Women still get paid less than men for the same job
No, they aren't. The "wage gap" comes from them doing different jobs. Besides, if they could pay women less for doing the same job as men, why would they hire men in the first place?
But they just found the perfect solution for wage gap! Setting minimum quotas for woman in middle and upper management positions so that those woman who have served longest in the company and have the best education and qualifications (and thus, highest wages) are promoted is the best way to narrow down the wage gap between those left behind. I'm so glad feminist have come up with this great idea...

Seriously, I doubt there is anyone here on B12 who doesn't support equality in all parts of society more than your average voter, but a lot of people claiming to speak in the name of "feminism" today are not doing that.
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34505 on: April 08, 2014, 08:18:26 pm »

So uh, what's the status of the last B12 Feminism Thread? Locked? Still open? 4th iteration?

Might be time to move this over to there.
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34506 on: April 08, 2014, 08:19:38 pm »

Yeah, just don't allow Max and Vector on the same page :P
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34507 on: April 08, 2014, 08:27:57 pm »

I'm alright with quotas, actually. I just see them in a certain light, i.e. a prevention from some asshole hiring manager to just hire all men, and ignore the women. :v

Frankly, I've seen a whole lot of people whining about how it's reverse sexism and "It's about merit, not genitals!", and not many numbers of how many guys actually lose out on a job to someone demonstrably inferior based on their sex. :I
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34508 on: April 08, 2014, 09:40:22 pm »

I wish there was some business or service were you could hire a midget to bash someone's face with a baseball bat and then tell them what a piece of crap they were.
I should start this business. [/slowpoke]
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34509 on: April 08, 2014, 09:45:33 pm »

I got a great idea! Me and MZ start the business and I club people with him!
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34510 on: April 08, 2014, 09:48:48 pm »

So does that mean that the fee's are doubled, because you're not paying for just one person to beat you up and call you trash, but two people to call you trash, While being hit with the midget of the two? If so, wow. That would be a pretty good business model there!
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34511 on: April 08, 2014, 09:50:09 pm »

... so how would the nailbat option work? MZ gets huge piercings? Or just very pointy clothes?

Because by the love of all gods, I am now imaging a vaguely amazon one-eyed lady swinging around a short fat man wearing a spiked metal bra. Impaling all the fools on his icepick nipple guards.

It would create the most amazing mass killing headline the world has ever seen.
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34512 on: April 08, 2014, 09:50:55 pm »

You could even make "buy one, get one free" coupons!
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34513 on: April 08, 2014, 09:58:02 pm »

Because by the love of all gods, I am now imaging a vaguely amazon one-eyed lady swinging around a short fat man wearing bagh nakh.
It would create the most amazing mass killing headline the world has ever seen.
Fixed that for you.
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Re: Things that made you RRRAAAAGGGGEEEE today: You Just Don't Get It Edition
« Reply #34514 on: April 08, 2014, 09:59:45 pm »

Fuck you carrot juice. I want to drink you.
frozen carrot juice is somewhat hard to consume.
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