Respondent 988

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The tendency of men to dominate resources, relationships and public discourse.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t.

How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?

I don’t think I am influenced by patriarchy, in my view it is an emergent property of society. I may have hurt people by being an insensitive dick though.

How would you define masculinity?

I would try not to.

Does misandry exist?


it is logically inescapable that it exists, but whether it is on any great consequence is a different question.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


it doesn’t really matter to me, but people presumed to know what I am going to think based on the way I look and the fact that I am a conventional looking dude.

What best describes you?

An equalist

ultimately I think all people have an equal right to exist, but life is competitive, there is not an equal right to success.