Hey, just hitch a ride on Justin’s bandwagon
Am I a feminist? Definitions first: adjective… 1. advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men. Noun 2. an advocate of such rights. By that definition, am I a feminist? As I often tell my truly feminist wife: I aspire to be a feminist, but I’m not there yet.
—warrenkinsella.com, Mar. 8, 2018.
Fortunately, thanks to the idiot part, no one even noticed the rest
When I was younger, during my undergrad years, I was an idiot. …I was cruel and reckless with the hearts of many (many) women.
That’s OK, the feeling is mutual
[O]n many days, I actually despise men. I do.
Some more dispensable than others
I regard men as the principal source of all evil in the world. I tell Lisa–who listens, patiently, but never agrees–that wars, crimes and most misdeeds are committed (overwhelmingly) by men. That men are the ones who (overwhelmingly) do evil, to women and children. That men are (to me, at least) dispensable, biologically and otherwise.
How to Make Self-Loathing Self-Serving
There are those days when I look down South – and I see the piece of human garbage who occupies the highest office – and I rage. But, eventually, she calms me down. (She’s not stopping me from my next book being about male self-loathing, however.)
…I am not on my odyssey of feminist self-discovery for Lisa, or our two daughters, or my Mom, or some other woman…. I am on this quest, for me, to be a better man. So, what is a feminist? Not me, not yet. I am trying to get to that distant shore, but I still have a long way to go, and I still have many sins for which I must atone.