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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #34)

Sun Oct 25, 2015, 03:58 PM

40. you have confused me slightly :)

Wente was very conservative etc. (It's interesting to note from her history - I have seen her before - that she is pro-choice ... but takes every opportunity to criticize the pro-choice movement.)

What I quoted was from the author with whom she disagreed.

Wente's thesis is that girls are just different, we need dinner dates and hugs and diamond rings in order for sex to be good.

The original author's thesis is that what we need is a culture in which we are not the means to men's sexual gratification.

Wente herself rejected that thesis.

I'm with the original author. We don't need love & marriage every time. We need to be the subjects of our own sexuality and sexual acts, not the objects of men's. That is the precondition to "good sex".

Funny thing is that the author of the original piece is critiquing what "feminists", i.e. modern-day whatever-wave feminists, have said ... by using the arguments the second wave of feminism introduced against the very same problem of male-defined and male-entitled sex.

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