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Response to Akicita (Reply #20)

Thu Sep 29, 2016, 02:21 PM

42. The statement is "archetypal", and you somehow confused that descriptive word with "atypical".

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It's talking about the massive far-right initiatives, from fundy "christian" orgs with millions of members and outsized political influence, talking about the rightwing pols that keep pushing their far reaching laws that attack women, and that keep appointing freakish guy judges, who come down against the woman victim and for the man perp. It's talking about rightie pols who are backing a guy for prez that raped his wife in pain and rage, tearing out big chunks of her hair, because his anti-baldness surgery didn't go well. Do you know what Ivana was thinking at the time, Aki?

It's talking about the crazy millions of followers of those movements in the above para, and saying even our side has people in it that are susceptible to those bad archetypal ideas.

It's talking about our society from the top levels down to the bottom. It's talking about the constant stream of violent crimes vs women coming out of the elite frats and sports teams, about Judge Prosser strangling Judge Bradley, about that other Judge letting Brock Turner off with a slap on the wrist. It's about the judges and law enforcement people who let domestic violence go unchecked at the lower socio economic levels of society. Who let this stuff happen because domestic violence lets the lower class men to blow off steam, and as long as they're punching down, they're not upsetting the people who set the system in place that engendered all the rage and pent-up violent feelings in the first place.

All that animosity toward women, hate and rage, doesn't come from all US men, but there are millions that it does come from, and it's a sign of fear. The only actual fear men have -- in man-woman relationship terms -- is that women won't think the men are dominant and better, so are scared "to death" of being laughed at. Your statement about spiders and heights is talking about phobias, an irrational fear when you look at the actuarial stats, that some particular thing is going to kill you, and you hold that fear consciously and subconsciously. Looking at the same actuarial stats, violence from men against women is a much more rational fear that women might hold consciously and subconsciously.

Hitler was atypical, there was only one Austrian corporal who took over Germany in the '30's, but his aryan superman idea, where the aryan kills or enslaves all other races to rule the world, that was an archetypal idea that the atypical guy used to accomplish all his massively evil and catastrophic deeds. The whole German population wasn't on board, he may have only had 10% of Germans who were hard-core committed nazis, but look at the massive amount of evil and damage that was done. Nobody rightfully fears that any and every Austrian corporal will prove to atypically start a world war and kill millions. Every (sane) body does fear the archetypal ideas that one atypical corporal used, though.

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