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Women c'mon!

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just wondering,if women are really their own enemies.some things just do not add up...we all claim to be in human rights movements,pushing for equality and giving the girl child a break bla bla.At work,in our homes and society in general women seem to be at war with each other-is it natural that a women sees the other as a threat and not a healthy competitor?can we honestly help each other longterm without getting personal and petty?Feel me?

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Pascaline;

Ever analysed - not just viewed, the behaviour of people when running for their lives to escape from - say: a burning building? Does anyone stop to say "sorry" when they inadvertently - or even deliberately, step on your toes as they flee for their own personal safety?

Well, consider the current global exacerbation of VISUALLY-INTERNALISED, PHYSICALLY-EXPERIENCED, PSYCHICALLY-KNOWN Violence against Women as the PERENIALLY BURNING BUILDING.

Each minute, of each hour of the myriad days that go into churning out the INHUMANE MORASS THAT PASSES FOR THE DAILY LIVES OF WOMEN, may be likened to an INFERNO of MALE-INSTITUTED, and MALE-SUSTAINED...Economic Disempowerment, Sexual Abuse - even something as SIMPLE and HUMANELY-NORMAL - but nonetheless as PRACTICALLY INACCESSIBLE TO WOMEN as GOING FOR A COOL STROLL IN THEIR NEIGHBOURHOODS ON A DARK, LONELY NIGHT! For we all KNOW how the odds are stacked against a Woman, attempting to negotiate Nature's Call for Cool Night Air, sans RAPE/MURDER by MEN - as IS HER RIGHT AS A LIVING, BREATHING HUMAN BEING, forced to SHARE A GLOBAL EXISTENCE WITH MEN who prefer to USE THE NIGHT-TIME TO SKULK AROUND IN BUSHES, AND HIDE BEHIND BUILDINGS, GUN/KNIFE IN ONE HAND, PENIS STROKED EXPECTANTLY IN THE NEXT. A CRUDE, but nonetheless TRUE FACT OF LIFE.

Now, take this type of SOUL-HARROWING MENTAL AND PHYSICAL LIVED-EXISTENCE FOR WOMEN right around the GLOBE, and at least TRY to understand WHY it is - EVEN IF ADMITTEDLY REGRETTABLY SO - that sometimes in "fleeing" from the INFERNAL MALE-ENEMY, their own SISTERHOOD sometimes get "seen" as just another inimical element diminishing the already-poor quality of their Life, and as such gets TRAMPLED in the melee that is the inevitable "stampede" to SELF-PROTECT.

Additionally, if you - as a Woman yourself, CHOOSE not to bemoan and lament, scorn and deride the BRUTAL, SAVAGE & INHUMAN ACTS OF SEXUAL AND PHYSICAL VIOLENCE THE MEN HAVE CONCEIVED, AND TODAY CONTINUE UN-CHECKED TO WREAK UPON WOMEN & HER CHILDREN AROUND THE GLOBE...WHY then should ANYTHING that a CHRONICALLY-VICTIMISED WOMEN DO capture your attention, and incite your censure, since living under such hellish circumstances herself? Would you - using the Burning Building analogy once again, hunt down outside, and scornfully and derisively chastise the woman, found lying battle-fatigued and panting for Life-sustaing breath upon the Male-scorched Earth, simply because she had deliberately or accidently bumped into you when BOTH of you fled the burning building?

Or, could it be SIMPLY be because you feel - as a VICTIM-WOMAN yourself, that you stand a BETTER CHANCE of evoking some EGO-STROKING, POWER-INTENSIFYING response from A KINDRED VICTIM-WOMAN, when you demand that SHE CHANGE SOME ASPECT OF HER BEHAVIOUR THAT OFFENDS/ANNOYS YOU? Knowing as you do, that you STAND A BETTER CHANCE AT HAVING YOUR WAY WITH THIS KINDRED-WOMEN....than if you were to (..even try!...) to DEMAND THE SAME THING OF A MAN...WHO - YOU ALSO QUITE WELL KNOW, WOULD NEITHER GIVE A DAMN, FAR LESS CONTEMPLATE CHANGING HIS - REALLY EVIL, INHUMAN DEEDS - JUST TO PLEASE YOU, OR ANY WOMAN? Indeed, when last did you "DEMAND" anything of MEN - being MORESO the ones who OWE WOMEN - LIKE YOU - SO MUCH?

For I am certain, Pascaline, that YOU ARE FULLY AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING FACT: that should you find yourself stranded in a Strange Place, amongst Strange People, and these Strangers comprised solely A MAN and A WOMAN....tell me HONESTLY: WHO would you nonetheless instinctively approach for this same type of "help," that you find so derisively missing in Women in today's world? WHICH Strange Human Being - the strange MAN or the strange WOMAN, would you nonetheless instinctively trust/prefer to lose consciousness beside in weary sleep, and feel assured that you won't wake up from an otherwise uneasy sleep, with a horrified jolt at finding yourself being sexually molested, or callously robbed...or even sadistically murdered? I think you know your OWN ANSWERS to that particular question.

Women are not "at war with each other," as you so dogmatically stated. Women are merely trying to LIVE THRU' THE GENDER-WAR THAT MEN HAVE MADE OF THEIR LIVES. So that in the same way you - nor any other reasonable person does not PRESUMPTUOUSLY EXPECT, but is merely GRATEFUL FOR any displays of Humanity that falls their way in Wartime, so TOO should you suspend SOCIALLY-INFLUENCED, MALE-FOSTERED EXPECTATIONS of "The Perennially NICE Woman!" ..."The Faultlessly GOOD Little Girl!" ..."The Tirelessly LOVING & Endless FORGIVING Female!"....and SEE and RESPECT WOMEN AS THE COMPLEX....REAL...HUMAN BEINGS THAT THEY ARE.

Nothing More...but CERTAINLY Nothing Less.

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Pescaline, I do "feel" you.

Pescaline, I do "feel" you.

Yvette

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