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John Derbyshire: Military Men Can't Help But Rape Ladies And Ladies Can't Help But Be Liars
Oh, ladies in the military. Why are you so bad at not getting sexually assaulted? We know it can't possibly be because the military has a terrible culture about sexual assault. Of course not. The far more likely explanation is that you ladies are eccentric gold-digging whores.
Yes, the illustrious John Derbyshire, who got fired from the National Review for being too racist, which we thought was actually unpossible, has now dropped by Taki's Magazine -- the home base for that thing that got him fired -- to explain how of course sexual assault happens and is the lady's fault when it does but of course sexual assault does not happen because ladies are liars. Let's hit the highlights and low points , shall we? Hahaha, do not be ridiculose, there are only low points.
Women are strongly attracted to higher-status men. If male officers are in command of units containing women, human nature is placed under severe strain.
That is some grade-A level Men's Rights Activist level thinking right there, John Derbyshire, but it still doesn't make a whole lot of sense. Does this mean that ladies throw themselves at the high-ranking menz and therefore it can never be rape? Does it mean that the high-ranking menz will take advantage of the loose ladies because they're kings of some portion of a military fiefdom? Is the "severe strain" on the men because they can't stop getting all rape-y or on the women because they won't be able to stop throwing themselves at any man with stars and bars? Does John Derbyshire understand that military commanders are not actually horses at stud? So many questions.
But wait! It isn't just that the ladies can't keep it in their pants when it comes to the officer corps, it is that they are also bottomless pits of weirdness and deception:
Men who join the military are responding to widespread, innate male urges—the urge to break things and kill people, for example. Women who join the military are, by contrast, outliers in their sex. They are eccentric and prone to behave eccentrically. As a designated victim group, they are especially susceptible to the associated pathologies, e.g., victim hoaxes for attention, spite, or cash reward.
Yes, men are from Mars, women are from Liarsville. The undeniable male natural urge to hulk smash is the yin to women's yang (or should that be the other way around?) of needing to be spiteful little minxes. That is probably why ladies can't tell the difference between rape-rape and sullen regret over one too many glasses of wine:
The terms “sexual harassment” and “sexual assault” are ambiguous and open to manipulation by unscrupulous lawyers. It is not, for example, the case that sexual intercourse comes in precisely two clearly distinguished varieties, consensual and nonconsensual. There is an entire continuum of consent, ranging from forcible kidnapping/rape, to drunk-and-I-don’t-know-what-I-was-thinking, to licensed connubial bliss.
We don't know about you, but John Derbyshire is really the alpha and the omega of thinking about the intricacies of consent, given his incredibly nuanced thinking about black people. We'll be sure to check in with him next time we want to be racist sexist trolling assholes.
[ Taki's Magazine ]