And again with the labels! The problem with statements like your title is that they invariably imply the contrary. To say that there are no good men is to imply that there are no bad women. Neither is true, but not for the reason you might think. There are bad people and good people? Not even that. There are people who do bad things and people who do good things and most of us do both at some point. Unfortunately, the kind of path the well-meaning take (dialogue, empathy, changing society etc) does something else. It sets up a conflict with those who feel differently, which results in a ‘choose your side’ mentality. By choosing a side, people immerse themselves in that factions’ values and sacrifice one more bit of the individuality which is really all any of us have. That, in the end, is what the faceless corporations who run the world want, because to them a faction is simply a market. The recent inclusion of ‘strong female characters’ in films and TV is not evidence of social change -it’s just a way of tapping the ‘feminist dollar’. If we are all divided into groups who think the same and want the same, we’re easier to sell to and manufacture for, which is what the capitalists want.

Snapper-up of unconsidered trifles, walker of paths less travelled by. Advocate-in-Ordinary to His Satanic Majesty.

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