The Fifth Horseman's predicted that eventually The Misandry Bubble is going to pop by 2020.
Perhaps the groundswell of outrage showing up in the comment section of Kay Hymowitz's WSJ shaming screed is an indication that this bubble is going to pop much sooner than 9 years from now...
As Ferdinand Bardamu noted:
The silver lining in Hymowitz’s noxious screed is that virtually the entire commentariat is united against her. There are hundred of comments on her article and I can’t read them all, but from what I’ve seen the ratio of haters to supporters is at least nine to one...
Dude...that was 2 days ago. There are now 1327 and counting responses, and it still looks like it's about the 9-1 ratio of commenters castigating Hymowitz for her misandry and constant anecdotes regarding the injustices of our society towards men.
As Ferdinand noted:
This is momentous. As recently as a couple of years ago, an article like this would have gone unnoticed by men, part of the white noise of misandry blasted into our ears all the time. Now, whenever women like Hymowitz rear their ugly faces to condescend and blame us for the country’s ills, there’s a horde of angry men to descend upon them and drop truth bombs until they cry. A sea change is occurring, with the ideas of the manosphere leaking out into the public at large. It’s men – on strike!
From my point of view, this looks to me like a true, grass roots movement of AWARENESS.
Remember Joseph Goebbels, the Third Reich's Minister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda's most famous quote:
“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”
Indeed, the TRUTH about the extent of misandry-based injustice and what it is doing to our society as a whole, is the greatest enemy of the current Matriarchal state...and it seems like there is a groundswell of people are beginning to recognize it.
Perhaps all this MRA/MRM blogging over the last half decade really IS having an effect.
When I first began blogging in 2007, I remember one of my first posts that got my first, substantial positive response (Back than 9 comments was 'substantial' at this blog...lol): MRA In Your Personal Life.
I am of the opinion that being an MRA carries a responsibility to it that requires far more than logging on to the internet and raging on your blog about the unfairness, inequality and stupidity of feminists and their useful idiot manginas. Don't get me wrong, the proliferation of MRA blogs is vital in raising awareness, because it seems to be the only venue at this time in which MRA ideas can be discussed and disseminated to a wide audience, as almost all other mediums of communication have been corrupted by feminist group think and PC conventions. I myself lived a life of ignorance and just kind of went along with the general theme of feminism's ubiquity in the mainstream Western consciousness until I discovered MRA blogs.
That was in 2007...and now that seems like such a long time ago. These ideas, these TRUTHS are now hitting the mainstream. Just 4 years ago, the manosphere was just a tiny lunatic fringe on the interwebs...it is now percolating into the mainstream en mass.
Looking back on my thinking back then, I think I severely underestimated the effect of manosphere blogging on the popular culture at large:
But the most important thing to remember is this: no matter how hopeless it seems, we MRA have the ultimate weapon on our sides in combating the rising tide of feminist thought...the truth.
Truth is our ultimate weapon, and we need to wield it wherever and whenever it is prudent to do so. This means we need to speak up when we can to help raise awareness of the ignorant and to counter feminist myths that are repeated as facts, and to identify and counter the folly of misandry whenever we encounter it in the real world. This, I believe, is far more important than blogging.
Perhaps blogging is really all it took to raise awareness to the current level we are seeing. I've recalled many a person blogging and commenting that the entire manosphere blog world was mindless venting and in the end will never amount to a hill of beans.
It is now patently obvious that those criticisms are utterly mistaken.
MRA blogging HAS raised awareness...and the awareness of the TRUTH is hitting a critical mass much quicker than I think even the most optimistic of Masculinist bloggers thought possible just a few short years ago.
It almost seems...