In an April 4, 2016 post for the perennially awful Return of Kings blog, columnist Corey Savage (whose bio states that he believes men should “honor their primal nature”) declared all of feminism to be a “the most successful terrorist movement of our time.” Just how terrified should the readers at RoK be? If the Nazi flag bearing a Venus symbol at the top of the page is any indication, very.
“There exists a noxious ideology with fanatical followers who use tactics of intimidation, manipulation, and outright violence to attack and suppress both men and women to further their quest for power and control,” Savage began ominously. “We are, of course, referring to the cancer that is feminism.”
Yes, the movement that brought us women’s suffrage, laws against domestic violence and spousal rape, equal pay for equal work, mechanisms to combat sexual assault on college campuses, and has worked hand-in-hand in the battle for Civil Rights, LGBTQ equality, environmentalism, and numerous other fights for social justice is worse than, say, Christian Identity adherents, al-Qaeda or ISIS.
At least, according to Corey Savage.
To prove his point that a belief in equality of the sexes is “terrorist” in nature, Savage quotes the FBI definition of terrorism — that is, the “unlawful use of force or violence” against people or property in order to coerce “a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof” in order to advance “political or social objectives.”
Savage lists several disparate incidents to prove that feminism matches this definition. His list includes getting men fired “for disagreeing with their wicked ideology” and “making up false accusations to get rid of men they see as competitors.” Neither of these examples seem to fit even the FBI’s definition of terrorism — as it requires the “unlawful use of force or violence” — and both examples are pretty vague, with no specific examples cited.
The other examples he uses include alleged death and bomb threats received by men’s rights activist Erin Pizzey, pulling the fire alarm on a men’s rights gathering (which, while wrong and carrying the potential for danger doesn’t fit the definition of terrorism), and Valerie Solanas’ 1968 attempt on Andy Warhol’s life. Prior to the shooting, Solanas, a radical feminist with a history of mental illness, had accused Warhol of having lost or stolen the script to a play she had written. Not exactly the type of violence intended to coerce or intimidate a segment of the population.
Yet even Savage admits that feminism doesn’t exactly fit the definition. In his estimation it “almost” fits, since many tactics he accuses feminists of using are not, in fact, “unlawful.” Indeed, he believes feminist “terror tactics” are “largely tolerated and even sanctioned by Western governments.” So, for those of you keeping track, Savage has referenced feminist terror tactics so numerous that he can only name a handful, of which only the death and bomb threats against Pizzey qualify, and says that Western governments are condoning this.
He also wrote out a list of supposed similarities between feminists and other genuine terrorist groups, which are so broad that they can encompass just about any movement of any kind. For example, Savage wrote that both feminism and other radical ideologies “identify their targets as an enemy to be destroyed,” “paint themselves as victims of oppression who are simply resisting against the oppressor,” “are made up of members who are angry, bitter, delusional, and unhappy with their lives,” and “seek reaction from their targets as a way of stoking the flames of war between the two groups.”
Again, these are both arguable (it is certainly Savage’s opinion that feminists want to “destroy” enemies and are “delusional”) and incredibly broad. Perhaps purposefully so, since his argument might fall apart if he were pressed for details.
Nonetheless, he declared that “feminism is no different from many different types of terrorist organizations around the world” except for the fact that women “usually don’t like to engage in violence themselves,” but rather “prefer to spread rumours, manipulate others, and get other men to do their dirty work for them.” And what of women who don’t identify as feminists but who commit violent crimes? “[E]ven if these women don’t identify themselves as feminists, they are engaging in feminist terrorism all thanks to our feminist culture that condones their actions,” Savage claimed. Right.So his definition is so broad that it includes pretty much anything women do that he finds abhorrent.
Moreover, he makes the laughable assertion that “feminist terror tactics” have been more successful than the IRA, Timothy McVeigh, and Islamist terrorists. Feminist “terrorists,” he asserted, have “[d]estroyed marriage” through no-fault divorce, made the government “falsely jail” husbands with a “mere accusation” by their wives, “[c]reated a climate of fear for men” who interact with women on a regular basis, “[c]reated a culture of rape hysteria,” and “[c]reated an androgynous society” that has “emasculated men,” among other ridiculous complaints often made by men’s rights activists.
“In short, although feminism lacks the overt violence of conventional terrorism, it has been wildly successful with their feminine form of terror in spreading culture of fear for men while completely changing the society to kowtow to their twisted demands,” he wrote. “So, who needs bombs when divorce-raped men are committing suicide in droves?”
The end game, he wrote, is to eliminate “[s]trong, masculine men” who stand in the way of the feminists’ “globalist agenda” by “homosexuality, multiculturalism, and mind-numbing technological devices into our societies.” Yes, in the end it’s all just an ill-conceived, nebulous conspiracy against “masculine” men. For some reason. Point being, “feminism needs to be exterminated,” and the only way to do so, Savage says, is to “destroy the system that supports it.”
There exists a noxious ideology with fanatical followers who use tactics of intimidation, manipulation, and outright violence to attack and suppress both men and women to further their quest for power and control. We are, of course, referring to the cancer that is feminism.
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The plain matter of fact is that feminism is a terrorist movement and must be called out as such.
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As you can see, feminism is no different from many different types of terrorist organizations around the world—except in one special way: their modus operandi. You must understand that the feminist terror tactics we face today are not the same as the standard terror tactics that we are familiar with. Feminist terrorism contrasts itself through its feminine nature compared to the conventional, masculine form of terrorism.
To understand, think about differences between male aggression and female aggression. When men decide to be aggressive, they are explicit in their expression. They will threaten you with direct violence and act on it if necessary. Females, on the other hand, express their aggression in a much different way. Women too will use threats and resort to physical violence just as much as men (if not more), but only if they know they could get away with it. But that’s not the end of it. Women usually don’t like to engage in violence themselves, for their choice of weapon is the indirect, social aggression. Women prefer to spread rumours, manipulate others, and get other men to do their dirty work for them. Unlike the direct, physical violence that the average men engage in, they are much more Machiavellian with their attacks.
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Remember that even if these women don’t identify themselves as feminists, they are engaging in feminist terrorism all thanks to our feminist culture that condones their actions. Every time a man gets away from a false rape accusation, feminists screech and squeal about rape culture, but you’ll never hear a peep from them if you mention female violence against men—let alone being able to get away with it without legal consequences. In fact, they’ll just think it’s funny and laugh.
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In short, although feminism lacks the overt violence of conventional terrorism, it has been wildly successful with their feminine form of terror in spreading culture of fear for men while completely changing the society to kowtow to their twisted demands. They have effectively created a society where they can live in privileged conditions with weak men existing only as drones to serve their needs. So, who needs bombs when divorce-raped men are committing suicide in droves?
With all that said, I think we can safely declare the degradation of Western societies by the feminists as the most successful terrorist campaign in history.
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Last, the most important aspect of feminism is that feminism is a [sic] state-sponsored terrorism.
In spite of all their obscene barking and threats of rape and violence, the feminists in reality are utter cowards who are only able to harass and assault ordinary men because they know they have the backings of powerful men at the top—the same men who keep them in a long enough leash to attack men like you and me, but not long enough to threaten their own power.
Our governments—along with the media, corporations, and educational institutions—are actively collaborating with the feminists in their war against men. For all the bitching they do about men and “patriarchal” governments, their entire terrorist movement depends on professional white knights to jump into their defense and for billionaire elites like George Soros to fund their cause.
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Why all this effort against men?
Strong, masculine men who think for themselves are the greatest threat to the globalist agenda, which seeks to turn the human race into a single mass of passive, consumerist slaves. And because masculinity, nuclear families, traditional values, and cultural identity are things that men value that get in the way of their plans, they will do everything they can to emasculate us, shame us, and control us. This is also why they are aggressively pushing homosexuality, multiculturalism, and mind-numbing technological devices into our societies to fragment us and weaken us.
As a movement that constantly threatens our existence, feminism needs to be exterminated. But trying to fight the feminists themselves is a waste of time. We can spend the rest of our lives debating, mocking, and attacking these rabid feminists and it wouldn’t make any worldly difference. In fact, conflict and drama is exactly what they crave so that they can continue playing victims and go cry to the government to beg for harsher measures against men. Battling the feminists themselves without taking the state into account is like trying to fight smoke instead of dousing the flame that is causing it.
To defeat feminism, we must destroy the system that supports it. The fate of mankind depends on our resistance.