Doing Victimhood

 Victimhood can be a performance. Many of today’s feminists “do” victimhood like an actor “does” emotion up on a stage. And the performance-of-victimhood becomes a self-fulfilling cycle – it encourages dissent and then that dissent is used as proof of one’s victim status. Highly visible feminists (especially on Twitter) like to stigmatise themselves. They align […]

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Beware of Trojan Horses

The Trojan Horse is a story about subterfuge. After a ten-year war with the Trojans, the Greeks built a wooden horse and parked it outside Troy’s gates. After this, they pretended to sail away. Believing the Greeks to have surrendered, the Trojans pulled the horse into their city and celebrated it as a victory trophy. […]

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