Fearing women: A Facebook riposte

An excellent rejoinder of by Nicola Marven for someone who attempted to label my quote as ‘sexist’

Nicola Marven

I put up a quote on my FB wall by the wonderful Mohadesa Najumi and it shirked one particular FB friend.  I told him I didn’t agree and to leave it.  He didn’t leave it.  I warned him I would deconstruct his comments if he persisted.  He persisted.  So I wrote this frenzied rant in about half-hour.  Enjoy.

Dear J, the quote I put up which says “The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet” is not sexist. You persist in arguing despite my requests for you to desist from sullying my Facebook wall, and so I wanted to explain something to you in the spirit of “you can go hard or you can go home”.

The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet

Perhaps I need to convince you first of the basic fact that there is, in fact, generally more discrimination against women than men. So please open…

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