Updated 2019 01 01: Minor syntax changes in first and last paragraphs
The measure of capital offences is whatever we (that is: primarily social justice warriors—predominantly women) wish it to be. The same is true of the statute of limitations. Therefore, it is easy to determine that anything that happened in the past can—by today’s politically-correct standards—be deemed to have been an offence of the desired severity.
Objective reality and the absolute truth therefore become immaterial, and all behaviours, past and present, can be judged to be and to have been politically incorrect by whatever is decided today’s subjective standards make them, loved or hated, even capital offences — if so desired.
By those standards it has become possible to obfuscate objectionable behaviour by women that should—by objective standards—be judged to be of equally severe character of comparable behaviour by anyone else.
Patricia Pearson correctly assessed the consequences of those practices in the concluding paragraph of her book, When She Was Bad: Violent Women and the Myth of Innocence:
The consequences of our refusal to concede female contributions to violence are manifold. It affects our capacity to promote ourselves as autonomous and responsible beings. It affects our ability to develop a literature about ourselves that encompasses the full array of human emotion and experience. It demeans the right our victims have to be valued. And it radically impedes our ability to recognize dimensions of power that have nothing to do with formal structures of patriarchy. Perhaps above all, the denial of women’s aggression profoundly undermines our attempt as a culture to understand violence, to trace its causes and to quell them.
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The noble aims indicated by that are very easily corrupted. Simply change the meaning of the concept “our” from “all of humanity” to “women” or to whatever we deem our choice of the desired sector of “victims” should be. The cause and aim of that corruption is nothing more than to gain victim status for a desired category of victims, and fairness and equitable justice no longer matter. It can then be rationalized that the end justifies the means.
- Betty Friedan and her Lies
- Mother Jones: Women Hit Too!
- Female innocence is what the media and courts say it is