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Anonymous asked:

how is spreading important information on vital issues to ignorant people not activism?

icyarguments answered:

Because there’s a huge difference between spreading information and acting upon that information.

Let me give you an example:

There is spoiled hamburger meat in a school. You have two students, Sally, and Jimmy.

Jimmy sees that the hamburger meat is spoiled, so he goes around to tell people about the bad meat and make sure nobody eats it.

Sarah on the other hand notices that they have had less-than-stellar food lately, and decides to circulate a petition demanding higher quality food before presenting it to the principal. The principal sees this and decides to do something about the bad meat.

Now, while Jimmy did help to make sure nobody ingested the meat by informing them, he didn’t really do anything about the problem itself; the meat was still tainted, just everyone knew that it was and not to eat it. It was Sarah who decided to bring attention to it and go to the higher-ups about it and get things to change. Jimmy saved some upset tummies for the short term, but Sarah saved the tummies for the long term.

Does it make sense now? Spreading information is not going to change much. Yes it’s going to make people informed, but that’s it. People still have to do something with that information, or else it’s just a never ending game of telephone.

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Sorry for the large triggering image, I don’t know how to greybox it, but this needs to be dealt with !!

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WARNING: #rape tw #rape culture #victim blaming…

What you seem to be consistently missing here is this: When a woman goes out and gets blind drunk that does not hurt anyone else. Unless she then gets behind the wheel of a car or starts a bar fight in an alcohol-induced rage, this action hurts absolutely no one… except maybe her liver.

When a rapist goes out and rapes someone, they are bringing harm to another person.

You’re not giving equal consideration to these people. You might mean something different, but what you’re saying is that you view someone who is not committing any harmful acts as just as responsible for the harmful acts committed against them as the perpetrator. That is the very definition of victim-blaming.

I don’t disagree that what you suggested for a ‘designate driver’ to watch out for you is a bad idea, but the issue here is that you don’t seem to be getting it through your head that the person who has been raped is not responsible for it. No one ever has that coming to them.

To say that they do is, as I said before, equating rape to a punishment for women who are drunk. Forget your friends? Have a bit more than you intended? You are punished for it with rape because you were being irresponsible.

Your rapist might go to jail, but let’s look at the statistics for conviction for rape. Or how about in the UK? Maybe the White House’s 2014 report has something good to say? The statistics out there are bleak and that’s for societies that have the privilege of a working criminal justice system. Saying you disapprove of the rapist while turning around and wagging your finger at the victim… that’s part of what’s wrong with how things work right now. 

"One study indicated that two-thirds of survivors have had their legal cases dismissed, and more than 80% of the time, this contradicted her desire to prosecute.[68] According to another study of 526 cases in two large cities where sexual assault arrests were made, only about half were prosecuted.[69] Prosecutors were more likely to file charges when physical evidence connecting the suspect to the crime was present, if the suspect had a prior criminal record, and if there were no questions about the survivor’s character or behavior." (From the White House report, Page 17)

I hope you can see what’s wrong with that and why there’s so much fervor here about the above poster.

I do get it, I get that the basis of your whole argument is “The victim is untouchable, must not be touched, the victim has to have EVERYTHING IN THE WORLD because she is a victim” and that is my problem.

I am sorry but through the course of our lives, we will make mistakes, and sometimes awful things will happen to us because of those mistakes, sometimes even greater than the value of our mistakes, sometimes because of one little mistake you’ll get an inmense backlash and that is life.

Do we deserve that punishment? No, but it will happen because every action has a reaction, is not a law made by humans, it’s a law of the universe, you don’t like it? You can’t do anything about it, go and beat the shit out of God and take over him and change the way things work…but until then that’s how it is.

Painful experiences are indeed that, but you learn from them, also, there are MANY differnt ways to rape, and in a lot of them of course it’s not the fault of the victim, but sometimes it is because the victim wasn’t careful enough like these case and making the victim see that is not bad, it’ll help the victim learn, and there is a HUGE different thing between teaching her and HUMILLIATING HER, for you pointing out the problem is humilliation.

So yeah, I get it, you think "The Victim is Sacred and Can get away with anything and if you even there to point out otherwise, you are destroying and humilliating her and you are worst than Hittler " You haven’t seen how the victims you try to defend so much are capable of just as much evil as their rapist if not more, victims that were told it wasn’t their fault and they did nothing wrong, and that it was all the fault of their perpetrators, they were not taught to assimilate the pain and learn from it, they were taught to use that pain and channel it through hatred for their agressors, until it becomes so much rage that punishing their agressors is not enough and everyone of its kind have to suffer.

You have not seen how cruel we can be, spend more time learning and lurking through the darker side of humanity, you’ll learn a lot of things.

That’s why what you call “Victim Blaming” (I prefer to call it “Learning Process”) is necesary so we don’t create monsters looking for revenge and instead create survivors who will teach others how to prevent drunken rape as well as creating a more responsable consumption of alcohol….it can not just make you get raped…it can kill you as well in case you didn’t know…but apparently you would rather die than getting raped.

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Kill la Kill basically prevented my anxiety issues from going off the deep end last winter and it pisses me off when people think it promotes rape or rape culture (It doesn’t!)

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That’s awesome for you, really, but it does… I’m sorry that it upsets you when people point that out because you’re obviously attached to it, but a lot of media has their flaws and those are KLK’s. That doesn’t mean that you suddenly have to hate it or feel bad for liking it (bc honestly, if we were expected to do that, we wouldn’t be able to like anything because again, everything has flaws), but when the accusations are this heavy (not like, complaining about animation style or something…), it’s kind of important that you keep an open mind even if the show means a lot to you.

Can you please expain to me how the hell KlK promotes Rape Culture? Like What?

[x] [x]
[skip past the powerpoint]
[x]
^They explain it better than I could and they’re only a few of many, I’m sure.

*Yawn* I’ve heard that argument so many times….ok….I’ll do it again I suppose.
If there is one thing I learned from Feminsit here is that they will see rape and female abuse EVERYWHERE, do not lie and tell me it isn’t true, no matter what you do, no matter what you say, Feminist will ALWAYS see something wrong with it, because they are imposible to please, if the female shows a minimal amount of opposition to doing something “INSTANT RAPE” I mean come on…why are you all feminist so obsessed with rape? RAPE RAPE RAPE RAPE EVERYWHERE!
You could watch “Gunbuster” which is the ultimate anime when it comes to female empowerment and still will manage to stick Rape Culture or that Male Gaze thing somewhere and be disrespectful to one of the best if not the best female anime characters that has ever existed.
Oh and that line “Haha, oh man. I’m glad I didn’t watch this past episode one” you do realize that automatically invalidates ANYTHING that person says about the series…are you the same? Did you stop watching the series after one episode? It wouldn’t surprise if any of you 4 didn’t even bother with the series…why should I take your opinion seriously when none of you finished the god damn anime?
And that last re post at the end "YEEES Watch the series…it’s empowering and AWESOME….but admit it is wrong and rapey >3>"….Typical Passive Agressive bullshit.
Go finish the series like the OP and THEN talk…even if you don’t like it if you are going to come here and tell all of us that the series rapes you all, at least come with full knowledge of the series…you’re like Anita Sarkeesian.
Anyone…who reads this, don’t let people like this poison you, there is no Rape Culture in Kill la Kill…Rape Culture doesn’t even exists to begin with, these are stupid people who don’t even know where they are standing, if you like KlK and love the amazing and well developed characters it has (A development that is waaaay above the fanservice as it should be) you are good, don’t listen to these people.

^This was such an overreaction, I almost forgot we were talking about an anime here. I’m not going to get into an argument with someone who has such thin skin that they’d go off on a rant about how criticizing an anime or a video game or taking part in a multifaceted movement automatically makes someone some sort of extremist. Stew in your anger by yourself, love.

Oh that’s not even 10% of my overreaction powers…I can overreact A LOT more, trust me honey.
Tell me why anyone should take you seriously? You come here and disrespect the OP with passive agressive tactics, then proceed to bring me flawed arguments from people who didn’t even finish ONE episode of the series.
Hahaha, now you tell me “WOah chill bitch, just an anime lol”…tell that to the people on the thing you made me read and to yourselves.
If you do that somewhere else you’re gonna get the same reaction and trust me when I tell you, they won’t be as kind as I am being with you,
I’ll give you an advice, try to finish the anime or chose the argument of more intelligent people at least, it’s not as bad as you think it is.
Yeah go and play with sjw friends or something, leave with your tail between your legs, you tried, but it didn’t work…good luck next time honey…see ya.

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Kill la Kill basically prevented my anxiety issues from going off the deep end last winter and it pisses me off when people think it promotes rape or rape culture (It doesn’t!)

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That’s awesome for you, really, but it does… I’m sorry that it upsets you when people point that out because you’re obviously attached to it, but a lot of media has their flaws and those are KLK’s. That doesn’t mean that you suddenly have to hate it or feel bad for liking it (bc honestly, if we were expected to do that, we wouldn’t be able to like anything because again, everything has flaws), but when the accusations are this heavy (not like, complaining about animation style or something…), it’s kind of important that you keep an open mind even if the show means a lot to you.

Can you please expain to me how the hell KlK promotes Rape Culture? Like What?

[x] [x]

[skip past the powerpoint]

[x]

^They explain it better than I could and they’re only a few of many, I’m sure.

*Yawn* I’ve heard that argument so many times….ok….I’ll do it again I suppose.

If there is one thing I learned from Feminsit here is that they will see rape and female abuse EVERYWHERE, do not lie and tell me it isn’t true, no matter what you do, no matter what you say, Feminist will ALWAYS see something wrong with it, because they are imposible to please, if the female shows a minimal amount of opposition to doing something “INSTANT RAPE” I mean come on…why are you all feminist so obsessed with rape? RAPE RAPE RAPE RAPE EVERYWHERE!

You could watch “Gunbuster” which is the ultimate anime when it comes to female empowerment and still will manage to stick Rape Culture or that Male Gaze thing somewhere and be disrespectful to one of the best if not the best female anime characters that has ever existed.

Oh and that line Haha, oh man. I’m glad I didn’t watch this past episode one you do realize that automatically invalidates ANYTHING that person says about the series…are you the same? Did you stop watching the series after one episode? It wouldn’t surprise if any of you 4 didn’t even bother with the series…why should I take your opinion seriously when none of you finished the god damn anime?

And that last re post at the end "YEEES Watch the series…it’s empowering and AWESOME….but admit it is wrong and rapey >3>"….Typical Passive Agressive bullshit.

Go finish the series like the OP and THEN talk…even if you don’t like it if you are going to come here and tell all of us that the series rapes you all, at least come with full knowledge of the series…you’re like Anita Sarkeesian.

Anyone…who reads this, don’t let people like this poison you, there is no Rape Culture in Kill la Kill…Rape Culture doesn’t even exists to begin with, these are stupid people who don’t even know where they are standing, if you like KlK and love the amazing and well developed characters it has (A development that is waaaay above the fanservice as it should be) you are good, don’t listen to these people.

^This was such an overreaction, I almost forgot we were talking about an anime here. I’m not going to get into an argument with someone who has such thin skin that they’d go off on a rant about how criticizing an anime or a video game or taking part in a multifaceted movement automatically makes someone some sort of extremist. Stew in your anger by yourself, love.

Oh that’s not even 10% of my overreaction powers…I can overreact A LOT more, trust me honey.

Tell me why anyone should take you seriously? You come here and disrespect the OP with passive agressive tactics, then proceed to bring me flawed arguments from people who didn’t even finish ONE episode of the series.

Hahaha, now you tell me “WOah chill bitch, just an anime lol”…tell that to the people on the thing you made me read and to yourselves.

If you do that somewhere else you’re gonna get the same reaction and trust me when I tell you, they won’t be as kind as I am being with you,

I’ll give you an advice, try to finish the anime or chose the argument of more intelligent people at least, it’s not as bad as you think it is.

Yeah go and play with sjw friends or something, leave with your tail between your legs, you tried, but it didn’t work…good luck next time honey…see ya.

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magicalgirlconfessions:


Kill la Kill basically prevented my anxiety issues from going off the deep end last winter and it pisses me off when people think it promotes rape or rape culture (It doesn’t!)

submitted by uzuisafuckingpansage

That’s awesome for you, really, but it does… I’m sorry that it upsets you when people point that out because you’re obviously attached to it, but a lot of media has their flaws and those are KLK’s. That doesn’t mean that you suddenly have to hate it or feel bad for liking it (bc honestly, if we were expected to do that, we wouldn’t be able to like anything because again, everything has flaws), but when the accusations are this heavy (not like, complaining about animation style or something…), it’s kind of important that you keep an open mind even if the show means a lot to you.

Can you please expain to me how the hell KlK promotes Rape Culture? Like What?

[x] [x]
[skip past the powerpoint]
[x]
^They explain it better than I could and they’re only a few of many, I’m sure.

*Yawn* I’ve heard that argument so many times….ok….I’ll do it again I suppose.
If there is one thing I learned from Feminsit here is that they will see rape and female abuse EVERYWHERE, do not lie and tell me it isn’t true, no matter what you do, no matter what you say, Feminist will ALWAYS see something wrong with it, because they are imposible to please, if the female shows a minimal amount of opposition to doing something “INSTANT RAPE” I mean come on…why are you all feminist so obsessed with rape? RAPE RAPE RAPE RAPE EVERYWHERE!
You could watch “Gunbuster” which is the ultimate anime when it comes to female empowerment and still will manage to stick Rape Culture or that Male Gaze thing somewhere and be disrespectful to one of the best if not the best female anime characters that has ever existed.
Oh and that line “Haha, oh man. I’m glad I didn’t watch this past episode one” you do realize that automatically invalidates ANYTHING that person says about the series…are you the same? Did you stop watching the series after one episode? It wouldn’t surprise if any of you 4 didn’t even bother with the series…why should I take your opinion seriously when none of you finished the god damn anime?
And that last re post at the end "YEEES Watch the series…it’s empowering and AWESOME….but admit it is wrong and rapey >3>"….Typical Passive Agressive bullshit.
Go finish the series like the OP and THEN talk…even if you don’t like it if you are going to come here and tell all of us that the series rapes you all, at least come with full knowledge of the series…you’re like Anita Sarkeesian.
Anyone…who reads this, don’t let people like this poison you, there is no Rape Culture in Kill la Kill…Rape Culture doesn’t even exists to begin with, these are stupid people who don’t even know where they are standing, if you like KlK and love the amazing and well developed characters it has (A development that is waaaay above the fanservice as it should be) you are good, don’t listen to these people.

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magicalgirlconfessions:

Kill la Kill basically prevented my anxiety issues from going off the deep end last winter and it pisses me off when people think it promotes rape or rape culture (It doesn’t!)

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That’s awesome for you, really, but it does… I’m sorry that it upsets you when people point that out because you’re obviously attached to it, but a lot of media has their flaws and those are KLK’s. That doesn’t mean that you suddenly have to hate it or feel bad for liking it (bc honestly, if we were expected to do that, we wouldn’t be able to like anything because again, everything has flaws), but when the accusations are this heavy (not like, complaining about animation style or something…), it’s kind of important that you keep an open mind even if the show means a lot to you.

Can you please expain to me how the hell KlK promotes Rape Culture? Like What?

[x] [x]

[skip past the powerpoint]

[x]

^They explain it better than I could and they’re only a few of many, I’m sure.

*Yawn* I’ve heard that argument so many times….ok….I’ll do it again I suppose.

If there is one thing I learned from Feminsit here is that they will see rape and female abuse EVERYWHERE, do not lie and tell me it isn’t true, no matter what you do, no matter what you say, Feminist will ALWAYS see something wrong with it, because they are imposible to please, if the female shows a minimal amount of opposition to doing something “INSTANT RAPE” I mean come on…why are you all feminist so obsessed with rape? RAPE RAPE RAPE RAPE EVERYWHERE!

You could watch “Gunbuster” which is the ultimate anime when it comes to female empowerment and still will manage to stick Rape Culture or that Male Gaze thing somewhere and be disrespectful to one of the best if not the best female anime characters that has ever existed.

Oh and that line Haha, oh man. I’m glad I didn’t watch this past episode one you do realize that automatically invalidates ANYTHING that person says about the series…are you the same? Did you stop watching the series after one episode? It wouldn’t surprise if any of you 4 didn’t even bother with the series…why should I take your opinion seriously when none of you finished the god damn anime?

And that last re post at the end "YEEES Watch the series…it’s empowering and AWESOME….but admit it is wrong and rapey >3>"….Typical Passive Agressive bullshit.

Go finish the series like the OP and THEN talk…even if you don’t like it if you are going to come here and tell all of us that the series rapes you all, at least come with full knowledge of the series…you’re like Anita Sarkeesian.

Anyone…who reads this, don’t let people like this poison you, there is no Rape Culture in Kill la Kill…Rape Culture doesn’t even exists to begin with, these are stupid people who don’t even know where they are standing, if you like KlK and love the amazing and well developed characters it has (A development that is waaaay above the fanservice as it should be) you are good, don’t listen to these people.

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atomic-glitter:

magicalgirlconfessions:


Kill la Kill basically prevented my anxiety issues from going off the deep end last winter and it pisses me off when people think it promotes rape or rape culture (It doesn’t!)

submitted by uzuisafuckingpansage

That’s awesome for you, really, but it does… I’m sorry that it upsets you when people point that out because you’re obviously attached to it, but a lot of media has their flaws and those are KLK’s. That doesn’t mean that you suddenly have to hate it or feel bad for liking it (bc honestly, if we were expected to do that, we wouldn’t be able to like anything because again, everything has flaws), but when the accusations are this heavy (not like, complaining about animation style or something…), it’s kind of important that you keep an open mind even if the show means a lot to you.

Can you please expain to me how the hell KlK promotes Rape Culture? Like What?

atomic-glitter:

magicalgirlconfessions:

Kill la Kill basically prevented my anxiety issues from going off the deep end last winter and it pisses me off when people think it promotes rape or rape culture (It doesn’t!)

submitted by 

That’s awesome for you, really, but it does… I’m sorry that it upsets you when people point that out because you’re obviously attached to it, but a lot of media has their flaws and those are KLK’s. That doesn’t mean that you suddenly have to hate it or feel bad for liking it (bc honestly, if we were expected to do that, we wouldn’t be able to like anything because again, everything has flaws), but when the accusations are this heavy (not like, complaining about animation style or something…), it’s kind of important that you keep an open mind even if the show means a lot to you.

Can you please expain to me how the hell KlK promotes Rape Culture? Like What?

Anonymous asked:

Why don't you stop telling other people that they chose to be who they are? You can choose to be who you are, but you can not shove that up other people and let them say what they want and what applies for them.

"Why don’t you stop telling oter people that they chose to be who they are?"

—Because FUCK Freedom—

I was merely asking WHY the notion of chosing who you want to be is bad, I a curious about it, why? Don’t you love your freedom? Don’t you love the power to chose what you want to do with your life?

If you aren’t happy with who you are, wouldn’t you want to power to change into something that makes you happy?

We are not born gay, we are not born trans, we are not born otherkinish, we are not born serial killers…we are a white sheet of paper waiting to be written on and that does not make you worthless.

I think I get where you’re coming from with this, you’re referirng to the people who make the argument of “We can change you, we can take the gay away

Technically speaking…yes, they could...HOWEVER, that DOES NOT mean it’s the right thing to do, one person has chosen to be gay and that decision HAS to be respected, because if you try to change them, you’re an opressor, because you can, doesn’t mean you should.

You people in Tumblr are WAAAAY to simplistic for everything (Except gender, that is the only thing where unnecesary complexity is acceptable) bad news for you, in life there are hundreds if not thousands of variables for everything, there is no “Black and White”, there are multiple colors, I know you don’t like that, but that is how the universe is and unlike your destiny, that is something you CAN’T change.

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