Well done, Erik, that is in fact a Tautology! The converse is that an approach from people they like may be welcome but exactly the same flirtation from someone they don’t like will be anything from “inappropriate behaviour” to “Sexual harassment”. My point here is that I wouldn’t be in today’s dating game for quids: it is a minefield for the man, and the man may realise that “Women don’t like the people they don’t like” without realising that he is one of the people this woman doesn’t like. Is this Oppression by the man who just chats up someone who is out of his league?

Now your latest straw-man: “that’s what modern feminism is about: no sex for anyoneNot quite what I said, either. The point I am trying to make is that if extreme feminists interpret all interactions between men and women as Oppression, then that is the logical end-point of that line of argument. Radical feminists who say “All heterosexual intercourse is rape” are examples of this viewpoint.

If you still think I’m wrong that there are two sides to the gender roles argument, then I’ll fall back on your earlier justification.

“I’m not calling you names about it. I just think you’re wrong.”

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