Module 4 Exercise 2
My initial reaction to Limbaugh's claim that "feminism was established so that unattractive women could have easier access to the mainstream of society” was that this guy is just stating claims I have never even heard that before so I didn’t believe him and thought he was just talking.
Two of the main points in Limbaugh’s claim was that females are just saying sexual harassment and the boundaries between male and female are going to get worse and it’s ...view middle of the document...
Examples of these are (men become fearful about making any advances. This attitude will confuse men about what is right and what kind of behavior is accept- able. If no approach is welcome, then women will, by necessity, have to become the aggressors. Men will be afraid of crossing the line)
(The fact of the matter is that women have far more power than most of them real- ize. It’s a biological fact that males are the aggressors. We all know this is true. That means that the ultimate power—the power to say yes or no—lies with women.)
If I was arguing against Limbaugh I would say that it is true that women claim sexual harassment but they only do that when guys cross the line that only happens when people touch people when they are not supposed to touch them and continually bother someone in a manner after they have already denied their advances.
He accuses women of calming rape when they are not being penetrated but there are more than one way you can take being raped there is date raped and other things in that manner.
Overall I did find his essay convincing it was very well put together and had a lot of points I did agree with especially about the point where about how guys are starting to be afraid of aproching the opposite sex and the art of seducing is going away