If you think that the guy who created the universe, a structure so vast and complex that we can't even begin to comprehend it, is concerned with anything you do, I'd call that egotistical. We're so insignificant that it's hilarious. God went through the trouble of creating billions and billions of galaxies so that a few sacks of carbon and water on one small planet could praise Him for it? And if they don't praise Him correctly, He tortures them for eternity? Sounds like God is pretty full of Himself, as well. Either that or extremely insecure. I'm not trying to disprove God, just pointing out how ridiculous it is to think that anything we do should matter to Him.
Rapists cause rape. Disrespectful individuals (in this case, men) cause disrespect. What a woman chooses to wear is NOT the cause though. Are women not allowed to wear something cute simply because men are unable to control themselves? Society advocates women being sexy, but not for themselves. If I decide to wear a short skirt, I'm wearing it for ME, to feel a little out of the ordinary, just for the fun of it- in no way am I asking for male attention. Just because I decide to show off my legs a little, in no way means I have any intention of spreading them. Believing that when a woman wears something revealing she's "inviting" men, you're supporting the ridiculous slut-shaming, victim-blaming culture- and that is disgusting. Someone's attire is NO excuse to act crudely- have some decency, and treat others with respect.
No, they are not. Not everything women do is to impress or "advertise" to men, you know. You are not entitled to treat women on the street like a slab of meat awaiting your purchase just because you THINK it's because they want. I could justify anything with that - "oh, you're being a jerk? Sorry I thought you WANTED to be slapped. Guess you can't do me in for harassment, I thought you wanted it, you should be more careful with how you present yourself". Stop assuming that because a woman is wearing little, she is looking for your attention. Start thinking maybe she's comfy, or too warm in more clothing. And - problem solved! - you'll stop mistaking it for an "advertisement". Stop making victims take responsibility for perpetrator's behaviours, and start making perpetrators responsible for it.
It sucks how many people have downvoted this. Why do so many people think they're entitled to look at women like pieces of meat on the street because of what they're wearing? Listen to yourselves for a second; your 'justifications' sound a bit similar to ones used from sexual harassers, don't they? "She deserves it", "she was asking for it", "it's our natural instinct", "I couldn't help it", "sluts deserve to be treated like sluts"... Watch some porn, and go out in public when you're ready to treat people with some basic decency.
Can someone explain to me why dressing the way advertised on television is 'slutty'? Actually, can someone explain to me what 'slutty' is? Its sleeping with too many different people and not having high enough standards right? Its not being chaste and demure, right? But only if you have a vagina. Because if you do those things when you are a man, you are powerful. Macho. Respected by your peers. Your double standard starts right there, so of course you think acting like a moron when you see an attractively dressed woman is totally acceptable.
I am a woman. If I want to wear a cute pair of short shorts because it's hot as fuck outside, I should be able to without receiving disgusting cat calls from old men inside their cars. When I was 14 years old and still in junior high, I wore my brand new dress to school. As I was about to cross the street, some guy shouted out from his window "hey sexy, nice legs. I'm only 17 ya know?" I ignored him and proceeded to cross the street and then he made a U-TURN and tried to follow me until I was safely inside my school. I was in hysterics and I had to call my mom to pick me up. I never wore that dress again. I don't care if I wasn't actually raped, if he didn't actually touch me. It's shitty that I felt that I couldn't wear that pretty dress again for fear of being sexually harassed. This is the real issue. I want to wear whatever I want, where ever I want, during what ever time of day. I wasn't at some crazy party wearing some sexy cat costume. I was fucking walking to school wearing a dress. That's not acceptable. That's what this person is arguing. This shit is real.
Please, counter that with more than your usual inane babble. Okay then. A kid is someone who could REMEMBER stuff vividly. And how the hell could you remember 1997? You were only an INFANT in that year! I bet that you could BARELY remember 1998 and 1999. You couldn't really know what you are doing until age 4. Do you remember the 1998 Winter Olympics? Do you remember fanboysim between Mortal Kombat 3 and Killer Instinct fanboys? Do you remember when people used Windows 95, NOT Windows 98? Do you remember when grunge music was popular, and Britney Spears was no where in sight? Stop considering age 3 to be the main year of childhood, it is not, being 0, 1, 2, or even 3 IS NOT THE SAME AS BEING 7!!! you are a 2000s kid. Call yourself a 90's kid all you want, it will make people born from 1982/1983-1992 hold a BIGGER grudge against people born from 1993-1999, even IF it's age discrimination.
No you are not! You are a 90's BABY! You were a BABY in 1996, an INFANT in 1997, and a TODDLER in 1998 and 1999. You might be able to faintly remember 1999, but you were still a toddler, and 1999 only amounts to ONE year in the 90's, what about 1990-1998? Childhood starts at age 4, so your childhood began in 2000, and ended in 2009. You are an ultimate 2000s kid. You may have watched 90's shows on RE-RUNS, but that doesn't count. You don't see anybody born in 1986 calling themself an 80's kid, so stop calling yourself a 90's kid, and take pride for being a 2000s kid. 1983-1992 are 90's kids only.
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