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Subject: Re: WAAAY OT: The Worst Advertisement... Date: 9/27/2000 8:26 PM
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iliveinazoo wrote:

Just to keep you honest, altoflaco, not all feminists would accept your characterization of pornography as "the degredation of women" and therefore "bad, even evil." Remember, one woman's pornography is another's eroticism.


*feigned innocence* Moi? Honest?

*closing link to alt.girls.nude* Shocked! Shocked I am by such despicable material!

Um...if you take another look at my post, you'll find that I'm just countering Pappi's assertion that feminists believe "all men are evil" (which pretty much none claim) with some things that SOME feminists DO claim - witness the group that took you on the video store tour.

I certainly don't think ALL or even MOST feminist think that all (or even most) porn degrades women. (I'm a feminist, and I don't. (Like you I favor the first amendment and believe there are other, more pressing issues such as domestic violence that need more immediate attention.)

I thought I made the point clearly enough in my original post, but perhaps not: the more specific the policy recommendation, (i.e. the further you move away from some notion of equal treatment of men and women toward a concrete goal or action) the more divergence of opinion you will find among people who consider themselves feminists.

BTW, thanks for chiming in. I figured most people would skip this thread since it has so little to do with LBYM.

AF

-now REALLY feeling the need to jump in with an on-topic post










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