Michael Eriksson
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Men and women are very different

Many problems with feminists can be directly explained by their failure to realize that men and women are fundamentally very, very different in e.g. mode of thinking, interests, and priorities. Men and women should be equal before the law—they are, however, not equal in the sense that two twins are equal, nor even as alike as two brothers (or sisters).

The result is like trying to use a one-size-fits-all approach to clothing: The garments will be too small for some, too large for others, adequate for some, ideal for practically no-one—or if they are tailored to fit one group well, they become a worse fit for other groups. The many examples include pedagogy, life and life-style choices, and how social problems are attacked. Further, a misattributation of cause (e.g. concerning career success or Nobel Prizes won) can have very negative side-effects.

Of the many sources to this, http://www.theabsolute.net/misogyny/eisenman.htmle provides a good, layman-accessible overview. My own text on different abilities also gives further information.

A partial explanation to this could be that many of the leading feminists have been unusually male in their make-up (as indicated by the proportion of lesbians) and may underestimate the difference based on this. Historically, there is a connection with the pseudo-Marxistic frame-work of feminism. Further, this misconception is extremely valuable for feminists as a means of propaganda: Feminism is in many ways a movement that accomplished its goals (and, therefore, should have died), but, by insisting that men and women are identical twins, created a never-ending source of pseudo-causes—much like someone who tries to square the circle will have a task that lasts eternally.