[Marxism] agree- insensitivity to sexual assault

kmccook at tampabay.rr.com kmccook at tampabay.rr.com
Fri Oct 2 20:01:35 MDT 2009


I agree.

I hope RP's statement to Martin Amis was not true.
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 Kathleen de la Peña McCook
http://librarian.lishost.org/
 
> from jeff:
> 
> I still think that insensitivity to sexual assault is pervasive and is a
> factor in many of the reactions on this list. 

On 2 Oct 2009 at 17:54, Pat Costello wrote:

> 
> >People have differences over this matter. When you accuse one side of
> >being misogynist, it cuts off discussion. 
> 
> Do you ever wonder why there are virtually no women on this list? or why it is known as Marxmale? I would have thought that indignation over the rape of a child would not be debatable. Racist attacks, rape, police brutality....these are merely academic discussion for many on this list.
> 
> There have been a number of comments and discussions on this board that have offended me as a woman, that would have offended any number of women i have known in the movement. 
> 
> If you imagine that you will have any relevancy in any coming upsurge while you cling to the idea that a group of men can be oblivious to to the experiences of at least half the population, you are sadly deluded. 
> 
> >We need to keep these kinds of charges to an
> >absolute minimum
> 
> Pat: i.e. "stifle, Edith, stifle"
> 
> from jeff:
> 
> I still think that insensitivity to sexual assault is pervasive and is a
> factor in many of the reactions on this list. 
> 
> pat:
> amen, brother. amen.




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