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Old 25th April 2017, 09:02 AM
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If you've spent any time on the internet, which you probably have considering you are on it right now, you may have encountered the special brand of internet civilians that call themselves Men's Rights Activists. They hang out in a place called The Red Pill, which is a group on Reddit that describes itself as a "Discussion of sexual strategy in a culture increasingly lacking a positive identity for men." In other words, men aren't getting laid like they used to, and that makes them mean mad!

When I first heard about The Red Pill I wrote it off as simply another group of sexually frustrated baby boys who hate women. While their arguments were infuriating, I figured they were essentially a sad dad's club with little effect on people outside their group. But I did a little more investigating and after looking into it I realized The Red Pill is more harmful than I had thought. It's basically a cult. You know, like Scientology.

In May 1997, Philip Zimbardo published a piece for the American Psychological Association titled "What Messages Are Behind Today's Cults?" The practices of The Red Pill line up with Zimbardo's findings. A former Red Pill member even wrote an entry in the RedPillDetox group about how he believed he had been brainwashed into joining a cult when he was a part of the group. Also, the fact that a RedPillDetox exists for ex-members to help each other deprogram their beliefs doesn't bode well for the MRA's existence. While there isn't a quantitative list of what defines a cult, experts in psychology agree on a few telltale signs. Perhaps this is why Scientology views psychiatry as the enemy and bringer of death.

And guess what? Much like Scientology, The Red Pill fits the description of a cult in a disturbing way. Cults are not only harmful to society but for its members as well. In fact, it may be arguably more harmful to its members than for the friends and family they've isolated themselves from. The Red Pill's existence is like a studded butt plug that everyone has to share. So how exactly is it a cult? Well ...

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"Nobody Decides To Join A Cult." -Philip Zimbardo

Much like hipsters in 2007, you can spot one by how mad it gets when you call it a hipster. Cults don't call themselves cults. They call themselves churches, or clubs, or your friends.


Two common recruiting tactics The "Church" of Scientology uses are stress tests and personality tests. They target people who suffer from blocks in their relationships, career, and other endeavors ... so just about any person who is alive enough to operate a number two pencil. When new recruits take these tests (which are in no way scientific) the recruiters can tailor their pitch to present a religion that is an exact fit for their insecurities. Members join Scientology to seek a better life and are promised a path to achieving their goals through the church.

The Red Pill is similar, but instead of self-actualization, their goals revolve around boner distribution. Said ExRedPill on his experience, "I was joining a cool fucking group of cool fucking guys who were going to teach me how to do cool fucking things like getting laid." You can imagine how this might be appealing to someone that hasn't had much luck with women in the past. The Red Pill, like Scientology, preys on the insecurities of people to recruit new members into their cult.

What separates The Red Pill and Scientology from any another community group looking to grow its members? According to Zimbardo, "They become 'cults' when they are seen as deceptive, defective, dangerous, or as opposing basic values of their society." Which brings me to ...
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very interesting, thanks Wolty. Reading that I recalled Mr1001 nights on another thread was a proponent of the so-called mystery method, which is basically trying to lock eye contact with every passing woman as a non-verbal proposition until finding a receptive female who will give him what he wants. It turns out that the mystery method is a redpill tactic.
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Old 25th April 2017, 05:57 PM
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Offensive male behaviour retold as satire: Nevertheless, He Persisted: Tales of Masculine Perseverance

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Even after two too many after-work old-fashioneds, Jim Talbott, 33, sensed that the woman on the Brooklyn-bound L Train was not quite as attracted to him as he was to her. She didn’t smile or thank him when he told her, slurringly, that her dress was “real nice.” Instead, she plugged her ears with ear-buds and turned the volume all the way up. “Is that Beyoncé?” he asked, twice, to no reply. He guessed he should probably stop talking to her, should stop staring at her legs, should absolutely not follow her off the train when she rushed out at First Avenue. Nevertheless, he persisted.
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Men who kill their partners are not ‘good blokes’ acting ‘out of character.’

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There was another tragic murder suicide in Wangaratta on Anzac Day. According to police reports, Greg Floyd chased his partner Ora Holt and their four children from their home into a neighbour’s house. The children and the neighbours escaped, while Greg shot his wife to death and then turned the gun on himself.

The media coverage of this tragedy has followed a sadly predictable format: Police refer to the incident as a ‘domestic dispute’ which implies Ora, the victim, is somehow to blame — a subtle and insidious variation of the ‘it takes two to tango’ line of thinking.

Neighbours offer their impressions of Greg Floyd, the perpetrator. He was ‘quiet’, ‘shy’, ‘enjoyed time with friends’, ‘doted on his children’ and the events of Anzac day were ‘out of character’.

The town mayor wonders what could have made him ‘snap’.
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  • most women are killed by their partners in the context of a history of violence against them
  • male perpetrators usually use violence as a form of control against their female partners for a considerable period of time before the homicide
  • possessiveness and jealously are common characteristics of male perpetrators of intimate partner homicide
  • most of the men are extremely jealous and believe their partner is having an affair, even when there is no evidence they are; they constantly monitor their whereabouts
  • their disdain for women is strongly evident, as is their distrust and a sense of proprietary ownership which is intertwined with jealousy and anger
  • in cases where the perpetrator also murders the children, research has revealed four types of killer: self-righteous, disappointed, anomic, and paranoid. In all cases, masculinity and perceptions of power sets the background for the crimes. The family role of the father is central to their ideas of masculinity and the murders represent a last-ditch attempt to perform a masculine role.
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'The town mayor wonders what could have made him ‘snap’'


Umm.. his personality?
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'The town mayor wonders what could have made him ‘snap’'


Umm.. his personality?
The scary thing? That the mayor thinks this way.
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How about the differences between Australian males and females?

The ‘typical’ Aussie male is 37 years old and spends less than five hours a week on domestic work. The ‘typical’ Aussie female is 38 years old and spends between five and 14 hours a week on domestic work.

http://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/D33...ensus+National
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And in news of WTF???????????

Tweet has since been deleted but really?

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Even the ABC TV news had to gratuitously report, recently, that a murdered woman was trans.

Does that lessen the seriousness of her murder or any such thing?
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Even the ABC TV news had to gratuitously report, recently, that a murdered woman was trans.

Does that lessen the seriousness of her murder or any such thing?
It's a scary question to try and answer.
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Even the ABC TV news had to gratuitously report, recently, that a murdered woman was trans.

Does that lessen the seriousness of her murder or any such thing?
It's a scary question to try and answer.
In a news report, the only relevance can be cheap, prurient fucking sensationalism.

I am so old, I can remember when the ABC was above that.
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