Why Men Reject Feminism
Women who wonder why men are increasingly vocal in their rejection of feminism might try reading Peggy Monahan's letter of July 27.
First, Ms. Monahan castigates a male letter writer for name-calling. Before she even finishes the finger-wagging of her very first paragraph, however, Ms. Monahan herself resorts to name-calling. (Specifically, Ms. Monahan refers to her male nemesis as a "dinosaur" who "deserves a tar-pit retirement along with the rest of his species." )
Second, despite her obvious contempt for sexism as an historical dead-end, Ms. Monahan implies that only males are responsible for the co-ed military's problems. "Isn't that the supreme insult to men, that we're going to take the girls away now because the boys can't play nice?" Ms. Monahan asks. No, ma'am; the supreme insult to men comes when women decry male sexism while flaunting their own.
Third, Ms. Monahan informs us that "female life is no more valuable than male life." In that case, why have American women demanded 10 times more money for breast cancer research than prostate cancer research - even though prostate cancer kills more people? …