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Elementary School is Sexist

I was browsing /r/tumblrinaction and I came across a post saying that the SATs are biased so women get better grades. I was trying to find if anyone else wrote on the subject, and.....I found nothing. It did get me thinking about Elementary School though.

Think about it: How many times did the teacher do boys vs. girls things when you were in middle school? I know mine did a lot. I've heard of them rewarding one sex for having neater desks or something. And since girls are trained to be neater and it's not considered acceptable for a girl to be not-as-bright as men, they usually get said rewards. It implements the idea that males are dumb slobs in females, and the idea that females are snooty smartasses in males.

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Nah bro. Everyone is a dumb slob and a snooty smartass, to one degree or another. You just have to be able to notice it.

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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Well boys should instawin cuz testicles dont bleed every month. Take dat!

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Elementary school: boys and girls hate each other.

Middle school and above: boys and girls have sex with each other.

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Personally, I think every gender should be treated the exact same. No one should be superior to anyone else. I think every gender, male or female, ritch or poor, should be treated just the same.
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(11-09-2014 02:15 PM)MrAnonymous Wrote:  Elementary school: boys and girls hate each other.

Middle school and above: boys and girls have sex with each other.

And the former poisons the latter, most likely. "The other gender is the enemy" has to come from somewhere. Partially parents, but they start instilling these things as early as elementary school.

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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(11-09-2014 02:15 PM)MrAnonymous Wrote:  Elementary school: boys and girls hate each other.

Middle school and above: boys and girls have sex with each other.

The fuck kind of middle school do you go to?
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Since girls mature before boys I think the girls are given a disservice by not being segregated until the boys catch up. Or at least that's a thought. Maybe.

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(11-10-2014 01:18 AM)Username Wrote:  
(11-09-2014 02:15 PM)MrAnonymous Wrote:  Elementary school: boys and girls hate each other.

Middle school and above: boys and girls have sex with each other.

The fuck kind of middle school do you go to?

A very retarded middle school not much different than mine.

In my middle school, boys and girls hate eachother and have sex with eachother.

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I think gender role reinforcement is everywhere, it's just where it all starts.

I think gender role reinforcement is everywhere, it's just where it all starts.
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A certain government website explicitly stated that elementary schools need to teach "sexual diversity", AKA sexism.

Don't know if they actively inspect for it.
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(11-10-2014 09:10 PM)Jop Wrote:  A certain government website explicitly stated that elementary schools need to teach "sexual diversity", AKA sexism.

Don't know if they actively inspect for it.

Holy shit, that's scary....

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"Sexual diversity" means "sexism"? Sounds more like it would mean something more like "tolerance" (something which schools completely botch anyway, but meh).

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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(11-12-2014 07:08 AM)no Wrote:  "Sexual diversity" means "sexism"? Sounds more like it would mean something more like "tolerance" (something which schools completely botch anyway, but meh).

"Sexual diversity" is supposed to mean the opposite of sexism, but in reality, teaching "A boy is this and a girl is that" always comes down to sexism.
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