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But perhaps more important are the ways the tone on college campuses is changing. Men are now increasingly depicted as villains, intrinsically given to aggression and assault. Colleges, she writes, “have now become privileged finishing schools for girls. Except rather than learning manners, they teach women that men are the enemy and are treated as such on campus.” Smith outlines newly defined campus policies and sexual harassment laws (encouraged by the Obama Administration and the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights) that essentially pave the way for false “convictions” in kangaroo courts. Campus tribunals now require one of the lowest standards of evidence, the “preponderance of evidence” standard, to secure a conviction. In other words, a tribunal needs to show that the alleged perpetrator “more likely than not” committed the crime, by 50.1 percent. And legally accepted procedures of discovery and evidence also no longer apply. Even hearsay can be considered legitimate evidence in these modern-day star chambers.No wonder, then, that many men are making the rational choice, whether consciously or not, to avoid or exit this hostile, sexist environment (and one with mediocre educational appeal to boot).Perhaps Smith’s most intriguing evidence of hostility toward men is what she refers to as the decline of “male space.” Men are no longer among their own in the workforce, and male clubs, which used to be prevalent, were largely strangled in 1987 when the Supreme Court ruled that states and cities can ban sex discrimination by business-oriented private clubs. Women-only groups would never feel the same judicial censure. And now, Smith writes, in law and in certain social spheres men are discouraged or denied if they seek to form all-male groups. Men have no place to gather together, to bond, and to celebrate their gender as women do. This has led to their increased isolation, which Smith sees as a form of abuse. She writes: “When a partner isolates their [sic] spouse from friends, associates, and public places it’s called domestic abuse. When it’s done to an entire gender, it’s called feminism.”
But perhaps more important are the ways the tone on college campuses is changing. Men are now increasingly depicted as villains, intrinsically given to aggression and assault.
But what is the best strategy to fight this evil?
This isn't new. I attended university in the early to mid 1990s. Even then white men were guilty of a bunch of bad stuff that other white men did. Now it's reaching a frenzied peak.
If Patrick saysBut what is the best strategy to fight this evil?As someone who teaches at a university, I can tell you what I do. This might not be exactly related to male bashing, but if you kill one head of PC Hydra, the other will be weaker as well.1. Students look up to their professors, so if I engage them in a reasonable logical conversation, they will think about what I said and will make the correct conclusions as most of them are pretty smart kids.2. For Asian students who want to go to med/pharm etc schools, I show med school acceptance scores required to enter these schools by race. They go away shocked and lose any PC ideas they had before. Works exceptionally well for Asian women as well.3. Same with white males.4. For best Hispanic and black kids (we have a large amount of them), I tell that they will get preferences in admission, and I think that they should ...
Kind of a slap in the face to tell a black person, who may be smarter than you in this instance, that he needs a "ladies tee."