June 2020

The Annoying Truth about Modern Democracy, Conscription, and Feminism

Submitted by Mathijs Koenraadt on Wed, 06/10/2020 - 08:09

A man who has read thousands of books is allowed to give his opinions on topics outside of his university training, for he is able to amalgamate information, tie important bits together, and offer several annoying insights about our history and our shared reality.

As most of us growing up in the post-WW2 Western world, I was told evil men hated women so much they didn’t want to give women the vote. Men, and only men, opposed universal suffrage—equal participation in democratic elections, both passive and active—and they opposed it because, well, women are inferior.