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everythingrelephant:

You don’t think it will happen to you until it does
You don’t think it will happen to you until it does
You do not think it will happen to you until it does

The gun right agenda represents nothing but delusion and detachment. Shootings happen in shopping malls,…

Anonymous asked: Women are indeed part of humanity you stupid cunt. Literally within his first sentence he states his intent to take revenge on all of humanity. If you have any comprehension ability you might notice he doesn't even blame "women" for anything, because this had nothing to do with gender roles or feminism - he blames "you girls" who ignored him. He's the same as every other school shooter - a lonely fucked up kid. The only difference is this time the media brainwashed you into a feministic rage.

whitejak:

Oh so basically what you’re saying is you’re a moron and you didn’t listen to what was going on at all

Got it

EDIT: okay no, actually I was going to play this off and just queue it up because I don’t feel like doing this shit but you know what anon, you made the mistake of letting me read this before I had any food or a cigarette so buckle the fuck up let’s do this

To start off, you better fucking believe I’m in a feministic rage. I’m in a fucking rage because my girlfriend is too afraid to go around the corner to the gas station and buy a Monster without me because we don’t live in the upper-class white neighborhood and she’s worried she’s going to get jumped or followed home by some guy. I’m in a blinding rage because my older sister was being followed through a store by a guy asking for her number and wouldn’t stop after she told him no about five times so she had to lie and give him MY number to make him leave. She was still too afraid to give him her own number and just ignore him. I’m pissed the fuck off because most of my best friends in the world are women and they have to live their lives being afraid of almost everything just because of their gender. I was in Speech and Debate as well as Theater in high school, and the past couple of years I’ve been going back to help work with the students and there are seniors about to graduate that I’ve known for four years of my life, and they’re about to be pushed out into “the real world” with people like this guy and they’re so dear to me that the thought of them getting caught up in something like this scares me to my very core.

Speaking of things that scare me out of my grown-ass-man-skin, you wanna take some time out of your shit-eating day to talk about the comments on his video?

Have I been brainwashed, anon? Has the media turned me into a zombie to think of nothing other than the fact that women are poor, helpless, entitled, spoiled brats? Is that really what you think? Am I being fed doctored facts and opinions?

There are other people out there that agree with what he did, and they’re broadcasting it. One even suggests that he should have raped and tortured them? So he’s saying that this shooting wasn’t good enough, that Rodger should have done it differently? But I’ve been brainwashed by the media. I don’t have any reason to fear for my sisters or my girlfriend or my friends.

Make no mistake, you’re right about one thing: I am in a fucking feministic rage.

So let’s get to the rest of this. Here is a transcript of what he said in the video that I’ll be referring to for today’s discussion. It starts about halfway down the page of the article.

Yeah, he does blame humanity in his first sentence.

  • "Hi, Elliot Rodger here. Well, this is my last video. It all has to come to this. Tomorrow is the day of retribution, the day I will have my revenge against humanity, against all of you."

But maybe you stopped listening/reading after you found one quote you could take out of context? Because he then IMMEDIATELY goes on to say:

  • "For the last eight years of my life, since I hit puberty, I’ve been forced to endure an existence of loneliness, rejection and unfulfilled desires, all because girls have never been attracted to me. Girls gave their affection and sex and love to other men, never to me.

I mean, really. If that’s not enough evidence for you to see that his being denied by women was the cause of this, then yes, you’re just too dense to even argue with in the first place. He literally says, LITERALLY, that his miserable life is because girls have never been attracted to him. Read it again. And again. Just to make sure it sinks in.

And excuse the piss and shit right out of me, but “He doesn’t even blame women for anything, he blames “you girls” “? Anon are you fucking kidding me right now? Are you serious with this shit? He doesn’t blame women, he blames girls, so therefore he’s not a misogynist! Go home, everybody! We lost this one! Or does it not count because he can’t blame EVERY WOMAN ON THE PLANET? Either way, that statement gave me an ulcer. Thanks for that.

Even if we ignore that stunning display of brilliance and how you very effectively contradicted yourself, you’re still completely wrong. He does blame women multiple times for what he’s about to do. Go watch the video again and try to legitimately tell me that you still think he doesn’t blame women. Or better yet, since obviously you’re having some trouble finding it anyway, let me see if I can help.

  • "You girls have never been attracted to me. I don’t know why you girls aren’t attracted to me but I will punish you all for it. It’s an injustice, a crime because I don’t know what you don’t see in me, I’m the perfect guy and yet you throw yourselves at all these obnoxious men instead of me, the supreme gentleman. I will punish all of you for it.”
  • On the day of retribution, I am going to enter the hottest sorority house at UCSB and I will slaughter every single spoiled, stuck-up, blond slut I see inside there. All those girls I’ve desired so much. They [would] have all rejected me and looked down on me as an inferior man if I ever made a sexual advance toward them, while they throw themselves at these obnoxious brutes.”

But you’re right, anon. A guy that generalizes a group of sorority girls as spoiled, stuck-up, blond sluts is just a lonely kid. Of course, he couldn’t possibly have a hatred for women.

  • You will finally see that I am, in truth, the superior one, the true alpha male. [laughs] Yes, after I have annihilated every single girl in the sorority house, I’ll take to the streets of Isla Vista and slay every single person I see there. All those popular kids who live such lives of hedonistic pleasure while I’ve had to rot in loneliness all these years.”

So let’s pause here a second. He says that he will be proving, in his sorority slaughter, that he is the superior man, as opposed to the obnoxious brutes that these young ladies allegedly threw themselves at for so long. “You will finally see that I am, in truth, the superior one, the true alpha male.” He’s saying, to the women, that after he’s exacted his revenge in being ignored and denied his precious sex, that he’s then going to show — TO THE WOMEN — how he was really the one more deserving of their attentions by running through the streets and killing people. So yes, while the lives claimed during his rampage were not strictly female, all of the lives claimed were done so to help stick a finger in the face of women that had rejected him and say, “See? This is what you were missing out on. These boys are who you’re really spending your time on, but you had a perfect man in front of you the whole time.” And the way to do that, in his mind, is to run through the streets firing shots at innocent civilians. Moving on.

  • "You [girls] think I’m unworthy of you. That’s [a] crime I can never get over. If I can’t have you girls, I will destroy you. You denied me a happy life and in turn I will deny all of you life, it’s only fair. I hate all of you."

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BUT HE DIDN’T BLAME WOMEN FOR ANYTHING, RIGHT?

Scroll the fuck back up and read that last quote again, I fucking swear to god. Do it right fucking now and if you still think that you can seriously say that he didn’t blame women for his outrage and that this shooting was not deeply rooted in misogyny then you really, truly, madly, deeply need to get yourself evaluated because your bubble of ignorance is so thick it could stop a bullet and you are holding back humanity as a whole.

Fucking fuck I’m so fucking angry.

Okay, YES. He DOES say that he hates sexually active men, because THEY are getting women that HE is entitled to and HE is not. He DOES say that he hates “the popular kids” because THEY were ALSO having more success with the women that HE felt entitled to. "All those popular kids who live such lives of hedonistic pleasure.”(Also for anyone who doesn’t know: hedonistic: /ˌhēdnˈistik/ : adj : engaged in the pursuit of pleasure; sensually self-indulgent.)

AND FUCK IT, LET’S COVER THE MENTAL HEALTH DEBATE AS WELL.

I am completely and utterly 100% opposed to the idea that Elliot Rodger was NOT severely disturbed. For a lot of reasons. I think he was incredibly mentally ill, and that he needed serious psychological help. That, however, does NOT, by ANY MEANS WHATSOEVER, lessen the fact that A) he WAS a dyed-in-the-wool, warmblooded, woman-hating man who grew up not being told that he does not have a divine right to enter a woman whenever he feels like OR B) that this entire incident was rooted MAINLY in a very serious and very toxic misogynistic mindset.

I’ve said this before: He WAS a misogynist and I strongly believe that he WAS mentally disturbed. It is possible for those things to go hand in hand, BUT BUT BUT,

BUT, TUMBLR,

IF HE WAS MENTALLY ILL, THAT DOES NOT EXCUSE HIS MISOGYNY. STOP TRYING TO MAKE IT ABOUT ONE ISSUE OR THE OTHER.

Yes, as a matter of fact, I am completely repulsed by the group of people who have taken to the strategy of ignoring his hatred for women by blaming it on mental disability. I truly am. Because he was (most likely) a mentally disabled individual who hated women. Stop trying to make him look like anything other than what he is. And guess the fuck what, I know a few individuals that have been certified by psychiatric professionals as much crazier than Elliot Rodger that are completely harmless.

Long story short, my personal opinion is that he was VERY crazy, but the main root of the problem was still his hatred for women. I think as far as the mental health debate goes (in this scenario) there are arguments either way that are relatively moot without a statement from a mental health professional, but the women-hating aspect of it is irrefutable.

And on another note, you can be perfectly healthy and still hate women.

Not the way I wanted to start my morning, anon. Not on my day off.

"not on my day off."

shitty camera. arrogant face.

"“If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.

If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.

Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.

The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so.”

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Kim Katrin Crosby, Keynote Speaker for LGBTQ History Month at Dartmouth, on September 30, 2013

"The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity." shit. just. got. REAL.

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