Well, I'd personally expect assault and persistent stalking/harassment to be made crimes. But being obnoxious isn't being harassing. If that were the truth, then I'd be in prison for "harassing" a girl in class that I liked in school. We shouldn't let the nanny state speak up for every "discrimination" of females. Instead, what should be the point is encourangement of personal inititiative to encourage females to speak up in harassment. In conclusion, females should speak up against "harassment" by themselves, rather than letting the state do it for them.—Eat me, I'm an azuki
At 2015-10-03 21:24:27, "Carol Moore dc" <carolmooredc@verizon.net> wrote:
>These articles do look highly exaggerated.  And, of course, for some
>guys saying they are afraid of being accused of harassment is just a new
>excuse for cutting women out of the loop.
>However, there is a real problem of people being overly sensitized to
>the issue due to over-regulation. This is largely the result of getting
>the government involved in legislating behavior.
>Instead of dealing with actual crimes (assault or persistent and
>dangerous stalking/threats) governments at all levels start defining
>obnoxious but not dangerous behavior in such a way that companies are
>afraid of big fines and big lawsuits. They therefore go overboard in
>dealing with issues that should be dealt with in a more informal
>manner. Consciousness raising and peer pressure are the way to deal with
>these issues. And women must have the courage to speak up against each
>incident. If we expect big brother/uncle sam/the daddy state to do it
>for us, we are inviting inevitable backlash.
>That doesn't mean we should not organize to have individual
>organizations, be it for-profits or non-profits like WMF, to make it
>clear such behavior is unacceptable. But they also should encourage
>individual initiative and peer pressure - and discourage obvious
>attempts to shut women out because of alleged fear of harassment
>On 10/3/2015 1:10 AM, rupert THURNER wrote:
>> the daily telegraph published an article with title "Well done,
>> feminism. Now men are afraid to help women at work":
>> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/relationships/11904203/Well-done-feminism.-Now-man-are-afraid-to-help-women-at-work.html
>> and linked to one with title "why powerful men now hide behind open doors":
>> http://nypost.com/2015/05/26/why-powerful-men-now-hide-behind-open-doors/
>> what do you think about such pieces of text?
>> rupert
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