Reflections on Life Thus Far

My life. My story: Exploring mental health, spirituality, meditation & random thoughts I have

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idealisticrebel

Normally I would never post this video but our society is condoning rape. I pulled this off of YouTube and it sickened me. As I have said so many times, rape has nothing to do with sex and everything to do with power and control. The young men in this video are the basest of human beings. This is important to me because it speaks to The War Against Women and it happened here in Ohio, the state where I now live.

The boys came from middle class families and had good prospects for their futures. Because of the choice they made, they aren’t even descent enough human beings to pick up garbage. This is not an isolated crime, it happens all the time in all countries around the world. A woman is not a piece of property to be used and discarded. It is clear in the video that…

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Author: Natalya

Blogging my thoughts and feelings about mostly mental health, meditation and spirituality(non religious). Hoping to connect with other interesting people in the blogosphere. *The name is Russian and is my pseudonym.

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  1. Sad and I’m thinking they’re stoned, not that it’s an excuse. I hope they get in trouble!

  2. I can’t watch it as I’m sure you understand but my friend and I had a massive rant about patriarchy last night!

    • I couldn’t watch it either but I still wanted to share it. Makes me sick to think people can treat each other like objects. Men do this more than women due to patriarchy as you noted.

      • It pains me when women go along with it though. Patriarchy couldn’t survive this way if women didn’t play a role in keeping it alive. We need everyone to change it!

    • Absolutely! Women reinforce the oppression and don’t even stop to think about what they’re participating in and perpetuating.

  3. Thanks for sharing this. It’s important to get out the word for better understanding.

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