'Men, as a group, are idiots, meaning,
they don’t know they’re a group, and they’re being played, in a very specific way.'By For over a year, some readers have tried to guess my political bias. Some readers are certain they already know. The Automatic Outgroup Derogation of Men exists independently of politics but is inextricably intertwined with politics. It permeates propaganda, media, religion, culture, and law. In today’s climate, it’d be impossible to pretend a writer is politically unbiased. So, I’ve decided to write a political statement before proceeding any further.
A few hours of reading, 15 hours of audiobooks, or a few minutes on Wikipedia may be required.
Reading the the Gulag Archipelago and Man’s Search for Meaning won’t make any of us political theorists, psychologists, or death camp survivors, but it should give us a good starting point toward understanding the following political statement.
Gulags and concentration camps look pretty much the same from the inside.