Apparently, I have become the talk of the town (it’s a small town so you don’t need to worry that hubris will catch me). When the analysis is done, we, me and my crew, come to the conclusion, it is because I’m me (surprise).
Since people never tell me, to my face, what it’s with me they dislike. I can only speculate. And when you let people like me speculate freely, we have a tendency to think it has to do with our awesomeness. An awesomeness that is uncommon in the society where I exist. In my case, it boils down to the fact that I have viewpoints and I “dare” to express them.
Now, I’m not the kind of person who has viewpoints on EVERYTHING (well I do, but I don’t always, believe it or not, express them publicly). So, it can’t be the fact that I have too many viewpoints.
No, what I hear, it’s my viewpoints on equality that many dislike. To be fair I don’t know exactly what it is they dislike about them (since people, as I said before, never express their opinion of me/them directly to me).
The “funny” thing is, if we’d ask these people, the majority of them would probably claim they are all for equality. Which means we’re on the same side. But still, my viewpoints chafe.
Or maybe is it, that I share my viewpoints on equality in a “wrong” way. Once again, I have no idea what they think is the “wrong” way and, naturally, if so, I truly wonder what the “right” way is. And more importantly who decides what that “right” way is. My dislikers? I don’t think so.
Because it can’t be so, can it? That these people are not really interested in true equality, could it? That they are actually preferring the current level of inequality. A world where women are fine to express themselves as long as it is to a level and in way, that is approved by men.
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