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Jimmy Buffett: Feminist Hero?

Posted on | January 24, 2013 | 7 Comments

I really do appreciate the fact you’re sitting here.
Your voice sounds so wonderful,
But you face don’t look too clear.
So bar maid bring a pitcher, another round of brew.
Honey, why don’t we get drunk and screw?

Is this what they’re teaching in Women’s Studies classes nowadays? Evidently so, according to one young British feminist:

The idea that my generation are unhappy and sexually unfulfilled because, thanks to the dwindling of traditional gender roles, we’ve been able to have sex on our own terms, makes absolutely no sense to me. Especially as in Britain, we never really had a dating culture to begin with. Americans are complaining because “dinner and a movie” has been replaced with “hanging out”, when on this side of the Atlantic people have been flinging themselves at one another outside the pub following last orders since time immemorial, and it’s worked fine. Likewise, while the Americans see the classic “are u out?” fishing text as evidence of shallow promiscuity, we see it as a convenient way of minimising social embarrassment by ensuring both parties are too drunk to attempt a conversation capable of, let’s face it, shattering the illusion whose maintenance is so essential for successful coitus.

OK, so if getting “too drunk to attempt a conversation . . . is so essential for successful coitus,” how is this a triumph for women? Is this what being “able to have sex on our own terms” means?

Or does it mean, you’re getting played?

Making the bar/club/party scene your native habitat makes you a potential prey for the practicioners of “game.” And if he’s good at it, you won’t realize you’ve been played until it’s too late. Ladies, if want to know what the players really think of you, you should read their blogs:

What is a bar? It’s a social venue where women can receive attention from men at predictably constant rates. Every approach performed will increase her worth. Every hot stud who lays pipe inside her via a one-night stand will reinforce in her mind that she deserves Mr. Perfect. These men feed her ego like an IV bag nourishes a surgery patient.
The effect of all this is cumulative so that a 30 year old woman who is well past her prime will put out attitude multiple times higher than a hot 18 year old who just started going to clubs. Since the older woman simply can’t forget all those men who have approached her and wanted to take her home, she won’t receive your approach unless you’re nearly the best of what has attempted to f–k her in the past, even though the number of guys willing to wife her up has decreased exponentially. Nightlife venues give average women near unlimited choice and attention, causing a sharp degradation in her attitude, warmth, and even her appearance. . . .

Sure, go read the whole thing. It’s foul, cynical and offensive, but it’s a real first-person expression of the worldview of the player, provided by a guy who quite literally wrote the book on “game.”

The idea that “hook-up” culture results in women being “able to have sex on our own terms,” as Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett claims, is an assertion unsupported by evidence — which is true of nearly everything feminists believe, but especially true in this case.

Tyler O’Neil at Counter-Cultured has some polite advice on this topic. But if you ladies don’t want to listen, here’s your theme song:



7 Responses to “Jimmy Buffett: Feminist Hero?”

  1. McGehee
    January 24th, 2013 @ 11:02 am

    Making the bar/club/party scene your native habitat makes you a potential prey for the practicioners of “game.”

    Which invariably spills over into politics and other major life choices.

  2. Roxeanne de Luca
    January 24th, 2013 @ 11:21 am

    So according to these chickies, it’s a problem that my boyfriend brought me a rose on our first date, and has kept my home looking like a florist shoppe since we’ve started dating. They think that our sex life will be horrible (if we get married), because he drives me to the airport, cooks me dinner, rubs my back, and hasn’t pushed the sex issue in the year we’ve been together.

    Wow. Methinks they cling to their illicit sex and orgasms as a way to pretend that men aren’t using them. “Hey, I liked it, too, so clearly, it’s not a pump and dump!” Whatever, chickie.

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    January 24th, 2013 @ 12:05 pm

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  4. Quartermaster
    January 24th, 2013 @ 12:22 pm

    Cosslett is an idiot. If I were free tomorrow she is the type I would run away from. I don’t like immodest women, and I despise feminists.
    The end of courtship is a very bad omen for romance and the women of this country. OTOH, they aren’t insisting on it, and they will pay a heavy price for thie stupidity. There are plenty of decent men that will give a decent woman the time of day. The rest can stew in their juices for all I care.
    Roosh is an idiot too. A shallow life porrly lived leaves you deeply impoverished, and then you face God who will not be pleased that you squandered the life he gave you.

  5. Christy Waters
    January 24th, 2013 @ 12:54 pm

    Feminists have done more to devalue women than men ever could have. They have completely destroyed the way men and women interact, and that’s just one reason why I absolutely despise the feminist movement.

  6. Dana
    January 24th, 2013 @ 3:27 pm

    I have been known, on occasion, to use the line, “In the words of that great American philosopher, Jimmy Buffet, ‘There’s a woman to blame.'”

  7. Dai Alanye
    January 24th, 2013 @ 4:36 pm

    “Women are fools!”

    I’ve said that time and again to my daughters, giving examples in the hope of convincing them not to be fools. And here’s another feminist providing me with one more example.