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    Wednesday, January 18, 2006

    My Amusement Park's Poetry Corner

    From the livejournal of a gentleman by the name of Kanihan:

    I have come to a decision

    I have come to a decision.

    Being married for the last ten years to a sexist feminist’s militant woman

    I have chosen to stop apologizing for the fact that I am a man.

    I did not choose my gender. God did.

    I did not make you a woman. God did.

    I did not belittle or devalue you.

    You did that yourself.

    When I got married

    I put my wife on a pedestal

    I am a sexist pig

    I devoted all my time and energy to her

    I am a sexist pig

    I put her first and abandoned my whole family

    I am a sexist pig

    Instead of trying to make yourself fill better by destroy what I am maybe you should start appreciating what you are.

    A Woman

    The Vessel for new life

    Symbol of peace and love

    So in conclusion

    If I am a sexist pig for wanting to fill a little good about myself and what I am well than maybe I am.


    Pastor Scott Stiegemeyer of The Burr in the Burgh responds, if not directly to Kanihan:

    One of the stereotypical feminist canards is that men are violent and women are nurturing. The joke is usually that if women ruled the world, there'd be no wars. I don't deny that men are violent, but if you don't think women can be every bit as mean and nasty... well, we'll just have to agree to disagree on that. And don't try to read between my lines. I am blessed to be married to the most perfect wonderful woman on the planet who would never intentionally hurt a flea (actually fleas do need to be afraid of my wife). I'm just trying to point out that radical feminism is hypocritical. ...

    I will agree that all men are selfish jerks. But so are all women, frankly. Spite, wrath, vindictiveness, pettiness, egocentrism and vanity are gender neutral vices.


    Oh Pastor Scott, you shouldn't have! :)

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