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How to Drive Out the Darkness of Hate

We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle, a light that can guide us through this darkness toward a safe and sane future. by Michael Corthell When we are confronted with very real hatred and violence in our world, the talk of peace or love can sound meaningless, ineffective, and sometimes even offensive. Racism and hatred are like powerful viruses that are seemingly impossible to destroy once they take root in a person's soul. Nearly every day we witness this destructive hatred in our world. It comes in many forms of violence against others, with mass murder being the most shocking. Sometimes I think hate, is stronger than love but then I realize that this is only a temporary illusion. Sometimes I get depressed when I see my fellow human beings try to destroy others because of their race, because of their religion, because of their gender, or because of their political views. Most of us are horrified by terrorism -- that people are willing to

Man—Shame: Misogyny

“When a man gives his opinion, he's a man.  When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.” ― Bette Davis Feminism is hated by many in our society because women are hated by many. The spirit of anti-feminism manifested in our culture is a direct expression of misogyny because it is the political defense of woman-hating itself. Don't be fooled  —  any objection to women's rights, such as the right to vote, educational opportunities, property rights, and access to birth control fits the definition of anti-feminism. “...women don't have to be men's equals to be considered contenders; they have to be better. That's the lie of it all. You have to be better to prove yourself worthy of being equal.” ― Mackenzi Lee