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Have men won the battle of the sexes?

by Vee (follow)
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In the film, Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) Ryan Gosling's character insists that "The battle of the sexes is over," and that men won "the minute women started doing pole dancing for exercise."

Do you agree?

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I wouldn't say 'that battle is over', but I can't help but think we're so far off the mark, it can be very disheartening at times.
by Vee
Hmm. Pole dancing has kind of become it's own thing, and I know women who do it as a sport, not for men to see, and not nude. It's very demanding and quite impressive.

Women are still combatting sexism the world over. It's not over yet.
I really don't like the idea of a battle of the sexes. I think both sexes would have lost ground in that case. Outside of the stripper polls, I have seen where many women have started tightening up and shortening their attire on a whole scale in order to appease or attract men. On the other hand I've seen where many men have become slaves to porn, sex and other stuff directly related to women. Images of women are used to sell men things such cars, beer, clothes, various sorts of entertainment and vacation spots. So really, I don't know who is winning.
Vee said it very well.

Thanks jonaj. :)
by Vee
I didn't realise there was a "battle" as such. Not a conscious one anyway.
Yep there is and it has been going for years and years .
by jonaja
And years.
by Vee
I think the problem with "the battle of the sexes" is that it's similar to asking the question "which is better - an apple or an orange?" We are wired differently and on average have different strengths and weaknesses. We are designed to compliment each other, not "win" or "beat" each other in some competition to see which is better. It would be pretty boring if we we all the same and our worth measured on just a few dimensions. Surely we've evolved past that?
by kimp
No, I agree with you on that front parks. But, there still remains a battle of sorts, perhaps it's not so much each sex pitted against the other, but certainly against those who objectify and those who are objectified.
by Vee
Bahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha . . . .
I thought the picture was a salad onion!!!! LOL LOL
However, I think the battle rages on.
by Rice
My husband and I are boggled, lol. We can't see it.
by Vee
When I opened the page, the photo was so large that I could only see from her belt down and my myopic eyes sort of went, "Huh, what, salad onion?!" THEN focus kicked in and I had a good laugh! ^_^
by Rice
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