Feminist Victimhood Instills Anxiety in Girls [VIDEO]

The feminist victimhood narrative programs young women to be anxious, paranoid, and resentful.

Like racial “justice,” the feminist victimhood creed relies on fear and exaggerated “sins.” The word “microaggressions” admits that the issues are small, yet feminists dwell on them like they are all-important. The Bible would give these women advice that would improve their mental health.

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The Telegraph reports, “‘Victimhood narrative’ taught in schools fuels anxiety in young women, academic claims.” The academic is Dr. Joanna Williams, a lecturer in higher education at Kent University, in the UK, who has written a book on the subject entitled, Women vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender War.

She said that if girls are instilled with a mindset of victimhood at a young age, it can set them back later in life. “When women go out into the world of work and experience obstacles, rather than persevering they think ‘oh these are the insurmountable barriers I was told about’.”

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Dr Williams said that the narrative continues at university where students are told that there is a “rape culture” or some kind of “epidemic” of sexual assault on campus.

“It is very difficult for women to present themselves as powerful, strong and capable if they think they need to be wary and anxious,” she said.

“So if someone pays you a compliment [you are told] that is outrageous. You are told it is not a joke, it is a sexual attack, it is “everyday sexism” or a micro-aggression.”

She went on: “It can also be tragic. I gave a talk at my university and a young woman came up to me at the end and says she doesn’t leave her room after dark.

“When you teach girls they are victims they believe it.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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