“facebook for the most part does nothing other than provide me with a great social platform free of charge. I'll happy let a few marketers see anonymized data about so that I don't have to pay money for it.”
The original article did not suggest that the woman would be assaulted for what she was wearing, but harassed. Difference.
Huffpo did go on talk about other instances.”
eatkeniii on Jul 2, 2012 at 12:55:07
“"harassment" is a very broad term used to describe a number of things, including assault. And you said the article mentioned nothing about sexual assault period. You didn't say anything about being in relation to this incident or not nor did I. Also Necropost much?”
“That doesn't even come close to relating to anything about understanding opposing views, which as the topic of the post which you replied to. And you say I'm not reading your posts? I don't think so. Laughable.”
“cvermeulen9 specifically said "sexual harrasment," yet you go on to say "Sexual assault." You are living in a dream land where you think people who preach self-respect think that people who fail to dress in acceptable manner deserve the absolute worst towards them. This couldn't be further from the truth. Unless these people are outliers like evil dictators and mass murderers I'm willing to bet my money that they have the best intentions and are looking out for others. Perhaps you should attempt to take yourself away from your gender studies/humanities/etc. courses and not only broaden your understanding of the world beyond yourself into books and professors but into the world. You're idealogical opponents are not evil, they simply see the world different from you. These differences doesn't make you, or your opponents evil, it just means you are different and until you recognize that there are more ways to see the world you are going to have a lot of stress in your life since you think everyone is out to get you when they're not. But sad to say, you'd rather make facts up about people, call them "appalling" instead trying to understand where they are coming from.”
Bonnie Patterson on Jun 28, 2012 at 21:13:08
“No, the Shanghai subway blog refers to liúmáng, which translates as perverts, but is also a specific term for men who use the subway to molest women travelling. *Physically* molest, including groping, flashing, masturbating at or on them and even includes cases of digital penetration in crowded subway cars. That is sexual assault.
The Japanese term "chikan" also translates to pervert, and is used to refer to the same group of people.
In Japan, China and Korea, public agencies refer to these crimes as sexual harassment because there's a strong social taboo against talking about rape and other forms of sexual assault. Yet there, as well as here, these crimes are classed as sexual assault and prosecuted as such.
So no, I know whereof I speak in this instance. Now do you intend to crawl through all of my posts tonight or are you at any point going to stop and read one?”
“No, he understands the messages that are sent with the choices of ones clothes. Dress like a prostitute and you might receive an inquiry for prostitution services. Dress like a police man and you might be asked to protect and serve. See how that works?”
di0nysys on Jun 28, 2012 at 21:10:57
“I'm not sure how you expect the world to go around if a cop dressing like a cop should not be an indication that they are a cop.”
Bonnie Patterson on Jun 28, 2012 at 20:52:29
“"RESPECT YOURSELF WE WILL RESPECT YOU or else DON'T BLAME US"
Again, this is an article about women being sexually assaulted on the Shanghai subway. Context is everything.
And no, you don't get to assume *anything* based on how someone is dressed. There is only one way to invite sex and that's to say "Would you like to have sex?"
Assume anything else and yes, I will blame you.
Now stop trying to twist everything to hide the fact you misinterpreted the article and made posts *advocating rape*”
“hey, if woman can walk around dressed in any which way they would like, express them in any which way they like why can't men walk around with the penis hanging out of their pants while stroking it to express how they feel?
Because that would be ridiculous and there are bounds to freedom.”