Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Society For Cutting Up Men Manifesto 1967

"To call a man an animal is to flatter him; he's a machine, a walking dildo."

S.C.U.M. Manifesto pg 1


Take a look at the background on this heavily influential book written by a murderer which had a huge part to play in shaping organized feminism:

"The SCUM Manifesto is a radical feminist manifesto written in 1967 by Valerie Solanas. It argues that men have ruined the world and that women should overthrow society and eliminate the male sex...

The Manifesto was little-known until Solanas shot Andy Warhol in 1968. This event brought significant public attention to the Manifesto and Solanas herself.[7][8] While some feminists defended Solanas and considered the Manifesto a valid criticism of the patriarchal order, others, such as Betty Friedan, considered Solanas's views to be too radical and polarizing...

"The SCUM Manifesto consists of an introduction, a list of grievances, and a conclusion. The manifesto opens with the following declaration...

Life" in this "society" being, at best, an utter bore and no aspect of "society" being at all relevant to women, there remains to civic-minded, responsible, thrill-seeking females only to overthrow the government, eliminate the money system, institute complete automation and eliminate the male sex...

Solanas begins by presenting a theory of the male as an "incomplete female" who is genetically deficient due to the Y chromosome. According to Solanas, this genetic deficiency causes the male to be emotionally limited, egocentric, and incapable of mental passion or genuine interaction.

She describes the male as lacking empathy and unable to relate to anything apart from his own physical sensations. The manifesto continues by arguing that the male spends his life attempting to become female, and thereby overcome his inferiority. He does this by "constantly seeking out, fraternizing with and trying to live though and fuse with the female. "


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