myTakes: Society & Politics

Anonymous

Does life balance itself out?

I have always thought about this idea that when a person have something, he/she will always lack something in return. I think a more common example of this is that a blind person usually have a better sense of touch. One...

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Anonymous

The Beauty of WOC

It seems like in the media " beauty " is portrayed as only inclusive to white women or white women who look "exotic" .. all I ever see on here are people who agree that certain white models or white actresses are...

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madhatters4

Robert E. Lee, A Confederate Hero, Was NOT In Favor of Confederate Monuments and Flags Post Civil War

Robert E. Lee was quoted as saying, "my conviction is, that however grateful it would be to the feelings of the South, the attempt in the present condition of the Country, would have the effect of retarding, instead of...

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sawno

Why banning facial wear is a terrible idea!

Why this take was written Very recently there has been asked a question on here regarding the #Hijab #OutfitBan. Since people seem to value labels these days ill identify that this is written from the perspective from a...

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Fitness-Fanatic

Man Up: Boys Shouldn't Cry And Real Men Don't Cry

Boys Shouldn't Cry And Real Men Don't Cry is the gender stereotypical view of the stoic male.The toxic patriarchal society has instilled this belief into ALL males. They are instructed from a young age that boys who cry...

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Waffles731

The quote that is given the same misinterpretation of the religous debate by both sides, AKA, 'the opium of the people' doesn't mean what you think

So I've been thinking of writing this take for a long time and I'm really tired of people saying, 'marx thought religion was the opium of the people' without knowing the full quote and the context because both are...

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Anonymous

Giving No F's Is A Terrible Life Philosophy

There are a lot of people who have the life philosophy that they just don't give a f--k or they give no f--k's and that's the way they live there life. I don't believe that for a second, and if I did believe that, I would...

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LittleSally

For all of those who said Trump shouldn't be compared to Hitler: This is for you!

How Germany became the Nazi Germany...is insanely similar to how American is going to become 'great again'. You all know what Trump is doing (even those of you who like to live in denial), but here is what Hitler did to...

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Wwwyzzerdd

This Is Why North Korea Can't Get a Missile Stateside

First, please at least scroll through this article describing different radar platforms: http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/these-are-the-little-known-ships-that-make-missile-defe-1594677657 Now look at the pretty pictures:...

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Katerina_Belle

Feminism: Women Can't Handle Equality?

I came across this video of Katie Hopkins where she says that most women can't handle equality and that feminism is a shout for special treatment. I'm only concerned with parts 0:23 to 0:32 in this video...

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Galaxy21

5 Useful Life Lessons to Help You In Life

Most people seem to think that you need to have experience in order to learn how life works. While I don’t think it’s wrong, I do think that you can acquire the same amount of wisdom just by being smart enough to...

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apexalpha

Changing my Western Worldview Helped me Stop the Objectification of Women

I had always thought of myself as an egalitarian seeing that women are men’s equals I grew up in an environment seeing that as the norm. In the past I would compliment a girl I know saying she looks good today since I...

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Blitzkrieger

Why I Don't Believe in Multiculturalism

It reduces trust in other ethnicities It does. It also reduces trust in general. According to scientific evidence people regardless of where they live on this world are less trusting of people of other ethnicities when...

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pavlove

LEFT VS RIGHT: VIRGINIA HATE GROUP RALLY

The alt-right got the attention they wanted today as the news media lit up with violent photos of the hate group rally and counter protests in Virginia. With so much violence and hate, it's hard to see the political...

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legalboxers

What has become of this country and who is to blame for what has become of it

You been warned.. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-protesters_us_56e2da10e4b0b25c918198c2 “There may be somebody with tomatoes in the audience,” Trump warned people at a rally in Iowa last month. “If you...

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ADFSDF1996

Songs Banned in Germany (for Educational Purposes Only)

Before you read this take, just remember that I don't support neo nazism(far right) or Communism(far left). This take is meant to be a guide for those who ever plan on visiting Germany. I haven't visited Geemany yet but I...

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Anonymous

Why Are We Indian Guys Creepy?

Disclaimer – First things first, we’re not saying this applies to “every” man in the country. There’s no statement that applies to all of us, never can be. I assume (and hope) you carry that sensibility on your own while...

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baseball69

Manspreading and Mansplaining; first country feminism movements

What is Manspreading and Mansplaining? Manspreading is a term used by Third-Wave Feminists to describe men who spread their legs - particularly on subway trains. Manspreading is speech used by a man to explain to a...

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Anonymous

Do I Need To Understand It?

I have trouble understanding why it is someone would hate or dislike or not want to be the gender they were born as. But that's me. I love the me that is female. I may hate certain parts of being a woman, but I wouldn't...

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Anonymous

Being Physically Attractive Won't Make You Immune to Bad Things

No one is immune to bad things happening to them. It doesn't matter how attractive or unattractive you are. It won't make you immune to creeps and stalkers. If you're attractive, more people will pay more attention to...

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scarlett

12 of the Most Annoying Double Standards in Society

Despite the pushes for equality in the past 100 years, society still has a long way to go. I came across some photos recently that were quite telling about what many women and men in our society go through. For those who...

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Max_Shaw

White Guilt Shouldn't Be a Thing

No person should be held accountable for the actions of his ancestors. No person should be guilty for actions taken, or opinions held by someone who is not him regardless of race, color, or nationality. Slavery: An...

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estoydorado1

MyTake on Self-Hatred

I've seen so many self-racists post on here and I've encountered a lot of it irl too. It's not just from Afro people either, I've met European, Hispanic, Asian ones, etc.. I personally try to avoid them. Low self-esteemed...

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ObscuredBeyond

6 Minorities Who Were Serial Killers in the Western Hemisphere

Inspired by this take, I thought I'd do a list of some non-white serial killers in US (and greater Western Hemisphere) history who were every bit as evil; but that probably won't be the topic of endless documentaries on...

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TheOtakuMaid

History of Slavery (Focus on the West)

The History of Slavery Slavery enters human history with civilization. Hunter-gatherers and primitive farmers have no use for a slave. They collect or grow just enough food for themselves. One more pair of hands is one...

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Arabian911

What It's Like Living in a Muslim Society in the Middle East

Jordan I live in Jordan in the middle east and I used to be a Muslim but now I'm an Atheist. I was in the Jordanian Army and now I'm an architect, so how does it feel to live in a Muslim society? Well, first of all...

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TheOtakuMaid

How the Election and Government System of the United States Works

After discussing it with a person on here who I will not name who kept calling our system a "direct democracy" I have realized many people even on here are idiots and so I shall educate you to the best of my ability on...

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curiousnorway

Why Killing Humans Is Wrong

I started a thread on this forum to challenge the community to be able to reflect and argume over a moral many see as obvious; Killing humans is wrong. The majority of us are agreeing in that killing humans is wrong, but...

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TheOtakuMaid

7 Things in Society That Make Little Sense From an Outsiders Perspective

To start it off I am pretty much a shut-in. Though no I don't look like a living meme or anything and I do go out on occasion, I would just rather spend time in my study reading and learning. Here is a list of things that...

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Anonymous

Why Everybody Should Delay Sex Until They Are 30

Here are reasons why everybody should delay sex until they are 30 years old. 1. Mature State of Mind In your twenties, your brain is still developing. You should use this time in your life to build experience in...

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sjoes006

Call before you cross: Protective safe measures for bonafide, resident or dual citizens who face US border crossings

Dont cross alone be it by car or plane. By this I mean let an. Immigration attorney on the ground in the US know your plane or car schedule. If you are improperly and/ or unlawfully detained the first thing ICE will do...

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ADFSDF1996

My Problem With Political Correctness and Political Bias

It's kind of funny that I'm typing this take. When I was younger, I never thought I would care so much about society. I use to think I could keep to myself and let the world duke it out. It all started with social...

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Anonymous

Yes, I am a Feminist and it Doesn't Mean I Don't Appreciate chivalry!

I am a feminist, not one of those who complain about having to shave armpit hair, or having to wear a tampon, or not having equal pay as men, or more ridiculously, not being able to pee like a man. No, I actually like...

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Queen_naki5

My Personal Experience on why I DO NOT Support Modern-day Feminism

I DO NOT support modern-day Feminism Yes, you read it correctly, I don't support feminism...in today's society. I'll probably get a lot of hate for this, but here goes nothing. A little about myself: I'm a 20-something...

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Wwwyzzerdd

Why I No Longer Consider Myself MGTOW

TL;DR: This probably isn't going to go over well since people are probably going to judge me about my own life or give me shitty advice on how to on dating women but here goes. I no longer consider myself MGTOW. I'm...

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Fitness-Fanatic

Miscarriage Of Justice: 3 Tragic Wrongful Convictions In The U. K.

The following three men were failed by the U.K. Judicial System when they got it tragically wrong.Only those who suffer an injustice can realise it's intensity,and these three innocent men suffered immensely after being...

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Lopezz1999

Changes I'd Love to Live to See

In the past, I’ve faced some of issues or annoyances you’d commonly see.. such as women not going after what they want, efforts to impress the opposite gender, and other terrible things that some or all of us have or will...

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Anonymous

Why I Think the World is Going to Sh*t

There are multiple reasons why I think this so It's kinda hard to start. But lets think about morals for a second. What are they? Why do we have them? Well they're a set of self made rules on what you think is right and...

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Anastasiya00

Why I Am Not a Feminist...As Told by a Former Feminist

Disclaimer: The following points are a generalization of modern feminism a.k.a third wave feminism. I know not all feminists apply on this nor on the stereotypes. Feminism started as a good thing back in the day when...

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RationalMale

There Should be Official Apologies for Slavery and Race Crimes!

This is a radical notion, but I firmly believe there should be official apologies for slavery and past racial sins. Namely, the fact that well over a million Europeans were enslaved in the North African slave trade by...

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