Movie Review: The Red Pill


Producers:  Evan Davies, Cassie Jaye, Nena Jaye, Anna Laclergue
Director: Cassie Jaye

The Red Pill, based on that famous quote from The Matrix:

You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.

was Cassie Jaye’s film on the Men’s Rights Movement (MRM). Jaye who was an ardent feminist and a director of feminist documentaries believed that she was investigating a hate group.

  However, after actually meeting both men and women who are involved in the MRM she comes to realize that what the movement is more about is looking at issues facing men and boys such as male suicide rates, workplace fatalities and high-risk jobs, military conscription, lack of services for male victims of domestic violence and rape, higher rates of violent victimization, issues concerning divorce and child custody, disparity in criminal sentencing, disproportionate funding and research on men’s health issues, educational inequality, societal tolerance of misandry, circumcision and men’s lack of reproductive rights.

As she investigates the group and it’s issues she begins to rethink her views about feminism and what it represents and who exactly is the patriarchy.  

My main problem with this film isn’t the subject rather it seems to meander a bit and at times I wasn’t sure what was going on.  But the film does bring up important issues and shows the way the MRM is protested against.  

This is not a family friendly film.  There is profanity, you see a circumcision done to a baby.  So be aware. You can find this film on some streaming services with the exception of Netflix.  I give this film three and a half stars.  

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Saturday Night Special


So here we are it’s Saturday night and I am sure that you are preparing for the first Sunday in Advent .  But if you want here are a few things I have collected over the week.

So with the current episodes of men being reprehensible the opponents of “the patriarchy” are rejoicing over the apparent fall of “the patriarchy” in fact some want “the patriarchy” to fall so much they are unconcerned if innocent men are accused.

 

 

But not everyone has this attitude.  Angela Lansbury said this:

There are two sides to this coin,” she said. “We have to own up to the fact that women, since time immemorial, have gone out of their way to make themselves attractive. And unfortunately it has backfired on us – and this is where we are today.

“We must sometimes take blame, women. I really do think that. Although it’s awful to say we can’t make ourselves look as attractive as possible without being knocked down and raped.”

Lansbury is not, however, suggesting that fault lies with individual victims: “Should women be prepared for this? No, they shouldn’t have to be! There’s no excuse for that. And I think it will stop now – it will have to. I think a lot of men must be very worried at this point.”

Candace Owens looks at her statement and in this article writes about “basic, daily acts of personal responsibility”.  Take a minute and read it.

Also here is an article from the opinion page of the New York Times that takes a look at a more balanced approach to what is happening.  The Limits of Believe All Women

Next we are traveling north, not to Alaska but our neighbor Canada.

PJMedia reports on the latest acronym you’ll need to use if you’re an elementary school teacher.

LGGBDTTTIQQAAP

So shall we parse this?

L is for Lesbian
G is for Gay
G is also for Genderqueer this is a new one so here is a definition: Genderqueer; denoting or relating to a person who does not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions but identifies with neither, both, or a combination of male and female genders.”
B is Bisexual
D is for Demisexual another new one.  So here’s the definition: A demisexual is a person who does not experience sexual attraction unless they form a strong emotional connection with someone.” This used to be known as monogamous love.
T is Transgendered. Now remember this means someone who are one sex but like to claim they “feel like” another sex.
T is also for Transexual. This is like Transgender but they have gone through the surgery that has mutilated their normal organs and are on a diet of artificial hormones.
T is also for Two Spirit. Which is a Native American gender that can only be used by Native Americans.
I is for Intersex we used to refer to this as a birth defect known as hermaphrodite. Which hardly ever occurs.
Q is for Queer but it can only be used by those who designate themselves by that term and anyone else is being insulting.
Q is for Questioning because they haven’t figured it out yet. Whatever it is.
A is for Asexual which means they are not interested in sex.
A is for Allies who are people who spend most of their time supporting LGGBDTTTIQQAAP
P is for Polyamorous otherwise known as multiple partners or adultery if you’re married.
P is for Pansexual which is bisexual for everyone else although with the invention of sex bots maybe something even worse.

And now finally Science.

What you’re seeing is the latest addition to culture of death.  The Sarco Capsule a machine designed to kill anyone who enters it using liquid nitrogen.  This capsule can be made using a 3-D printer.  This open source death machine designed by Australia’s Dr Philip Nitschke.  This execution device  uses no restricted drugs or any special expertise claims the inventor.   To download the device build instructions the person must pass an on-line test which  gives them the access code to allow them to build it.  Nothing in the article suggests that anyone can have a change of heart in the machine and stop the execution.  But the top pops off so you can have a sleek new coffin.

 

 

Frenetic Friday


I suppose it would help if I switched over to English instead of Esperanto for my keyboard app.  Welcome to Keachfan’s blog.  Still tidying up around here the theme needs a few personal tweaks to make it my own but let’s get to the serious stuff.

So the Las Vegas shooting.  You know better people than I have commented on this and frankly I suggest that you check out what Albert Kohler had to say about it.  An act of pure evil searching for meaning in the Las Vegas shooting.

Needless to say, yet I will say it prayers for the victims.  May the hope and comfort of the Gospel be presented to them.

And in other news the Archbishop of Canterbury can’t answer a question that previous Archbishops could.  Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Anglican Communion was asked in an interview whether having gay sex was sinful.  His reply is printed below.

‘Because I don’t do blanket condemnation and I haven’t got a good answer to the question. I’ll be really honest about that. I know I haven’t got a good answer to the question. Inherently, within myself, the things that seem to me to be absolutely central are around faithfulness, stability of relationships and loving relationships.’

He agreed that this could be between a man and a man or a woman and a woman.

But he added: ‘I am also aware – a view deeply held by tradition since long before Christianity, within the Jewish tradition – that marriage is understood invariably as being between a man and a woman. Or, in various times, a man and several women, if you go back to the Old Testament. I know that the Church around the world is deeply divided on this in some places, including the Anglicans and other Churches, not just us, and we are – the vast majority of the Church is – deeply against gay sex.’

‘Because I don’t do blanket condemnation and I haven’t got a good answer to the question. I’ll be really honest about that. I know I haven’t got a good answer to the question. Inherently, within myself, the things that seem to me to be absolutely central are around faithfulness, stability of relationships and loving relationships.’

He agreed that this could be between a man and a man or a woman and a woman.

But he added: ‘I am also aware – a view deeply held by tradition since long before Christianity, within the Jewish tradition – that marriage is understood invariably as being between a man and a woman. Or, in various times, a man and several women, if you go back to the Old Testament. I know that the Church around the world is deeply divided on this in some places, including the Anglicans and other Churches, not just us, and we are – the vast majority of the Church is – deeply against gay sex.’

Of course this is the same Archbishop who said that :

I draw the line in terms of respect for the other; in starting by listening before you speak; in terms of love that is unconditional and not conditional to one iota, to one single element on how the person responds to your own declaration of faith; and of not speaking about faith unless you are asked about faith,

So don’t talk about Christianity unless asked.   Makes me wonder what Latimer and Ridley would say to this as we are closing in on the anniversary  of their martyrdom.

And speaking of political correctness how about being denied a research application because it was politically incorrect?  James Caspian, a psychotherapist specializing on working with transgender people was denied his request to study transgenders who want to do “gender reassignment reversals” after finding out that their surgery didn’t in fact make them happy.   the United Kingdom’s Bath Spa University turned this down because it was “potentially politically incorrect.”  Caspian has worked extensively with gender variant people and has been a trustee of a UK charity “dedicated to education about and support of transgendered, transsexual and cross-dressing individuals.”  Caspian sought this research after speaking with a surgeon who specialized in transgender surgery who told him about “transwomen” coming back and asking to have their male genitalia recreated.  As Caspian investigated this he found more transgender people who regretted having gone through the surgery and wanted to go back to their original gender.   But still the university denied it siting possible criticism toward the university.  (see here for more)

And last but not least the kitchen of the future:

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So let’s talk about hairstyle:
HT: Billy Leonhart

Now just because this is the haircut my father and uncles wore when they enlisted and fought against the Nazis in World War II doesn’t mean anything.  Because history who needs it! However let me suggest some alternatives.

The Staliny yes comrades there is nothing that say antifa like the haircut of a man who slaughtered between 20 to 40 million people. (Accounts vary)

Ah the Che Che for the rough urban social justice warrior.  The head of Castro’s La Cabaña prison and responsible for over 1000 firing squad executions and the forced labor camps which imprisoned Jehovah witnesses, homosexuals, Afro-Cuban priests, and anyone else who opposed the revolution. And of course the Mao, the Pol Pot, and the Kim Jong Il.  You might want to select by the number of people they had executed.

Switching to the Evangelical world have you heard about the Nashville Statement?  Click on the link if you want to read it.  Needless to say this has caused the liberals/progressive “Christians” an apoplectic fit. You can read some of the responses:


We go to Iceland for some breaking news from the Culture of Death!

Down Syndrome disappearing in Iceland because of Abortion

Speaking of Science this is a few weeks old but worth noting:

Man plays God

In a news report from the MIT Technology Review scientists have reported that they have successfully modified human DNA and created a genetically modified human embryo.   Soon despite what scientist say won’t happen will.  Designer babies have entered the first stage soon the dreams of eugenics will take on reality.  And just so you know the method they are using known as CRISPR doesn’t create “mules” no these children will pass on their changes to future generations. Last year this technology was call a weapon of mass destruction by top US Intelligence services.

Finally I am taking a brief hiatus from the blog.  A minimum of a month a maximum of two months.  The catechism posts will continue to occur on Sunday.  Look for changes coming to the blog.

 

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The plane boss, the plane!   Smiles everyone!  Welcome to Frenetic Friday!

Politics

This has been making the rounds so I thought I would show it here also.

Socialism:
Noun. 

Any of various theories or systems of social organization in which the means of producing and distributing goods is owned collectively or by a centralized government that often plans and controls the economy.

The stage in Marxist-Leninist theory intermediate between capitalism and communism, in which collective ownership of the economy under the dictatorship of the proletariat has not yet been successfully achieved.

For a real world example of this see Venezuela under Hugo Chavez. 

Moving from politics to alphabet soup have you heard about the LGBQT(add what ever letters are appropriate) activist millionaire that wants to punish Christians?  Tim Gill said in a recent interview in Rolling Stone magazine that his foundation, The Gill Foundation, is targeting every state that has a religious freedom act, and right now he is hitting every southern state possible.  Or as it states in the article “We’re going into the hardest states in the country,  he (Tim Gill)  says.  We are going to punish the wicked.”  That is how he views us the wicked.  So if you want to know where the money comes to persecute the bakers, florists,  the regular Christian people trying to live their faith it is from millionaires like Tim Gill.  

Culture of Death Alert.

So after Planned Parenthood was found to be selling baby parts you’d think that they couldn’t get lower.  But no they picked up a shovel and started digging.   In a recent artivle in the Federalist Jim Silberman writes how PP helped underaged sex traffickers get abortions for girls fourteen and fifteen years old as well as girls being smuggled across the state or from another country.  No thought about the illegality of the act, nor for the welfare of the young girls.  No it’s all about killing babies and getting the money.  Check out the link.  Planned Parenthood safe judgement free place for underage sex traffikers

Technology News

Yes it has been awhile since I had a Robotic Overlord update.  And frankly there hasn’t been many new advances into our demise but there has been some cute ones.   For instance meet Pillo.

Yes the latest thing in healthcare isn’t insurance rather it is a robot that will dispense and order your medications for you.  And give you information regarding calories in food, alert providers if you have missed taking medication and contact your doctor.  But here is the paranoid in me with everything being connected via the networks what happens if Pillo decides that kahula cream pie in the refrigerator isn’t healthy for you?  What if Pillo tells the refrigerator not to open.  What if Pillo calls the food police and they remove the pie and give you carrot sticks?  Don’t think it wouldn’t happen.

Have you ever made the “call me” hand sign?  Well with SGNL you can use your hand as a receiver take a look:


Well that’s it good night from Frenetic Friday.

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Here it is again Friday are you feeling frenetic? I myself am feeling that way and so let’s get started.

Well the Church of England is slowly but surely slipping loose from whatever moorings it had that attached it to scripture. The Church of England has announced that it will create special liturgical services for transgendered people. Now please let us take a moment and think what this means, they are creating a special worship service for people who think they are a different gender than what is their biological sex. A worship service. Let me say that again, a worship service. A worship service to welcome their transition. Now of course this wasn’t a unanimous vote there were those that opposed this but they were overwhelmed by those that have gone with the world. Read the full story here

And sticking to this subject seems that according to Zinnia Jones a “trans activist” and a “transgendered woman” straight men need to start dating “trans women” and if they don’t want to date “trans women” they should “try to work through that”. But what if straight men have no desire whatever to date these “trans women” well that is “misplaced and inappropriate” See the tweets here.

So it seems that Teen Vogue, remember this is a magazine targeted at teenagers, has written an article on how to do a specific sex act. Let me repeat what I wrote a few words ago, this is a magazine targeted at teenagers.

In the article the magazine used the terms “prostrate owner” and “non prostrate owner”. Well when YouTuber Laci Green used the terms “male” and “female” the Social Justice Warriors went ballistic. Seems terms like male and female, basic biological terms, are hate speech to the “trans activists”.  Story here.

By the way the Federalist has an excellent article entitled: Why you should intervene if your daughter reads raunchy teen magazines.  I suggest you read this if you have teenage girls.

 

And that is it for this Friday night.  Have a good weekend, go to church.

 

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Frenetic Friday is rated M for mature.  And is brought to you by the entire alphabet else how would we write?

Speaking of letters if you want to see how far the influence of the cultural change is I would point you to this little graphic:

 

 

And that is all I have to say about that but you may draw your own conclusions regarding the spread of the culture wars.

And still staying with the theme of letters, wink, wink, nudge, nudge, you might or might not have seen this bit of flotsam where an Oregon judge grants a resident (man) the right to be genderless.  Now officially “agender” yes that is the word even if your spell check says it isn’t.  And just because I know your dying to find out here is the definition:

Agender is defined as the absence of gender. Not to be confused with transgender or genderqueer, agender people typically describe feeling that they have no gender identity whatsoever. While sex refers to biological features such as chromosomes, genitalia and hormones, gender is the expression of identity as male, female or somewhere in between. But agender people are not drawn to male or female identity — or any point along the spectrum.

Right.  I suppose that they will now claim the letter “A”  as their own personal letter.  I wonder if numbers are still an option?  Here is a great response by Dan J. Phillips about this decision:  “Oregon judge grants man ‘right’ to be genderless.  But did she … really?”

By the way Mike S. Adams had a great tweet that all those Gender Studies Professors should think about.

Of course that is logical and no doubt a micro-aggression so I probably should have issued a trigger warning and pointed to the current safe space, which is the Antarctic if you’re wondering.

And as we continue on this slip-n-slide of silliness comes an article from the Federalist which states that if you “Think breast-feeding is natural then you’re now a transphobe”  Folks I can’t make this stuff up.  At an on-line pediatric journal says that breastfeeding as a natural method feeding your baby instead of using formula is helping out the anti-vaccine crowd.  Which is patently false.  But the real agenda is revealed when the report states:

Coupling nature with motherhood, however, can inadvertently support biologically deterministic arguments about the roles of men and women in the family (for example, that women should be the primary caretakers of children). Referencing the “natural” in breastfeeding promotion, then, may inadvertently endorse a controversial set of values about family life and gender roles, which would be ethically inappropriate [Emphasis added.]

There you have it. You can’t call breast-feeding natural because some poor transgender person who can’t breast feed  may be called unnatural because they lack the natural equipment for nourishing children.  And we can’t have that can we?  You’ll pardon me now while I beat my head against that flat rock until the pain goes away.

So let’s top off this alphabet of horror with Bill Nye the Science Guy.  Bill Nye has a new show on Netflixs called Bill Nye Saves the World!  No I haven’t watched it.  Never been that impressed with Bill Nye but then again when it came to science this was the guy I looked toward:

Anyway in a controversial episode Bill Nye stated this:

Which contradicts what he originally said here:

Well so what some of you might be saying.  Science moves on it evolves it progresses when new data is found.  Yes but does science hide?  Consider this, on the Netflix collection of the original Bill Nye the Science Guy that episode has been excised.   So the question on my mind is this did they remove the episode because the science has changed or because they didn’t want the truth to get out?

And that is it for Frenetic Friday.  Tune in again when we ask that age-old question will the Robotic Over Lords stop the zombie apocalypse or just facilitate it?

 

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It’s late, really late, it’s been delayed by one thing or another but no more excuses Frenetic Friday is back!

So let’s talk politics. Wait I know what your thinking, politics have been all you’ve heard since the end of the election. Well let’s see if we can change it up a bit. Besides we have a Robotic Over Lord a little bit later that is long over due.

So the electorial college. Why is it that every time that someone wins by the electoral vote but not the popular vote they immediately call for the end of the electoral college? You know there is a specific reason the founders of this country choose to create this institution and I think this explains it the best.

Also take a read of this article in the Washington Post by Allen Gulezo and James Hulme: In Defense of the electoral college

So have you heard of the “safety-pin movement”?  In short this little bit of social activism says that by fastening a safety-pin to an article of clothing it is telling the “maligned, threatened or intimidated” people that they, the safety-pin wearers are safe and that they are not people supported President-elect Trump. A few of my close friends refer to this as the diaper pin wearing group. And i will admit that has merit but another friend of mine came up with this pin:
Hand Grenade Safety Pin
Yes that is the safety-pin from a hand grenade. And frankly if we are going to be pinning safety pins to our clothing I think that is a better pin than one made for holding a diaper together.

Ok you wanted it, you have asked for it, it is time for the Robotic Over Lords!
And remember I welcome our new Over Lords.

So did you notice that all over the country they were raising minimum wage? What has this to do with robots? Funny you should ask. Because of rising wages and that the big golden arches are losing money they have embraced a new technology the automatic kiosk.

And while we are at it welcome to the new robot burger chef:

Sure there will still be a minimal crew to make sure the robots are working correctly and to clean up and put the money away but as the robots get more efficient stores that would have employed say ten people or more will only need two at the most.
And don’t think that MacDonald’s is the only one getting onto this gig. Behold the Froyo frozen yogurt robot!

That is right you punch in what you want feed it money and the robotic arms make it for you.
Franchises opening as we speak.
For this next one the kids will need to leave the room.

So in the book That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis there was a paragraph that always stuck out to me.

Ransom replied, “Sulva is she whom mortals call the Moon. She walks in the lowest sphere. The rim of the world that was wasted goes through her. Half of her orb is turned toward us and shares our curse. Her other half looks to Deep Heaven; happy would be he who could cross that frontier and see the fields on her further side. On this side, the womb is barren and the marriages are cold. There dwell an accursed people, full of pride and lust. There when a young man takes a maiden in marriage, they do not lie together, but each lies with a cunningly fashioned image of the other, made to move and to be warm by devilish arts, for real flesh will not please them, they are so dainty (delicati) in their dreams of lust. Their real children they fabricate by vile arts in a secret place

That phrase “a cunningly fashioned image of the other, made to move and to be warm by devilish arts” is by devilish arts coming true. The Daily Mail is predicting that by 2017 we will have actual Sex Bots with warm genitalia orifices and that talk and respond to touch. They will be configured to whatever the customer desires no matter how depraved. And that is all for the Robotic Over Lords.

And let me leave you with this from our weird and wonderful basket. Are you tired of people being behind you and flashing their high beams? Well someone in China has invented a stick that shows a ghostly image or words if you wish when illuminated by high beams. The idea is to scare the other driver and make them turn off their beam. However Chinese police say if an accident is caused by this then the owner of the sticker will be fined.

High beam Ghost
High beam ghost

 

And it is Monday…


Prager U is reporting that YouTube in it’s infinite wisdom is limiting access to 21 videos that YouTube has deemed contain harmful, or dangerous activities.  (It also restricts those with vulgar language, violence and disturbing imagery, nudity and sexually suggestive content.)  I have seen most if not all of the videos and you should too so without further ado here is the list:

1. Are The Police Racist?
This video explores the debate that the police are targeting African-American communities.

2. Why Don’t Feminists Fight for Muslim Women?
Why do feminists claim to be champions of women’s rights everywhere, but do not fight for women facing oppression in Muslim countries? This video attempts to answer that question.

3. Why Did America Fight the Korean War?
Due to just slashing its military budget, why did America choose to get involved in this fight?

4. Who’s More Pro-Choice: Europe or America?
This video examines the fact that western Europeans are much more conservative about abortion than American progressives.

5. What ISIS Wants
What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from? What does it want? This video examines all these questions and more.

6. Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?
Israel is a nation of refugees, and especially refugees from Arab countries. This video examines why.

7. Are 1 in 5 Women Raped at College?
According to many gender activists, academics, and politicians, college campuses can be promoters of a “rape culture.”

8. Islamic Terror: What Muslim Americans Can Do
This video examines how American Muslims can lead a winning fight toward radical Islam.

9. Did Bush Lie About Iraq?
This video clarifies the belief that President George W. Bush lied his way into the war in Iraq.

10. Who NOT to Vote For
Without naming parties or names, this video talks about what one should keep in mind when heading to the ballot box.

11. Do Not Murder
Out of all the 10 Commandments, one would think that “do not murder” would be the most self-explanatory of all. PragerU President Dennis Prager examines why this is not the case.

12. Is America Racist?
This video discusses President Barack Obama’s claim that “racism is in our DNA.”

13. Israel: The World’s Most Moral Army
Is the Israeli military “a paragon of morality and wartime ethics” or “an oppressive force that targets innocent Palestinian civilians and commits war crimes as a matter of policy?” Col. Richard Kemp, a commander of British Forces in Afghanistan, answers this question.

14. Radical Islam: The Most Dangerous Ideology
In the earlier part of the 20th century, the answer to this question was fascism. Raymond Ibrahim, author of “The Al Qaeda Reader,” examines why the answer to this question today is radical Islam.

15. The Most Important Question About Abortion
Dennis Prager, president of PragerU, discusses the most critical question of this debate.

16. Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?
This video examines what drives a person to become an Islamic extremist and even a suicide bomber.

17. Don’t Judge Blacks Differently
How come the election of this nation’s first African-American president did not usher in a “new era of racial harmony”? This video examines why.

18. What is the University Diversity Scam?
Are colleges places of “racism, sexism, and homophobia?” This video talks about why some believe this to be college culture today.

19. He Wants You
This video discusses the differences between how men and women perceive each other.

20. Israel’s Legal Founding
When Israel was founded in 1948, it was approved by the United Nations. With this being the case, why do Israel’s enemies relentlessly attack this nation’s existence?

21. Pakistan: Can Sharia and Freedom Coexist?
Is is possible for freedom to coexist in a country based on “religious Sharia Islamic law?”

HT: Rachel del Guidice @ Daily Signal