Over 100 years ago E.B. Bax talked of first-wave feminists soliciting, expecting and receiving male chivalry for the benefit of women. Has anything changed?
The following gives an account of false sexual assault and rape allegations, and the reasons women manufactured them, that were commonplace 120 years ago when the below article was written by E. Belfort Bax. Were the methods of evidence-gathering 120 years ago faulty? Definitely. Were some genuine victims of sexual assault disbelieved? Unfortunately, yes. Were …
19th Century socialist and social philosopher E. Balfort Bax was a maverick amongst this contemporaries, but his words often remain eerily relevant to today’s world.
Feminism seeks a perpetual increase of both the power and rights of women without any accompanying responsibilities – this isn’t news. However it may surprise readers to learn this scam has been going on for well over 100 years.
Bax was the first to describe the twin monsters he called ‘Sentimental Feminism’ and ‘Political Feminism’, a distinction having striking similarities to Naomi Wolf’s ‘Victim Feminism’ and ‘Power Feminism’ (coined 80 years after Bax). We’ll let Mr. Bax fill you in on the details with commentary from his 1913 book The Fraud of Feminism.
With the upcoming debate we are publishing this piece by Bax to remind that the left and right have long been disabled by feminist interference. Not even Bax’s beloved socialism was spared.
According to Ernest B. Bax ‘equality between the sexes’ has been raised to the position of sacred dogma, one which entails little more than a factitious exaltation of the woman at the expense of the man. Not one to be deterred by political correctness, Bax speaks his mind on the subject.
19th Century writer E. Balfort Bax, while he believed some things modern Men’s Human Rights Activists might not agree with, was often insightful about the problem with “equality” as preached by many in his day… insights that seem eerily familiar today, as Peter Wright notes.
AVfM presents one of the seminal works of Men’s Human Rights literature on the eve of its 100th anniversary of publication. This is the third and final installment.