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(The Atlantic)   Proof That We Sexually Objectify Women: We (all of us) look at women the same way we look at cars and sandwiches, as composites of attractive parts.. Read/Left, Objectify/Right   ( theatlantic.com) divider line
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2012-07-26 01:20:55 PM  

Sakhmet: Sharing is caring, DirkTheDaring.
Thank you!


I've added you to my email list. Expect hundreds of pics in the next few days.


Angry Buddha: What is going on here? Is this some sort of festival?


Send me an email.
 
2012-07-26 01:21:21 PM  

Pocket Ninja: Regardless of gender, participants consistently recognized women's sexual body parts more easily when presented in isolation. Men's sexual body parts, on the other hand, were more memorable as part of their entire bodies.

This isn't about sexual objectification. This is about respect and admiration. See, when one notices a woman, one notices her as a sum comprised of various parts that are each unique and splendid in both their individuality and their cohesiveness as a whole. One does not merely see a woman, in other words. One sees her elegant foot, the smooth curve of her calf, the delicate swell of her knee and the soft line of her thigh. The rounded plushness of her heart-shaped ass, the dimple in the small of her back. Her breast, her other breast, her breasts together. Her neck, rising above her breasts, and her head, atop her neck, atop her breasts. Both breasts. The nipples on her breasts, like small erasers. Her eyes, her breasts. Her lustrous hair as well as her breasts. And her breasts. And so we see the whole woman, but we know that her perfection is the result of every single part of her coming together in a beautiful harmony of legs, breasts, neck, breasts, foot, breasts, and breasts. It is an homage, really, to visualize people in this way, to recognize that every small part is merely one element of the whole.

And what of men? They are looked upon, seen as one package, one blank slate, one hunk of meat. There is no recognition of what defines them, of their own body's symphony and perfect orchestration. No, just: man. Oooga. Ugh. Man make fire. Man like meat. Ooogh. It sickens me, how unfair gender can be.


Sir, I think you may have reached an unscalable peak. I fear that any further postings from you can do nothing but drag down the opinion I hold of you based on this, the perfect post.

All Hail THE KING!!!!
 
2012-07-26 01:21:43 PM  
What do you like in a woman?
My cock.
 
2012-07-26 01:23:27 PM  
Here is a list describing how discussion of "objectification" makes little sense to me:

- Saying someone is sexually desirable turns the latter into "sex objects" and that dehumanizes them... implying that humans are not interested in having sex with humans.

- Simply showing an image of someone's body "objectifies" them. So I guess we have to print everyone's life story next to any picture of themselves lest we objectify them.

- Being a sex object is "bad" thing, it means someone is worthless garbage. And yet entertainment and advertisements are full of "sex objects"; So somehow ordinary people want worthless garbage, want to be worthless garbage, and like to get the autographs of and have their picture taken while standing next to worthless garbage.

- If someone does something to make themselves more sexually desirable, that negates everything they have ever accomplished and all their self-worth. Oops, let me take that back, that just applies women, not men. And if you disagree, then *you* are the one who is sexist.
 
2012-07-26 01:23:35 PM  
I would like some more objectifying of Rosana
 
2012-07-26 01:23:35 PM  
The photos I took are available to anyone who wants them.

If you'd like to contribute to my private collection, which will NEVER be shared without your permission, please do!

i52.tinypic.com

Please and Thank you!
 
2012-07-26 01:26:54 PM  
paging Geoffery Rush to read Pocket Ninja's post out loud ...
 
2012-07-26 01:27:33 PM  
Does it seem to anyone else that there are a lot of n00bs in here today? What Farker isn't familiar with PocketNinja? Amateurs.
 
2012-07-26 01:27:40 PM  

DirkTheDaring: I took a LOT of pictures over the weekend that are very relevant to this thread. I don't have access to them right now, but I'll be sure to post link some of them as soon as I can.

In the meantime, Here's one from a previous trip NSFW


Where are these trips you are taking...need to add those to my vacation spots
 
2012-07-26 01:27:48 PM  

Dion Fortune: Here is a list describing how discussion of "objectification" makes little sense to me:

- Saying someone is sexually desirable turns the latter into "sex objects" and that dehumanizes them... implying that humans are not interested in having sex with humans.

- Simply showing an image of someone's body "objectifies" them. So I guess we have to print everyone's life story next to any picture of themselves lest we objectify them.

- Being a sex object is "bad" thing, it means someone is worthless garbage. And yet entertainment and advertisements are full of "sex objects"; So somehow ordinary people want worthless garbage, want to be worthless garbage, and like to get the autographs of and have their picture taken while standing next to worthless garbage.

- If someone does something to make themselves more sexually desirable, that negates everything they have ever accomplished and all their self-worth. Oops, let me take that back, that just applies women, not men. And if you disagree, then *you* are the one who is sexist.


The "problem" is generally espoused by those who *don't* get objectified. So in short, jealously.
 
2012-07-26 01:28:16 PM  

JohnTuttle: How YOU doin'?

/For equality, of course
//And science


Great, now that I got a how you doin, of course. :)

JackieRabbit: Will you use your left or right hand for that, or both?


I wish I had a funny, clever answer for that. Good one.

dj_spanmaster: So, did you want that objectification in your email inbox, then?


Does that really happen? It took me the longest time to figure out what Farkers meant by EIP and BIE, so I guess what you're talking about is PIE?

And now I have joined the AW brigade, dammitsomuch.
 
2012-07-26 01:29:53 PM  
Some oldies but goodies.
www.trilobite.org
www.trilobite.org
 
2012-07-26 01:32:21 PM  

ZombiesYall: Does that really happen? It took me the longest time to figure out what Farkers meant by EIP and BIE, so I guess what you're talking about is PIE?


It happens, but only by request. UWIE is frowned upon.

Surprise BIE is always welcomed.

EIP
 
gja
2012-07-26 01:33:27 PM  

DesertZephyr:
Dunno why the h477 ya'll are so fascinated with breasts!! It's not like you are gonna get a meal off 'em...


No, huh? You just aren't trying the right way then.....

/omnomnomnomnom
 
2012-07-26 01:37:41 PM  

DesertZephyr: Dunno why the h477 ya'll are so fascinated with breasts!! It's not like you are gonna get a meal off 'em...


Approves:

api.ning.com



"And this positively infantile preoccupation with bosoms. In all time in this wretched Godforsaken country, the one thing that has appalled me most of all this this prepostrous preoccupation with bosoms. Don't you realize they have become the dominant theme in American culture: in literature, advertising and all fields of entertainment and everything. I'll wager you anything you like that if American women stopped wearing brassieres, your whole national economy would collapse overnight. "
 
2012-07-26 01:38:09 PM  

DesertZephyr: Dunno why the h477 ya'll are so fascinated with breasts!! It's not like you are gonna get a meal off 'em...


I prefer the cuisine of the south, anyway.

img832.imageshack.us
 
2012-07-26 01:41:51 PM  

GroverCleveland: paging Geoffery Rush

Morgan farking Freeman to read Pocket Ninja's post out loud ...

/FTFY.
//Titty sprinkles.
 
2012-07-26 01:43:49 PM  

ZombiesYall: dj_spanmaster: So, did you want that objectification in your email inbox, then?

Does that really happen? It took me the longest time to figure out what Farkers meant by EIP and BIE, so I guess what you're talking about is PIE?


The proper nomenclature in such a case is WIE, actually... and while BIE is never U, WIE needs an okay before it goes out.

/See DirkTheDaring's "Rules" post above
//In short, "yes"
///Not that it's short or anything...
 
2012-07-26 01:44:33 PM  

DesertZephyr: Dunno why the h477 ya'll are so fascinated with breasts!! It's not like you are gonna get a meal off 'em...


Bet you can't eat just one...

That said, when my time upon this orb is done, and I come to the clearing at the end of my path, I want Pocket Ninja to write my epitaph.
 
2012-07-26 01:44:54 PM  

DirkTheDaring: ZombiesYall: Does that really happen? It took me the longest time to figure out what Farkers meant by EIP and BIE, so I guess what you're talking about is PIE?

It happens, but only by request. UWIE is frowned upon.

Surprise BIE is always welcomed.

EIP


UWIE? underwear in email? oh, wait, unwanted weiner in email. I've been (mostly lurking) on Fark since '03, on my second handle now, but I'm still learning all the abbreviations.
 
2012-07-26 01:47:11 PM  

JohnTuttle: Not that it's short or anything...


Oh, no, I would never assume that, that would be no fun.
 
2012-07-26 01:47:47 PM  
Unsolicited Wiener in Email. Although I suppose "unwanted" might suffice.
 
2012-07-26 01:48:01 PM  
should i not have done that?
 
2012-07-26 01:51:45 PM  

HAMMERTOE: Unsolicited Wiener in Email. Although I suppose "unwanted" might suffice.


I still like PIE, because I like pie, the dessert kind, especially after seeing a movie, but I guess pie takes on a different connotation.
 
2012-07-26 01:51:50 PM  

Mr Guy: Telos: I was thinking about the whole objectification thing the other day. What I don't get is why we don't give women a ton of flak for objectifying men?

Face it, all a woman sees when she looks at a guy is his outfit. We get in trouble for staring at a girl in a bikini, but we just accept it when she's staring at an Armani Suit.

At least men admire a person's innate physical attributes.

Women basically see anyone as a mannequin displaying an outfit.

Anyone that doesn't believe women are fully happy and capable of objectifying men doesn't watch True Blood with their significant other. Hell, even I want to bite Joe Manganiello's pecs a little bit.


My poor SO even has to listen to my constant "objectifying" of men during baseball games (which by all means should be manly times, right?). And he can only keep on watching True Blood because one in every 7 episodes might show a boob. (although as long as Alexander Skarsgard is on it I will watch it FOREVER.)

The women/men/children who *are* treated like objects are those who are trafficked for sex. Or anyone else in the US or internationally who is forced to do things against their will. They aren't treated like human beings. But I have always been treated like a human being, even by men who probably love breasts and look at naked lady picks.
 
2012-07-26 01:52:51 PM  

ZombiesYall: UWIE? underwear in email? oh, wait, unwanted weiner in email. I've been (mostly lurking) on Fark since '03, on my second handle now, but I'm still learning all the abbreviations.


Then another one to explain is EIP - email in profile. That's how the various *IEs start their journey, by having somewhere to go. I notice your P is lacking in E...
 
2012-07-26 01:54:57 PM  

DirkTheDaring: I took a LOT of pictures over the weekend that are very relevant to this thread. I don't have access to them right now, but I'll be sure to post link some of them as soon as I can.

In the meantime, Here's one from a previous trip NSFW


Bam! For your understanding work (and because I would very much like to subscribe to your newsletter, you, fellow Farker, have been favorited!
 
2012-07-26 02:01:42 PM  
yeah so?
 
2012-07-26 02:02:11 PM  

DirkTheDaring: EdVenture: DirkTheDaring: I took a LOT of pictures over the weekend that are very relevant to this thread. I don't have access to them right now, but I'll be sure to post link some of them as soon as I can.

In the meantime, Here's one from a previous trip NSFW

You have my attention.

You're on my distro list now.


I would also like to sign up for your newsletter. Thank you for making Fark such a nice place to hang out.
 
2012-07-26 02:03:54 PM  
Flash!
Humans are sexual animals.

Beyond that ... So what?
 
2012-07-26 02:04:43 PM  
And I am all right with this, as long as the compliments on my arse keep on comin'.
 
2012-07-26 02:07:26 PM  

DirkTheDaring: EdVenture: DirkTheDaring: I took a LOT of pictures over the weekend that are very relevant to this thread. I don't have access to them right now, but I'll be sure to post link some of them as soon as I can.

In the meantime, Here's one from a previous trip NSFW

You have my attention.

You're on my distro list now.


Yeah, as long as you're offering, I'll gladly join that list. Thanks for your contributions to this thread.
 
2012-07-26 02:08:28 PM  

Nova81426: DirkTheDaring: EdVenture: DirkTheDaring: I took a LOT of pictures over the weekend that are very relevant to this thread. I don't have access to them right now, but I'll be sure to post link some of them as soon as I can.

In the meantime, Here's one from a previous trip NSFW

You have my attention.

You're on my distro list now.

I would also like to sign up for your newsletter. Thank you for making Fark such a nice place to hang out.


Sure thing! Check your email for a ~7 minute video I shot of the event.

And here's a naked Redhead for you. NSFW
 
2012-07-26 02:09:31 PM  

WarszawaScream: And I am all right with this, as long as the compliments on my arse keep on comin'.


EIP, please and thank you.
 
2012-07-26 02:15:59 PM  
Dirk, if you're still taking requests, EIP.
 
2012-07-26 02:21:36 PM  

Saborlas: Dirk, if you're still taking requests, EIP.


You do not have EIP.
 
2012-07-26 02:24:06 PM  
Objectify!
www.rationalgaze.com
(Wait, what?)
 
2012-07-26 02:27:12 PM  
Dirk, you have a newsletter now? Well, stick a stamp on my forehead and send me to the orgy!

And sign me up too, maybe?
 
2012-07-26 02:29:20 PM  

DirkTheDaring: Saborlas: Dirk, if you're still taking requests, EIP.

You do not have EIP.


Yes I do. I don't use the straight up @ sign due to wanting to make things difficult for email-scraping bots, but it's there. Look again.

Or just slap my Fark handle onto @gmail.com if you're lazy.
 
2012-07-26 02:30:16 PM  

ZombiesYall: dj_spanmaster: So, did you want that objectification in your email inbox, then?

Does that really happen? It took me the longest time to figure out what Farkers meant by EIP and BIE, so I guess what you're talking about is PIE?


As has been noted, yes, it's real. Yes, some guys send it. Even I was convinced to, a few times. Ahh, the good ol' TorD days.

/right, okay, not always "good"
//your objectification commend really did sound like an invitation
 
2012-07-26 02:30:18 PM  

DirkTheDaring: Nova81426: DirkTheDaring: EdVenture: DirkTheDaring: I took a LOT of pictures over the weekend that are very relevant to this thread. I don't have access to them right now, but I'll be sure to post link some of them as soon as I can.

In the meantime, Here's one from a previous trip NSFW

If you are offering a nekkid redhead thread, you sir are favorited as well. Sign me up for a lifetime subscription to your fine periodical!! EIP

 
2012-07-26 02:33:22 PM  
I objectify men who are tall and can fly planes. I'd do it all day if I could.
But I digress.

It does pay to be a woman working in high tech info systems around 99% of men. I don't ever feel like I'm at a disadvantage because I am a woman. Quite the opposite.
 
2012-07-26 02:35:45 PM  

kvinesknows: Olympic Objectify!

[www.montrealgazette.com image 620x400]


Hmm... Olympic divers.... Arrrrgllll....

m2.paperblog.com

Oh, and since I'm an equal opportunity kinda guy, here's one for the ladies.

blu.stb.s-msn.com
 
2012-07-26 02:36:21 PM  

Saborlas: Yes I do. I don't use the straight up @ sign due to wanting to make things difficult for email-scraping bots, but it's there. Look again.


Ah, there it is. OK, check your email!
 
2012-07-26 02:36:44 PM  

Trocadero: Objectify!

(Wait, what?)


That actually looks pretty damn good. Now I'm hungry.
 
2012-07-26 02:39:37 PM  
Saborlas [TotalFark]
DirkTheDaring: Saborlas: Dirk, if you're still taking requests, EIP.

You do not have EIP.

Yes I do. I don't use the straight up @ sign due to wanting to make things difficult for email-scraping bots, but it's there. Look again.

Or just slap my Fark handle onto @gmail.com if you're lazy.


I see an xbox live...you ever play FIFA? Your name looks familiar.
 
2012-07-26 02:41:42 PM  

DirkTheDaring: Sakhmet: Sharing is caring, DirkTheDaring.
Thank you!

I've added you to my email list. Expect hundreds of pics in the next few days.


Angry Buddha: What is going on here? Is this some sort of festival?

Send me an email.


I had no idea. Emailify me as well, please.
 
2012-07-26 02:42:07 PM  

DirkTheDaring

Saborlas: Yes I do. I don't use the straight up @ sign due to wanting to make things difficult for email-scraping bots, but it's there. Look again.

Ah, there it is. OK, check your email!


I too have an EIP if you still have the room.
 
2012-07-26 02:42:37 PM  

DirkTheDaring: Saborlas: Yes I do. I don't use the straight up @ sign due to wanting to make things difficult for email-scraping bots, but it's there. Look again.

Ah, there it is. OK, check your email!

Might as well jump on this bandwagon. EIP if you please, Sir Dirk ;-)

 
2012-07-26 02:43:40 PM  

Dirtybird971: I too have an EIP if you still have the room.


Your email addy is hidden. Mine's not.
 
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