So, yeah, I'm one of those much-maligned young men in his late 20s, living off Mom & Dad. Yeah, I play World of Warcraft by day and watch **** by night. My BA in Classical Studies collects dust in a folio.
Am I happy? No.
Would I like to be a contributing member of society? Hell yes.
But my options thereof are basically non-existent. The working-class jobs that were historically a young man's ladder up, or at least a means of supporting himself, are gone - automated, or exported to China. Men, especially white men, face vicious discrimination in most urban areas for employment, especially in education.
I applied to an MA program in accounting, and on the strength of very good GMAT scores, was accepted. I was told my tuition would be $15k a semester - but doctoral programs, which are nearly monopolized by women appointed the feminist department chair, get a free ride. So I as a "privileged" man subsidize their tuition.
I also took the LSAT, but due to an emergency, cancelled at the last minute. On a whim, I put my gender down as female. Despite not taking the test, I got a flood of offers to attend women's-only law schools, even though they had no idea what my LSAT score was because I hadn't taken the exam. It was enough they believed I had boobs.
I remember dealing with a feminist professor who insisted that on the basis of my abilities, I should have to do more work, for the same grade, in the interests of equalizing outcomes. I came to her office to meet with her just as she wrapped up a conversation trying to help pass a female student who was nearly flunking the course due to just plain not showing up.
I've met with numerous feminist academic advisors on university campuses that are passive-aggressive and hostile towards men, make a point of instigating conflict, and are only interested in their wallets. Conversely, I see female students show up, completely unprepared, without their forms or information, start bawling crocodile tears, and "in sympathy" the staff immediately fulfill their whims - and the faucet shuts off. If a male student gets emotional he is often assaulted by the campus police even if he had done nothing wrong.
Case study, go watch the notorious John Kerry "Dont Taze Me Bro" video, a despicable but absolutely ubiquitous depiction of the contempt that college campuses have today for the energy and diginity of young men - actually cheering and applauding as the kid is shocked with a cattle prod.
The dominant generation atm is the Baby Boomers. People who never had it hard, in fact they had it the easiest of any group of people in the entire history of the world. They don't understand the dilemmas that face young men today because they have no frame of reference. They think that anyone who faces adversity or doesn't see their whims satisfied is in some way flawed.
As for young women, my peers, they are, for the most part, stupid *****s, and they're that way not because women are evil or immoral by nature but because social pressure encourages them to be that way.
Young women are stupid because feminism's unequivocal praise for anything or anyone female and unequivocal disdain for all things male (including competition itself) has removed all incentive to be serious and competitive. Why be smart or effective when you can glide by on system that tells you you're awesome on the basis of gender and offers money and relative status at the direct expense of men? Feminism sees stupid women as preferable constituents because they are less inclined to challenge their dogma and the outrageous lies they introduce to curriculum.
Young women are *****s because feminists encourage venal and abusive behavior towards men. In an effort to expand feminism beyond its core of angry lesbians, they sell outrageous expectations on male behavior to foolish women and remove all expectations of decency and dignity. Feminists have taught women to see sexuality not as part of one's of humanity and personal dignity but just something to leverage in pursuit of shallow aims and to hold over hapless men. Young women dress like call girls and talk like 900 operators, expect men to pay for everything and keep them amused, indulge in incredibly petty and vicious behavior, then throw around the R-word or cry harassment whenever they feel slighted in some way.
Unsurprisingly, men with common sense avoid their female peers.
The only way men can win that sort of game is not to play, and that's exactly what many young men like me have done. The only men left in the dating pool for women my age are "pretty boys", serial womanizers, and stupid young men who are willing to act like court jesters and spend like drunken sailors for the approval of equally stupid young women.
The grand irony of all this is that feminism, as it exists for individuals in their late 20s, will ultimately hurt women much more than men. It will create a generation of women addicted to consumerism and completely out of touch with how the world really works, lacking in strength of character, unequal to their perceived station in life, incapable of making their way in life without an unsustainable system of patronage and cheap Chinese goods.
When that system collapses - and, being unsustainable, it will - the big losers will be women. The men who aren't destroyed, financially and personally, will know well enough how to get by on their wits alone, and will pick up the pieces. At a premium.
Feminists are swindling an entire generation of men AND women out of their future to build a base of power through appeals to bigotry and greed.
For me? Everyone has a right to try their hardest to be happy and make something of themselves. I would love nothing more than to be a happy and productive citizen, studying and working so I can do my part to build a better future for myself and my society. With that right denied me by the determined campaigns of feminism, playing video games and watching **** is a sop I'm entitled to.
Like many young men...I'm done being blamed for the problems of the world that the feminists created.