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I question the concept that women are ‘less than’ if they express themselves in ways that do not include placing them on a pedestal.

It would then follow, that those who restrict themselves to behaving, thinking and acting like other suggest they are supposed to do, are ‘more than’.

Why is it that if there are any conditional perceptions directed towards women with even a hint of negative undertones, irregardless of veracity.

Words such as sexist and misogynistic are suddenly propagated like bullets from a M134 Mini-gun. Squarely aimed at any one who has the temerity to offer dissension. irregardless of the truth actually.

I stand firmly behind the idea that women – like men – are capable of feats that restore faith in the human condition. And also, like men, they are capable of feats that are considered taboo for the sake of proper societal etiquette.

Lets take a – Lay – philosophical approach to this.

Existentialists purport that existence precedes essence.

According to Jeffery M. Walkey, Jean – Paul Sartre suggests that:

” [F]irst of all man exists, turns up, appears on the scene , and, only afterwards defines himself” (THE ESSENTIAL STRUCTURE THE EXISTENTIAL CHARACTER OF BLONDELIAN PHENOMENOLOGY 105)

To avoid any confusion ‘Man’ is merely used here as a derivative of ‘Mankind’ by virtue of which means it includes women.

Therefore, to be succinct, the quote above suggests that the condition of being human is a canvas.

The things we do while in this state are the combinations of colours and tones with creates a whole painting. ie identity defining actions.

Existence ‘actions’ precedes essence ‘quality of being human – man or woman. Essentially, this presents the idea that women can define themselves by their actions as do men.

The important part to note, is that not all actions must meet the preconceived notion of society as a whole.

To be more in-depth this would be an essay, not a post. However, my point is this:

A woman can: Wear what she feels like and act the way she wants.

The perception of these – if negative – do not make her ‘less than’ to the perception of actions taken by others which would be interpreted as positive.

The idea then, is this: since we all have the capacity for good or bad, we can either choose to be good or to be bad. By having the ability to be thus.

We sculpt our identity with the chisel of actions and temper with the fire of words.

COGITO ERGO SUM

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Cogito Ergo Sum

I must say, that I find this  topic is fast becoming clichéd. Yet, I must admit that it is an ageless subject.

The topic comes in the form of a question. That question?

What do women want?

My answer:

Complex beings possess complex desires and like complex equations; they often possess frighteningly simple fail states.
Do not ask what a woman wants; It is a complex question. And honestly, even if she were to give you a simple answer. You would not likely possess all the traits to fit in her criteria of things she wants.
The question then, should be not what a woman wants. But what she DOES NOT want.

Let me explain:

The “Nice guy” VS the “Douche”

I have postulated that contrary to outwardly appearances. A woman does not want a douchebag for a mate.
The “Nice guy” is merely lacking a major and vital trait – or traits –  that the “douche” possess.

Let us act like intelligent beings and look at this point logically.

The Douche or bad guy has the  ability to add value by virtue of rarity.
Everyone attaches value to things hard-won. If you found a million dollars today. It would not have the same value as opposed to if you had to work for a million dollars. Although it would have the same cost.

The “Nice guy” gives his affection too easily and readily.

Because the woman does not have to work for the nice guys affection. She does not value it. As surely as it was easy for her to obtain. she knows it will be just as easy for another woman to obtain. The perception is then, whatever is easily obtained, is of little or no value in comparison to those things that are hard won.

The Pedestal

A woman does not want to be placed on a pedestal. She wants to work her way to the top. This is loosely but intricately related to the previous idea of value.

Women can be bossy. However, that does not mean she wants to wear the pants in the relationship –  at least not all the time. If you cannot be her equal then she does not want you. Or, to be more precise, you become less attractive to her.  She certainly does not need you to make excuses for her should anything go wrong. If she does something you do not like, let her know.

Even if you are whipped, never act like it. Decisions in a relationship needs to be made from a position of power. If you are equal, the power is shared. If you are not equal and she has the position of authority. Then may God, Allah, or whichever deity you worship, rest your soul.

Love her with all your heart. Act like you don’t

Do not be too accommodating. This is somethings the “nice guy” does in abundance.

Let’s pause here  for a  brief Anecdote:

When was the last time you met a girl that liked you? You know she likes you, but you do not like her.
Your attentions are not readily available to her. You may not even be particularly nice or tolerant to her advances.

Yet, she is still there. You find yourself wondering how or why she is still interested.

The counterpoint to this:

When you find a woman whom you like and shower with affection. Note how holding her attention is like trying to hold water in the palm of your hands. This does not happen all the time, but it does happen often enough for you to take note.

Confidence

If confidence is like fear. then a woman is like a Lioness from a pride: Majestic, Maternal and will rip your heart out a the first sign of weakness.

No woman wants something another woman would not want.

For the male who knows without the shadow of a doubt that he is wanted by many women. He comes with a certain air of nonchalance. When you are with a woman who knows you have other options. But you choose to stay. That choice reaffirms, in her mind, her value to you.

The so called “douche” approaches a woman with confidence, a certain zest. He does not categorise himself as either bad.. or good. He just is. His existence is categorised by his ability – without fear – to seek and achieve his goal.

Cogito ergo Sum

The “nice” guy in – in his mind has already failed. By categorising himself as a nice guy he has already taken unto himself the idea that he possess traits that the woman does not want or find desirable . He creates a self-fulfilling prophecy. He is more engaged in the process of THINKING she would not want him than he is on ACTING on his desire to pursue her.
Women will detect this uncertainty. And trust me… if it is true that men find confident women attractive  – which it is- … you can bet your nice guy badge a woman will find a confident male attractive.

My final thoughts: If you have that nice guy  badge..burn it. Because, unbeknownst to you it is actually a pass, and mark of permanent residency into the Friendzone.

If you do not know what the Friendzone is, chances are you live there; and it’s already too late for you.

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