Category Archives: Fantasy vs Reality

They built the airstrip, but no cargo appeared.

Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos are once again in the news*: Theranos CEO and former president charged with massive fraud The interesting thing is that while a settlement has been reached, I don’t think we know anything more today about the … Continue reading

Posted in Elizabeth Holmes, Fantasy vs Reality, Feminist Territory Marking, Feminists, Moxie | 57 Comments

Suckers

As I explained in A long term commitment to selling divorce, the media has been selling “gray divorce” as empowerment to boomer women for nearly a decade, using a highly misleading narrative. Fortunately few women (statistically) are actually taken in … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Grey Divorce, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood, Professional Divorcee, Rebellion, selling divorce, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 51 Comments

A disappointing return to the strip mining pit.

The Daily Mail has an article about a 53 year old new divorcée named “Claire” who learned the hard way that her fantasy of divorce empowerment was just a fantasy.  Claire of course didn’t ditch her boring loyal dude in … Continue reading

Posted in Choice Addiction, Daily Mail, Death of courtship, Fantasy vs Reality, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 174 Comments

The terrible cost of make believe.

Vox has a post up at Alpha Game titled Equality has consequences linking to a breathless Daily Mail piece: Bouncer punches a woman in the FACE after she takes a swing at him in shocking video footage, but was it … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Mail, Fantasy vs Reality, Moxie, Ugly Feminists, Vox Day, Weak men screwing feminism up | 136 Comments

Time and fantasy.

Picking up from my last post, the root of declining marriage rates isn’t just that there are substitutes to marriage, but that marriage itself has been degraded for many decades.  Time is our enemy here, because inertia has delayed the … Continue reading

Posted in Cracks in the narrative, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Feral Females, Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 245 Comments