🔥 | Latest

Fucking, Target, and Tumblr: beautifulpexple:Tan, that is a serious fucking look
Fucking, Target, and Tumblr: beautifulpexple:Tan, that is a serious fucking look

beautifulpexple:Tan, that is a serious fucking look

Apparently, Baked, and Beautiful: haiku-robot: areyoutryingtodeduceme: diglettdevious: soylent-queen: gallifrey-feels: drtanner: dancingspirals: ironychan: hungrylikethewolfie: dduane: wine-loving-vagabond: A loaf of bread made in the first century AD, which was discovered at Pompeii, preserved for centuries in the volcanic ashes of Mount Vesuvius. The markings visible on the top are made from a Roman bread stamp, which bakeries were required to use in order to mark the source of the loaves, and to prevent fraud. (via Ridiculously Interesting) (sigh) I’ve seen these before, but this one’s particularly beautiful. I feel like I’m supposed to be marveling over the fact that this is a loaf of bread that’s been preserved for thousands of years, and don’t get me wrong, that’s hella cool.  But honestly, I’m mostly struck by the unexpected news that “bread fraud” was apparently once a serious concern. Bread Fraud was a huge thing,  Bread was provided to the Roman people by the government - bakers were given grain to make the free bread, but some of them stole the government grain to use in other baked goods and would add various substitutes, like sawdust or even worse things, to the bread instead.  So if people complained that their free bread was not proper bread, the stamp told them exactly whose bakery they ought to burn down. Bread stamps continued to be used at least until the Medieval period in Europe. Any commercially sold bread had to be stamped with an official seal to identify the baker to show that it complied with all rules and regulations about size, price, and quality. This way, rotten or undersized loaves could be traced back to the baker. Bakers could be pilloried, sent down the streets in a hurdle cart with the offending loaf tied around their neck, fined, or forbidden to engage in baking commercially ever again in that city. There are records of a baker in London being sent on a hurdle cart because he used an iron rod to increase the weight of his loaves, and another who wrapped rotten dough with fresh who was pilloried. Any baker hurdled three times had to move to a new city if they wanted to continue baking. If you have made bread, you are probably familiar with a molding board. It’s a flat board used to shape the bread. Clever fraudsters came up with a molding board that had a little hole drilled into it that wasn’t easily noticed. A customer would buy his dough by weight, and then the baker would force some of that dough through the hole, so they could sell and underweight loaf and use the stolen dough to bake new loafs to sell. Molding boards ended up being banned in London after nine different bakers were caught doing this. There were also instances of grain sellers withholding grain to create an artificial scarcity drive up the price of that, and things like bread. Bread, being one of the main things that literally everyone ate in many parts of the world, ended up with a plethora of rules and regulations. Bakers were probably no more likely to commit fraud than anyone else, but there were so many of them, that we ended up with lots and lots of rules and records of people being shifty. Check out Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony by Madeleine Pelner Cosman for a whole chapter on food laws as they existed in about 1400. Plus the color plates are fantastic. Holy shit.  Bread is serious fucking business. bread is STILL serious fucking business I recently had to deal with a sack of flour that had been half replaced with soap powder. No jokes. Another really good and informative book about bread’s significance and place in history is 6000 Years Of Bread! It’s fairly academic, but a fascinating topic and an engaging read. you guys found out the history of bread FOOD HISTORY IS THE FUCKING BEST SHUT UP DON’T EVEN LOOK AT ME food history is the fucking best shut up don’t even look at me ^Haiku^bot^9. I detect haikus with 5-7-5 format. Sometimes I make mistakes.Help me pay my electicity bills! Being robot is sometimes expensive thing. | PayPal | Patreon
Apparently, Baked, and Beautiful: haiku-robot:

areyoutryingtodeduceme:


diglettdevious:

soylent-queen:

gallifrey-feels:


drtanner:

dancingspirals:

ironychan:

hungrylikethewolfie:

dduane:

wine-loving-vagabond:

A loaf of bread made in the first century AD, which was discovered at Pompeii, preserved for centuries in the volcanic ashes of Mount Vesuvius. The markings visible on the top are made from a Roman bread stamp, which bakeries were required to use in order to mark the source of the loaves, and to prevent fraud. (via Ridiculously Interesting)

(sigh) I’ve seen these before, but this one’s particularly beautiful.

I feel like I’m supposed to be marveling over the fact that this is a loaf of bread that’s been preserved for thousands of years, and don’t get me wrong, that’s hella cool.  But honestly, I’m mostly struck by the unexpected news that “bread fraud” was apparently once a serious concern.

Bread Fraud was a huge thing,  Bread was provided to the Roman people by the government - bakers were given grain to make the free bread, but some of them stole the government grain to use in other baked goods and would add various substitutes, like sawdust or even worse things, to the bread instead.  So if people complained that their free bread was not proper bread, the stamp told them exactly whose bakery they ought to burn down.

Bread stamps continued to be used at least until the Medieval period in Europe. Any commercially sold bread had to be stamped with an official seal to identify the baker to show that it complied with all rules and regulations about size, price, and quality. This way, rotten or undersized loaves could be traced back to the baker. Bakers could be pilloried, sent down the streets in a hurdle cart with the offending loaf tied around their neck, fined, or forbidden to engage in baking commercially ever again in that city. There are records of a baker in London being sent on a hurdle cart because he used an iron rod to increase the weight of his loaves, and another who wrapped rotten dough with fresh who was pilloried. Any baker hurdled three times had to move to a new city if they wanted to continue baking.
If you have made bread, you are probably familiar with a molding board. It’s a flat board used to shape the bread. Clever fraudsters came up with a molding board that had a little hole drilled into it that wasn’t easily noticed. A customer would buy his dough by weight, and then the baker would force some of that dough through the hole, so they could sell and underweight loaf and use the stolen dough to bake new loafs to sell. Molding boards ended up being banned in London after nine different bakers were caught doing this. There were also instances of grain sellers withholding grain to create an artificial scarcity drive up the price of that, and things like bread.
Bread, being one of the main things that literally everyone ate in many parts of the world, ended up with a plethora of rules and regulations. Bakers were probably no more likely to commit fraud than anyone else, but there were so many of them, that we ended up with lots and lots of rules and records of people being shifty.
Check out Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony by Madeleine Pelner Cosman for a whole chapter on food laws as they existed in about 1400. Plus the color plates are fantastic.

Holy shit. 
Bread is serious fucking business.


bread is STILL serious fucking business
I recently had to deal with a sack of flour that had been half replaced with soap powder. No jokes.

Another really good and informative book about bread’s significance and place in history is 6000 Years Of Bread! It’s fairly academic, but a fascinating topic and an engaging read.

you guys found out the history of bread

FOOD HISTORY IS THE FUCKING BEST SHUT UP DON’T EVEN LOOK AT ME


food history is the fucking best shut up don’t even look at me ^Haiku^bot^9. I detect haikus with 5-7-5 format. Sometimes I make mistakes.Help me pay my electicity bills! Being robot is sometimes expensive thing. | PayPal | Patreon

haiku-robot: areyoutryingtodeduceme: diglettdevious: soylent-queen: gallifrey-feels: drtanner: dancingspirals: ironychan: hungryli...

Fucking, Tumblr, and Blog: beautifulpexple: Tan, that is a serious fucking look
Fucking, Tumblr, and Blog: beautifulpexple:
Tan, that is a serious fucking look

beautifulpexple: Tan, that is a serious fucking look

Apparently, Bad, and Bitch: The Logical Indian Feb 23 at 2:30am S Seats in BMTC buses that are pink are reserved for women Even as the Metro reserved entry through two doors of the front coach for women, there is more good news for women commuters. BMTC buses with pink seats are here. Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has begun operating a few buses with 13 pink-coloured seats - that have been reserved for womern Source: BangaloreMirror.com Image credits: Bangalore Mirror It's Easy Now: Men Can Stay Off Pink Seats Like comment Share <p><a href="http://antifeministphoenix.tumblr.com/post/171845145498/siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">antifeministphoenix</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/171844632200/antifeminism-proegalitarian-auntiewanda" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://antifeminism-proegalitarian.tumblr.com/post/171800903199/auntiewanda-cumbler-tumbler" class="tumblr_blog">antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171800528451/cumbler-tumbler-screamingsiren" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://cumbler-tumbler.tumblr.com/post/171798760824/screamingsiren-auntiewanda-olidiavalree" class="tumblr_blog">cumbler-tumbler</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://screamingsiren.tumblr.com/post/171798498914/auntiewanda-olidiavalree" class="tumblr_blog">screamingsiren</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171798108921/olidiavalree-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://olidiavalree.tumblr.com/post/171797034679/the-defiant-pupil-auntiewanda" class="tumblr_blog">olidiavalree</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/171796801053/auntiewanda-aneurysmsandanalogues" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171796231621/aneurysmsandanalogues-loving-women-is-rad" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://aneurysmsandanalogues.tumblr.com/post/171769682601/loving-women-is-rad-aura-pinkrose" class="tumblr_blog">aneurysmsandanalogues</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://loving-women-is-rad.tumblr.com/post/171763217105/aura-pinkrose-matt-ruins-your-shit" class="tumblr_blog">loving-women-is-rad</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://aura-pinkrose.tumblr.com/post/171743828564/matt-ruins-your-shit-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">aura-pinkrose</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://matt-ruins-your-shit.tumblr.com/post/171742078151/siryouarebeingmocked-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">matt-ruins-your-shit</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/171741898725/the-defiant-pupil-truscum-grass" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/171710194058/truscum-grass-thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://truscum-grass.tumblr.com/post/171710008701/thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">truscum-grass</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693/antifeminism-proegalitarian-i-feel-like-it" class="tumblr_blog">thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://antifeminism-proegalitarian.tumblr.com/post/171704494999/i-feel-like-it-shouldnt-be-necessary-for-me-to" class="tumblr_blog">antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>I feel like it shouldn’t be necessary for me to explain why this is a bad idea.</p></blockquote> <p style="">Men literally being forced to the back of the bus. Could the self-awareness be lower?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>this reminds me of something almost everyone has learned in school</p> </blockquote> <p>…wow.</p> </blockquote> <p><i>A, ha, hush that fuss.</i></p> </blockquote> <p>“I’m sorry sir you can’t sit there that seat is for women.”<br/></p> <p>Try to move me then and see what happens bitch</p> </blockquote> <p>I mean all it takes is I identify as a woman and no one can say shit right </p> </blockquote> <p>You guys are all awful, do your research. <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> especially fuck you - women have been raped to death on indian public transport.</p> <p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder">https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder</a><br/></p> <p><a href="https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/">https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/</a><br/></p> <p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html">https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html</a><br/></p> <p>It’s to combat sexual assault which is a serious fucking problem on their public transport. Acting like this is anything like segragation is racist as hell.</p> </blockquote> <p>A girl was literally raped to death om a bus in India and the men PULLED HER INSIDES OUT. But sitting in the back of the bus is oppression for these men I guess.</p> </blockquote> <p>I don’t think <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mFx4DK1a0fGaqlaif5GfihA">@antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>, @<a href="http://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693">t</a>hatsyouthatshowdumbyousound,  <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/meaDg5xUXpklqAkW321uuBw">@truscum-grass</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mUIrzfT0-XgoUS9zo50onFA">@the-defiant-pupil</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m8HmCiE0PGuGgJ6cZBfpQsw">@siryouarebeingmocked</a>, and <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> took the two seconds to realize this is in India and not the west.</p> <p>But hey why does context matter when you can whine that men are the most oppressedest in the world because a company tries to do something,<i> anything</i>, to prevent the proliferation of violent rape in their country. </p> </blockquote> <p>Uh yeah, actually at least I did, but hey why does knowing about anything before you speak about it matter when you can just make assumptions about a bunch of people so you yourself can whine and go off on a self-righteous little rant about strangers that’s not even accurate but just an overblown exaggeration?</p> <p>Anyway, guess what, dude? This isn’t fire - you can’t fight sexism with more sexism. It’ll just create more problems down the road, kind of like what we have in the west now. Then again, India already has that problem considering the fact that when they tried to make their rape laws gender neutral, feminists fought successfully fought against it and so the status quo remains where it’s still not legally possible for a woman to rape a man. </p> <p>And no, this isn’t me trying to claim “men are the most oppressed in the world”. There’s better solutions to societal problems than adding more inequality.</p> <p>P.S. Did you like…just go through the notes looking for anyone who just reblogged it at all? Because as far as I remember, I don’t believe I actually said anything either time I reblogged this post. If you did then that just adds a whole new level of sad to this. If not, my bad memory strikes again but this is still sad.</p> </blockquote> <p>This entire thing is stupid. This is one of the many reasons why we can’t move forward. Because there’s always that one person who does extreme shit like this and make a bad impression for everyone else. We don’t need pink seats, we don’t need to put men in blue seats in the back of a bus. We’re all equals here, which should mean all of the seats are open to anyone. This is seriously stupid.</p> </blockquote> <p><b>Extreme</b>: seats reserved for women to give them some modicum of protection from sexual assault and rape.</p> <p><b>Not Extreme</b>: sexual assault and rape. </p> <p>Apparently.</p> <p>In what universe are women equal in India? </p> </blockquote> <p>Women in India are brutalized on public transport regularly, and there are several cases of gang rape that took place on buses that made worldwide news. This obviously isn’t addressing the structural problem of rape, but if it helps even one woman it’s worth it. Fuck those saying this is “sexist”. Maybe if those men didn’t rape then they wouldn’t have to have this.</p> </blockquote> <p>That guy is a fucking idiot. Does he really think that separating men and women is sexism against men? WHY? HOW?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p><b>Women</b>: Men have brutalized us for centuries and not even our public life is safe from violent rape and murder at their hands.</p> <p><b>Bus Company</b>: We’ll put a slight restriction on men to help you prevent that.</p> <p><b>Men</b>: That’s <i>unfair! </i>What about equality!</p> </blockquote> <p>The POINT IS THIS IS GOING TO SOLVE ANYTHING</p> <p>Youre a retard please get off tumblr </p> </blockquote> <p>So segregating bus seats was a big problem when it was done under Jim Crow, but a “slight restriction” when Indian officials do it by gender to protect women. </p> <p>Got it.</p> </blockquote> <p>If the men really want to gang rape a woman to death how will pink bus seats stop that? What’s stopping these horrible rapist from just crossing other and grabbing her? “Oh no she’s in the pink seats we can’t rape her” like really? teach you bus driver’s to give a shit, put guards on the buses or give women better ways to defined themselves but how will pink seats really help?<br/></p> </blockquote> <p>That’s my thing^ like I get that rape is a serious problem on Indian busses but I’m not sure how pink seats are going to deter rapists</p>
Apparently, Bad, and Bitch: The Logical Indian
 Feb 23 at 2:30am S
 Seats in BMTC buses that are pink are reserved for
 women
 Even as the Metro reserved entry through two doors
 of the front coach for women, there is more good
 news for women commuters. BMTC buses with pink
 seats are here.
 Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
 (BMTC) has begun operating a few buses with 13
 pink-coloured seats - that have been reserved for
 womern
 Source: BangaloreMirror.com
 Image credits: Bangalore Mirror
 It's Easy Now: Men Can Stay Off Pink Seats
 Like
 comment
 Share
<p><a href="http://antifeministphoenix.tumblr.com/post/171845145498/siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">antifeministphoenix</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/171844632200/antifeminism-proegalitarian-auntiewanda" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://antifeminism-proegalitarian.tumblr.com/post/171800903199/auntiewanda-cumbler-tumbler" class="tumblr_blog">antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171800528451/cumbler-tumbler-screamingsiren" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://cumbler-tumbler.tumblr.com/post/171798760824/screamingsiren-auntiewanda-olidiavalree" class="tumblr_blog">cumbler-tumbler</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://screamingsiren.tumblr.com/post/171798498914/auntiewanda-olidiavalree" class="tumblr_blog">screamingsiren</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171798108921/olidiavalree-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://olidiavalree.tumblr.com/post/171797034679/the-defiant-pupil-auntiewanda" class="tumblr_blog">olidiavalree</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/171796801053/auntiewanda-aneurysmsandanalogues" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://auntiewanda.tumblr.com/post/171796231621/aneurysmsandanalogues-loving-women-is-rad" class="tumblr_blog">auntiewanda</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://aneurysmsandanalogues.tumblr.com/post/171769682601/loving-women-is-rad-aura-pinkrose" class="tumblr_blog">aneurysmsandanalogues</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://loving-women-is-rad.tumblr.com/post/171763217105/aura-pinkrose-matt-ruins-your-shit" class="tumblr_blog">loving-women-is-rad</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://aura-pinkrose.tumblr.com/post/171743828564/matt-ruins-your-shit-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">aura-pinkrose</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://matt-ruins-your-shit.tumblr.com/post/171742078151/siryouarebeingmocked-the-defiant-pupil" class="tumblr_blog">matt-ruins-your-shit</a>:</p>

<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/171741898725/the-defiant-pupil-truscum-grass" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://the-defiant-pupil.tumblr.com/post/171710194058/truscum-grass-thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">the-defiant-pupil</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://truscum-grass.tumblr.com/post/171710008701/thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound" class="tumblr_blog">truscum-grass</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693/antifeminism-proegalitarian-i-feel-like-it" class="tumblr_blog">thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="https://antifeminism-proegalitarian.tumblr.com/post/171704494999/i-feel-like-it-shouldnt-be-necessary-for-me-to" class="tumblr_blog">antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>I feel like it shouldn’t be necessary for me to explain why this is a bad idea.</p></blockquote>
<p style="">Men literally being forced to the back of the bus. Could the self-awareness be lower?<br/></p>
</blockquote>
<p>this reminds me of something almost everyone has learned in school</p>
</blockquote>
<p>…wow.</p>
</blockquote>
<p><i>A, ha, hush that fuss.</i></p>
</blockquote>
<p>“I’m sorry sir you can’t sit there that seat is for women.”<br/></p>
<p>Try to move me then and see what happens bitch</p>
</blockquote>

<p>I mean all it takes is I identify as a woman and no one can say shit right </p>
</blockquote>
<p>You guys are all awful, do your research. <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> especially fuck you - women have been raped to death on indian public transport.</p>
<p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder">https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jan/01/indian-bus-rape-five-suspects-charged-murder</a><br/></p>
<p><a href="https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/">https://yourstory.com/2016/08/public-transport-sexual-harassment/</a><br/></p>
<p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html">https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11327271/Nepal-Women-only-bus-service-launched-to-combat-sexual-assaults.html</a><br/></p>
<p>It’s to combat sexual assault which is a serious fucking problem on their public transport. Acting like this is anything like segragation is racist as hell.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>A girl was literally raped to death om a bus in India and the men PULLED HER INSIDES OUT. But sitting in the back of the bus is oppression for these men I guess.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I don’t think <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mFx4DK1a0fGaqlaif5GfihA">@antifeminism-proegalitarian</a>, @<a href="http://thatsyouthatshowdumbyousound.tumblr.com/post/171709381693">t</a>hatsyouthatshowdumbyousound,  <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/meaDg5xUXpklqAkW321uuBw">@truscum-grass</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mUIrzfT0-XgoUS9zo50onFA">@the-defiant-pupil</a>, <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m8HmCiE0PGuGgJ6cZBfpQsw">@siryouarebeingmocked</a>, and <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/m5k1nScceUsv2ivnqwSPV-g">@matt-ruins-your-shit</a> took the two seconds to realize this is in India and not the west.</p>
<p>But hey why does context matter when you can whine that men are the most oppressedest in the world because a company tries to do something,<i> anything</i>, to prevent the proliferation of violent rape in their country. </p>
</blockquote>
<p>Uh yeah, actually at least I did, but hey why does knowing about anything before you speak about it matter when you can just make assumptions about a bunch of people so you yourself can whine and go off on a self-righteous little rant about strangers that’s not even accurate but just an overblown exaggeration?</p>
<p>Anyway, guess what, dude? This isn’t fire - you can’t fight sexism with more sexism. It’ll just create more problems down the road, kind of like what we have in the west now. Then again, India already has that problem considering the fact that when they tried to make their rape laws gender neutral, feminists fought successfully fought against it and so the status quo remains where it’s still not legally possible for a woman to rape a man. </p>
<p>And no, this isn’t me trying to claim “men are the most oppressed in the world”. There’s better solutions to societal problems than adding more inequality.</p>
<p>P.S. Did you like…just go through the notes looking for anyone who just reblogged it at all? Because as far as I remember, I don’t believe I actually said anything either time I reblogged this post. If you did then that just adds a whole new level of sad to this. If not, my bad memory strikes again but this is still sad.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>This entire thing is stupid. This is one of the many reasons why we can’t move forward. Because there’s always that one person who does extreme shit like this and make a bad impression for everyone else. We don’t need pink seats, we don’t need to put men in blue seats in the back of a bus. We’re all equals here, which should mean all of the seats are open to anyone. This is seriously stupid.</p>
</blockquote>
<p><b>Extreme</b>: seats reserved for women to give them some modicum of protection from sexual assault and rape.</p>
<p><b>Not Extreme</b>: sexual assault and rape. </p>
<p>Apparently.</p>
<p>In what universe are women equal in India? </p>
</blockquote>
<p>Women in India are brutalized on public transport regularly, and there are several cases of gang rape that took place on buses that made worldwide news. This obviously isn’t addressing the structural problem of rape, but if it helps even one woman it’s worth it. Fuck those saying this is “sexist”. Maybe if those men didn’t rape then they wouldn’t have to have this.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>That guy is a fucking idiot. Does he really think that separating men and women is sexism against men? WHY? HOW?<br/></p>
</blockquote>
<p><b>Women</b>: Men have brutalized us for centuries and not even our public life is safe from violent rape and murder at their hands.</p>
<p><b>Bus Company</b>: We’ll put a slight restriction on men to help you prevent that.</p>
<p><b>Men</b>: That’s <i>unfair! </i>What about equality!</p>
</blockquote>

<p>The POINT IS THIS IS GOING TO SOLVE ANYTHING</p>
<p>Youre a retard please get off tumblr </p>
</blockquote>
<p>So segregating bus seats was a big problem when it was done under Jim Crow, but a “slight restriction” when Indian officials do it by gender to protect women. </p>
<p>Got it.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>If the men really want to gang rape a woman to death how will pink bus seats stop that? What’s stopping these horrible rapist from just crossing other and grabbing her? “Oh no she’s in the pink seats we can’t rape her” like really? teach you bus driver’s to give a shit, put guards on the buses or give women better ways to defined themselves but how will pink seats really help?<br/></p>
</blockquote>

<p>That’s my thing^ like I get that rape is a serious problem on Indian busses but I’m not sure how pink seats are going to deter rapists</p>

antifeministphoenix: siryouarebeingmocked: antifeminism-proegalitarian: auntiewanda: cumbler-tumbler: screamingsiren: auntiewanda: ol...