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Just as feminism began as a much needed movement to elevate the status of women, but evolved to include antagonism with the male gender (e.g. “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle,” and occasionally actual gender war breaks out, our call to reinvigorate the masculine element in civil and polite society will not intend to antagonize the female-gendered reader.
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