Do Men Outsource Virtue to Women?

Women cannot be held responsible for saving, creating, or maintaining civilization.

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Women create, shape, and maintain human culture. Manners exist because women exist. Worthy men adjust their behavior when a woman enters the room. They become better creatures. Civilization arises and endures because women have expectations of themselves and of those around them.[3]

While Stanton wants to ground this idea in scripture, women religious leaders note that this thesis is simply not biblical [4] and that he does not reference any Scripture in his article, beyond noting that Christ was born of a woman.

  • Our sexual desires, both for men and women, and the biological systems that support them are influenced by the world around us.
  • The world around us presents the sexualized female form in almost every medium.
  • In order to support this outsourcing, women are elevated to virtuous, moral, and naturally religious beings who are responsible for civilizing our society.
  • But, women are also cast as femme fatales — currently known as Porn Chics — controling and manipulating men who become sexual pawns.
  • Current research (both brain and hormone) demonstrates that men can maintain control of their sexual desires.
  • Do men want to be virtuous — to be responsible for control of their own sexual desire is TBD.
  • To want to be virtuous means:
  • Being aware of the research about male and female sexual desire
  • Know that women can’t sanctify men and men can’t sanctify women
  • Don’t get caught up in Chic Porn
  • Relate to women as equals
  1. _____ “Cornelia Otis Skinner Quotes.”
  2. Stanton, Glen T. (2016) “Why Men and Women Are Not Equal.” The First Things.
  3. Milller, Rachel Green. (2016) “Do Women Make Men civilized? A Daughter of the Reformation.
  4. Wolfendale, Jessica. (2016) “Dangerously Provocative.” The Dangerous Woman Project.
  5. Katz, Jackson. (2013) “Porn Chic, Gender Performance, and Halloween Fashion. HuffPost.
  6. Ibid.
  7. Ibid.
  8. Burnett, Dean. (2018). “How ‘provocative clothes affect the brain — and why it’s no excuse for assault. The Guardian.
  9. Miller (2016)
  10. Wolfendale (2016)
  11. Wolfendale (2016)

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