Violence is being normalised in the name of anti-violence

Nov 12, 2019 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea:

It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. Australia’s ABC has a debate programme called Q&A, which last week decided to have an all feminist panel and moderator. It went badly wrong, to the extent that the programme has now been pulled from all of ABC’s platforms and is the subject of an investigation.

Among the panelists, who were all incredibly ‘woke’, was Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy. She was asked a question about when aggression and violence might be justified and her answer was one of the most breathtakingly shocking I have ever heard.

“How many rapists must we kill? Not the state, because I disagree with the death penalty and I want to get rid of incarceration.”

“I want women themselves…As a woman, I’m asking: How many rapists must we kill until men stop raping us?”

The host Fran Kelly joked “them’s fighting words” and the panel went on to discuss murdering men, without any pushback or challenge.

The rest of the show was not much better. For example, Aboriginal screenwriter Nayuka Gorrie said that violence was ok in the context of the oppression of Aboriginal people. She declared: “I wonder what kind of tipping point in Australia is going to be, when people start burning stuff – I look forward to it.”

This programme is indicative of the spiral that much of Western society is headed into and there are several lessons to learn from it:

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Watch also: ‘The ABC no longer even pretends to be balanced’ – The Bolt Report

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