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    Choosing Veganism Perpetuates White Male Privilege, Elitism, and Toxic Masculinity

    Nothing is as beautiful as the vindictive and absurd Left eating itself. A sociology instructor and doctoral candidate at North Carolina State University, Mari Mycek, declared in her academic article, “Meatless Meals and Masculinity,” that white male privilege has usurped the femininity of veganism.

    I find their performances of masculinity often defy the conventional feminization of meatless diets, while also upholding gendered binaries of emotion/rationality and current tropes of white, middle-class masculinity.

    This article in Campus Reform quotes Mycek’s piece:

    Mycek argues that vegan men use their diet to bolster their masculinity “by explaining their choice to become [vegan] in ways that evoke logics of rationality, science, and reason, concepts that also traditionally get coded as masculine.”

    Observing that “these performances of masculinity are aligned with white middle-class social norms and expectations,” she contends that middle-class men are uniquely poised to take advantage of this status-building strategy.

    Mycek also frames veganism as a privilege for the elite, explaining that it symbolizes for men “a form of cultural capital and a symbolic resource, a way to align oneself with those who have the privilege of choice when it comes to food decisions.”

    So, if the male’s decision to go vegan is not based in irrationality and emoting, the male is guilty of using rational-based thinking, which is, of course, a major perpetuator of white male privilege and toxic masculinity.
    https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog...c-masculinity/

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    I'll remember the context of that particular article as I chow down on my next steak.

    Hmmm, being a vegan promotes masculinity... Ooookaaaay.
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    I'm male and I was vegan from about 2002 to 2013-ish ... then vegetarian from then to now (Oct 2018 and continuing).


    This whole article is complete BS and just skimming it makes me shake my head. I'm tired of all these people thinking up complicated alleged explanations for things to fit into their own view (they are 100% projecting their own concepts onto things).

    I didn't and don't care about any of the alleged points other people might project onto me because of my own decisions.

    I decided my own actions based on things I learned about mainstream mass animal farming which I don't agree with not because of someone with degrees in useless "psycho"-analist mumbo jumbo, too much time on their hands and some personal vendetta against males.


    To these kinds of people, you can't win either way : be a meat eater and your a neanderthal male .... be a vegan and your also pushing "white male privilege " : give up all possessions and live in a cave meditating and surviving on 'drippings from the ceiling' and they'll judge you as just trying to project the stereotypical saint/mystic image to impress people which is also just another form of male ego enlargement LOL



    - "white male privilege" UGH .... I was poor compared to almost everyone in society (now I'm much poorer .... I guess I missed the boat on the white male privilege thing .... I think if I read or hear that term one more time I'm just going to go live in the woods.
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