Sexual Harassment is a timely topic and one well-deserving of resolution, but when someone recently asked if I knew of ANY women who said they were never sexually harassed, I responded, "A couple" (it just so happens a woman on The View TV program just said it this morning, which I consider a timely coincidence). Yes, I believed a couple of females when they explicitly stated they were never a victim of sexual harassment.
I want to believe in the seductive Culture of Blame, victim-mentality gig. It's hard to wrap my mind around the idea when I try to dissect the 'whys' or 'how can it be true' of it all, but I refuse to call them dishonest. I'm reluctant to play Drill Sargeant or psychoanalyze their answer. If the circumstances were right and with no agenda, I might be willing to have that discussion with a good friend, but I viewed these women as intelligent, independent women. I remain reluctant to enable or engage the Culture of Blame.
It's a rare person who has not experienced some form of discrimination by the so-called "Opposite" sex. I prefer UNITY so view "us" in a Union of Polarities, or as a Fellowship of Equals.
Ironically, people often subscribe to an "Opposites Attract" philosophy. Maybe it's the Law of Attraction at work in the advent of gender separationism. We create what we believe.
"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." Talmud