pjvj (pjvj) wrote,

You are afraid of humiliation, we are afraid of death

 Gavin de Becker puts this very well within the framework of violence: “It is understandable that the perspectives of men and women on safety are so different–men and women live in different worlds…at core, men are afraid women will laugh at them, while at core, women are afraid men will kill them.”

The rest of the article is worth reading on the topic of mansplaining.

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