Objectification is not the answer. Who knew?

THE PROBLEM IS TO REVERSE THIS PROCESS—EVEN WITH THE LORD GOD’S HELP, THIS CAN TAKE TIME AND EFFORT—BUT IS WORTH THE EFFORT!

Inkspelled Faery

The media has objectified women since there has been media. Whether it’s Greek statuary, books, movies, video games, music, or just about anything else, you can find examples of women portrayed as idealized embodiments of erotic fantasy, treated like commodities to be valued on their physical appeal.

emancipation-156066_960_720Thanks to feminism, there has been a shift away from this. Audiences have started to demand more for female characters and publishers and production companies have responded (thank you, capitalism). It still happens and I could rattle off a list of modern franchises I gave up on mainly for this reason, but there has been some improvement. If nothing else, people are at least conscious of it now. There is enough awareness that when objectifying material comes along, it gets called what it is. There’s room for improvement, but I definitely believe we’re on the upward curve.

We’re starting to have…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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  1. Jonathan Caswell Post author

    I beg to differ in that a certain ruling segment of feminism does indeed hate males…and anything to downgrade the male…including presenting them as objects–is acceptable to them. That’s why there ARE so many programs and ads that do just that.

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