> > Because if you don't get angry when you ask them to stop they're
> > not going to know how much you want them to stop. Anger is a
> > well-developed social convention which tells other people when
> > they've gone too far.
> Except that when a white male such as myself gets angry about
> something, he's being a fascist patriarchal oppressor, and is
> obviously in the wrong. Sigh.
Right, it is better if you are a woman. Then everybody thinks your displaying typical female behavior, and that you are upset about nothing, and they ignore you until whatever it is blows over.
Let's face it, it sucks all the way around.