Misogyny In Modern Hellenismos

Given the historical context in which Hellenismos developed, it really should come as no surprise that misogyny is to this religion what racism is to Heathenry. (We have racists, too, but they seem to be shut down in short order.) Women had very little to do with public life in ancient Hellas, and there was no word for “religion” in the language, so conflating religion and culture is bound to happen, resulting in nasty-yet-revealing exchanges like this one.

Pro tip: if you zoom in, you’ll see that the blacked out names aren’t so blacked out as they seem. Personally, I wish I knew who The Man was so I could give him kudos, and who Administrator T.J. is because I have a sinking feeling that I do indeed know, and I am hoping that I am wrong.


2 thoughts on “Misogyny In Modern Hellenismos

  1. If the “TJ” you’re thinking of is the same one I am, I’m 98%+ certain it’s him. Which wouldn’t surprise me, especially considering he barely kept it under control before his Mistress got sick of him.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s