There may be a variety of reasons why so many people are unable or unwilling to answer the question: “What is a Woman?” But after reviewing Matt Walsh’s documentary of the same name, one might be left with the impression that we are on the brink of civilization’s collapse.
The degree of confusion, fear, terror, hostility, evasion, and even indifference that was encountered at the mere asking of a simple definition tells a story far greater than any particular specific word in question. Worse, among the few who did offer their definition of “woman,” the answers were subjective and incorrect.
Of all the words in the English language, one would think that the word “woman” is about as innocuous as it gets. But not so. What by definition and by every rule of language is a binary concept distinguishing male from female has become a political and epistemological battleground on which concepts are being destroyed along with the ability to communicate.
However, reality exists, and every functioning human mind is “hardwired” to that reality, a connection that persists even in the attempt to deny or avoid it. The creation of definitions that do not correspond to reality or reason has been the primary political weapon of the so-called “trans-gender” community. Theirs is a misguided campaign against the reality that men are men and women are women and that that distinction is always a binary one. Continue reading »