They may fantasize about being "forced" to go without panties, wear a corset, chastity device or gag, or have an owner choose their clothes for them, but the fact that they may be forbidden to speak for days, weeks of months on end, denied any sexual release and forced to throw away their favorite pair of jeans, or the shirt their grandmother gave them before she died has never crossed their minds.That vision of endless days with just their master may be lovely, but what about when they want to go visit family and the answer is no?But liberal men have assumed that their entitlement to sexual access should be more protected than women’s right to survive without prostitution.In rape cultures, the sexual terrorism of rape and prostitution are downplayed, underestimated, or denied.Far from liberating women from restrictive social roles, prostitution locks them into sexist and racist role playing that is often slavery and always a slavery-like practice.Liberals agree about the oppression of race, class, and religious fundamentalism.A prostituted woman explained, “What rape is to others, is normal to us.” Prostitution is a cornerstone of rape culture.Rape cultures normalize the objectification and commodification of women as sex and blame victims for their own victimization.
The fact that the ‘freedom’ being realized is mostly the freedom of men to access the bodies of women and children – or of G8 nations to access the markets and raw materials of Third World nations – is conveniently overlooked when predation is redefined as progress. Sardonically noting the refusal to recognize prostitution as sexual violence, Andrea Dworkin said, “Hurting women is bad.
It is what initially attracts many, if not most, to the Gorean way of life, and so I feel it should be included on this site, if for no other reason than to warn some away.
Why would I want to warn someone away from what I live and love? Because I believe that FAR too many go into this with their eyes glazed over and romantic dreams of the fairy tale "slavery" in their heads.
The murder of his father and the death of his mother while en-route to Zygerria convinced Penn to become an Imperial cadet.
The raid occurred at a time when the Imperial Military had not expanded into the Outer Rim.
It should be pointed out that slavery, while an accepted institution within Gorean culture, is not at all necessary to being Gorean. In fact, you could completely take slavery out of the picture and the Gorean philosophies and way of life would remain.