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Old 03-16-2020, 01:06 PM   #1
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Is the song “Girls just want to have fun” subtly sexist?

People generally think the song was a feminist song given it was a smash hit. But the phrase “girls just want to have fun” subtly means girls cannot be hard workers, or take things seriously, or contribute to the workforce because they “just want to have fun.”

I feel like the lyrics “That’s all they really waaaaant” doesn’t really jive well in today’s modern society of 2020. If girls just want to have fun does that mean they don’t do anything serious or contribute to society? What do you think?

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Old 03-16-2020, 01:10 PM   #2
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Old 03-16-2020, 01:11 PM   #3
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The song was actually written by Robert Hazard in 1979 before it became a hit in 1983. So a man wrote the song about what he thought women wanted.
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Old 03-16-2020, 01:54 PM   #4
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just a song, never read into it, no big deal here.
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Old 03-16-2020, 05:26 PM   #5
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Too many people - typically millenials - assign an "ism" or "ist" to basically any content that makes blanket statements of any kind.

That is called being draconian. That kind of thinking is usually reserved for people who can't compute real information in real time with real understanding, so instead they rely on conforming to the simplest thought or rule at all costs without any understanding beyond that basic, basic meaning.

Now I'll give cubed the benefit of the doubt that this was basically nothing more than a conversation starter as opposed to an actual "intellectual" (-retarded-) perspective, but traditionally these observations are fringe analysis for mouth breathers.

We really use the "isms" and "ists" very liberally nowadays.

But on another note, you guys should see some of the conversation that takes place from some Indiana Jones fans about the Temple of Doom. LMAO! I mean... I get it. But Christ lighten up. The fact is we make blanket statements because those statements are born in some kind of truth. So if that's true and yet still considered "racism', then "racism" can be used liberally as a descriptor, because then not all racism should be negative or a pejorative.
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Old 03-16-2020, 08:57 PM   #6
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People have "conversations" about Temple of Doom that go deeper than, "Jesus, that sucked!" and/or, "Damn, that dumb bitch has some nice titties"?

News to me.
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Old 03-17-2020, 08:56 PM   #7
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We really use the "isms" and "ists" very liberally nowadays.
This really does put a damper on a LOT of entertainment anymore.

I want to make a game where people take pop culture and find ways it isn't woke.
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