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I would also like to state that I care little for your "Reality," which has seemed to me a derisible illusion, a grotesque farce, ever since I got to live out with him what you would probably term "fantasies":
Far from empowering women, it is the latest incarnation of the tired virgin-whore dichotomy, which renders a woman either acceptable (virgin) or contemptible (whore), desirable or derisible.
The Yanks burden the rest of the world with security regimes in case some psycho gets on one of their planes and yet their own shortcomings on security are quite derisible.