Children and Cornfields

Does anyone remember the episode of the Twilight Zone called “It’s a Good Life“? I rewatched this for this article and I’ve got to stay it still holds up and it’s just as creepy as when I watched it as a kid.

Six-year-old Anthony Fremont looks like any other little boy, but looks can be deceiving: he is a monster, a mutant with godlike mental powers, including mind-reading. Years before, he isolated his town of Peaksville, Ohio. Everybody is under his rule, even his parents. Since he’s begun isolating the town, supplies of common household items, such as bar soap, have been dwindling. He has blocked television signals, caused cars to not work, and, due to his controlling everything, he does not attend school.

The children and adults, including his own parents, tiptoe nervously around him, constantly telling him how everything he does is “good,” since displeasing him can get them wished away into a mystical “cornfield”, an unknown place, from which there is no return. At one point, a dog is heard barking angrily. Anthony thinks the dog is “bad” and doesn’t “like [him] at all,” and wishes it into the cornfield. His father and mother are horrified, but they dare not show it.

One night, due to the townsfolk having always done what he wants, he treats them to one hour of TV. Although they do not like what he shows, they tell Anthony that it was far better than what used to be on TV.

Finally, at Dan Hollins’ birthday party, he gets two presents from his wife: a bottle of brandy and a Perry Como record. As Dan is eager to listen to the record, he is reminded by everyone that Anthony does not like singing. Getting slightly drunk from the brandy, complaining about not listening to the record, and no one singing “Happy Birthday” to him, Dan cannot take the strain anymore and confronts Anthony, calling him a monster and a murderer. While Anthony’s anger grows, Dan yells for someone to attack Anthony from behind and end his reign of terror. Aunt Amy (who isn’t able to sing anymore because of Anthony) tentatively reaches for a fireplace poker, but no one has the courage to act. Anthony cries out to Dan, “You’re a bad man! You’re a very bad man! And you keep thinking bad thoughts about me!” Dan is transformed into a jack-in-the-box (ending his life), causing his wife to break down. The adults are horrified at what Anthony had done, and his father begs him to wish it into the cornfield, which he does.

Because of Amy’s earlier complaints about the heat, Anthony causes snow to begin falling outside. His father observes that the snow will kill off at least half the crops, and he is about to confront Anthony about this, but his wife and the other adults look on with worried smiles on their faces. The father then smiles and tells Anthony in a horror-tinged voice, “…But it’s good you’re making it snow. A real good thing. And tomorrow… tomorrow’s gonna be a… real ‘good’ day!”

I didn’t really understand the significance of this episode until recently. In a sense I guess I can attribute it to a more defined Red Pill Lens but the femosphere events and a few articles brought to my attention this last week reminded me of this Twilight Zone story. I’ll get to why in a bit.

The first event was the highly publicized not guilty verdict in the Jian Gomeshi rape (hoax) trial. Mike Cernovich had a quick hit post about the details here. I’ve written about the particulars of why women’s insecurity about optimizing Hypergamy drives them to insane lengths to control for it before, but my focus this time with Gomeshi wasn’t so much about the women’s lying, or the ambiguity of what constitutes rape or sexual harassment. When the Rolling Stone/UVA fraternity rape hoax was finally revealed for what it was I wrote Hysteria :

Transferring information about a man’s preselected approval amongst a collective of women is one such override. However, it’s very important for men living in a feminine-primary social order to understand that social proof is not just limited to preselection of men as potential partners.

This social proof dynamic extends to the perceptions of women in a collective peer group, as well as men for whom they have no sexual interest in, but serve their material interests nonetheless.

The current cultural atmosphere of male suspicion and autonomous rape-threat assessment of men is another variation of this perceptual, hysterical, collective belief dynamic. Women want to believe in the presumption that every man outside of their preselected, collective approved, hypergamous ideal  is a potential rape threat. In other words, a man who might, by force or coercion, assume control of her hypergamous sexual selection.

The narrative, the perception, is all that matters.

[…]women become so ego-invested in the certainty of their collective perceptions that, even in light of contrary evidence, the only acknowledged verification of that perception is how it makes them feel.

This contradiction of a collective feminine hysteria is what many luminaries of the Feminine Imperative are now being forced to confront. It’s important to remember during this UVa / Rolling Stone rape debacle that women, and more than a few enabling male sympathizers, wanted to believe this travesty was true in spite of the vaudevillian outlandishments and still refuse to accept that it isn’t.

gomeshi

The overwhelming zeitgeist consensus in this case was that the women concerned in Gomeshi’s rape trial were to be believed irrespective of facts that exonerated him. And so strong was this sentiment that suggesting the suspension of the most fundamental aspects of law was the first recourse to be considered – that consideration is to change the presumption of guilt where it affects the accusations of men by women.

Once again, just as in the UVA rape hoax, we see a feminine-primary collective social consciousness moved by a need to believe in order to maintain a collective ego-investment in that social order’s correctness. And all of that in spite of all controverting, unignorable evidence. However, the feminine conditioned reflex for feminine defined ‘justice’ in this regard has been taken a step further – an accusation of rape or sexual assault is as good as a conviction.

I can’t be too sympathetic for Gomeshi. He built his reputation on being a social justice warrior and a self-evincing ‘male feminist, but just like another notable male feminist, Hugo Schwyzer, he’s had to learn the hard way that feminist Game comes with a substantial risk.

However the salient point I took away from his trial wasn’t that women are duplicitous or a feminized society being too ready to unquestioningly presume the veracity of another woman’s rape claims. Neither was it unexpected that a need to believe that presumed guilt would come up. What struck me was the push for control, for absolute unilateral arbitrative power to condemn a man for the accusation of sexual misconduct.

What struck me was that the Feminine Imperative should seek to nakedly place itself above a rule of law that is otherwise founded on a logical, rational process of checks and balances (or at least intends to do so).

As the protests and debate swirled around Gomeshi I was also made aware of a review of a new book Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

An economics major taking a gender studies class is getting dressed in her college dorm room for a night out, cheerfully discussing sexual stereotyping in advertising with Orenstein — while at the same time grabbing a miniskirt and a bottle of vodka, the better to achieve her evening goal: to “get really drunk and make out with someone.” “You look hot,” her friend tells her — and the student, apparently registering the oddness of the scene, turns to Orenstein. “In my gender class I’m all, ‘That damned patriarchy,’ ” she says. “But . . . what’s the point of a night if you aren’t getting attention from guys?” Her ambition, she explains, “is to be just slutty enough, where you’re not a prude but you’re not a whore. . . . Finding that balance is every college girl’s dream, you know what I mean?”

Author Peggy Orenstien serves up the same reheated feminist alarmism for her young daughter that Hannah Rosin did 8 years ago. However, Orenstien escalates the narrative much in the same vein that the feminist reaction to Gomeshi has. She defines it for us:

For guys, she says, there is fun and pleasure; for girls (at least the straight ones), too little physical joy, too much regret and a general sense that the boys are in charge. Fully half the girls in Orenstein’s book say they’ve been coerced into sex, and many had been raped — among them, by the way, that econ major, who was so confused that when her assailant dropped her off the next morning, she told him, “Thanks, I had fun.” The sexual playing field Orenstein describes is so tilted no girl could win.

Orenstein presumes the control of a girl with a handle of vodka and dressed ‘just slutty enough’ rest entirely with the boys she’s making out with and more. They are ‘assailants’ by definition – a definition that depends on the Hypergamous whims of the woman involved.

I drew parallels between these stories because they are indicative of a trend I predicted a couple years ago – in a social order that prioritizes Hypergamy as the intersexual priority, men who wont cooperate with it must be legislated into complying with it. But as it develops now this doesn’t go far enough; men must be preemptively convicted of the crime of sexual misconduct before the they are ever judged worthy of a woman’s sexual interests. In other words, men are ‘assailants’ for the very attempt of presenting themselves for the intimate approval of women.

Monday’s Price of Nice post and the femosphere response to men’s want to be Nice in order to ingratiate themselves in the hopes that they might endear a woman to him highlights this even further. Men being ‘nice’ are by definition ‘assailants’.

But it’s not enough to discourage men’s niceties, they must be taught to fear the attempt of initiating anything looking like intimacy. They must fear being whisked away to the cornfield for not thinking the right way about the women they would hope to find favor with.

Commenter SJF had a poignant comment this week:

Infantile as they are, women are ill-equipped to handle power, and that which is born out of the insecurity that a man may do her wrong, turns into an exploitative, predatory misuse of power that fuels grandiose narcissism, and thus masculinizes her. The aforementioned relationships between the different aspects of the female psyche do not explain in it in its entirety, but nonetheless, should accurately depict its root and core.

Which brings us back to our six year old Anthony Fremont in the Twilight Zone episode. On a social scale we are rapidly approaching a time where coddling the childish impulsivity of women will dictate not just the rule of law for men, but will define the nature of men’s dealing with women on a fear based level. In fact we’re already beginning to see this in the workplace.

Taken to its intended and illogical extreme, given unilateral God-like arbitration of men in every aspect of society, politics, religion, academia, etc., women and their imperatives would define intersexual relations much in the same way as Anthony does with the ‘adults’ he controls.

 

 

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Agent P
Agent P
5 years ago

Sadly I have a good friend who is currently having his life deconstructed as his ex seeks to gain cash and prizes in the millions from him. Fortune is no defence, rather its simply a better target.

Too bad he didn’t take my RP warnings more seriously at the time I laid them down. Perhaps it was too little too late. Classic gold digger with exceptional across the board deception and sociopathy skills.

emilyy96
5 years ago

@Lee Lee Sorry, but I wanted another perspective. It is a blog (that everyone there knows of), so I assume you don’t mind if I share it, but if you do, I can delete it immediately. Don’t worry, I’ve literally only mentioned you there the last 3 days, 3 posts. Never before that. I saw you posting here, read your blog, and in all honesty, got pretty sick and angry. I don’t have that reaction to the manosphere blogs, but if there’s one thing that sets me off it’s women kicking other women down. In many places, what happened to… Read more »

Jeremy
5 years ago

@Agent P

Fortune is no defence, rather its simply a better target.

I think what you’re saying, is that what makes a man worthy of his wealth is his ability to defend it from women.

Jeremy
5 years ago

…but if there’s one thing that sets me off it’s women kicking other women down.

You are a devout feminist. Only a trueblood self-centered, whiny, immature cunt of a feminist would re-define someone elses blog post exposing and defining an intimate encounter for their own political purposes.

You are scum. Craw back into the vagina you came from, and start over, because I hope I never in my life meet a shitstain like you in person.

kfg
kfg
5 years ago

“Also Texas born and bred, we’re pretty much all taught how to be properly ladylike.”

http://cdn1.sbnation.com/imported_assets/515506/texas-girl.jpg

Sun Wukong
Sun Wukong
5 years ago

If I find out who you’re BF is rest assured he’ll get the above links emailed to him.

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Forge the Sky
Forge the Sky
5 years ago

Alright, fine. I’ll jump in. Emily: ”I think it’s important to make a distinction because I don’t think someone who makes five figures (like some of your readers) has the right to say a billionaire is beta.” Agh, really? What does this have to do with our ‘right’ to speak on the matter? You’re a woman! You have no right to speak of such a thing! Get back in you kitchen! Do you know how that sounds? ”Maybe he is among women, but that billionaire is more powerful than the so-called alpha, even if said billionaire doesn’t have an ‘alpha’… Read more »

Forge the Sky
Forge the Sky
5 years ago

@Rollo

All those quotes are Emily?

Jeremy
5 years ago

”I also don’t think it’s healty to respect men like Dan Dilzerian while laughing at guys like Elon Musk. World’s not gonna move very far without those guys.”

The world also doesn’t move very far without trash collectors who likely live in other peoples garages.. yet I’ve met men who meet that description, and they get more sex with women than I do.

Sun Wukong
Sun Wukong
5 years ago

@kfg

Image is much closer to reality than her comment. Source: I’m around Texas bitches all the time, y’all.

theasdgamer
5 years ago

@ bozo with a pussy

Cause you have unhealthy view of sex. You don’t view sex as something special,

Pussy is a commodity.

theasdgamer
5 years ago

@ scribbler_g

Nice job of putting the cookies on the lower shelf. I was too lazy and my memories too uncertain, hah.

theasdgamer
5 years ago

Lol @ Forge

Now Emily won’t say nice things about you any more.

Forge the Sky
Forge the Sky
5 years ago

@asd

We’ll see. Her saying nice things about me wasn’t ever predicated on my agreeing with her.

Rollo might’ve just banned her again tho.

Blaximus
Blaximus
5 years ago

C.U.N.T – ” Seriously, Terpers are so pathetic… I roll my eyes every time they say Bill Gates or Elon Musk and etc. are ‘betas.’ These powerful men could literally have the Terpers on their knees for them if they wanted. ”

https://www.reddit.com/user/EmilyCharland

Just like I always said.

Anonymous Reader
Anonymous Reader
5 years ago

Bites
Tomassi, it is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

White men being ground up in the divorce industry are 4 x more likely to commit suicide than their brothers not being divorced. Men in general are 4x more likely to kill themselves than women.

Tell the man pondering the muzzle of his pistol that. Go ahead, dearie, tell him. Oh, wait, your an aging, 2nd stage feminist, you don’t actually deal with real men.

Never mind. Return to your fantasy world.

Anonymous Reader
Anonymous Reader
5 years ago

Bites
For the record, I am never trite.

Nor blindly dogmatic…

Blaximus
Blaximus
5 years ago

@ AR

IrritableBowel really does not care for facts. She makes her own.

But hey, she’s part of the ” Gentler ” sex, aye?

Anonymous Reader
Anonymous Reader
5 years ago

Emilyslut
Okay, how bout this. Mr Musk’s an alpha among men, but a beta among women.

Duh.

Anonymous Reader
Anonymous Reader
5 years ago

Emilyslut:
Not all women are the same.

NAWALT! Gosh, why didn’t us knuckle dragging men think of that one?

Had Elon Musk and Robin Williams married different women, they may have been more happy.

No, dearie, because AWALT. I’ve no doubt in the event you marry your blue-balled blue-pilled boyfriend, you will make his life miserable in fewer than 10 years of marriage.

Anonymous Reader
Anonymous Reader
5 years ago

The most charitable explanation I can muster (and I’m inclined to such explanations generally) is that she is utterly tone-deaf about what we’re talking about here. Her posts come across as being random if not a bit unhinged, and her inability to really grasp the experiences that we talk about here leads to a fair amount of hostility. Bites is an aging 2nd stage feminist, either menopausal or postmenopausal. Due to the somewhat cyclical nature of her rants I suspect she’s on one of the SSRI’s. She tends to oscillate between nagging and concern trolling, with stops from time to… Read more »

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

All the guidance provided on this website for males should have little tangible value within four or five years. The de facto second class status enjoyed by males in much of the West at present will likely devolve to de jure by about ’20…manifesting in ways that you could not even begin to fathom. It is very much the 11th hour for all phallus bearers…

Jeremy
5 years ago

Jesus, the brownshirts are here, and they wear bras.
Kinda sexy.

SJF
SJF
5 years ago

@Karen March 30th, 2016 at 9:04 pm Have we seen you here before? Are you a woman or a MGTOW man? What is your narrative and frame of reference (that shit should be de rigueur). Are you referring to the indictment of the Feminine Imperative that is the Misandry Bubble Essay. That was a good one. http://puerarchy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/TheFuturist_TheMisandryBubble.pdf Executive Summary : The Western World has quietly become a civilization that undervalues men and overvalues women, where the state forcibly transfers resources from men to women creating various perverse incentives for otherwise good women to conduct great evil against men and children,… Read more »

Roy Hobbs
Roy Hobbs
5 years ago

@ Blax Damn you So like many here, work week & I’m playing catch-up… avoiding anything that looks like an IB/Emily note or response (‘cause why bother – wtf?!?) and Pellaeon asks: March 29th, 2016 at 11:26 am @scray “I know you hate giving word for word examples, but could you give an example of exactly what you’d say if a girl was like “wtf, you only want me for sex?” I’m having a hard time imagining the correct way to respond to that.” Incl @ Sentient I’m normally more on the receiving-advice end here at TRM, but this one… Read more »

SJF
SJF
5 years ago

Bites is definitely an aging 2nd stage feminist (and rails against later stage feminists), postmenopausal. Due to the somewhat cyclical nature of her rants I suspect she drinks alcohol after dinner-time from cheap wine sources. She tends to oscillate between tone policing and concern trolling, with stops from time to time in “convert him to a bad smell in the attic” passive-aggressiveness with a Church Lady upturned nose. And I don’t dislike Christianity (but hate modern Churchianism). Take this from her: “Come on, you have a blog here in which men endlessly rejoice in their ability to get abundant and… Read more »

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

“SJF” writes: “Have we seen you here before? Are you a woman or a MGTOW man? What is your narrative and frame of reference (that shit should be de rigueur).” Yes; I was here about a month ago…sharing some thoughts in the comments section of “The Pareto Principle”…and I was quickly suspended for myth deconstruction. One of your regulars referred to me as “amphetamine girl” due to her utter astonishment at the alacrity of my retorts…sorry to disappoint…but I stay clear of the mind altering sphere. I am female and think that Mr. Tomassi’s assertion…about how the incremental realization of… Read more »

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

SJF writes: “And the only reason I hang on here is to learn vocab. De jure, I just looked up means: “according to rightful entitlement or claim; by right.” De jure comes from the Latin for “by law”, i.e. codified. It is contrasted by “de facto”…which implies “as a matter of fact”…but not necessarily etched into the law books. The most notable manifestation of these circumstances existing side by side in America revolved around school segregation during the mid 20th century. Though it was a fact of life throughout most of the nation up until the busing / desegregation court… Read more »

stuffinbox
5 years ago

@Karen
How is Wildman? Couldn’t help noticing you two leaving the room together.
You never did answer my question.Have you ever been pulled from a bar before closing time?Well have you?

stuffinbox
5 years ago

Great choice of word”devolve”,by 2020? get real,wake up and smell the coffee! Order has degenerated into chaos,years ago what you see and hear is not real but only a thin veil and now you are among men that have had the blinders removed and this scares you.Only because you fear the struggle for survival,this struggle is inevitable.You can’t turn men into tools and then expect any modicum of self respect or quality production. The sycophants of society are not the heavy hitters,too bad you can’t have your ass kissed Karen and free services on the side. Suck it up buttercup,the… Read more »

contrarian
contrarian
5 years ago

Way too much estrogen here. Time to bring down the hammer Rollo. @the boys (scribb, blax, ya, sun, andy……so many, my memory fades with age): I love you guys like brothers. Keep it up guys. I dont comment much. I’ve had a lot of bitter pills to swallow over the years…this stuff with women and the geo-political stuff hasnearly killed me over the last 2 years. I’ve had a strange life which has, paradoxically, prepared me for death. I’m in the 4th quarter: what I do now will determine the outcome. This site and the guys on it, especially the… Read more »

stuffinbox
5 years ago

Insanity bites,Emily,Karen and some others all fall into the category of
women that love the smell of their own farts.
Their comments are odious butt quifes!

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

>Order has degenerated into chaos Yes, but a new order invariably succeeds an old chaos… >what you see and hear is not real but only a thin veil Since you have evinced not even *remote* familiarity with the implicit ordering of relationships in either the celestial or earthly spheres…or the associated tacit postulates yielded by that ordering…it is beyond hilarious how *you* have the temerity to claim some grand insight. >now you are among men that have had the blinders removed and this scares you. The last time males had their blinders removed was immediately followed by expulsion from paradise,… Read more »

Pinelero
Pinelero
5 years ago

@Karen: Are you the next TBP troll? This is almost like a batting rotation.

You at least seem to have a sense of humor

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

>You never did answer my question.Have you ever been pulled from a bar before closing time?Well have you?

I did answer you; stating that I “did not understand that colloquialism”. Since you failed to clarify and have simply repeated the inquiry in the same terms, a reply will not be forthcoming…

However, editorializing for a moment…I do observe that the artifice and evasion explicit (now there is a paradox!) in your query evinces an underlying fealty to my kind, i.e. one must always couch in code what one subconsciously deems crude & objectionable when interacting with ones superiors…

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

>You at least seem to have a sense of humor

Yes, but as Voltaire said of The Opposition…I am playing before an audience that is afraid to laugh…

*Sighs*

stuffinbox
5 years ago

@Karen
I did define the word pulled for you and still no answer.

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

>I did define the word pulled for you and still no answer.

The person who truly lives needs no herbally induced intoxication; I am drunk on the wine of life itself…and all that that implies!

stuffinbox
5 years ago

Still no answer.

SJF
SJF
5 years ago

I don’t disagree with the impending feminine suzerainty but masculine thralldom? I’m not so sure. Even if so, on an individual level, bottoms up phallus bearers will do fine and enjoy the decline, precisely because of this blog.

There’s an animal model for that–the congolese Bonobos.

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

Still no answer.

One cannot see what one is not predisposed to see; the exoteric is obvious to what I would characterize as the earthly rabble…the exoteric only to the ethereal gentry…

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

The Princess Wrote:

>One cannot see what one is not predisposed to see; the exoteric is obvious to what I would characterize as the earthly rabble…the exoteric only to the ethereal gentry…

Should read “*esoteric* only to the ethereal gentry…”

Of course, I erred deliberately…as I did not want you to believe I was perfect…which is the Ultimate Scam!

*Laughs*

stuffinbox
5 years ago

No worries princess I only feel sorry for Wildman at this point,although that was after closing time.

Andy
Andy
5 years ago

@stuffinbox

I think this is what she means.

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

Stuffy writes:

>No worries princess I only feel sorry for Wildman at this point,although that was after closing time.

There is a light in the forest after all…as Stuffy finally senses what he is actually dealing with…

stuffinbox
5 years ago

Both feet on the ground and her head in the muff?

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

>I think this is what she means.

Vain attempts to shame the Sapphic Pleasures have been elements in your breed’s emasculated arsenal for centuries. However they evoke no shame; shame is the domain of the chained creature…that which serves.

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

The Princess Wrote:

>However they evoke no shame; shame is the domain of the chained creature…that which serves.

And my oh my…is it an effective vehicle for the execution of Our Will…

Now man up and…do whatever I will you to do…any efforts to shrug your “masculine obligations” will be followed by shaming sooo profound that you will be concurrently so flustered & dazzled that resistance will be futile…or simply not worth the effort.

Forge the Sky
Forge the Sky
5 years ago

Wow, did Matt King get a gender change?

Karen
Karen
5 years ago

Forgery wrote:

>Wow, did Matt King get a gender change?

My, do we have your “chestnuts roasting on an open fire”…lol.

Good kid Em
Good kid Em
5 years ago

Justtt wanted to say..

Forge! Wittgenstein! Impressive 😀
Do you know German?

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