One I just grew tired of.” “You’ve beaten up all five of your wives? Last time I talked about these experiences, one of my commenters linked me to what was later described as the only Theodore Dalrymple piece anyone ever links to.Most of the commenters saw a conservative guy trying to push an ideological point, and I guess that’s part of it.But for me it looked more like the story of a psychiatrist from an upper-middle-class background suddenly realizing how dysfunctional and screwed-up a lot of his patients are and having his mind recoil in horror from the fact – which is something I can sympathize with.
[Content note: Gender, relationships, feminism, manosphere. Quotes, without endorsing and with quite a bit of mocking, mean arguments by terrible people.
Some analogical discussion of fatphobia, poorphobia, Islamophobia.
And he was getting a little philosophical about it, and he asked – I’m paraphrasing here – why haven’t things worked out for me?
I’m hard-working, I’ve never missed a day of work until now, I’ve always given a hundred and ten percent.
When I was younger – and I mean from teeanger hood all the way until about three years ago – I was a ‘nice guy’.