At the time, the wave of Men’s Rights was in a different realm, that of wearing loin cloths (or not), dancing around campfires in an attempt to reclaim their boyhoods and validate themselves.

It wasn’t until this very group, the Philosophy group, that I even was made aware of the acronym “MRA”.

I remember having to listen to Rush Limbaugh in the early 1990s at a job at a Print Shop (I ran ‘the’ computer – a Mac) because my boss liked listening to him.

That was the last time I had heard people talk the way MRAs do today.

At the time, the wave of Men’s Rights was in a different realm, that of wearing loin cloths (or not), dancing around campfires in an attempt to reclaim their boyhoods and validate themselves.

Feminism had a different flavor then too, and Political Correct was _still_ in the realm of etiquette that was not to be itself abused.

But that was a generation-or-two ago. I spent nearly every day online in some way in all of those years, talking to as many people as possible, just like today.

But it would be 20+ years before I encountered MRA. Sure, I knew people that were anti-circumcision and talked about Men’s Rights, usually men who were once married but went through crappo divorces where they didn’t think to invest in a good lawyer and ended up paying the lion’s share, but they were in a special category for me of Victim Men.

Still, forces gathered in areas of the Internet I didn’t hang out in. I’ve learned much about subcultures.

Then again, I didn’t realize there was a flat earth movement that was till active until I joined Illumitardi, so I guess I was just hanging around a lot of nerds for a long time and missed out on fringes that gathered together and the places they gathered.

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