Obsequium est non infirmitate

One modern notion I have found quite perplexing is that a woman submitting to a man is a sign of weakness. How is a woman fulfilling the feminine role weak? I suppose it would appear that way to those people whom believe the only strength is masculine strength and that we are to judge both men and women by one standard. What applies to men does not always apply to women. In fact, that which is considered a negative in men can often be considered a positive in women. Submission is one such example.

If a man placed himself in the submissive role it would be a demonstration of weakness of the masculine character. However, if he places himself in the leadership role it would be a demonstration of strength of the masculine character. Most moderns have unfortunately assumed this to apply universally and so if a woman wants to be a leader that makes her strong, hence the cheering on of the “strong, independent woman”. But is there really strength in defying one’s nature? No. Did Eve eating the apple after clearly being commanded not to make her a strong woman? No, it made her a weak, stupid woman.

Rebellion against nature is always weakness, regardless of how one tries to spin it. Feminists have done nothing for women except make them into poor examples of men. Most women today remind me of when boys are in their early teens and start cursing a lot thinking it makes them men. It does not; it makes them fools. The other night I was witness to women in their early 20s saying things, which they thought were funny, that I have not even heard men say. Vulgar, obscene, and disgusting are the words that come to mind when recalling those “ladies”.

Modern society is in large part a creation of feminism which must have been a movement led by women with mental disorders. I recall a quote by the Sage of Baltimore, H. L. Mencken, who said, “Misogynist — A man who hates women as much as women hate one another.” In most cases, men do not hate women. It is actually women who hold a far greater resentment towards one another than most “evil men” ever could.  For whatever reason, this translated into women deeming femininity to be some sort of enslavement and weakness. Feminism could best be described as contempt of femininity.

The solution to liberation from this feminine enslavement was obviously to ape men. But women cannot be men no matter how hard they try. There is a reason real femininity is so desirable to men and that even the Liberal men have begun to say they want “good girls”. The masculine is attracted to the feminine just as the feminine is attracted to the masculine. A man is as much put off by a woman acting like a man as a woman is put off by a man acting like a woman.

How can you keep a woman feminine? The answer is by keeping her in a position which allows for femininity to exist. That is done by a woman remaining under the leadership of a respected man which would first be her father then her husband. Of course to modern ears that is akin to slavery and treating her like she is property, which could not be further from the truth. You do not make a man by keeping him sheltered and always obedient to someone else’s commands, so how do you expect to make a woman by having her compete in a world which requires masculine traits for success?

Throw a woman to the wolves and she will turn cold. Have her make all the decisions in her life with no male direction and she will begin to lose her feminine essence. Let a woman sleep around and she will become jaded. All of that tears down the feminine, which is supposed to be the refuge of men from the coldness of life. Is it any wonder almost everyone today is so darn unhappy? Women have become cold as men and men have no fire by which to warm themselves.

For women, submission is feminine strength because it is part of the feminine ideal. The feminine ideal is always complementary with the masculine ideal, which is leadership. Men are protectors and women the protected. Men are to be respected and women are to be loved. One acts (men) and the other is acted upon (women). This is even symbolically expressed in the physical bodies of men and women. Women receive the man; the man does not receive the woman. She is penetrated, he is the penetrator. Even with nature breathing down our necks, moderns still refuse to accept anything short of “gender as a social construct”.

During the times of the Roman Republic, Cato the Elder said, regarding the breakdown of sex relations,

“Woman is a violent and uncontrolled animal, and it is useless to let go the reins and then expect her not to kick over the traces. You must keep her on a tight rein . . . Women want total freedom or rather – to call things by their names – total licence. If you allow them to achieve complete equality with men, do you think they will be easier to live with? Not at all. Once they have achieved equality, they will be your masters .”

Nevertheless, I am optimistic that there are many men and women who are coming to this realization. What we have been told all our lives does not always stick. As previously mentioned, even Liberal men are beginning to desire the feminine girls. Feminists have gone too far by making men more like women and women more like men. There is a reaction building, perhaps slowly for now, of men and women trying to return to what their ancestors had. Hopefully it is but a matter of time before the feminists are seen by society at-large as crazy and destructive.

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6 thoughts on “Obsequium est non infirmitate

  1. I used to use a black and white version of that picture as my avatar on my previous handle. It really says a lot! I dislike having to be the leader; it just doesn’t fit and is an exhausting burden. I’ve been forced into that role by various circumstances and not having to hold everything up myself is a huge relief, much like that expressed by this photo.

  2. The picture is akin to capturing the entirety of a proper marriage in that one moment.

    I would imagine it is a burden for you. Leadership, and its corresponding responsibilities, takes a heavier emotional toll on a woman because it is unnatural.

  3. The response to that picture from a few women who showed up was revealing! Talk about showing themselves up. The rebellion against their own nature is bizarre. Why do women want so much worldly burden? A man who takes that burden for your sake is showing love, just as a woman who submits to him is showing love.

  4. Men and women have accepted the masculine ideal as universally applicable. What is weakness for men is now weakness for women. This is why women want all the “rights” men have, such as fighting in war. They assume femininity and masculinity are opposing, whereas they are actually complementary such as yin-and-yang.

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