Elliot Rodger wasn’t interested in women
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Last updated: 07 Jun 2014
Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot about Elliot Rodger’s supposed misogyny. Some say the killings were a hate crime. Other people prefer to steer the conversation away from the topic of women.
This is fair, because really, Elliot wasn’t talking about women at all. He was talking about men.
Specifically, white men.
This is obvious if we take the time to listen to him. If we read his 140-page “My Twisted World: The Story of Elliot Rodger” with the same seriousness that we read other “stories”, we can see that women were generally irrelevant to Elliot. With the exception of those in his immediate family, Elliot writes about women as flat, faceless characters. They rarely have names, and never have personalities.
Actually, Elliot spends about as much…
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