It definitely adds to the “Eek! A man!” culture I personally have been a victim of, having had my hours cut tutoring because mothers were afraid of having a male tutor their 5- and 6-year-olds in an open room with 6 other tables. — Matthew
It sure feels like we are not only demonizing men, we are becoming afraid of the very fact they exist and aren’t women or kids. Simply by being male they pose a threat to all innocent beings on the planet. Weirdly, I’ve taken three decades’ worth of cab rides in New York City, and it never occurred to me to be scared simply because the driver was male.
Remember, the other name I’d give Free-Range is the “Benefit of the Doubt Movement.”
But of course there’s a lot more money and opportunity in “Divide and Distrust.” – L