Many books, papers, irate blogs, pick-up artist seminars, films, art, and music have been devoted to this pressing topic, each one seeming to contradict the last.
If we are to believe men’s magazines, women want men to dip their penises into a jar of Nutella.
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Others have taken issue with who the message is directed at, claiming that the women who would really benefit from it are India's poorest, but that it is being shared among the those who are already empowered - the middle classes.
In private messages, some people commiserated, expressed support, and apologized for what was happening and for not going public with their support.
Feminist writer Elizabeth Gould Davis argues it wasn’t always this way.
She insists that the ancient women of Çatalhöyük decorated shrine walls with images of disembodied breasts, allowing them to exist all on their own and revering them as “instruments of motherhood.” It wasn’t until what she terms the “patriarchal revolution” took place that the breast was assigned a sexual significance. In Desmond Morris explains that in apes, the female’s round, padded buttock operates as a sex-signaling device, letting the male know when to approach.
Why were so many others afraid to say anything in public?
For those lucky readers who didn’t follow the nasty attacks on social media, a bit of background is in order.