I just found out my brother is part of the "manosphere" and I went down the rabbit hole.

2021.09.16 18:23 DexterLecter99 I just found out my brother is part of the "manosphere" and I went down the rabbit hole.

My brother had been expressing some really weird ideas recently so I asked him where he got it from and he said he's been watching this youtube channel called entrepreneurs in cars. I gave a few videos a watch and can't believe that so many people subscribe to this type of belief system. I then fell down the rabbit hole of the entire manosphere youtube bubble and lost it.
I've known about redpilling since the term was invented as I was a regular on some "problematic" sites in the early to late 2000's, and thought I was fairly familiar with the culture. I've been away from those corners of the internet for a while now and can't believe what it's evolved into. It's now a literal life philosophy about how to better yourself through demonizing women, "weaker" men and society in general. It's hilarious to me that satirical terms like "chad" "beta" and "redpill" invented by teenagers 15 years ago are now the basis for these "very serious masculine" mens entire outlook on life.
I'm incredibly depressed that my brother has fallen in with this style of thinking. He's in his mid 20's and never had much success with women. I get why he'd be upset about being single for so long. I tried telling him listening to these people wont help, but he's not listening.
These people speak like life coaches about how to understand women, date and make money but talk like autistic vulcans who have no concept of humanity or emotion. It's like they view social interaction and dating like a tv remote "if I push this button this thing happens." "if I act dominant then women want me". Like it's a fact of life. Humans are complex and complicated. Different people act and respond to behaviors differently. I swear these people are just scared of life being chaotic and random and want to try to put rules to it.
What's even worse is all of these idiots who watch and make this content have had bad relationships but are too emotionally crippled to realize they're the problem, so they blame women, men and the society that enables the behavior they see as preventing them from succeeding in relationships. I've tried explaining this to him but he just repeats the garbage he hears these people say. I don't want to hate my brother as we've always got along well, but I can't hear him talk about how "being friends with women is pointless" or "once a woman makes more money than you, thats the end of the relationship." The way these men talk about dating and things like "maintaining your frame" is like the way women talk about astrology and crystals. Making up their own lingo and rules for living life by following smooth brain ways of thinking.
I hate all of the people who make this content and the droves of helpless idiots who follow them.
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