Wednesday, March 23, 2011

What? Somebody wants to find out for sure if the kid is theirs?

Can't have that, it's 'anti-feminist'!
DNA tests are an anti-feminist appliance of science, a change in the balance of power between the sexes that we’ve hardly come to terms with.
Uncertainty allows mothers to select for their children the father who would be best for them. The point is that paternity was ambiguous and it was effectively up to the mother to name her child’s father, or not… Many men have, of course, ended up raising children who were not genetically their own, but really, does it matter…in making paternity conditional on a test rather than the say-so of the mother, it has removed from women a powerful instrument of choice
Translation: "We want women to be able to say 'YOU are the sperm donor and YOU have to pay child support/whatever, and it's none of your business if I'm telling the truth. Or actually know."
Which is utter bullcrap. There's been some cases finally break into the news of men finding out the kid they've been paying child support for, or raising, were not theirs; in some of the cases the state Child Protective clowns basically say "We don't care if you're actually the father or not; finding the real one would mean us having to work, so we're just going to screw you." Kind of interesting McDonagh considers the idea of fairness or truth to be inconsequential; it's ALL supposed to be about 'empowering' females to lie if they feel like it and get away with it.


Anonymous said...

I don't see the problem here. We already cram silver nitrate in the eyes of newborns on the assumption the mother has a venereal disease, why not a mouth swab all around? Fewer side effects than silver nitrate anyway, which has a tendency to clog the tear ducts.

Keith said...

An in-law was having problems with his ex wife over access and support payments (he was having to pay for the sprog and keep the ex in the style to which she aspired to become accustomed too - as well as support new wife and young family...).

Anyhow, his mother was relating the story of woe, and I suggested he test the sprog to see if he was in fact the father.

"Oh, he's the father alright: He's the only one stupid enough to have gone there with her!"

I still have my doubts, his kids with new lady are absolutely lovely, other sprog stands out from all it's cousins by being an absolute brat, with a nasty nature.

Have you ever noticed, when women are admiring a wrinkly screaming new born, they all coo; "doesn't he look like his daddy...".

You never hear one disagree "No, he looks more like cock happy Harry that she used to go out with...".