The point is that a target of just "feminists" is ambiguous.
- It could be intended to target of 'all feminists', which is sexist because it is nondiscriminatory, thus cannot ever be justified.
- It could be intended to target 'some feminists', which isn't sexist unless you can conclude that all feminists are perfect and could therefore never exhibit the lampooned behaviour.
But if one or more persons claiming feminist ethics, are or have exhibited that behaviour, they are legitimate targets of humour.
- But as the term 'feminist' is not mentioned in the joke at all, it could equally be applied to non-feminists exhibiting the lampooned behaviour.
Which would again be legitimate targets and not sexist.
It is the behaviour that is being lampooned -- after the same fashion jobworth jokes -- not the person.
Thus conclusions drawn about exactly who is the target are inferred, not implied and reflect the reader not the writer.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
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