Twitter drags life coach wanting to ‘restore’ the patriarchy

Last Friday, an inhabitant of the “manosphere” declared that the movement to dismantle the patriarchy is bad.

“Women need the boundaries of the Patriarchy and a mission in life which is usually a husband, children, and home,” Noah Revoy tweeted. “Absent such structure they malfunction and destroy civilizations. #RestorePatriarchy.”

The manosphere, for those fortunate enough to have avoided it thus far, is a loose collective of MRA’s, pickup artists, incels and other groups of angry men who blame women and feminism for all of their problems. A believer in evolutionary psychology and hardwired differences between men and women, namely that women are designed to be submissive to and ruled by men, Revoy also believes Western civilization is facing a demographic threat thanks largely to the weakening of patriarchal institutions.

Women generally progress faster under coaching than men. They are more behaviorally plastic. They are generally capable...

Posted by Noah Revoy on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Women all over the internet, as well as quite a few male feminists, are gleefully tearing his tweet and the accompanying hashtag, #RestorePatriarchy, to pieces.

There were some who took the matter seriously and tried to explain in good faith why he was wrong (and they should probably get some sort of prize for it to be honest).

While Twitter user @dosbottim dragged both the past Revoy is so fond of and his current theories for how society should operate.

A lot of people were laughing about the apparent fragility of this strong, stable system Revoy sees as so essential to saving the world.

While some women took the hint and got to planning on destroying civilizations.

Meanwhile, a Twitter user calling himself “the Michelangelo of Dick Stuff” offered an alternative explanation for why these guys are Like This.

Twitter user @wilke_drxwilke may speak for us all in the end: “I appreciate this ‘who to block’ PSA. Thank you.”

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Siobhan Ball

Siobhan Ball

Siobhan Ball is a historian, archivist, and journalist. She also writes for Autostraddle and bi.org