Oh I just realized, he did it again. This little dork !
» feminist [the word] includes the idea that believing men and women to be equal, believing all people to be people is not a natural state — that we don’t emerge, assuming that everybody in the human race is a human, that the idea of equality is just an idea that’s imposed on us, that we are indoctrinated with, that it’s an agenda.
I love so much of Whedon’s work but I was so surprised and saddened by this speech.
Why ? Joss Whedon is a feminist and is known as it for a very long time. I guess the only thing he is saying is that it would be great if feminism didn’t exist, because it would mean that everybody would just assume everybody is equal no matter what. And I also agree that, eventhough we need feminism, it will be a time, hopefully, when we can call it “equalitism” or something like that, because feminisme still induce that the women are not like the men. That there is a difference. And there is not, not about the place we should all have in society anyway.
Illyria was so great. And Amy Acker was so good at playing him/her. It is kinda freaky how not fred-like Illyria is. It’s like there were two different actresses.