The Feminist Movement in the Gaming Community

Delaware Nerd

Lots more online outrage this week, and while there are a lot of issues I’d like to talk about, the Feminist movement in the gaming community has been on my mind for awhile now. This is a very divisive issue in both the video gaming and table top communities, and I wanted to discuss a few mistakes I see being made in the Feminists’ efforts to change things for the better.

Before jumping in let’s discuss general argument technique for a moment. I subscribe heavily to the methodology of Dale Carnegie, the writer of “How to Win Friends and Influence People. He touches on a number of points throughout his book, attempting to teach the reader how to achieve their goals by winning people over to their way of thinking. Chiefly amongst the techniques he teaches is this: YOU CANNOT ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS BY WINNING AN ARGUMENT

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