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RE: Wikipedia just published its article on the manosphere
(06-02-2014 12:58 PM)Dagonet Wrote:  Can't Roissy's importance be mentioned as part of a citation from an acceptable source? This does seem pretty crucial to me. You can't deny the Manosphere sprung up around him and Roosh, essentially. If you're detailing the history/formation, this is a lynchpin.

(06-02-2014 03:37 PM)heavy Wrote:  Roissy (perhaps the best and most articulate writer out there)

Let's be careful not to overstate the importance of Roissy. I see him as a relatively short-lived and limited contributor to the Manosphere who became obsolete--by choice, it seems--several years ago. While he arguably deserves mention, and made important statements during his two or three years of relevance, he isn't a face on the Mount Rushmore of the Manosphere. The Manosphere certainly didn't "spring up around him."

Furthermore, there are risks to citing him (apart from whatever restrictions Wikipedia places) given his hard turn to bizarre racial and political territory in the last several years (e.g., his preoccupation with something he terms "racial cuckoldry").

Roissy, while once an astute commentator, has hurt the Manosphere as much or more than he's aided it--arming the opposition with some of its only potentially valid criticisms of movement.

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