Sitcom King Chuck Lorre: Men's 'Blooddrenched Reign is Over' Because of Birth Control Pill
TV sitcom king Chuck Lorre has a message for men everywhere. He wants them to know that their "tribal blooddrenched reign is over" because women now have access to the birth control pill.
This message was delivered to America on the "vanity card" that appeared at the end of the March 31 episode of his Anna Faris sitcom vehicle, Mom on CBS.
A "vanity card" is a message Lorre places at the end of each episode of his various sitcoms, a practice he has indulged since the 1990s. Some are meant to be humorous quips, but most are filled with Lorre's personal political commentary and meant to decry the actions and ideas of those he opposes.
At the end of Mom, Lorre wanted to express his prosaic Hollywood hate for men, his celebration that their "reign" was over, and his 100 percent support of women and their access to contraception.
Lorre started off his card claiming that the "sanctity of marriage" has ended because of the 1960 FDA approval of the birth control pill. Marriage no longer needs to be protected, he said, because the long-held reason of "ensuring the continuation of the species" has "collapsed."
He then celebrated the fact that woman have more control over becoming pregnant by oddly saying that pregnancy is no longer "a random event." But because of birth control, "thousands of years of patriarchal rule came to an end."
Somehow contraception has "enraged" men, Lorre thinks.
"That is why male-dominated religions and social institutions are so filled with rage right now. They know, at least subconsciously, that the jig is up. Their tribal blooddrenched reign is over. We are witnessing the death throws of the testosterone epoch," he wrote.
Lorre ended his card lamenting that it may take a thousand years to end the influence of those evil male human beings and for women to rule all they see, but he was going to get a jump on it all by giving a donation to the radical women's advocacy group NOW.
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I believe that the much argued "sanctity of marriage" ended in 1960 when the FDA approved the birth control pill for contraception. In other words, the minute science allowed women to take charge of their reproductive cycle, the cultural reason for protecting marriage - ensuring the continuation of the species - collapsed. Additionally, when conception became a fundamental female choice, as opposed to a random event, thousands of years of patriarchal rule came to an end. That is why male-dominated religions and social institutions are so filled with rage right now. They know, at least subconsciously, that the jig is up. Their tribal blooddrenched reign is over. We are witnessing the death throws of the testosterone epoch. Unfortunately, organizations and philosophies that took thousands of years to develop might take just as long to die. Regardless, the hand-writing, probably a pretty cursive, is on the wall. Do what you will with this information, but I'm making a donation to NOW.
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