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Harmful Sexism or Progressive Feminism: Two Paths

As much as we know now, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger killed six people and himself, injuring more, at UC Santa Barbara on 23 May 2014.

Tragic, confusing, and infuriating as this already is, it has generated an outcry about the origins of Rodger’s motivation to commit such an act of violence. He apparently posted a video of his verbal manifesto [6:56] before he acted, referencing his life until this point, the wrongs he feels he has been given, and the revenge he feels he is justified to enact.

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