what's wrong with this video?
it's a bit long. The first 20 minutes are basically clips of video games. She tells you how “damsel in distress” is a popular theme in videos games. Her punch-line, comes in the last 4 minutes (at 21:00). Very typical. She says that how this needs to be changed because stereotype blab blab.
i'm a man. I'm not a hero. I don't want to risk my life to fight dragons. Shouldn't we, censure how WRONG it is from the male perspective, too, then?
y'see? stereotype is a good summery of worldly facts. Mythologies, folklore, fairy tale, embody our fears and desires. Males are the action heroes because statistically it is males doing that, our job, our responsibility, willy-nilly. It is nature, it's history, it's how things are. It's the result of actions and behaviors of the whole human animals, male and female. And, women want to be saved, even today, in general.
In our rich America, until women stop expecting diamond rings, stop expecting free drinks, free dinner, or the plethora special treatments and protections…