These Hateful Comments on Post About Burn Victim Reek of Toxic Masculinity
Quite a lot of people were miffed with Gillette’s latest ad about toxic masculinity. Regardless of whether the ad was appropriate or not, toxic masculinity is real even if you wouldn’t want to admit it. A positive post featuring Turia Pitt, an Australian mother, motivational speaker, and burn victim, received a lot of hurtful comments that will leave you questioning the lack of empathy in people these days. Are we becoming increasingly insensitive with each passing day?
These hateful comments on a post about a burn victim reek of toxic masculinity.
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and there are a lot of beautiful love stories out there that will make you believe in the power of true love. As I lay in my bed, scrolling through my social media feeds, I came across one such particularly inspiring love story of Turia Pitt. She is an Australian athlete with an engineering background, humanitarian, and author who overcame all the hurdles life threw at her in the form of a major fire accident that left her with
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Turia and her partner Michael Hoskin’s love story is an integral part of her inspirational survival and zeal to fight against the odds. They were living their life to the fullest up until September 2011, when a major fire during an ultramarathon turned their world upside down. Turia suffered third-degree burns to sixty-five percent of her body and was fighting hard to survive. She had to claw her way back into life after spending a grueling five months of recovery at the
Michael gave up his job as
Inspiring, isn’t it? Well not everyone thought so. In the perfect display of toxic masculinity, there were quite a lot of enlightened individuals who took some extra time out of their incredibly busy lives and left some beautiful comments on a post about the amazing couple.
Here, take a look at some of the gems:
Some more empathy driven messages:
These hateful/hurtful (whatever you might want to call them) are the embodiment of empathy-less existence that a lot of people are gearing toward. I will call it toxic masculinity no matter who chooses to get offended! Maybe Gillette wasn’t all that wrong in their advertisement.
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