After the discussion about the show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, I had many questions about feminism. I now understand the concepts of post-feminists and third-wave feminists but I still don't get why the ideas of past sexism are so problematical. I totally agree that as a society we need to be cognitive of those past sexist ideas but maybe it's time to move on. I really want to question the motives of Elana Levine. Why is it such a negative for a beautiful women to have power and be able to hunt vampires or fight bag guys in Charlie's Angels. I can see the sexist ideas but at the same time the shows are put together because they want high ratings. Buffy is a very attractive women and I personally would love to hunt vampires with her. She does fit the stereotypical "attractive" American female. She's blonde, fit and has a beautiful smile. Why is being attractive so bad? Like my mother always said, use what was given to you. It doesn't matter if your male or female. Use your abilities that you have and you don't need to be jealous of others attributes. I think American people do way to much comparing of each other. Every one of is different and that makes our society so unique. I feel like sexism, and racism would be way lessened if people just accepted their own positives and negatives. Humans are naturally insecure but we all have the choice to let our insecurities get the better of us. Yes, Buffy is a beautiful girl that hunts vampires, don't hold that against her.
Buffy- She's powerful and attractive
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