The Velvet Mafia's New Puppet On A String

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Editorial and Opinion  |  House: Booksie Classic

What next???

Give me a child until he is seven; and I will show you the man - Aristotle. 

 

 

 

He's in a ball gown! Harry Styles, in my opinion, is more Little Bo-Peep missing his 'non-binary accessory', albeit fetching pink bonnet. Jesus Christ! At least give this 2020 Vogue shoot the benefit of the doubt, you know, of being a publicity stunt. Nope. It's dead serious. We're all on the brink of extinction, and this fool's posing in a dress - clearly in need of psychiatric intervention. You could argue Harry Styles is old enough to make his own decisions. It's just shocking to know this grown man is now in his late twenties. I'm not convinced. I think money had a lot to do with this photo shoot. Those, by the way, aren't words spoken by Harry - lucrative modelling contracts come with their own ghost writers. On the front cover, he's quoted verbatim: Anytime you're putting BARRIERS up in your life, you're just LIMITING yourself. The industry uses the power of subliminal key words. It grooms its target audience. And said by an icon of gender-neutral fashion, gives extra potency to their meaning. You see, 'gender-engineering' - at the expense of long-term mental wellbeing - is the stone-cold truth of the business. Most end up wandering the streets, muttering incoherently to themselves - routinely sectioned for their psychotic behaviour. Chronic depression. A life on pills. Suicides are high. A whole generation of human guinea pigs exploited. For the privileged ones, like Harry, they can eventually ditch the farce and deny ever being that way inclined. For others not so fortunate, the repercussions are dire - outcasts marred by the misplaced posturings of youth; when the blood boiled with hubris. Thing is, the world will crush you if you don't have a spine. Real men build cities, work coal mines and pour molten steel.

 

What this Vogue shoot actually gives us is a Harry Styles existential crisis. There is a visible disconnect between his true feelings and what the magazine strived desperately to achieve. He lacks gender-fluid conviction. Look at his face - the poor boy's at odds with himself. His whole countenance is a white flag moment of internalized confession - one of deep embarrassment: They got me wearing a fookin' dress! What's me mam gonna say? And we're led to believe Harry had his own voice on the matter. He simply doesn't possess the stoical repartee a commanding David Bowie would have in the face of such ongoing criticism. Clinically detached - it's all bunny-in-the-headlights with Harry. Though I'm quite sure all his millions will be a comforting safety net when he falls from grace.

 

The TikTok craze of femboys is even more ridiculous: a load of 18-year-old blokes in schoolgirl uniforms - enjoying the same laissez-faire Greek demigods wallowed in. Pan, no doubt, would love to party with this trending phase of human idiocy - swelling with innuendo and double entendre. But you know what really makes me laugh? What makes me laugh is that these 'pathologies' believe they're involved in a 'post-patriarchal awakening'. Don't think so, guys. The pillars of what built true greatness, are sound and unflinching and will survive these petty glitches.

 

What we are really seeing in the flesh is a commercialized form of body dysmorphia - allying itself with femininist-driven negatives. It's all blame blame blame . . . with, guess who, patriarchy in the firing line. Poor things. You better get your beauty sleep. Don't worry, PinkNews is here to bolster its fragile brethren with decorated laurels. Again, key words are used as rallying cries, with emphasis on 'progressive' and 'things're changing'. SERCO owns and runs the majority of private sector mental hospitals. When the pink balloon bursts, these gulag-style camps have to pick up the pieces. Even somebody as high-profile as Harry Styles could find himself out on his ear. Toe the line - or else!

 

The feminization of young men is insidious because it exposes minors to the idea of gender-bending. Thanks to the TikTok brats, the market is embracing their St Trinian's theme of naughty boys in schoolgirl uniforms - chewing bubblegum and playing truant. These punks are only concerned with their own self-aggrandizement. One of the industry's premier poster boys, Harry Styles, has a responsibilty of coming clean. His involvement is very much like the gay-for-pay actors of niche porn. There is a fraudulent motivation, quite evident, behind those photogenic features. And to put things into perspective. Real history is defined by heroic feats of valour - such as the combat medic, Desmond Doss, who rescued 75-100 infantrymen from the trenches. Doss was 26 - same age as Styles. The CO, though, was powered by a providential conviction to fulfil his duty as field medic - tethering each man and lowering him down to safety on a rope. Doss braved the crossfire at Hacksaw Ridge - and was embedded with seventeen pieces of shrapnel. You can't cite the Battle of Okinawa without the superhuman courage and physical endurance of just one man. This is the indomitable spirit and mettle I'd want a son - if I had one - to be exposed to. Doss would've exhibited his unshakable will anywhere, any scenario in need of such valour. What, I wonder, would he think of today's limp-wristed generation? I shudder to think.


Submitted: December 10, 2020

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AdamCarlton

Watching TokTok should remind you that unhappy the land which needs heroes!

Fri, December 11th, 2020 4:16pm

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