Based Feminism | Louise Perry
Surrogacy, evolution & prostitution, eugenics & Chesterton’s Fence, IQ realism & paternalism, and why soyboys like to choke women....
Louise Perry is a journalist and author based in London, UK. She is a columnist for UnHerd and a features writer for the Daily Mail.
Louise hosts Maiden Mother Matriarch, a podcast about sexual politics, which is available on YouTube, Apple, Spotify, and all other podcast platforms. It’s also on Substack, where you can take advantage of the Substack Chat feature:
Her bestselling debut book is The Case Against the Sexual Revolution: A New Guide to Sex in the 21st Century.
0:41 Who Louise is and how she got into evo psy
3:33 Sexually successful men rape the most
4:25 Hiding behind absurd labels
6:05 Why does Louise think women are uniquely harmed by hookup culture?
10:49 Evolution and prostitution
12:20 The magical quality of trauma
15:30 Why women are attracted to violent men
17:48 The danger of iatrogenesis
20:37 How Louise’s psychology shapes her views
22:45 Louise’s policies as dictator
25:15 Porn as a deterrent
26:05 How many women can happily engage in hookup culture?
30:05 Mutualism instead of consent
31:50 Slut shaming to protect women
36:08 Feminist sex and why women should masturbate more
38:30 Why soyboys want to choke you
41:40 Mary Harrington & BDSM
43:45 Men who like BDSM
48:30 Is Louise a conservative?
49:18 Why Louise is a virtue ethicist & appreciating casual sex
56:20 Clothing and modesty
1:11:06 Eugenics & Chesterton’s Fence
1:13:09 Mildly autistic nerds rule the world
1:17:15 A slippery slope to paternalism?
1:20:30 Artificial wombs
1:21:43 IQ realism & paternalism/noblesse oblige
1:26:44 Bonus questions preview
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