I’m the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It’s awful. If I’m on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I’m going, I’m liable to say I’m going to the opera. It’s terrible” (J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye).
Men lie. Men lie especially if it concerns money and incomes. They are sure that women are focused exceptionally on materialistic values. Well, it is a mistake to think so. Anyway men tend to exaggerate their achievements and deeds. Of course there are many women who buy into all these tricks. But you should remember that it is not the main thing they are interested in.
You can be single or have long successful relations with a woman you really love. Or you can be a married man with a bunch of noisy children. It does not matter, what your marital status is when it comes to looking at the other women. Men make the check out of other girls’ appearance unwittingly; it is in their nature to behave like they are constantly involved in the process of mate selection. However, women often fail to understand this particular feature of man’s character, so some excuses should be invented in order to look at the other girls without being eaten alive by your sweetheart.
Thinking of the current social situation, I can’t but feel some modern tendencies getting a broader understanding and interest in the whole world. If earlier everyone searched for economic improvement, now when the life conditions have stabilized a bit, we start finding our social ways, which of course gives birth to different socially active flows. One of such flows is feminism. I consider this movement to be rather young, just because its radical current appearance is not so old. Women actually fight for their rights and fort leading among men. But if in the past all this in general carried a character of propaganda and theoretical basis, now feminists are people of action.
Thus, the number of different feminist groups and movements becomes larger every day and they get the access absolutely in all spheres of our lives. The movement I want to discuss here is called Guerrilla Girls and it’s one of the most interesting feminist phenomena in modern art.