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Gillette ad takes blade to fragile male ego

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16.01.2019

Some men are so upset they're throwing their razors away. Anything to avoid sissy stubble! Even if it does mean looking like a Neanderthal. Speaking of Neanderthals, they had it good, didn't they?

In the cave, the scripts were crystal clear. Men hunted and women gathered. Nothing to be ashamed of there. And the cave ladies always had a smile for you when you returned from the kill.

Oh, but those were the days! When the biggest threat to your ego came from a bear and not a blade. When women used their creativity to make jam out of juniper berries. Not ads based on their everyday experiences.

It's almost enough to make you well up like those effeminate men in the Gillette ad. What's their problem anyway? What reason have they to contemplate their identity while a montage of sexual harassment........

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