Woman Perfectly Explains Consent In One Hilarious Analogy So That All Men Can Finally Understand It

You aren’t one of those people who think someone can ever be responsible for being raped or assaulted. You know that no one is ever actually ‘asking for it.’ You know that rape is always the fault of the rapist. But there are some people who haven’t quite figured it out yet. Addressing them, New Zealand comedian Alice Brine penned a hilarious analogy, and it perfectly highlights the stupidity of victim blaming.

Rape and sexual assault survivors are often asked about what they wore and if they fought back. One theory suggests that this kind of victim blaming is inherently human. It’s called the just-world bias and was first formulated by Melvin Lerner in the early 1960s. After his original experiments, Lerner suggested that seeing innocent people getting hurt with no resolution of the situation violates the observers’ sense of the world as just.

“There’s just this really powerful urge for people to want to think good things happen to good people and where the misperception comes in is that there’s this implied opposite: if something bad has happened to you, you must have done something bad to deserve that bad thing,” Sherry Hamby, a professor of psychology at Sewanee University said. “We want to think that if we do the right thing, it’s all going to be OK. It’s threatening to see other people not be OK, so we want to come up with an explanation of why that experience won’t happen to us.”

While it is a serious topic, Brine’s text is as clever as it is funny and has amassed over 200,000 likes and 95,000 shares on Facebook. Scroll down to read it and tells us what you think in the comments.

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New Zealand comedian Alice Brine had been sick and tired of victim blaming when it comes to rape or sexual assault

Image credits: Alice Brine

So she wrote this analogy to prove that no one is ever ‘asking for it’

Image credits: Alice Brine

Applauding her wit, over 201,000 people have already liked her post

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