If you thought the video of the woman walking around NYC for getting cat-called for 10 hours was bad, this is next-level disturbing: Vice - This Canadian Pick-Up Artist Bragged About Forcing Sex On a “Slut Whore” I've personally had experience with meeting quite a few men who were members of RSD (Real Social Dynamics, aka an organization that goes under the guise of teaching men how to be more confident/how to approach women). I've read through many of their articles and forums, and there are actually amazing techniques on how to be confident in all areas of life, even outside of dating. I've seen posts from guys who used to suffer from severe self esteem issues, who've managed to turn their lives around dramatically because of the RSD community.
And I completely empathize with those who are suffering from severe self-esteem issues, because I had a long period of time where I didn't feel worthy due to weight and health issues.
That being said, the bad FAR outweighs the good in terms of this organization, and these people need to be stopped. It makes me sick to think of all the vulnerable guys who've paid stupid amounts of money (thousands of dollars for a session in some cases) to people like Julien Blanc and Owen Cook. And it makes me even more sick to think of all the women out there who've been manipulated by their rape-like tactics. If you've stumbled across this post, please take a moment to sign this petition to take down Julien Blanc and RSD's Seminars and Web content.