Let's talk about Kavanaugh, bar fights, and "what if it was your sister?"....

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Steve Vassallo : Who TF is this guy and why TF isn’t he running for office? Intelligent, informed and radically reasonable.

Helen Holden : The part that blows me away is just how few people even understood what it was they were watching. He wasn't on trial for his life or freedom. It was a freeking 'job interview'. And one I presume, that he volunteered to take, as I saw no one holding him at gun point. At any time he could have stood up, said, "This is too much trouble. I'm out.", and walked back to his life. The greater question for me is, after such a poor showing, just how did he still get the job? Have any of you ever gone for a interview, behaved even close to that badly, and still got the job???

Charlie Cross : Women often don't tell anyone about their sexual assaults they feel shame fear and they think nobody will believe them

Geof Thompson : Well sir, i got to say I'm impressed. This is probably the most insightful intelligent articulate video I've seen an American do on this issue. Not screaming and outrage. Just wisdom softly spoken. I'd begun to lose hope that America could be saved, but if you exist there must surely be more decent people like you. This was a really concise and well reasoned piece. I'm definitely subscribing. Look forward to seeing you speak your opinions on other things.

Lil Riggs : My new favorite channel! "He respected my property rights over her more than he respected her as a person." WOW! Just wow! Thank you!

Nefarias Bredd : The example of men abused by Catholic priests is what I use whenever I hear someone say: "why did they take so long to speak up?" A question I only hear when it concerns a woman alleging abuse.

PhoebeFay RuthLouise : Wow! I’m so impressed with you and so grateful that you exist! That was a wonderful educational video! You are the antidote to the comment section on every Kavanaugh video!

Stonemansteve II : Even the oldest Supreme Court justice, 98-years-old, who has praised Kavanaugh before, said after his "show" that he's not fit to be on the SCOTUS!!! And nobody gave a damn what he said!!

lrspaloss : As a survivor of child sexual abuse who was re-victimized as an adult... thank you. Thank you so much. I’ve seen almost every family member on one side of my family say horrible things about sexual assault victims in the past month, and I’ve never felt more betrayed. Strange thing is with all these other victims coming forward I’ve also felt stopped feeling alone for the first time in 28 years. Thank you.

Jael Sonnen : I don't understand why your channel hasn't blown up yet. Great, thought provoking content. Keep up the good work, sir.

Peter Booth : "You're the reason they don't come forward" thank you for saying that, profound, simple and to the point

Peanut Rambles : Wow. That's a great perspective. He saw her as your property basically but didnt respect her space without a man's presence. Think we just went back to 1920. Its crazy how old paradigms move through to even today. I've never been a feminist. I just believe women should respect men and men should respect women. I dont follow political news like this kavanaugh guy. But you really said a mouth full here. Not just that but allowing our real life relationships with people we know change over political views. Awesome point of view. 👍

DrBraxy Gilkey : God bless you for this video!!! Made me cry tears of joy to see someone gets it. As a rape survivor I thank you so much!

April rich : Sir, I am stunned. You have a gift for succinctly explaining this in a way I've seen no one else replicate. Thank you Sharing and subscribed.

Channel Fiend : We need more men, regardless of race, to speak on this like you have. And Thank You for doing such.

Karissa Castorena : I just absolutely can’t with you. You are just a beautiful person and I absolutely appreciate you. Your words made me cry. Thank you for what you have said.

HazumuOsaragi : "He respected my property rights more than he respected her as a person." It's part of the human-invented concept of hierarchy. God over human. Human over animal. Male over female. Northern European ancestry at the pinnacle of a hierarchical pyramid, where the more the melanin in the skin, the further down the hierarchy one is placed. Heterosexual and [not-transgender] over any sexual minority. Those of lower status/power can't fight back. If they do so, they are being 'uppity', and most likely will get 'slapped down' (notice the up/down higher/lower metaphor.) A black person – no matter how resourceful – is not allowed by the hierarchy to prevail on their own. They need someone of the same status as their attacker to fight on their behalf. A woman must have a man on her side to prevail against an attacking/harassing/abusing male. LGBT people need straight people to take their side. And in many of these cases, the person who has privilege enough to defend will lose some of that privilege because they defended someone whose hierarchical 'rank' is 'beneath' that of the attacker and defender. Beau had to 'spend' some privilege when he said 'brother', the woman said 'boyfriend' and he had to say '"We're from West Virginia." In the bar story Beau illustrates, his female friend lacked the power/privilege to defend herself without tapping into the external-to-a-single-female husband/boyfriend/brother gambit. I can't think of anything she could have done on her own that would have ended the harassment with the harasser(s) not likely to re-engage later, either in the bar, in the parking-lot, or on the road, and perhaps violently.

A M : Wow, what a powerful and refreshing message to hear from a man. I love that you’re addressing men in this video to try to get this important message through to them. The only thing I would add is that I don’t know a single woman who hasn’t been sexually assaulted/harassed. So no matter what number you’ve heard, it’s much higher as those are only the incidents that have been reported and most of us have and probably will never come forward so thank you for helping to educate men on this issue. 🕊

illanoiz1 : Damn brother you’re always on point! The way you explained this was perfect!

Meggish62 : Two days ago a relative shared with me that she was raped by a neighbor when she was 11-years-old. He was between 18 & 20. I’m the only person she has told. Ever. She buried this memory because it was just too painful & horrifying to think about. Kavanaugh’s & Dr. Ford’s testimonies brought it all back & she seems, to me, to be near a complete emotional breakdown from having to remember what happened. Most women don’t talk about it because many of us know women who have told their stories and have been dismissed or completely discredited, whether by another person in a conversation or by the media. One in five is the estimate based on who has come forward. Based on stories other women have shared with me, MOST have been sexually assaulted & about half have been raped. The first few times someone grabbed or touched me inappropriately in public, I told male friends. The responses were so uncaring or dismissive that I never told men again. I also chose to end those friendships. That is why women often don’t talk. The majority of our society has set the precedent that a woman being physically violated is not that big of a deal. Why is it SO surprising to too many people that, if those of us assaulted are treated with such lack of concern, how does one think a person who was raped is treated? If a person can’t feel empathy or concern for another human, then they need to really assess themselves, their belief systems, their heart, & their motives.

mosunshine326 : Great video brother. As another life-long hillbilly (I live at Lake of he Ozarks) it is inspiring to see that there are more of us out there that respect and try to protect women, whether relatives or not. Like you, I also get great satisfaction when people assume I'm just another dumb hillbilly (or worse - a redneck) although I have a graduate degree. I'm sure that you suffer the same discrimination in your daily life. We are not alone and need to keep on being vocal about the bad things going on. Glad I found your video and you have a new subscriber for life.

Mary Riley : Thank you, Beau, for those profound thoughts. I'm sure my father must have loved my sister and I, but he told us that anything that might happen to us in relation to men was our fault. According to what he thought, "men are men" so the responsibility was solely on the woman. He sat me down when I was about seven and told me a descriptive list of reasons why women are worthless. I guess he forgot I was going to grow up to be a woman. That was a long time ago (I'm almost seventy years old) but I wonder how many women have been raised to feel that men cannot be held responsible for how they treat women because it's always the woman's fault. It has caused my sister and I a multitude of personal problems. I hope people listen to what you have to say.

Sangode Lowe : It's appreciated, what you're saying. I've participated in raising 4 young ladies, and it's difficult when you think of what they have to face. They make me proud - all the time - but still, I'd rather we all lived in a world where everyone respected their rights - over themselves, then anyone else's.

Orroz44 : "You're altering real life relationships over bumper sticker politics" (6:57) Thank you, sir, for your wisdom.

Sandra Fogler : Thank You Beau - Your wife and kids are SO blessed to have you in their lives!!! Much Love & Respect for your Advocacy and Allyship - Sandra in Northern California

Clarify : Thank you Beau! This is one of the most thoughtful and well spoken videos on the topic I've seen.

Shauntelle Leigh : Beau.... you’ve left me speechless, concise and eloquent 👏👍

David Ferrier : Beau, wish more people took the time to think like you . Keep on !

maestrodouby : Very thoughtful analysis.... I wish we had more people like you in this world.

Thomas Binney : In the early 90s I was in my late teens and early 20s and found myself with a lot of female friends who felt comfortable enough with me (sometimes after a couple of drinks, but usually just sitting in the dark listening to music) to open up about things. Over the course of 4-5 years, probably 20 women shared their stories with me. All of them, EVERY SINGLE ONE, had suffered sexual abuse, sexual assault, or sexual harassment. Twenty for twenty. And we aren’t talking some drunk guy shouting “hey baby” from across a crossed bar. Every one of them felt like shit about what had happened. Every one wondered if they were to blame in some way. I think only one or two had ever reported the assault to the police. In one case the assaulter WAS a cop, I tried to help her with reporting that one but you can imagine how that went. When I hear the “real number is 1 in 5”, well maybe it is. But it’s not MY real number. My real number is 1 in 1. My real number is 100%. And this has had a big impact on my life too (nothing like for them of course), but I basically don’t like guys. Another guy REALLY has to prove he’s not a dirtbag before I’ll have anything to do with him. And I listen to everything they say when they start talking about women. It doesn’t take much before I’ve decided I’m done with them. I may be an outlier. I hope I am. I hope in the 90s there was a guy with 80... 100... 200 close female friends who never had anything bad happen to them. That’s what I hope, but it’s not what I believe.

Renae Whalen : Thankyou Sir, for these thoughtful comments! Nice to hear from a stand up brother like you!

Laurens Dehaan : WORD! WORD! WORD! Man, Beau, you SO rocked that! Thanks for the thoughtful perspective. I encourage you to use your calm, reasoned approach to things to help your fellow man by running for SOME government position. All the best, and I look forward to more of the same.

bimmerella : THANK U! TRUTH!

Kim Sears : Thank you so much for your compassion.

M. Kitteh : Some good points here! Dude, you are definitely a thinker. 👍🏼

MF MERIK Does Vinyl : 1 out of 10 seems low. I think 90% of the women I know have been assaulted. Including my wife and my oldest daughter.

Corey Stein : Great video,very well spoken and right to the point. I 100% agree.Hopefully it will bridge the gap for some,but the majority is mostly supported by a population that can't comprehend such logic.

Janet Ward : Thank you for this.

One Pretty Cookie : He has a nasty lil mean streak in him to. I am sorry but it seems like everyone associated with Trump is a POS.

Lucky Llama : Brother, incredibly impressed with this video. Well said. I'd shake your hand if I could.

Suzanne McNeal : Thank you sir!

B Michael Fenley : Thank you. Well argued and informative.

J A Jacobite : Nicely said, Beau. Well done.

JYP1M : This guy is a REAL ONE! NEED MORE WHITE GUYS LIKE YOU!!

Sarah Pickett : Bow, I'm a new subscriber to your channel, I true love your YouTube channel. You truly speaks the TRUTH. 👍👍👍

Jacqueline Monaco : Thank you!

Byron Smith : What a wonderful blessing to have discovered this channel. I thank God for you sir. For your gentle wisdom, your insight, your honesty and your empathy. More please.

A MAC : Thank you sir, for articulating this so well.

Stephen Meadows : I’m from Alabama and have never seen a white guy with your insight. I was wondering what part of the south are you from? Also can you come to teach the guys on my job lol