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“When a woman insults you, belittles you, mocks you, or says something provocative to get a reaction — these are all examples of active tests.” By following the subreddit’s advice, its subscribers are promised a life of successful sexual encounters.
If they ignore the Red Pill, they will undoubtedly be rejected, cheated on, and dumped.
The most extreme Red Pillers even believe that women want to be raped.
“Rejection is not rejection,” reads an extract from the subreddit’s most popular post.
"They have this social influence mechanism where they pre-emptively invalidate all criticism by criticising people back…
and it is typical of cults to do this.” Other Red Pillers I spoke to also mentioned the threat of harassment.
“They feel the world is divided into absolute good and absolute evil, and the people behind the conspiracies are of course the absolute evil ones," he says.
Psychologists have a concept, entitativity, which describes the extent to which a group of people are perceived as a single entity.
During the course of our half hour conversation, he uses one word exactly twenty times: “cult”.
In r/The Red Pill’s instance, the “dark truths” that the subreddit’s subscribers have swallowed are these: feminism is toxic, sexism is fake, men have it harder than women, and everything the media teaches about relationships is a lie.