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-<h1>About Female Action Heroes</h1>
-
-<p>
-(<b>Note:</b> this was originally written as a comment for
-<a href="http://actionflickchick.com/superaction/wired-interviews-the-action-flick-chick-geek-cultures-26-most-awesome-female-ass-kickers/">a post</a>
-on the excellent
-<a href="http://actionflickchick.com/">Action Flick Chick</a> blog by
-Katrina Hill, but was eaten by the WordPress.org instance there, so
-I decided to publish it here, after a lot of editing and enhancements.)
-</p>
-
-<p>
-Excellent feature! I greatly enjoyed it (just note that I'm a guy) - thanks for
-sharing and I hope the panel was nice. I hope to see and welcome many talented
-and resourceful female writers and authors of sci-fi and  action, who will
-collaborate to create part of the next generation of female heroines who are
-intelligent, resourceful, competent, and talented, yet still sexy, and
-feminine.  Naturally, as a male writer (see the <a
-href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/">stories and screenplays section</a> of
-my homepage), I am not going to stand idle and let my peers, whether male or
-female, surpass me easily, but I suppose that there's always a place for more
-people competing for that.
-</p>
-
-<p>
-Buffy Summers was an awesome character, and I was totally into her and Sarah
-Michelle Gellar, who was the superb actress and martial artist, who played her,
-back in the wild wild
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_1.0">Web 1.0</a> days and the first
-seasons of Buffy (before Buffy graduated from high school and when
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_(Buffy_the_Vampire_Slayer)">Faith</a>
-was still around). That was
-shortly after I graduated from high school, had lots of raging hormones, and
-worked in several workplaces as a programmer, and was about to start my college
-degree. I think Buffy was the “perfection achieved” (or <a
-href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epitome">epitome</a> or whatever it is
-called) version of the fighting lady, whom girls could relate to, look up to
-as a role model, and found it easy to feel empathy for, and that not only
-were guys not intimidated by her, but found her extremely attractive.
-</p>
-
-<p>
-Anyway, Buffy and other shows I watched in this period such as <a
-href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friends">Friends</a> and <a
-href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Trek:_Deep_Space_Nine">Star Trek: Deep
-Space Nine</a>, provided a lot of inspiration and fodder for my stories and
-screenplays, and I have also created a world titled <a
-href="http://buffyfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/Selina_Mandrake_-_The_Slayer">the
-Selinaverse</a> that crosses many such influences (what can I say - <a
-href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bipolar_disorder">bipolar disorder /
-manic-depresssive disorder</a> can be fun sometimes… ;-)) along with other
-things. Even my most normal story yet - <a
-href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/human-hacking/"><i>The Human Hacking
-Field Guide</i></a>, which tells the story of several high school teenagers in
-2005 Los Angeles, who deal extensively in working on open source software (and
-to a lesser extent free/open “content”), drew inspiration from the characters
-of Buffy and Faith for the protagonist (Jennifer Raymond) and the antagonist
-(Eve “Erisa” Siegel) respectively.
-</p>
-
-<p>
-I think part of the problem with the realisation of female heroines and even
-female authors, was the traditional <a
-href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judeo-Christian#Ethical_value_system">Judeo-Christian
-Ethics</a> value system which limited the amount of activities women were able
-to do to exclude philosophy, most important artworks, writing, poetry and being
-a scholar, the performing arts, and naturally - fighting. Furthermore, the
-names of most of the most important action heroines in the Bible were
-deemed inauspicious in <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halakha">the
-Jewish tradition (the Halakhah)</a>, only to become popular among Jews after
-the Zionist revolution. An action hero or a “hacker” (see the essay titled
-<a href="http://www.paulgraham.com/gba.html">The Word “Hacker”</a> by
-Paul Graham) is someone who bends the rules, makes up his or her own
-rules, takes decisive actions, and controls his or her own destiny, even if
-they are completely not violent. See what I have
-written about
-<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/philosophy/putting-all-cards-on-the-table-2013/#david_and_goliath">the
-David who fought Goliath</a>. This is while a tragic hero accepts his
-own fate, is bound by many invisible rules, and does not take decisive action -
-the exact opposite of an action hero. (That put aside, I feel that in art,
-action heroes and heroines often also initially have
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubris">hubris</a> (= excessive human
-pride) and undergo a sort of
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catharsis">Catharsis</a> (= a humbling
-process), although it is a more subtle than the one experienced by tragic
-heroes in tragedies.)
-</p>
-
-<p>
-In any case, I think there's some bitter justice in the fact that
-there have been several important Jewesses who championed the break from the
-Judeo-Christian ethical system:
-</p>
-
-<ul>
-
-<li>
-<p>
-Sarah Michelle Gellar.
-</p>
-</li>
-
-<li>
-<p>
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayn_Rand">Alisa Rosenbaum → Ayn Rand</a>,
-who despite her many faults in personality and in her philosophical work,
-and the fact that she often fell victim to the falsehoods and moral fashions
-of her time, greatly helped lay the ground for the move away from the
-traditional Judeo-Christian ethics (and not just the sexual/romantic ones).
-</p>
-
-<p>
-I was told that Ayn Rand’s philosophy was criticised for being not very
-“original”, but this kind of “originality” in copyright, having original ideas,
-patents, and even trade secrets (and what open source/open content/etc.
-like to call <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proprietary_software">being
-“proprietary”</a>), was a 20th century fad, and Rand still deserves credit
-for having a retro, but right-in-the-spotlight philosophy. I am well aware
-that Rand kinda professed to have supported this
-“originality/anti-open” philosophy in her works, but in her deeds, she was
-almost always
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Publish_or_perish">“if you do not
-publish - you perish”</a>, in the sense of making her opinions and thoughts
-known and given to the public consumption, even if she was criticised for them.
-</p>
-</li>
-
-<li>
-<p>
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marta_Kauffman">Marta Kauffman</a>,
-who co-created the Television show <i>Friends</i>, which despite superficial
-appearances to the contrary, took a large part in championing an
-Aristotelian society, a positive sense-of-life, resourcefulness,
-passion for life, gender equality, and critical thought - including of many
-modernist and post-modern scientific beliefs.
-</p>
-</li>
-
-</ul>
-
-<p>
-P.S: you should watch the three episodes of the <a
-href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2lKsx8UHd8">Parody: A Love Story
-(Twilight, Harry Potter, Karate Kid, and Buffy parody)</a>
-video on YouTube, which sports a
-chubby girl, who seems unattractive at first, but ends up learning and doing
-some mean Karate in a typical Buffy-like hotness.
-</p>
-
-<p>
-Anyway, thanks for the excellent write up and sorry for getting carried away.
-</p>
-
-<p>
-Best regards,
-</p>
-
-<p>
-— Mr. Shlomi Fish (a.k.a
-<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/meta/FAQ/#origin_of_rindolf">“Rindolf”</a>)
-of Tel Aviv, Israel.
-</p>
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