He seems like he'd respond to the following facts like this: Rationalist: Port-au-Prince has one of the highest violent crime rates in the world. Sure, you can get in trouble, and you have to be careful, but you'll miss out if you don't visit.
Rationalist: Any Muslim hate fact ( 30% support bombings, belief in genital mutilation, stoning the wife who's cheated on, etc, etc, etc) Empiricist: I've met so many, hundreds, of Muslims in my travels who were nothing but kind and generous to me.
You have to put it into context, this was the 1980's and the end of the disco era. I'm actually surprised to hear him talk like that because these days he seems really into all these liberal causes like gay rights and stuff.
They were trying to revolt and say fuck you to all of that, and what they saw as modern society. I wouldn't be surprised if he's now a male feminist too since virtually all militant pro-gay people are feminists as well. He's known to be quite liberal on social issues and there have been questions about whether he's a male feminist.
His spoken word then had a really crazy edge to it. It was like he was going for the easy laughs talking about how Brittney Spears should be kidnapped and killed.
Not sure if he's gay but I'm pretty sure he's on a MGTOW kind of thing. I never cared for his music much, but his spoken word was like nothing I'd ever heard before.If you read between the lines of their statements, you always end up with this recurring theme: "I'm awkward and uncomfortable around masculinity because I'm constantly-aware of my failure to measure up to its standards.I deeply-resent the men whom seem to have easy-possession it." Don't be fooled by the physiques of Hardy or Rollins.Likewise, most of his stories about rock and roll were awesome. Complaining about George Bush and Ann Coulter, about the War on Terror and how Muslim nations are perceived in the West, or stupid stuff like complaining about how much airports suck.
Even when I agreed with him, it just seemed like he was constantly going for the low hanging fruit. It doesn't surprise me at all that he's pro-feminist at all.I haven't heard one peep of Rollins dating anyone - I think he's gay or best guess agnostic when it comes to sex and love. The Absent or Cucked Father / Dominating Mother combination has been a consistently-reliable tell for me for a man to be either Gay or Gamma.