MGTOW vs. The Red Pill/PUA

Like the split in the republican party between the pragmatic right and the Christian right, there is a schism in the ‘manosphere’ between the MGTOW and The Red Pill/PUA.

MGTOW

Tend to be younger

Aren’t really interested in hooking up

No ‘game’

Want to be single

Libertarian-leaning

Indoor activities such as video games and surfing the web

Reticent/introverted

Indifferent about external appearance

Related ideologies: neckbeard libertarianism, internet libertarianism, beta male conservatism

The Red Pill/PUA

Tend to be older

Want to pick-up women

Want to develop their ‘game’

Want a significant other, but are dissatisfied with the quality of women

Traditionalist conservative or a-political

Ride motorcycles, shoot guns, go to gym, travel

Sociable, gregarious

Assiduous attention to grooming in order to pick-up women

Examples: Roosh, Matt Forney, Mike Cernovich

What they agree on:

Oppose political correctness

Oppose egalitarianism

Pro-Gamergate

Anti-SJW

Pro-STEM

Don’t want children

Minimalism

Pro-men’s rights

Anti-Feminism

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