Masculinity

Toil and Trouble – Thoughts on Two Gynocentric Demands on Men

Although what you are about to read is not actually an analysis of the Three Witches of Shakespeare’s MacBeth, the general meaning of a part of their famous incantation “Double double, toil and trouble” is just as it sounds: the intent to cause toils and troubles for humankind for the sake of causing them. Perhaps …

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The Tradition in Traditional Masculinity

Hope in heaven, feet on the ground. – English Gentleman’s motto, from the 17th century. In the West, traditional masculinity is under attack. Many of the virtues that come under its code of conduct were, at one time, promoted as aspirational virtues for boys, taught and supported by both parents in a household. Increasingly, however, …

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