Men

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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Side view of Peacemaker revolver

Functioning penis should be appreciated as a blessed peacemaker

Men tend to be competitive and often fight with other men in various ways for coveted statuses and positions. Clubs, spears, guns, and missiles are associated with war and death. But a penis isn’t like those weapons. Masculinity doesn’t fundamentally signify fighting, war, and death. A functioning penis should be appreciated as a blessed peacemaker …

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New study finds non-feminist majority despise ‘toxic masculinity’

A Google search on ‘toxic masculinity 2020’ brings up 6,710,000 results – the first three are: 1. ‘We need to redefine manhood. Our warped ideas are causing a mental health crisis’, 2. ‘Men are less likely to wear masks – another sign that toxic masculinity kills’ (1 & 2 are both from The Guardian) and; …

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Courage

I’ve been a so-called coward and a so-called hero and there’s not the thickness of a sheet of paper between them. Maybe cowards and heroes are just ordinary men who, for a split second, do something out of the ordinary. That’s all. Joseph Conrad- Lord Jim My brother Stu and I have always been fascinated …

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