If we as a culture (and as men) do not learn to honor love, freedom, peace, and truth above all else, then I doubt it will matter very much what we do honor, if we honor anything at all.
If we want to teach men to quit killing, we must first teach them to quit dying.And to do that, we first have to go where no one really wants to. We have to teach men to reject the pressures put on them to be protectors and providers first, self valuing human beings a distant second.
In a world where men and boys are facing an ever increasing challenge to simply remain free and stay fed, the world around them is obsessed with incredulously vapid and trivial female minutia, and imagining there is a plot within it all that is targeted directly at reducing them to insignificance. Through that kind of hypervigilant perspective comes even more of our difficulties with the mainstream.
As long as there were social constructs, e.g. at fault divorce, that required women to set practical limits on how far they could go, then marriage was a manageable problem.
What a fantastic film. On every level. Every man should see it.
In short, hypergamy is the universal drive in women to turn men into appliances, and whether that appliance is a dildo or an ATM or both, makes little difference.
(Paul’s note: I have been working with Factory for some time on the conversion of MRm! Magazine to MenZ Magazine. Well, actually, I have talked a lot and he has done all the work. I suggested he run the editorial letter from the new issue, which you can now download directly from the sidebar on …
Feminism only takes what is already there, the female drive to benefit from the power acquired by men, and takes it to the extreme level. In that light, feminism is an extreme that showed up in normal sexual life, just like a letter bearing a marriage proposal on death row.
And indeed there is, for if any man thinks that having sex with her is worth the price of a double shot of Hornitos, or that even if she puts out that it would actually end up being so inexpensive, he is indeed a sucker of the 24 karat variety.
Feminism has spent the last fifty years critiquing masculinity. According to MHRAs they got most everything wrong. Paul Elam thinks they actually got a couple of things right, and then went completely south from there. In this seminal essay, he lays out what they got wrong, why, and how men will forge a new path.