Archive Yearly Archives: 2015

On Being a Man – Step 1

I have been fascinated by the concepts of masculinity and manhood, probably because I’ve felt lacking in those traits.  I’ve struggled with being a man for a long time, because nobody ever taught me how to be one.  That’s unsurprising, since American society has stopped valuing manhood and masculinity, and in some cases actually denigrate […]

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12 Signs for Spotting a Misandrist

Women, especially feminists, love to bandy about the word “misogynist”, that is, a term to designate someone who hates women.  To a radical feminist, every person with a Y-chromosome (every man) is a presumed misogynist by nature, evidence be damned.  (Fortunately, radical feminists are few and far between.) Regular feminists are less likely to be […]

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Life Lessons from TV Comedy

Image courtesy of Ambro at FreeDigitalPhotos.net One of the most important life lessons I learned came from watching sitcoms on television.  Surprising, right?  Who would believe that TV comedy can teach anything, other than how to write unoriginal, formulaic stories around forgettable characters?  Well, it can, but you need to add an ounce of thought from […]

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Relentless Focus

When I was growing up, I was never quite happy with my lot in life.  I was pretty sure I didn’t know the secret to success, but I was also pretty sure there were people out there who did.  I became attracted to the early personal success gurus and the books they wrote.  I believe […]

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