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Response to lumberjack_jeff (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2016, 02:11 PM

49. to be a man

I don't see anything wrong with embracing things that are considered stereotypically masculine. There is a bit of aggressiveness that I think is part of our pscyhi which may play into some of those stereotypical male things. Do little boys smash bugs because it's powerful, or because they want to kill? This is where a major responsibility comes in. A man has to be compassionate and understanding. Both to others and to themselves. All men are different. Do all men crave power? If so, how is that power defined? Power through peace and justice or power through hurting and oppressing other people.....

Sorry for getting too deep on my second post...... I'll find my voice

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