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La boîte à hommes & le culte de la masculinité

La boîte à hommes regorge de preuves. Sauf qu’il n’existe pas de boîte à hommes, qu’elle ne peut jamais être remplie et que les vrais hommes n’ont pas besoin de preuves. Commençons par Abraham et Isaac. Vous connaissez l’histoire. Dieu ordonne à Abraham de trancher la gorge de son enfant. Abraham ligote son fils, brandit […]

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Norris Thomlinson January 30th, 2013 Filed in Français No Responses

The Man Box and The Cult of Masculinity

The man box is full of proof. Except that there is no man box, the man box can never be filled, and real men don’t need proof. Let’s start with Abraham and Isaac. You know the story. God tells Abraham to slit his child’s throat. Abraham ties up his son, raises the knife, and at […]

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Culture of Plunder

When living the dream means others will die I want to tell you three stories of winning and losing, of selfishness and sacrifice, of this culture. Story one. Last spring I gave a talk in a small farming community in northwestern Illinois. I drove there from my previous talk in Wisconsin, passing through prime agricultural […]

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Norris Thomlinson January 1st, 2013 Filed in Essays No Responses