So many women in timeless stories take the role of the damsel in distress. But that’s not the modern trend. Today’s stories try to tell us that women are heroes not damsels. They can even defeat the evil (male) villain. But this is not grounded in reality. The truth is, women are naturally damsels in distress.
The Greatest Knight: William Marshall as the Pinnacle of Masculine Achievement The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones by Thomas Asbridge is much more than a biography of one of the most… Read moreThe Greatest Knight: William Marshall as the Pinnacle of Masculine Achievement
Conan The Barbarian is the Embodiment of American Manhood Everyone knows the character Conan. Most know him from John Milius’ 1982 movie Conan The Barbarian, where Conan was portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger. This was Arnold’s breakout role. At the time… Read moreConan The Barbarian is the Embodiment of American Manhood
Genghis Khan: Masculine Role Model Some men lead lives so amazing they seem more like fictional characters than historical figures. In western societies we often think of Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, or Emperor Constantine as such figures. But there… Read moreGenghis Khan: Masculine Role Model
The Two Greatest Books On Manhood: The Way of Men and Manhood in the Making There are quite a few websites about manhood and masculinity on the web now. The Art of Manliness is probably the biggest and one of… Read moreThe Two Greatest Books On Manhood: The Way of Men and Manhood in the Making
Lord of the Rings and the Power of Heritage In our western, or at least American, culture we tend to look at the history of our lineage as a stain. It’s not something that lifts a man up to new… Read moreLord of the Rings and the Power of Heritage
Wachowski Storytelling Got as Feminine as They Did When the Wachowski brothers made The Matrix they blew up the entire sci-fi film genre. It was a new story, original and excellent. The story was good and the way it was… Read moreWachowski Storytelling Got as Feminine as They Did
What Makes An Adventure? Men don’t go on adventures anymore. It’s sad but true. In the 1930s and 40s there was still much of the world that Western men had not explored. In those days men went in to those… Read moreWhat Makes An Adventure?