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Thoughts on the ‘tough guy’ and the creation of the “stick your thumb up your butt” attitude

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I’ve noticed a tendency where guys go from ‘tough guy’ to a “stick your thumb up your butt” attitude.  In other words, the ‘tough guy’ attitude often leads to something that, in a way, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “myth of the tough guy” – an attempt at manifesting American ideals???

(This is my 700th blog) Over the years I have been mystified by a statement that seemed ‘odd’ to me.  This is the statement: “Act like a man!” I’ve always wondered what that meant . . . Throughout the years I … Continue reading

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