Skip to comments.The Feminization of Everything Fails Our Boys
Posted on 05/23/2018 1:53:22 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The second comes from The Atlantics Emma Green. Detailing the findings of a survey conducted by her magazine and the Public Religion Research Institute, she notes that 61 percent of white working-class men view college as a risky gamble. Greens report contained this explanation:
The enduring narrative of the American dream is that if you study and get a college education and work hard, you can get ahead, said Robert P. Jones, the CEO of PRRI. The survey shows that many white working-class Americans, especially men, no longer see that path available to them. . . . It is this sense of economic fatalism, more than just economic hardship, that was the decisive factor in support for Trump among white working-class voters.
Make no mistake, if these numbers showed an equivalent (and increasing) educational gender gap running in the opposite direction, the feminist Left would declare a cultural emergency. Indeed, it has declared a cultural emergency in spite of the dominant educational performance of women. As Perry notes, our colleges are full of womens centers and gender equity initiatives that are dedicated exclusively to female success (or almost exclusively; some non-gender-binary folks get gender-equity aid as well). When will there stop being a crisis for women on campus? When they reach two-thirds of the higher-education population? When three out of every four college grads are women?
Our society is unlearning masculinity, its feminizing every stage of male life, and boys are paying a steep price. Consider the feminization of the home occurring on two fronts simultaneously. First, and most important, the dissolution of the family brings increased fatherlessness, and for all of our cultures single-mom worship (and moms sometimes but not always heroic efforts to fill the gap), boys need dads. Its that simple. Men and women in general have different roles to play in their kids lives, and a boy sees in a good dad the fruits of properly channeled and properly lived masculinity. He has a model, often a hero, who lives in the closest possible proximity.
But beyond fatherlessness is the increasing feminization of even the intact, two-parent household. Models of domestic life intentionally crafted to break old stereotypes and cultural norms increasingly treat parents not as mom and dad but as Parent 1 and Parent 2. Kids arent brother and sister, but Child 1 and Child 2. There are no longer different paths for boys and girls but instead unique paths for special snowflakes. Whos to say whats masculine? Whos to say whats feminine? The one thing we do know, however, is that stereotypically male characteristics of aggression, risk-taking, and high-energy work and play are toxic and need to be medicated or educated right out of the home.
Adding to the feminized home is the feminized school, complete with its zero tolerance, mortal fear of anything remotely martial, and its relentless emphasis on compassion and nurturing rather than exploration and adventure (unless the adventurer is a woman). We love the Earth. We dont conquer it. Elementary school is a place of hugs, not conflict, and play is to be peaceful above all else. No more re-enacting the Battle of the Bulge. No more toy guns. No more drawings of tanks mowing through stick-figure Nazi hordes. And when nature asserts itself against the ideologues wishes? Medication and education take their toll.
Finally, one graduates to the increasingly feminized workplace. Part of this is a function of political correctness, and part of it is simply a function of the changing economy. We dont need as many strong backs and strong arms to make America great. There are more cubicles, more people typing, and more people talking. Its great to be glib. Strength is strictly optional. Oh, and when cubicle-working men do try to carve out their own spaces for hobbies, sports, and other pursuits, theyre often mocked. Why does an accountant need a Ford F-150? Look at that lawyer buying a chainsaw. Doesnt he know how ridiculous he looks?
In place of teaching men to channel their aggression and adventurous spirits in productive ways, we ask them to stifle their truest natures. In place of teaching them to protect others, we lie and declare all violence to be bad. Instead of telling the truth that men and women are different, we try to transform men into women. We privilege the stories of those who found traditional gender norms oppressive (like gay men and their metrosexual cousins) and celebrate the demise of traditional masculinity that better served the vast majority of men and boys. Is it not possible to preserve masculinity while demonstrating compassion for those who dont conform? Must we burn it all down?
There are few sights more profoundly meaningful than watching a son grow up with a good father, to see him take on his dads best characteristics, while at the same time forging his own path. It is important to see and know that throughout that young mans life, his dad wasnt just nurturing him, he was also challenging him pushing him to be stronger mentally, physically, and emotionally. To that end, its time to remember that strength is a virtue, rightly channeled aggression creates and preserves civilization itself, and there is nothing at all inherently toxic about masculinity. The feminization of everything doesnt just fail our boys; over the long run it will fail our nation.
America is deep in the toilet; this is one aspect of a much larger phenomenon.
America really, really needs to eliminate all racial and other quotas and preferences.
Eliminate all racial preferences. For everyone.
Eliminate all sexual preferences. All of them.
We need people to be EQUAL.
The time is long, long overdue, for our side to demand this. End all racial and sexual preferences.
May 9, 2017
French ought to know about the feminization of boys. He’s such a chinless, low-testosterone sperg that my T-levels drop just looking at him.
This article nails it. In my little circle, Im pushing back as hard as I can but the leftist/feminist cultural influences are in every area David French mentioned in his article as well as the media. Its almost impossible for the newest generation not to be brainwashed, unless you move to an island/mountaintop. I pray for them and the future of this Country.
Somewhere out there a young American boy is thinking he has to worry about “man-spreading” because even his teacher has warned him of the repercussions.
This situation is producing a whole ton of outliers though, boys roving in gangs, not the type that deal drugs in the streets though. The type that talk in their friends’ basements and play video games, code, and vote for Trumps.
I’m even seeing it in Canada. Quiet conservatism only talked about among ourselves away from prying eyes and ears. I’m seeing a really big shift in generation X bigtime these days.
People I’ve known for years who are sick of this shyt, people who remember the before-times who have lurched hard to the right.
Sorry—I can’t read anything by this putrid anti-Trump propagandist with the beginnings of appreciation.
(And really, is the demonization of things masculine a new or original observation in any way? Aren’t you supposed to add to the conversation if you’re writing for the NR?)
Trade schools, Military occupational specialities, or start your own business.
STEM degrees are the only worth while collegiate pursuits.
Either that or a career as a rock musician...
Not so long ago schools had shooting clubs and the Boy Scouts taught manly arts and provided NRA traing in firearms safety.
Now schools support anti-gun protests, the Boy Scouts have been feminized and now provide free condoms in place of firearms instruction.
To that end, its time to remember that strength is a virtue, rightly channeled aggression creates and preserves civilization itself, and there is nothing at all inherently toxic about masculinity. The feminization of everything doesnt just fail our boys; over the long run it will fail our nation.
No duh. It makes sense when you understand that this is exactly what the nihilistic and godless progressive leftists desire; the destruction of civilized society.
I could probably handle an island or mountain top.
Good article, but will change nothing.
repeal the 19th ...
I am tired of the stories that take every woman’s success as a personal and cultural milestone.
That is their goal. They hate it that the founders were all men, especially God-fearing ones, even if not believers. They think that the Bible is worse than Islam, really. That’s because NONE of them have ever lived in a middle east country to understand the reality.
My youngest son & I went out to say good-bye to my father before he died of end-stage bone cancer. My aunt’s daughter was very touched by the fact that my son took time every evening to call his kids and face-time with them, reading the Bible passage they’ve been studying and to pray with them and bless each of them as he normally does. Her estranged husband does nothing of the sort, never did and is in so much trouble that if he goes to jail it will be a long time. Ellen cried after we left, touched by Jaime’s faithfulness to his family, even though a 1000 miles apart.
We need more men who will buck the feminist agenda and do their fatherly duties. We can blame the feminists all we want, but if men just did what was right, waiving the feminist agenda aside, the feminists would be less successful. Especially Christian men. Stand up and fight. Do humbly your duties as men and the left ,even though they will still hate you, will not have a leg to stand on to accuse you of anything. That is what Scripture tells us to do, anyway.
The long-occurring neutering of our boys is just another part of the cultural Marxists takeover operation. If s purpose is to remove power from men and make government our father figure.
It works in conjunction with dividing us by religion, by race, by language, by sex (x number of ways now), by age, by income and by politics.
American women are largely lost and confused; they dont really know what theyre supposed to be. Theyre pierced, tatted, fat, sloppy and curse and drink heavily. Theyre largely no good for authentic men, and more and more American men are now purposely avoiding them, either by man caving, v-game immersion, foreign brides or going MGTOW.
So sad, mostly for our women. What they were told was growth, power and security...is not. Just more proggie lies. Will they woke?
‘SorryI cant read anything by this putrid anti-Trump propagandist with the beginnings of appreciation.
my, you freepers are getting better; it took a whole nine posts to dump on this perfectly fine article (even if it’s a year old) because the author said something negative about Trump...
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