From November of 2003 is my response to an essay on the Pussification of the Western Male. Have to say had some good things to say. I think the second half is stronger than the first.
There is stuff in there I need to remember.
Discipline is the ability to follow up on promises. It is doing what you donâ€™t want to do. Anyone can do things they want to do. It takes effort to do things you donâ€™t want to do.
On the roles of Mothers and Fathers
Mother is there to comfort him. She is there to tell him other peopleâ€™s feelings matter. To point out when he needlessly hurts others. A boy with both of these influences will grow up respecting others and strong in his beliefs.
On strippers being exploited.
As an aside if she really thinks stripper are exploited, she knows nothing about the economics of strip clubs.