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Difference = Fear = Aggression = Violence

The fantasy of perfect masculinity – symbolized by the ideal soldier – ensures men will fight in wars, seduces them to be and live the fantasy. In a previous post, I wrote about the unemotional soldier*. Now I want to … Continue reading

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The Unemotional Soldier

The soldier who is most useful to the military is one who is unemotional. Joshua Goldstein*, an academic and researcher, author of War and Gender (2001) puts it like this: “…cultures around the world with few exceptions construct “tough” men … Continue reading

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