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The Hero

One of the ways that society seduces men into becoming soldiers (for the benefit of the military) is by linking ‘real’ masculinity, patriotism and heroism together. From early childhood, boys are indoctrinated into thinking that the highest proof of masculinity … Continue reading

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Suckered into Sacrifice?

Are we, perhaps unwittingly, training our sons to be fodder for war? Continuing the debate from my first three posts: If, in our evolutionary past, society believed that traditional war was inevitable, then it needed all its men to have … Continue reading

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