I tend to agree with John Sherrill's summation: "...being a gentleman means putting the good of others before your own."
However, I also think gentlemanliness is only one facet of being a man; it pertains specifically to how a man interacts with other people, which can be somewhat superficial. While it's great to strive to be a gentleman, we should be careful to remember that this is only one aspect of manliness.
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I don't think that genders ought to be painted with such a broad brush. But society does paint them,…"