"We usually have a handout that is pretty provocative. We read one or two paragraphs and open for discussion. It works pretty well. Jason's Evert's Pure Manhood is a great one that provides short read and plenty of food…"
"Sounds fantastic. How do you set up the discussions? Do you state the topic a week in advance, or just prep things and give a bit of a talk followed by some questions for discussion?
I love the guest speakers, such a good idea!
How did you get…"
"Here is the calendar of events for this past school year. The last meetings are not covered, but it should give you an idea. I can't write any longer right now but please reply with more questions and I will get back to…"
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What a great idea, and when I get settled in a school from September it will be something I look at. How do you structure it/sell it to pupils? Each week have a topic to discuss or…"
"I doubt this would ever fly in my area unless it was positioned as a support/mentoring group for boys. I'm sure someone would complain that a club "focused on masculinity" would be too exclusive or would be a reinforcement of…"
"High School grades 9-12. Discussions get animated when it revolves around relationships, sex, etc. But usually no resistance form the boys. From some colleagues, slight grumbling but overwhelmingly positive."
Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
"This thread surely shows why. People don't like being grouped with Nazis. Who can blame them? People do like grouping their opponents with Nazis, in hopes the uninformed sill say, Ugh! They're like Nazis!…"
"This question is interesting because it's a question about definitions and getting a solid definitions and clearly defining a phenomenon is important. However, there are many different versions and therefore several definitions of this…"
"Why not? There's a lot of room on the wings. Just because you're right wing doesn't make you a Nazi, just like being on the left wing doesn't make you a Soviet; just that they're on the wings, down the road. They also have…"
"The same term cannot honestly be used to define Nazis and Republicans; if that's right wing, we aren't.
The same term cannot honestly be used to define Nazis and Democrats; if that's left wing, Democrats aren't.
"Hear, hear. Have said this for years. European schools with far more recess and far less testing, like Finland, turn out underemployed, booze-raddled adults who can quote Tolstoy and Shakespeare.
That said - I'm for assisted suicide. Why not?…"
"Good point to speak in the first person.
By gift I mean this: by not being afraid of my own pain I am not afraid of others' pain either. People sense that they can be vulnerable and trust me, for I have shown them I get it…"