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Help: Anthropology of Masculinities

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pete Franklin May 15, 2013. 12 Replies

Am going to start an essay in a about a month that explores different cultures understandings and perceptions of masculine and manliness; particularly pertaining to rites of passage. Just…Continue

Why are women attracted to men in uniform at all?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Brown Feb 4, 2013. 16 Replies

I apologise if this topic has been done before. If so, can someone please direct me to the previous discussion? I saw an ad recently that was endeavoring to persuade me that some deodorant would have…Continue

Zombies; whats the attraction?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oddball Nov 24, 2012. 91 Replies

I'm 21, and it may just be my generation, but I have noticed that there is a large emphasis on zombies in the imagination of men/boys. I heard a friend suggest that they are the new aliens. But in…Continue

Is Individualism a Fantasy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Gentile Oct 5, 2012. 12 Replies

So I was reading and I found this quote: "But if values are matters of individual preferences mediated solely by money, how can society hold together, and how can we distinguish between good and bad…Continue

 

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Pete Franklin replied to Rob Sexton's discussion Secular Manhood vs Christian Manhood in the group Christian Men
"I agree with you in that you are seeking him regardless of the situation. What comes to mind is James 4:13-17:  13 Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and…"
May 22, 2013
Pete Franklin replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"So, this was for a gender studies paper called masculinites that I chose to focus my essay on a more anthropological look at rites of passage.  If I had the time I would have wanted to compare a lot more the two cultures of Papa New Guinna and…"
May 15, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"There are lots of books that while not specific to the topic have information regarding Rituals of Manhood, unfortunately no names come directly to mind."
Apr 2, 2013
David F. replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"I think you will need to explore both the rough and the refined and how they are exemplified."
Apr 2, 2013
Nick H replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
Apr 2, 2013
Pete Franklin replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"Cheers.But Mr. Dolph is quite accurate, so far I just have a topic and a date. The essay is supposed to be a product of the research, not a yarn.My essay demands reading and research.Know of any excellent sources Will?"
Apr 1, 2013
Pete Franklin replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"For sure =)"
Apr 1, 2013
Will replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"How do you write about something for research?  Read, I get.  But writing doesn't gather data for the writer; it requires that he has it. Or is this a way of forcing yourself to do the research?  I make notes as I program: …"
Mar 28, 2013
Rob Hopper replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"some people just like to write about things for their own personal research. Its a level of intelligence and data gathering. Those kinds of people already have the essay-writing formats drilled into them and everything they write comes in this form."
Mar 28, 2013
C.C. Dolph replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"I doubt he has a theory already to present. He likely just has a topic.  My guess is that it's for a college anthropology class. That's why he used the word…"
Mar 28, 2013
Will replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"I'm not getting it.  If you have a story/theory/observation/compilation to tell, I can understand why you want to write it down.  But you want to write, so you're looking for data?  You must already have something you want…"
Mar 28, 2013
Rob Hopper replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Help: Anthropology of Masculinities
"Id like to read this when you finish. I am working on a book of masculinity and wouldnt mind using some of your references if you dont mind? Of course credit will be given where credit is due."
Mar 28, 2013
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Help: Anthropology of Masculinities

Am going to start an essay in a about a month that explores different cultures understandings and perceptions of masculine and manliness; particularly pertaining to rites of passage. Just wondering if anyone knows, off the cuff, any splendid examples of various cultures to employ as examples to compare to western masculinities. See More
Mar 28, 2013
Robert Brown replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Why are women attracted to men in uniform at all?
"exactly"
Feb 4, 2013
Robert Brown replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Why are women attracted to men in uniform at all?
"Marine dress blues man. we just look damn good. we are usually in excellant physical condition. and we are cocky sonsabitches. we dont give a fuck about political correctness. and we are all certin we are the best in the world. we are sure of…"
Feb 4, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Pete Franklin's discussion Why are women attracted to men in uniform at all?
"Probably more of a "Dear Penthouse Forum" thing in those cases.   JB"
Feb 4, 2013

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Jesus. Social Anthroplogy. Theology. History.
Taekwon-do (ITF). Running. Hunting. Tramping or 'hiking'
Gallantry.(Jesus is the only one here I would deem to be actually able to provide manhood, the rest complement it.)
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Bible, Plato [Socrate's] last day's, the heavenly man - brother yun.
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Children of Men.
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At 9:23am on May 21, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hey Pete, just wanted to say welcome to The Great Debate. Also, thanks for the friend request!

At 5:39am on May 20, 2012, Beauregard Sparticus said…

Glad to have you as a brother on AoM.  Welcome, my friend.

 
 
 

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Militias, politics, anti-2nd amendment hysteria and the Bundy issue

Much of the hysteria, hatred and vituperation slung against Bundy and his supporters, in my opinion have little to do with the legal matters and much to do with the frightening image to some of armed citizens confronting legal enforcers of the law, regardless of the cause. The anti-2nd amendment crowd is in full cry over this, like hounds baying at a treed rapist of color in the old south. Bundy's supporters have been labeled by some anti-gun hysterics as mouth-breathing morons in 2nd-hand…See More
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