Vic Navarro
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Fathers an Real Men

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Jul 23, 2013. 47 Replies

I am afraid that Men, Real Men, are a dying breed. I look at today's generation of so called "Men" and see boys. These "Men," lack responsibility, accountability, determination, and resourcefulness,…Continue

 

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Will replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"> You make a ton of generalizations here without much substance. > That is more or less true, but that does not mean that he is incorrect. ^This.  If I'm to be alarmed, disgusted, or in any way engaged, I want to know that the belief…"
Jul 23, 2013
Penelope replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"For all of you talking about welfare regulations that encourage fatherlessness, my understanding is that the regs were written in days when young widowhood was far more common, and just haven't been updated for contemporary life expectancies or…"
Jul 23, 2013
Penelope replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"I'm pretty sure the problem with the segregated South was its extreme social stability."
Jul 23, 2013
Penelope replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"I heard all the stories growing up - unheated apartments in the Pacific Northwest, packing crates as furniture, buying meat in bulk and eating the same thing for months. But there are bigger forces at work that means I'm living those stories…"
Jul 23, 2013
J. D. replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"You have hit the nail on the head about the current generation of young males moving into adulthood.  This has been a major gripe of mine for many years, and a key factor in why, even now and when I was young, I preferred the company of older…"
Jul 23, 2013
Rob replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"I'd have loved to. Unfortunately, while I was away at work making a living, boy-loathing feminist teachers and youth-group leaders bullied, browbeat, and shamed my sons and were not exactly themselves role-models for them. I didn't…"
Jul 23, 2013
Adrian Miranda replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"There has been a loss of focus on what having a family and being a man means. Statistics are nice, opinions--everyone has one. A man needs to be selective in the spouse they choose, they need to have a plan for their family, and there must be…"
Jul 23, 2013
Travis Spuhler replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"Being raised by my Dad, I was taught that there are very few things that you absolutely must do, in order to be a real man. First is taking care of the family.. if you can't do that, you have no business having a family. Second, you need to be…"
Jun 21, 2013
TKM replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"Vic,   I too worried about where the Male species was headed...I'm sure you've seen at one point the Evolution poster that shows people going from groundhogs to monkies to modern man to Kanye West or something with "Men: What the…"
Jun 21, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"I'm not sure that immediately prior to WWII (1938 thru 1941) was such a good time.  The Great Depression hadn't completely run its course and jobs were not quite so available.  Even with the stimulus provided by the Feds the…"
Apr 17, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"I think that part of it is that some (or many) of the young mothers want someone to love them unconditionally and that is what a child will do.  It isn't about the purpose of raising a child, it is about the love a child has for its…"
Apr 17, 2013
Penelope replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"Maybe there are "girls who are desperate for male attention," but most of what I've read from and about poor, unwed, young mothers is that they want love and a life's purpose - a child, not a man."
Apr 17, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"That's probably the real crux of it.  Men aren't in decline everywhere ... but, where they are, there will be hell to pay.  I don't think it has much to do with 'fortune', though. Two cultures running…"
Apr 17, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
""the last 60 years created the men we have today.." I think I misunderstood what you were saying.  If you mean that the hard times during WWI, the Depression, and WWII made the men we idolize (John Wayne, Chesty Puller, et. al.) then…"
Apr 17, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"I understand why you might think financial stability is the exception rather than the rule.  I don't know that I agree, but I see the point.   Family and social stability are a different thing, though.  Even in decidedly unstable…"
Apr 17, 2013
SB replied to Vic Navarro's discussion Fathers an Real Men
"I do.  I'm not saying a 'correction' is a good thing, but you have to admit that the time period of the Great Generation was an anomaly, both socially and economically.   It was a unique time of rising wages, falling…"
Apr 17, 2013

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My interest are God, my wonderful wife, and my little boy. I am a God fearing Christian and a musician.
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Bible, Liberty and Tyranny- Mark Levin, Dad in the Mirror- Patrick Morley, Maximised Manhood- Edwin Luis Cole
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At 1:26am on April 13, 2013, Larry said…

Welcome to AoM, Vic!  I'm encouraged by your affirmation of your faith in God! 

 
 
 

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