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On Being a Man

Donjindra Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 12:05 PM
"Unfortunately, we now have a culture that punishes the successful, " The truth is that the "rich" (if we want to call those with money successful) are doing better today than at almost any time in our history. How can any rational or truthful person say that this is punishment?

Hi Townhall Readers- Yes, I know I'm on vacation, but even so I can't but help to spout about stuff. This week I will be taking selections from writings I've written elsewhere regarding life and liberty and sharing them with you.

Don't you feel special now?

Today's selection is a letter I wrote to someone who was coming of age and wanted advice about being a man.

It's not that I think I'm an expert. Far from it. But he thought it helpful and it can serve as a point of discussion for Christmas Day.       

Dear __________,

Before this last century...