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Can We Still Call Men Heroes?

Ted in California Wrote: Jul 27, 2012 9:08 AM
Well done. Men are not represented in pop culture but we still exist. But you know that, there's probably a few of them in your life. My consolation for not being held up by society is that my wife, my sons, my daughter, my parents, my brothers and sisters appreciate me. However, our side is losing the culture war. We are losing the traits we desire in our fellow man because we don't fight for them the way we should. We need more people to talk about this and other issues. We need to once again remember that morality matters. Maybe then we will see a reemergence of men in our society.
RickG_Prov_RI Wrote: Jul 27, 2012 10:28 AM
We're not losing the culture war. The culture is surrendering to the new mythologies. Every productive, functional and valuable male member of society is nature flipping off the new elite. I'll hope to get this correct, it's one of my favorite quotes.
"Epochs of faith that endure dismissal, hardship and seemingly unrewarded effort eventually come to fruition and serve as beacons to light the way for future generations and are honored in those generations memories." "Epochs of faithlessness dwell momentarily in temporal grandeur, fail and are remembered as blights on the human condition."

If just one man had given his life by throwing himself atop his girlfriend to shield her from bullets in that Aurora, Colo., theater, it would have been cause for amazement. That three apparently did so is deeply affecting. People earn the Medal of Honor for such courage and self-sacrifice in the military. There is no equivalent in ordinary life -- or what should be ordinary life.

Jon Blunk, Matt McQuinn and Alex Teves all reacted instantaneously when the horror began to unfold at the theater. The mother of Jansen Young, Blunk's girlfriend, said that Blunk, 26, pushed Jansen under the...