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Can We Still Call Men Heroes?

Tim4693 Wrote: Jul 28, 2012 12:01 AM
Not content with diminishing male opportunities in atheletics, the Department of Education is preparing regulations to apply Title IX to address the paucity of women in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. This is based on statistical disparities and the assumption that women should be represented in these fields in the same proportion as their percentage in society (50%+). The only "discrimination" that is occurring is women's choices and preferences for other fields of study - the women that graduate in STEM fields do very well. Nevertheless, the government will reduce opportunities for men in a field where they excel to fix a problem that only exists when statisticians ignore gender preferences.

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...