Posted 5 years ago on Dec. 15, 2012, 10:12 a.m. EST by richardkentgates
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We do not live in a culture of violence, we live in a culture of destruction, which includes violence. The destruction of families by the system and by poverty, destruction of the earth, destruction of civilizations, we play video games of destruction, we listen to music that tells us to fight and kill over petty arguments and chump change, our government has become a destructive force. The pentagon, which specializes in destruction has the biggest share of our national spending.
I don't care if you're gay, or if this offends you because you are a woman. Women create through birth. Men create with their hands. It has always been and will always be. When we forget that, we forget how to be human beings. Of course men and women can share in duties and rights, but the one thing you have to offer the world as a man, is to build. To create things. Without this, who will build what is needed for new life, for a comfortable life? Destruction brings nothing and takes everything. Man up, not by grabbing a gun or being a tough guy, but by offering something to this world.
This is the narrative we should be selling our young men. As it stands, we have very little to offer our young men to offset the destructive behavior they are sold and have pushed on them day after day. Where is the counter offer?