The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14579   Message #126441
Posted By: Jack (Who is called Jack)
21-Oct-99 - 01:34 PM
Thread Name: I am humbled
Subject: RE: I am humbled
We treat the concepts of male and female as if they are so monolithic

But what it means to be a man comprises wisdom, sympathy, compassion, commitment, desire, ambition, thirst for justice, anger at injustice, intellect, passion, the thrill of doing something well, and having done it well the desire to do it even better, the drive to learn and pass on what one has learned, protectiveness, putting one's self at risk for a higher principal, sacrifice, revel in competition, revel in compromise, revel negotiation, setting an example that others want to follow, living for the future, sexual desire, loyalty, cunning, cleverness, mischief, aggressiveness, single-mindedness, humor, being an intellectual challenge, being a father, being a lover, being a friend, Being impartial, being rational, being irrational...etc...etc...etc...