Archives for June 17, 2012

Some random thoughts on Father’s Day

So another Father's Day has come and will go without much real change in American society's attitudes toward fatherhood and men in general.First, the requisite admission: many fathers are bad models and many men are abusive, oppressive and stupid.Second, an obvious observation: our society doesn't help when the mass media portray men as stupid, silly, sinister and violent. (Nor is the current spate of movies portraying women as violent help women or society, either.)We all know how … [Read more...]