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Tragic Manhood

Still reeling from having seen British auteur Christopher Nolan’s latest cinematic gift, Dunkirk, I am reminded of the following statement from Yukio Mishima: The average age for a man in the Bronze Age was eighteen, in the Roman era, twenty-two. Heaven … Continue reading

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Boxing and Male Initiation

When he was a youth he had lived his life in a state of the liveliest expectations, thinking to himself: what a fine thing it will be to become a man and to know what to do—like an Apache youth … Continue reading

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