Andrew Smiler considers several reasons why violent people are more likely to be male than female.
Tom Hunt discusses the health factors involving heavily violent video games, and asks the question: at what age (or at any age) is this kind of media appropriate?
Eduardo Garcia examines the common trend between school shooters and identifies a way to help break our kids of their dangerous sense of entitlement.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
How do we talk honestly about the issue of male-perpetrated violence without casting masculinity as the cause? Because we know that the vast, vast majority of men are good citizens who are adding to the goodness of the world.
In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.
School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
In a moment that you can’t quite call ironic, CNN interrupts coverage of the VP’s gun control press conference with breaking news that another school shooting has occurred.
David Olimpio wanted to be a spy when he grew up. Now he’s glad he left violent games in boyhood, and worries about the men who did not.
We teach kids that driving a car is a responsibility, but we still teach kids to drive. What do we teach them about the responsibility of gun ownership?
“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”
Michael Triplett’s birthday marks not only one, but two significant moments in his life — his birth and his cancer diagnosis.
It starts with little things, like letting a woman you’ve shared your bed with for months or years know why you no longer want to share your life with her.
“It’s not me. And it’s not you. It’s us.” PsycheTruth debunks the DSM’s addition of ‘relational disorder’ to the growing pantheon of mental afflictions.
Tom Waits paints a portrait of the forgotten man.
As the Super Bowl approaches Jesse Kornbluth tells the story of Johnny Unitas, a football legend.
A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.[Read More…]
Mentors and mentoring is not the silver bullet, but it is a bullet that we must put in the chamber to combat the pre-school to prison pipeline for African-American males.
How do you react to these experiences? You don’t have to answer. Just think about it.
Paul Castagno shares how his martial arts training has taught him how to protect himself when life starts throwing wild punches.
When your partner needs your help, here’s what you should do.
The death of a friend led Rick Gabrielly to realize that our legacies are determined by the receivers, not the givers.
Tom Andriola prepared himself as much as he could, but that didn’t save him from being nervous for seeing his birth father for the first time.
She wasn’t always mad. But she got mad at some point and stayed that way.
Here’s a Harvard Business Professor telling you why purpose is important.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.