Does Modesty Really Make Men Behave Better?


Dad Tim Akimoff explores the ideas of nudity and modesty and how to address those issues with his sons

A Dad Reflects on What He Wants His Boys to Learn From the Principles of Dr. Martin Luther King


Dad Gavin Lodge was moved by recent racial tensions, as well as the recent holiday. He took a moment to reflect on the lessons he wants his boys to learn from King’s great legacy.

We See You: An Open Letter to Our Child Support Agency

We See You: An Open Letter to Our Child Support Agency

Dealing with the emotions and logistics behind child support payments can be a loaded proposition, which is why Rick and Jana Craft decided to pen this thank you letter to their local child support services office for all of their help over the years.

How to Accept Criticism with Grace and Appreciation


Here’s how protect yourself from the trolls of the internet. And keep your sanity.

WhatsApp in the Ukraine–When Masculine Paradigms Collide

Ukraine Protest

This week Ukraine is in the news demonstrating competing masculine paradigms. The clash of the titans is being played out across the globe.

“I would rather starve.”

Self Sufficient

This comment by Mud on the post A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor Well, hot damn, Tom, congratulations. With those two $500 gifts, you’ve solved poverty in America. I gotta tell ya, though, that the people at the bottom don’t want your charity. My father was placed in a home. Shortly after, we […]

100 Words on Love: The Certain Knowledge

vintage hospital

Love is knowing that she will literally cover my ass

55 Years in School: One Million Five Hundred Thousand


A Holocaust exhibit in The Hall of Tolerance is one way Carl Bosch’s school is changing the world one student at a time.

How Do You Maintain Your Manhood and Dignity While Living Underemployed?


A lot of things haven’t fallen the right way for Brian E., but failure isn’t an option.

What Is the Value of Courtesy and Dignity in the Workplace?

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Tommy Raskin believes that civility to workers improves the workplace environment and creates a world of empathy– all without a cost.

Inching Our Way Towards Universal Dignity: An Interview with Robert Fuller


Robert Fuller discusses his new novel, The Rowan Tree, as well as his favorite subjects: rankism and the dignity movement.

How Cary Grant Taught Me To Love Sleep Apnea


Learning to accept the indignities of aging with dignity.

Bachelor Chow: Introduction


The beginning of our guide to single cooking for the cheap and lazy.

Fire in Cholon


An American soldier in Saigon receives an unexpected lesson in courage.

Shame Is Why We Fight


When a man can’t soothe his woman’s anxieties, he has failed to protect her. And in our culture of masculinity, failed men are expendable.

Shame and Violence: The Connecticut School Shooting and Hate


Tragedy comes from repressed shame, not from being too permissive with people.