All Good Men, Rise Up: “Alpha” Masculinity and the New Man

All good men need to take back the phrase “alpha male” for themselves. All good men need to rise up (with words, and reason, calmly, and not with fists, never with fist) and reassert that kindness, gentleness, humility, empathy and compassion are essential elements of our masculinity.

We have a branding problem, my friends. We have let rutting, strutting, preening, so-called alpha males have the power and spotlight for too long. They have marked their territory-territorial pissings to signify turf and power. Territorial pissings…



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Matthew Oldridge

Writing about creativity, books, productivity, education, particularly mathematics, music, and whatever else “catches my mind”. ~Thinking about things~