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About Davd

Davd Martin (Ph.D., 1966, Sociology) has been a professor, a single parent on a low income from a small commercial herb garden, and editor of _Ecoforestry_. His men’s-interest essays and blogs have appeared on “The Spearhead” “A Voice for Men”, and “False Rape Society”, as well as this site.

Feminism and the Oobleck

(c) 2012, Davd Dr. Seuss wrote the best young-children’s stories of his time, i believe, because he wrote fables. His stories were not only entertaining and amusing—they were instructive and archetypal. Green Eggs and Ham was about prejudice—not mean-spirited or … Continue reading

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Misandry in Health Promotion:

by Davd Accidental or Not, Men Shouldn’t Support It… In fairness, even women shouldn’t. As winter entered its last month, i decided to check on some advice i’d heard, to totally avoid saturated fats. It seemed likely to me that … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2012: What If We Stick to the Truth?

(c) 2012, Davd Many of you have seen comedy of some sort—a short story, a play, a skit, a stand-up routine—whose main point is how impolite and disruptive it would be if everyone said nothing but the plain, blunt truth. … Continue reading

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A “Gender Neutral” Word for Our Less Worthy Opponents

-Davd I’m starting to use the word “Twinkie” rather than “mangina” or “girlie-man” or even “eunuch”. It referred to mid-20th Century junk food, back when i was a boy stuck with watching some of my little sister’s favourite TV shows, … Continue reading

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Patriarchy …

a reflection for comment and development (c) 2012, Davd Maybe patriarchy isn’t so bad after all—maybe, in fact, it is good in context, and maybe some of those Feminists who condemn it so viciously and see it where it is … Continue reading

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A Good Man …

(c) 2012, Davd   You need only a penis and a testicle or two, to call yourself a man … but it takes much more to be one.   Paul Elam, in reaction to a website called “the Good Man … Continue reading

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Prudent Gynophobia

Acknowledging Intimidation Can Help to End It (c) 2012, Davd If you are an Australian man, and the proposed “gendered domestic violence legislation” has passed, making it a crime for you to displease any woman sharing your home; … if … Continue reading

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The Female of the Species

by Rudyard Kipling When the Himalayan peasant meets the he-bear in his pride, He shouts to scare the monster, who will often turn aside. But the she-bear thus accosted rends the peasant tooth and nail, For the female of the … Continue reading

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Co-Operative Frugality: The Good Life on a Minimum of Money

The “House and Wheels” Example–A Good Life for $5000 per Year [per Man] is Possible (c) 2012, Davd* Men who “go our own ways together”, can live well on our own terms. We can choose our work so as to … Continue reading

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Men Going Their Own Way in Groups—a Success Story

(c) 2012, Davd Just over six years ago, i spent three weeks in an old-fashioned, comfortable Canadian-Prairie household of about 25 men and no women. The men ranged in age from the twenties to the nineties—i believe two of them … Continue reading

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