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The Good Fathers Do

…time for a Father’s Day Resolution? (c) 2016, Davd Father’s Day this year, i plan to be with one of my sons, and his sons… and a few other relatives. One of the grandsons has a birthday this week, and … Continue reading

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Patriarchy and Social Class

… The Correlation, the Apex Fallacy, and the Value of Fathers: (c) 2016, Davd As i review and edit this reflection, it’s about half way between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. More money was spent, more fuss was made about … Continue reading

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Stick to the Truth on Mother’s Day

It might make for silly jokes—and better family relationships. (c) 2016, Davd What would Mother’s Day be like if everyone told the truth, the whole truth1, and nothing but the truth? Visualizing such a Mother’s Day, this year, one can … Continue reading

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Taxing Visual Sexual Harassment:

..Instead of Spending Money Fighting Vice, Government Can Collect Some (c) 2016, Davd It’s the last week before tax returns are due in Canada. The Federal and Alberta governments recently introduced deficit budgets. A good time, methinks, to identify an … Continue reading

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Intimidation:

…Not the Way to Motivate Good Men (c) 2016, Davd. As Nathanson and Young [2006] have detailed and i have summarized in my review, as Brown (2013) has further detailed for “family law”, much Feminist success in “changing society” has … Continue reading

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The Outdoor Piss Test

.. Is This One Reason Men are More Rural than Women? (c) 2016, Davd I’d already been in a Big City too long, four months before i escaped to a village. Walking Fritz two or three times each day, showed … Continue reading

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Fragile’s Not the Word:

Essay Review of Pinker, Susan, 2008. The Sexual Paradox: Extreme Men, Gifted Women and the Real Gender Gap. [no city listed in flyleaf] Random House of Canada; New York: Simon and Schuster. (c) 2016, Davd I borrowed this book from … Continue reading

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Linguine with Mussel Sauce

…Some other kinds of pasta will also do. (c) 2016, Davd It was at a restaurant in or near Minneapolis, some 30-40 years ago, that i first ordered Linguine with Clam Sauce. I had been a few years away from … Continue reading

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The Devil Herself

… is hiding behind male pronouns. (c) 2016, Davd Evil is not male. Lorena Bobbitt cutting off her husband’s penis, and a few parallel, less famous incidents were no less evil because their perpetrators had ovaries. Nor was what Amanda … Continue reading

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Canadian Winter Stir-Fry

… Not Nearly as Expensive: (c) 2016, Davd Day-to-day cooking should not need expensive ingredients. A good cook should be able to make the good, staple foods taste delicious—not exquisite, maybe, but delicious. As seasons go ’round and prices change … Continue reading

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