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Misandry for Profit:

The “Jackass Formula” in Television Programming (c) 2011, 2015, Davd* There’s a powerful, subtle irony when Feminists attack capitalism. Capitalist funding [and through funding, substantial control] of television, was one of the first major supporters of feminism and female supremacism, … Continue reading

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Violence and “Real Men”

Two Lessons from Human Evolution (c) 2011*, Davd Human nature formed in hunting and gathering societies, where all adults were producers. Men hunted (e.g Harris, 1989: 278-281), and mostly they hunted co-operatively. Women gathered—foraged roots, berries, and sometimes other edible … Continue reading

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Bean Sprouts:

..The Freshest Off-Season Vegetable: (c) 2015, Davd Unless you’re eating asparagus and fiddleheads, or are brave enough to cook young dandelion greens, early June is still winter in the average Canadian kitchen. In old fashioned farm culture, this time of … Continue reading

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If The Genders Be Reversed:

… a Test for Equal Treatment (c) 2012,* Davd, lightly edited 2014, 2015 Even when we know intuitively or from reading that something “is so” or “isn’t so”, it helps to have a measure, or at least an indicator of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stock:

..Some Trimmings are Too Good to Just Compost: (c) 2015, Davd Carrot tops and tails, onion layers that are starting to dry and too tough to feed to people, herb stems and turnip peelings — can seriously improve the flavour … Continue reading

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Knitting Rhymes with Sitting:

..When Real Men Can Enjoy Knitting and Why Women Knit More than We Do: (c) 2015, Davd I was sitting in my bed mending a glove, resting after supper, when it occurred to me that i rather enjoy mending socks … Continue reading

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What Glass Ceiling?

… Ability and Motivation, not Opportunity, are What’s Unequal: (c) 2015, Davd  Two things especially, legitimately determine success: Ability and application [or in two syllables each, talent and hard work]. I don’t know anyone, literally not anyone, who seriously says … Continue reading

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This One’s for the Birds

… specifically, for the Swallows—Indicators of Ecological [un]Health and the Need for Men’s Work: (draft) 2015, Davd On the second full day of calendar Spring, with snow falling and 4-6 inches of the stuff predicted before the storm has moved … Continue reading

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They Really Don’t Know?

…Or Are They Going to Give Some Back? Women’s Day Paraders Call for Equality: (c) 2015, Davd Sunday was International Women’s Day again, and CBC Radio News reported that women in the big parade in New York City are demanding … Continue reading

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FrugaliTea:

..The name may be silly; the tea is delicious: (c) 2015, Davd I like iced tea with citrus and some sugar; and it turns out i like hot tea with the same. What i don’t like in the way of … Continue reading

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