Category Archives: Human Nature

Life is Cheap in 2017:

… Ecological Scarcity and Human Worth (c) 2017, Davd When i was a small boy, 60 years ago and earlier, my Mother used to say, “Life is cheap in Asia.” Exactly what she meant, i will not know in this … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Beauty of Old Men

No Cosmetics Required. (c) 2015, Davd This is written in appreciation and in honour of old men who “mentored” me, as well as in affirmation of what i can now contribute as they did then, and of the value of … Continue reading

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The Apex Fallacy

The Apex Fallacy: ..Sketching and Understanding the Distortion (c) 2015, Davd Here’s an exercise to help us understand how Feminists (some of them male!) can seriously believe men are privileged when we plainly are disadvantaged, why so many girls (and … 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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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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