May 2010

Scarcity, Luxury, and Proving One’s Manhood

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Share When professor of anthropology David D. Gilmore examined tribes and cultures across the world, he found striking similarities in the ideal qualities ascribed to each gender. While exceptions existed, otherwise disparate cultures proved to have much in common as it concerns gender roles. Of particular interest was the almost universal way that cultures expected […]

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How to Plan a Funeral

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Image source Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Nick Welch, a pastor who has worked in a funeral home doing removals (picking up the deceased from the place of death), assisting in embalming, preparing the deceased for burial & cremation, as well as meeting with families to make final arrangements for their loved […]

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How to Survive a Shark Attack

by Brett & Kate McKay

Share Ahhhh…. life couldn’t be better. You’re finally on that vacation in the Florida Keys that you’ve been planning for the past year. And it couldn’t have come any sooner. Things were getting crazy at the office. Duh-da… You’re relaxing on a rubber raft that’s floating about 50 yards from shore while you let the […]

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Give The Art of Manliness Book for Graduation

by Brett

You’ve earned your diploma. Now here’s your textbook on becoming a man. Starting this month, men around the world will be graduating from high school and college. Are you stumped for the perfect gift to give these young men as they walk across the stage and into the next chapter of their lives? Allow me […]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Part I

by Brett

We get a lot of frequent questions about the site. I created a page that answers some of these questions, but a lot of people don’t visit it, so I wanted to address some of these questions in a blog post. But instead of writing out a text blog post, I thought it would be […]

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Lessons in Manliness: Chiune Sugihara

by Brett & Kate McKay

Share In June of 1940, the Jews of Lithuania were worried. Some had just recently fled from Poland, narrowly escaping Hitler’s reach. They had hoped to find in Lithuania a safe haven. But the Soviets had moved to occupy the country and had begun making arrests, confiscating property, and harassing the Jewish population. At the […]

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Manvotional: To Risk

by Brett & Kate McKay

To Risk To laugh is to risk appearing the fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out is to risk involvement, To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss. To love is to risk not being […]

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