Where have all the men gone?
William Wallace, Maximus Aerillias, John Wayne, and the men who told us it was good to stand and fight for what we believe in?
Our culture today is suffering from a gender confusion.
It's not that we lack the ability to identify a man from a woman, in most cases, but rather; what is the role of today's man in society? What is a man supposed to look like? And…how does he respond to the pressures of responsibility?
It's not unusual today to find a male who lives at home, addicted to video games, runs to Vegas with his 'wolf pack,' and lives life for every instant gratification he can find.
Where are the men who will stand up and cry from the mountaintops, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country?"
Where are the men who might lead a social revolution and declare from the steps of the Capital, "I have a dream."
Where are the men who will look tyranny in the eye for exactly what it is and push back until the enemy falls into the black hole?
Where are the men who will be the first on the battle field, or the last off?
Recently there was a Wall Street Journal Article describing this very phenomenon. I think you'll find it interesting. CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE
Today's description of a man is someone who dresses in high fashion, eats sushi for lunch, wears low cut V-neck t-shirts and works on his or her screen play at the local coffee shop. Hear me say, I don't doubt they are male, but where are the men?
Where are the men who know what battle looks like?
Where are the men who understand the heart of a warrior?
Where are the men more interested in integrity and honor than self preservation?
Where are the men who stand in the way of evil to make sure rightness prevails?
I thought I was just being hard on the next generation, but after reading the Wall Street Journal article, I wondered, "Maybe I'm not that far off."
What do you think?
Has the identity of a man changed in the last twenty years? What do you think? Good or bad?
I'd love to hear what you're finding.