Category Archives: Disrespecting Respectability

The symbolism of the line of men grilling in the Gillette ad.

Barbara Kay at The Post Millennial puts her finger on what is so disturbing about the central image of the Gillette ad.  The line of worthless men manning their grills symbolizes hard working married fathers. From “Toxic masculinity” in advertising: … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Films, Commercials, Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Gillette, Social Justice Warriors, Ugly Feminists | 77 Comments

The chivalric rules of love.

French poets, in the eleventh century, discovered or invented, or were the first to express, that romantic species of passion which English poets were still writing about in the nineteenth. They effected a change which has left no corner of … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, De Amore, Disrespecting Respectability, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Marriage, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Servant Leader, Stephen Arterburn, Wake-up call | 92 Comments

Call me unchivalrous.

After due consideration I have decided to adopt the label unchivalrous Christian.  The label is more accurate than anti-feminist Christian, or traditional Christian, because antifeminist and traditional Christians almost always stress chivalry as their strategy for fighting against feminism.  Yet … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, De Amore, Death of courtship, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Headship, National Review, New Morality, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Submission, Titanic, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 151 Comments

Is Christian marriage only for elite women?

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. –Romans 12:10, ESV Last week Pastor Michael Foster and I had an excellent exchange in the comments of my post Unless the men are *Christian*. The discussion was … Continue reading

Posted in Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Miserliness, Pastor Michael Foster, Submission, The only real man in the room | 179 Comments

Unless the men are *Christian*.

Pastor Michael Foster tweets: One of the most common questions I get asked is: How do I attract a woman? I asked a wise older pastor how'd he answer it concisely. He said: "You'll attract a woman by getting men … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Disrespecting Respectability, Game, Pastor Michael Foster, Turning a blind eye, Wendy Griffith | 137 Comments