Category Archives: Turning a blind eye

Kickass conservative gals.

From the discussion of both my post on manface and girlpower characters it is clear that even in the men’s sphere there is much love for “strong women”.  In my most recent post the discussion eventually turned to the question … Continue reading

Posted in Guns, Manliness, Moxie, Rebellion, The only real man in the room, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 286 Comments

LARPing Lancelot

When researching my recent posts I came across a 2013 blog post by “Word Warrior” Barry Jacobsen titled CHIVALRY IS DEAD, LADIES: AND IT’S (PARTIALLY) YOUR FAULT! Jacobsen took the sinking of the Concordia as an opportunity to position himself … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Miserliness, The only real man in the room, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 90 Comments

A god we must obey.

14 and Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and became a transgressor. 15 Yet she will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith and love and holiness, with self-control. — 1 Tim 2:14-15, ESV Minesweeper was … Continue reading

Posted in Cheryl Strayed, Dr. Russell Moore, New Morality, Owen Strachan, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion, Romantic Love, selling divorce, Sheila Gregoire, Solipsism, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wife worship | 164 Comments

Jim Geraghty on the beauty of the threatpoint.

Chapter 15 of Jim Geraghty and Cam Edwards’ book Heavy Lifting: Grow Up, Get a Job, Raise a Family, and Other Manly Advice is Marriage is for Keeps: How to Avoid Divorce.  Geraghty’s portion of the chapter is a rambling … Continue reading

Posted in Jim Geraghty, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 209 Comments

Time and fantasy.

Picking up from my last post, the root of declining marriage rates isn’t just that there are substitutes to marriage, but that marriage itself has been degraded for many decades.  Time is our enemy here, because inertia has delayed the … Continue reading

Posted in Cracks in the narrative, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Feral Females, Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 245 Comments