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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by sneakosview View Post
    Well when the girls want to be guys and the guys want to be girls and you throw in a big dose of the PC mindset you get the mess we live in.
    Could be. Both genders after all have testosterone. Just that we had more historically.

    Perhaps by male testosterone dropping and female testosterone increasing it may level up one day. What a society that would be?
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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Testosterone levels: So declining testosterone levels = being less masculine (Than who, Butch Cassidy?) So woman who go through menopause are no longer capable of being feminine because their estrogen levels have dropped?

    Do you realize your concept of masculine that you've presented is really: a rock-n-roll beer swilling meathead who's opinionated and just outright gross.

    Somewhere in the last few decades masculinity took on a silly concept that - as your post shows - relies on superficial cultural and other things, mainly 'entertainment interests' - and a singular hormonal level that does fluctuate likely over time and between cultures (etc).

    "Masculine" is a social concept - it's cultural. It fluctuates. It is not rooted in science nor is it static.
    What do you mean?

    Testosterone is directly related to masculinity as defined by having more muscle and masculine behavior? It is a biological hormone quantity of which is higher in men and differentiates men in behavior from women.

    The OP is right that society may change if the level of testosterone drop to that of women for instance. It is 7-8 times as high today but what kind of society it may be then is put in question here.
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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    It was hard to vote in this poll because of the way it is worded. What is masculine? One could ask. What is feminine?

    Overall, I would say men are displaying a weaker core as a whole in the western world, but there are many examples of those that are defining masculinity in a new way in this age without having to carry the pack of previous prejudices and violent tendencies from the past. This article, by Alla Berdnikova, gives a unique perspective of what many young women still want from a man. There Is Nothing Sexier Than A Man Who

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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by Canell View Post
    Yes. With all this plastic and poison (chemistry) around us, what do you expect?
    That and eating soy. What's this thing with people eating soy. They are even putting soy in school lunches.

    Soy is not food. It is industrial waste.

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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    That and eating soy. What's this thing with people eating soy. They are even putting soy in school lunches.

    Soy is not food. It is industrial waste.
    Soy is (theoretically) from a soybean.

    It does not have to necessarily be 'industrial waste'.

    It's actually a great, natural, vegan source of protein.

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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    Soy is (theoretically) from a soybean.

    It does not have to necessarily be 'industrial waste'.

    It's actually a great, natural, vegan source of protein.
    First of all, a vegan is an unhealthy diet.

    Furthermore, soy is toxic. It contains endocrine disrupting compounds such as phytoestrogens. Studies also show that dietary soy decreases serum testosterone levels.

    Meat is the best source of protein.
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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    First of all, a vegan is an unhealthy diet.
    Ummm, no it is not (provided you include the proper vitamin supplements). It is far healthier then a meat-based diet (with certain vitamin supplements) and FAR less expensive. And it takes up far, FAR less of the world's resources on a per person basis.

    'The amount of grains fed to US livestock is sufficient to feed about 840 million people who follow a plant-based diet'

    http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/78/3/660S.full

    How EXACTLY is a vegan diet unhealthy?

    Furthermore, soy is toxic. It contains endocrine disrupting compounds such as phytoestrogens.Studies also show that dietary soy decreases serum testosterone levels
    Nonsense.

    Clinical studies show no effects of soy protein or isoflavones on reproductive hormones in men: results of a meta-analysis

    Elsevier

    Meat is the best source of protein.
    I did not say it was the best, I said it was 'great' as a vegan source of protein.

    And meat is not the best source if protein...whey is much better.

    It is easier on the liver and other organs, avoids many red meat long-term health problems, the body absorbs the protein more completely then meat and is much cheaper then meat.
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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    Why does everyone think they invented the phrase "Grow a pair" in this century?
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    Re: Are men in the western world losing their masculinity?

    DA, the fact you said "provided you include the proper vitamin supplements" to support the argument that it is a healthy diet made me laugh.

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