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    Re: Treaure Island: Toxic Masculinity?

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    I suspect macho preening may have something to do with the origin of male circumcision. Circumcised men were telling other tribes “Don’t mess with us. We cut off part of our sex organs. We’re furious, bat**** crazy.”

    Trump’s partial mutilation of the federal government may be his way of saying “Don’t mess with me. I’m furious, bat**** crazy.”
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    Re: Treaure Island: Toxic Masculinity?

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    I suppose the larger question is: Does a boy have to confront danger as part of the growing up process? Or is that concept part of a destructive macho culture that should be stifled?
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    Re: Treaure Island: Toxic Masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertU View Post
    I suspect macho preening may have something to do with the origin of male circumcision. Circumcised men were telling other tribes “Don’t mess with us. We cut off part of our sex organs. We’re furious, bat**** crazy.”

    Trump’s partial mutilation of the federal government may be his way of saying “Don’t mess with me. I’m furious, bat**** crazy.”
    Actually, it was primarily because keeping your penis clean enough that you won't die from a septic smegma build-up is more difficult in the desert. In theory, at least.
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    Re: Treaure Island: Toxic Masculinity?

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertU View Post
    I suspect macho preening may have something to do with the origin of male circumcision. Circumcised men were telling other tribes “Don’t mess with us. We cut off part of our sex organs. We’re furious, bat**** crazy.”
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