Men

Exercise for Readers: Do married men live longer?

On a recent post, blog reader Don commented: I once asked a question about the absurdity of women expecting their husbands to pay for a life time of her expenses just because they love them by forcing ideals of marriage. I got similar responses from Feminists. One even suggested that men live longer in marriages.… Continue reading Exercise for Readers: Do married men live longer?

Men

An overlooked example of the masculinity (“alphaness”) of Dirty Harry

Some time ago a reader posted a link to a clip taken from one of the Dirty Harry movies. The video is further below. I don’t want to focus so much on what Clint Eastwood’s character says, or his body language, which shows his utter disapproval of the charade he is supposed to take part… Continue reading An overlooked example of the masculinity (“alphaness”) of Dirty Harry

Men

Don’t bother getting body fat down to sub-10 % levels

There is a downright obsession with “six-pack abs” and low body fat in general in certain corners of the internet. When skimming certain forums, you could be forgiven for thinking that you accidentally arrived at a watering hole for gay men, such is the adoration (“miring”) many guys show for other guys with well-developed abs… Continue reading Don’t bother getting body fat down to sub-10 % levels

Men

Everything you do is a reflection of your personality

Last weekend I’ve had a very interesting conversation with a long-time reader of my blog and books. (Thanks again, N.!) We were not talking about pick-up, but instead mostly about trading. To summarize his view on psychological aspects, my interlocutor made the statement that trading is essentially a mirror of one’s personality. Well, books have… Continue reading Everything you do is a reflection of your personality

Men · Society

Perception vs Reality: Everybody is making it

We certainly live in a society in which perceptions seem more important than substance. College degrees are getting acquired not for their knowledge, but because they are allegedly a status symbol. For instance, in most of Europe higher education is effectively for free for EU citizens, but there are private universities too, which charge a… Continue reading Perception vs Reality: Everybody is making it