Is the fading dominant male stereotype accurately captured by this summer’s films, which exhibit more dynamic gender roles? Are traditional men becoming less relevant to modern families? Caroline Hagood at The Guardian asks whether life has begun to imitate art or is it art imitating life: “Yet, The Kids Are All Right—scheduled for an October release in Britain—marches to a slightly different beat. The real inconvenient truth of our time is not climate change but the confusion that comes with shifting gender roles. Thanks to these sexual category adjustments, we now live in a time when the Atlantic can publish an article entitled ‘The End of Men’ that charts women’s social ascendancy, even as much of the same old sexism is circulating; a time that some label post-feminist, while others say there is still so much work to be done.”
Geopolitics is not a magic 8-ball. But making financial decisions — such as those regarding retirement — in a multipolar world without geopolitics is akin to flying blind in a storm.
Signals from the environment, such as those detected by your sense organs, have no inherent psychological meaning. Your brain creates the meaning.
“I believe our society’s gotten to the point where you can’t question. You can’t provoke. You just have to adhere to consensus.”
The high pitches from the flute and the harp would reach your ears before the notes from the tuba and the cello.