Alphas in nature – hippopotamuses versus penguins

ArlenJ.com March 31, 2020 The common definition of alpha male is derived from wolves studied of Dr. David Mech. He studied captive wolves and how the pecking order was determined thereof. But Mech repeated his studies decades later, except the wolves were observed in their natural habitats. Alpha men are gifted communicators. They command attention ….  Read More

The distinctions between alpha and beta brain waves

ArlenJ.com March 18, 2020 Social media users of all ages have likely seen or heard about the musical genre known as “K-Pop.” The South Korean boy band BTS is the headline group for this genre and extremely popular in Asia. Their shtick revolves around their physical appearances. The seven-member band looks very effeminate and androgynous. ….  Read More

5 activities during coronavirus self and mandatory quarantines

ArlenJ.com March 17, 2020 You cannot turn on a television or log onto a news website without seeing something about coronavirus. COVID-19 is the strain of this virus that has infected 196,770 worldwide as of March 17, according to the World Health Organization. China and Italy account for nearly 60% of those cases. The United ….  Read More

Rosie the Riveter and World War II changed social roles

ArlenJ.com March 10, 2020 Objective scholars and historians concede that the United States and its allies lost the Vietnam War. Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnam’s independence at the end of World War II. President Harry S. Truman refused Ho’s request to help evict French occupiers, and instead helped the French in 1946. The United States ….  Read More

The war on men and the myth of “toxic masculinity”

ArlenJ.com March 10, 2020 Men walk on eggshells in the 21st century. They are vulnerable to attacks on their character and well-being simply for saying “hello” to a woman. But even the most careful, conscious man faces dangers that could cause irreparable harm to himself and family. It is modus operandi in 2020 for women ….  Read More

How college football and war manipulate young men

ArlenJ.com March 7, 2020 The U.S. Civil War spanned four years from 1861 to 1865. When it was over, 620,000 soldiers from the Union and Confederacy perished, according to the 1889 book “Regimental Losses in the American Civil War.” Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered at the Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865. There was ….  Read More

3 reasons astrology is vital to the modern Renaissance Man

ArlenJ.com March 5, 2020 A Renaissance man is someone like MacGyver to many people. He was a bomb technician in the U.S. Army who became an agent for a fictional “Department of External Services.” MacGyver utilized a deep understanding of the physical sciences and uncanny resourcefulness to solve complex problems. All he needed was his ….  Read More

The divine relied on thought resolution as a means to ends

ArlenJ.com March 3, 2020 The Holy Bible is a fascinating textbook for both Christians and non-believers. It chronicles the trials and tribulations of prophets who ultimately found peace or ended up suffering in perpetuity. The Hebrew Bible, aka Old Testament or Torah, is the story of how Earth began and how we got here. The ….  Read More

False pedestals: material success and the authentic self

ArlenJ.com March 1, 2020 Former NBA forward Antoine Walker is today a humble man who experienced life’s most extreme highs and frustrating lows. Walker was an all-state forward at Mount Carmel High School in Chicago. He earned a full-ride athletic scholarship to NCAA powerhouse Kentucky in 1994. Walker, at age 19, won an NCAA Championship ….  Read More

Sports memes disrespect hard-working, disciplined athletes

ArlenJ.com January 31, 2020 ESPN is one of the most valuable television networks in the world. Forbes estimated ESPN’s net worth was $40 billion in 2012, and $51 billion last year. It’s 2014 revenues were $4.5 billion. To put that in perspective, CBS, the top broadcast network in the USA, earned $1.6 billion that same ….  Read More