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