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Cover of "The Head of the Medusa," by Perseus Jones

The Head of the Medusa (2000), by Perseus, is a short book about the transformation of the status of men to the status of women.
   The book is important for the cause of the family and all of humanity, but it is politically incorrect. No publisher could be found for it.
   The illustrated version of the book can be read at this website.

 

Family Issues — Main Page

Note: The index of articles on family issues presented on this page is not exhaustive.  The website of Fathers for Life contains hundreds more articles discussing family issues.  Use the search facilities accessible at this site or on the Net to find all of the articles on this site that address the topic of your choice.

Some of the articles on this page are shown more than once.  That was done to group articles within a specific context, so as to make more extensive reading of the context of a given issue easier to accomplish.


Faith and Families

See also:

Families — what they where, what many think they should or should not be, and what they ought to be: a permanent union for a man and a woman, the best possible environment in which to raise the next generation of well-functioning citizens; the healthiest, safest, wealthiest and least violent environment for women, men and children.

  • Freedom, Equality, and Society's Treatment of Men and Families

    A discussion of the totalitarian roots of the politics of sex and the implementation of the agenda for the planned destruction of our families

    The use of force to achieve equality of outcome destroys freedom and families. To bring equality of outcome about for women requires discrimination against men and massive asset- and income-transfers from men to women.  It's a lure that many women find impossible to resist. On the other hand, men, as well as women, are lured also through sexual freedom (the early communists called it "free love") although there is nothing free about free love. Both trends motivate more and more people to forego the altruism of families for the care by Father State via increasingly harsh, progressive and family-hostile taxation.

    In the course of the implementation of the agenda for the planned destruction of our families, in all nations in whom the concept of western chivalry is part of social traditions, men die between six to fourteen years sooner than women do.  The two most populous nations on Earth experience virtually no differences in the average life expectancies of the sexes. Full Story

    In WHY MEN ARE THE WAY THEY ARE, Warren Farrell explains that men and women are equally powerless but that men and boys are being indoctrinated to admire women and to follow career paths that enable men to give women what women want.  For example:

    What Are Boys Good For?

    What does a teenage girl learn to give to a boy? Let's look at a thirteen-page spread in Teen-the Christmas 1984 issue. Approx­imately seventy presents are mentioned, with an average price of about thirty dollars (over two thousand dollars' [close to US$5,000 in 2007 dollars — F4L] worth of presents). Only one is for a male-pajamas for a baby boy. As with Ms., no presents for boyfriends.
        There are several teenage boys shown in the pictures. One admires a girl while she admires herself in the mirror; another is towing a girl's brand-new car. The same use of men as in Self.
       
    Is the girl in the Teen spread helping the boy who has attached her car to a tow truck? No. She drapes herself over the tow truck. And how does she learn to handle a stressful situation? The caption explains: "If a stressful situation causes complexion concerns, keep skin under control with Noxzema Acne 12. And pass the time in an easy-to-wear wardrobe!"
        All twelve days of Christmas run the same pattern: "Keep tabs on your weight," "File your nails ... ," "Massage your hands," "Massage your feet," "Turn heads in your direction by keeping lips lusciously lubricated .... " What does he get? Nothing is mentioned but her beauty. What lessons does he learn? Admire and rescue. [Emphasis by F4L] In Teen. In Ms. In Self.
       
    Do teenage boys' magazines show a girl towing his brand-new car, while he drapes himself over her tow truck and worries about his acne? Hardly.
        In men's magazines there are only a few gifts for men to buy women. Remember the principle of the De Beers transfer. She chooses the diamond and chooses among the men her beauty power can attract to buy it. Which is why his ads are for how to become successful enough to buy whatever she chooses; hers are to become beautiful enough to be able to make the choice of both the gift and the man to buy the gift. Men's magazines do not feature many gifts for women because men are expected to do the buying after consulting the women, not the magazine, and to concentrate their energies on making the money.

    WHY MEN ARE THE WAY THEY ARE, By Warren Farrell, p 34-35

    Once they become men (or perhaps even sooner), men (or boys) begin to catch on.  For example:

    Why is changing a light bulb always a guy's job? Because women have more important things to do - like making men feel useful and important by giving them things to do, like changing light bulbs.

    How many divorced men does it take to change a light bulb? None. They never get the house anyway.

    Edmonton Journal,
    2007 08 28, p. B2, Venting
    (more at edmontonjournal.com Online Extras - Venting)

    It will take quite some time yet, however, before a majority of society gets Warren Farrell's message expressed in the following.

    One of the fascinating parts about men is our tendency to subject ourselves to war, physical abuse, and psychological abuse and call it "power." The ability to be totally out of control while continuing to view ourselves as the ones with the power can have certain advantages to a woman. As expressed in this poem:

    One-Night Stand

    He bought me drinks all evening
       in response to just a wink
    Then accepted my invitation to
       repair my kitchen sink
    Then I brought him into beddy-bye
       to get a little sex
    Then couldn't help but smile
       when he called it conquest!

    WHY MEN ARE THE WAY THEY ARE, By Warren Farrell, p. 289

    That story, translated into a joke that is far more ironic than it is funny, goes like this:

    An Irishman an Englishman and a Scotsman were sitting in a bar in Sydney. The view was fantastic, the beer excellent, and the food exceptional. "But" said the Scotsman, "I still prefer the pubs back home. Why, in Glasgow there's a little bar called McTavish's. Now the landlord there goes out of his way for the locals so much that when you buy 4 drinks he will buy the 5th drink for you."

    "Well," said the Englishman "at my local, the Red Lion, the barman there will buy you your 3rd drink after you buy the first 2."

    "Ahhh that's nothin'," said the Irishman, "Back home in Dublin there's Ryan's Bar. Now the moment you set foot in the place they'll buy you a drink, then another, all the drinks you like. Then when you've had enough drink they'll take you upstairs and see that you get laid. All on the house."

    The Englishman and Scotsman immediately pour scorn on the Irishman's claims. He swears every word is true.

    "Well," said the Englishman, "Did this actually happen to you?" 

    "Not myself personally, no" said the Irishman, "but it did happen to my sister."

    found at angryharry.com

    Men's problem is that women's "powerlessness" has been amply addressed throughout the history of evolution, intensively so since the advent of radical feminism [*], but that men's powerlessness received little or no attention. Instead, men curry women's favors by giving women gifts, even the gift of men's lives.
       While in the past men were enticed to live up to the social duties imposed upon them with promises that they would be paid back for that through society paying them appreciation, honour and respect, today — thanks to decades of feminist slandering of men, intended to "increase" the social value of women — men are being vilified for being men, and not much else matters.

    * If the term "radical feminism" (a.k.a. Marxist- or socialist-feminism) is somewhat new to you, you need to expand your knowledge.  After all, radical feminism, the currently controlling faction of feminism, governs just about everything that is happening in your life.  See,

    Carey Roberts column

    Carey Roberts is an analyst and commentator on political correctness. His best-known work is an exposé on Marxism and the roots of radical feminism.

    Carey Roberts' best-known work, his exposé on Marxism and the Roots of Radical Feminism, is not necessarily easy to find, but this link will help with that. (Some of the URLs for the article series appear to keep changing.  For that reason the identified link leads to an Internet search for the series.  The first or second link in the return list will most likely lead you to the series.)

  • The Marriage Premium; A book – and an institution – gets exonerated.

(Commentary, graphs and a link to the research paper being commented on)

For the first time in the history of research on marriage, Ginther and Zovodny appear to have successfully shown that the "marriage premium" – the tendency of married individuals to make more money than single people – is an actual effect of marriage, and not just a function of a preference shown by both employers and potential spouses for people with qualities likely to bring about success.

The following graph has been constructed from data in the research paper.   It compares hourly wages for three groups of men:

  1. Never married men

  2. Married men whose marriage was not followed by a birth within seven months of marriage., and

  3. Married men whose marriage was followed by a birth within seven months of marriage.

Hourly wages for white males differ with marital and timing of becoming fathers (1970 data)

  • Society: The Third Marriage Partner

By William Gairdner, For The National Post, April 9, 1999

...Well it’s time to get a grip. Until very recently the natural family - a married mother and father living with their dependent children - was considered the very foundation and living model for a healthy and free society. Not the only way to live, of course, but the best social arrangement. The main aim of marriage was not primarily to please the “partners” but to ensure that society could provide a morally and economically stable private environment for the rearing of its millions of children, and a haven for the care and feeding of millions more - such as aging parents and infirm spouses - who are no longer “self-sufficient.”

Originally, freedom-loving people in the West insisted on this moral idea of marriage as a religious, or at least a social sacrament, largely because they did not want human life secularized and controlled by the state. So in contrast to today’s pathetic notion, the promises made by bride and groom were understood as made not merely to each other, but to society as a whole, and not as a joke - a so-called “contract” unilaterally dissolvable by the first disgruntled party - but as a serious compact with procreative society itself. Dissolution, if permitted at all, required the consent of both parties and of society. It was a good method for keeping parents and their children out of the hands of the state, and a powerful warning to let society do the job of organizing itself.

That’s why the radicals of Western civilization from Plato, to Rousseau, to Marx and modern feminists, have expressly hated this idea of marriage and the family. They know it engenders overwhelming loyalty to a free society, to home, hearth, and blood relations instead of to the state, and even worse for them, it diverts wealth to private purposes instead of public coffers. So Plato proposed removing all children from parents at birth to be raised in national daycare; Marx and Engels ditto. The humanity-lover Rousseau, a self-styled “child of Plato,” gave his five kids up to an orphanage where they all promptly died. Radical feminists have always wanted the rest of us to look after their children so they can duke it out with men in the market....(Full Story)

  • Defense of Marriage requires a constitutional amendment

    Marriage: one man, one womanPresident Bush [2004 02 24]: ...a few judges and local authorities are presuming to change the most fundamental institution of civilization. Their actions have created confusion on an issue that requires clarity....Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society....Today I call upon the Congress to promptly pass, and to send to the states for ratification, an amendment to our Constitution defining and protecting marriage as a union of man and woman as husband and wife....
    (Full Statement)

  • How modern culture erodes family ties

 by Andrew Bolt, 2001 04 21, in NewsWeekly, an independent fortnightly publication of the National Civic Council, Australia

Assaults on the family as an institution are more subtle now than ever before, but Herald Sun columnist Andrew Bolt warns of the State's continuing power to undermine parental responsibility.

Although the examples that Andrew Bolt uses largely have an Australian context, they are representative of global trends.  Full Story

  • The Effects of Divorce on America

A Heritage Foundation report that identifies beyond any doubt that the epidemic of divorce is destroying society  Full Story

  • Heterosexual Marriage is Unique

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) made a submission to the Law Commission of Canada, as part of their consultation on "Close Personal Relationships," arguing that marriage is unique and should retain its distinct status in law. This EFC submission can be viewed at: http://www.efc-canada.com/na/briefs/marr21.htm

Related to that, look up the working papers of the National Survey of Families and Households.

  • Dan Quayle Was Right

By Barbara Dafoe Whitehead (on families, cohabiting, divorce, single motherhood, and the impact of modern family politics on children and society) Full Story

  • Testimony of Barbara Dafoe Whitehead

By Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, Ph.D, Co-director, National Marriage Project, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Subcommittee on Children and Families, U.S. Senate;  April 28, 2004
Full Story

I would like to address three questions:

  1. What is marriage for?
  2. What do we know about the benefits of marriage for children and adults?
  3. How does marriage benefit the society?
  • Why family matters

By Ted Morton, political science professor at the University of Calgary and Reform Party of Canada 'senator-in-waiting'.  Full Story

  • How Broken Families Rob Children of Their Chances for Future Prosperity

A Heritage Foundation Report, June 11, 1999 (Please be sure to read the full text of this very important report. It contains facts and recommendations that are simply astounding! It is available as a PDF file at the indicated link.) Full Story

  • Grandparents are vital for the development of children

Full Story

  • The planned destruction of the family

Some years ago a British journalist returned from Sweden saying: "I have seen the Future and it doesn't work." Despite much evidence of the truth of that observation, many Americans - especially those in sociology and related disciplines - help maintain the belief in the myth that Sweden's Welfare State is still a model for us and others to emulate. ...

Full story:

Destroying the Family: Swedish Style, By Eric Brodin

That article, published in the Washington Inquirer, was excerpted from Eric Brodin's address given to the Eagle Forum's Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., on September 21, 1985.  It's too bad that nobody heeded it.  The planned destruction of the family, with aims, methods and consequences clearly identified by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in their Communist Manifesto in 1848/49, is proceeding unabatedly in all developed nations.

  • The Politics of Fatherhood, Stephen Baskerville, Ph.D., Howard University; peer-reviewed article in PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. 35, no. 4 (December 2002).

....Virtually every major social pathology has been linked to fatherlessness: violent crime, drug and alcohol abuse, truancy, teen pregnancy, suicide—all correlate more strongly to fatherlessness than to any other single factor. The majority of prisoners, juvenile detention inmates, high school dropouts, pregnant teenagers, adolescent murderers, and rapists all come from fatherless homes. The connection is so strong that controlling for fatherlessness erases the relationships between race and crime and between low income and crime....

....Fatherlessness and the judicial–bureaucratic machinery connected with it have grown up together as increasingly worldwide phenomena....

(Full Story)

The planned destruction of the family was part of the communist agenda from its inception by Karl Marx and Frederic Engels.   It became government policy in the USSR in about 1917. It was so successful in the USSR that it threatened to destroy society there.  Curiously, while in the 1940s the USSR took steps to repair the damages its family-hostile policies had caused, American communists imported the Soviet agenda for the planned destruction of the family into the USA.  It has been and continues to be promoted by left-leaning liberals in the West ever since.

  • Would You Sign This Contract?

An employer can at any time dismiss an employee without justification and have that employee imprisoned if he objects too strongly to his dismissal. For example, if the employee raises his voice in anger he may be arrested for 'violence'. In any event, an employer can dismiss an employee regardless of the circumstances, and at his sole discretion. He can fire him from his job whenever he wishes, no matter how long the employee has served with the company and even if the employee has done absolutely nothing wrong. Further, the employer can insist that the employee is evicted from his own house and never allowed to re-enter it. An employer may further demand that the sacked employee must, under threat of imprisonment, forfeit part of any future income to the employer for some considerable time into the future.

How about the following version?  Do you think that it will be an improvement?
 

A woman can at any time dismiss her male partner without justification and have that partner imprisoned if he objects too strongly to his dismissal. For example, if he raises his voice in anger he may be arrested for 'domestic violence'. In any event, a woman can dismiss the man regardless of the circumstances and at her sole discretion. She can fire him from his jobs as father and partner whenever she wishes, no matter how long he has served the family and even if he has done absolutely nothing wrong. Further, the woman can insist that the man is evicted from his own house and never allowed to re-enter it. If she has children, a woman may further demand that her sacked partner must, under threat of imprisonment, forfeit part of any future income to the woman and her children for some considerable time into the future - and this is the case even if her children turn out not to be his.

See the extensive discussion of the two "contracts," of which the second one is sadly the reality that feminism gradually imposed on society during the last three decades or so.*   For additional details regarding the reality of today's marriages or, for that matter, any relationship between men and women, refer also to advice for men.

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* A note of caution: The discussion of the "contracts" makes extensive references to recent US statistics on spousal murders. The assumption in the discussion is that the statistics pertaining to men and women who became victims of spousal murders are equally valid.  That is a wrong assumption.
   The declining number of men classified as having been murdered by intimates is most likely due to the escalating efforts by feminists to hold women blameless under any and all circumstances.
   Men comprise the vast and overwhelming majority of victims in a very large proportion of unsolved murder cases.  It is quite likely that a large proportion of those male victims of these unsolved murder cases are victims of spousal murders. 
   Furthermore, women are less likely to be suspected, many times more likely than men not to be prosecuted or to be acquitted, twice as likely as men to use contract killers, and more likely than men to have their murder charges pleaded down to lesser charges such as manslaughter or accidental deaths.

   Therefore many spousal murders committed by women will never show up as domestic violence crimes.

   For a detailed discussion of these circumstances refer to Spousal Homicide and Research, by Eeva Sodhi.

   Most importantly, spousal murders comprise a very small proportion of all murders and an insignificant fraction of all causes of deaths, smaller than the deaths caused by surgical misadventure or by falling out of bed. (See US Leading Causes of Death and Falling out of Bed)

Lest anyone should think that marriage is the most dangerous of all social circumstances for women to be in, consider that married and widowed women have far greater life expectancies than those who never become married, and that divorced women have a greater risk of dying than those who stay married. 

Welfare to "families" results in farewell to the family.

The report provides hard evidence that a reduction in the easy availability of welfare results without any doubt in a general strengthening of marriages, the reduction of poverty and hunger and, most importantly, a halt to escalating numbers of illegitimate births -- contrary to all of the dire predictions of disaster that were made by feminists and other liberals when they attempted to prevent the Welfare Reform Bill from passing.

The report makes very strong recommendations that, in view of the positive results of the welfare reform in the US, at least 10 percent of the funding for TANF should be used for measures aimed directly at strengthening the family.

  • The wedding chapel, one of the best cancer medications

Despite all the advances in radiation treatment and chemotherapy, one of the best aids to surviving cancer comes not from the oncology clinic but from the wedding chapel.  Full Story


Family Law

In today's society, modern liberals, family-hostile feminists and do-gooders dominate and control the justice system to wage an all-out war on our families. The objective appears to be to remove fathers from the lives of their children. If that concerns you — it should — and if you labour under the illusion that men and their children can obtain equitable justice in the courts, well, think again! Check the Families and the Justice System Index

  • A note about the family courts:

The family court system was set up in the late sixties to alleviate the burden on the civil- and criminal courts. The vastly increased number of divorces that those courts had to deal with then resulted from the divorce-law reforms in the sixties. Divorces were plugging the system because they had become so easily obtainable and presented so many incentives for gaining financial advantages for the litigants and the legal industry.

Of course, the family courts would be flooded and overloaded just the same if it weren't for the fact that equitable and just judicial procedures such as jury trials and the rules of evidence had been deliberately omitted from the family court procedures that were put in place.

It is therefore no surprise that lawyers commonly refer to a family court as "kangaroo court," except when the lawyers become family court judges. Then they want judicial immunity from prosecution for the abuses and denial of due process of the law that the family court system routinely perpetrates.

To help US citizens address these problems, Children's Best Interest created a Citizen's Guide to the Judiciary, so that they may be able to elect proper judges who honestly and judiciously act in the best interest of the children.

Fatherhood

Chief Youth Court Judge Andrew Beecroft yesterday identified six characteristics of serious youth offenders: 85 percent are male, the majority have no contact with their father, 80 percent do not go to school and have chronic drug or alcohol addictions, most have psychological or psychiatric issues, and 50 percent – up to 90 percent in some courts – are Maori.
(Full Story)

  • Fathers Rights: Sir Geldof on Fathers Rights, U.K. Channel 4 - Tuesday 12th,
    The Real Love That Dare Not Speak It's Name — a very moving and convincing account of the social and legal prejudices that marginalize fathers and what impact that has on children and society

  • It's Official: The Experiment Has Failed

    Experiments in Living: The Fatherless Family
    By Rebecca O'Neill; Sept. 2002, CIVITAS

    For the best part of thirty years we have been conducting a vast experiment with the family, and now the results are in: the decline of the two-parent, married-couple family has resulted in poverty, ill-health, educational failure, unhappiness, anti-social behaviour, isolation and social exclusion for thousands of women, men and children.

    — Rebecca O'Neill

  • The impact of father absence on our children

     Facts and Figures

  • Fatherlessness: The Root Cause

The link between crime and fatherlessness is astonishing.
By Dave Kopel, Independence Institute, article at FreeRepublic.com "A Conservative News Forum" Full Story

  • Study Finds Teen Pregnancy And Crime Levels Are Higher Among Kids From Fatherless Homes

  • Father Facts
    What happens when you take Dad out of the family picture?
       A daily dose of reality from the National Fatherhood Initiative. (Take the time to look at the home page for the URL. It contains a lot of good information )

  • Earnings not limited by income of father

Many factors influence pay of offspring: study

Article by Luiza Chwialkowska, National Post, Friday, November 06, 1998

It appears that family circumstances, such as the presence of a father in the live of a child, and whether the parents moved during the development of a child are controlling influences on the future incomes earned by a child and his social circumstances when he/she is in the prime of his/her life.

The article is no longer available at the website of the National Post

  • In what year was the study done that showed that even male college students responded as readily and accurately to baby cries as women?

  • Who conducted the 1998 study that found that the reason women initiate over twice the divorces as men was the expectation of winning sole custody?

  • What would be your 10 points for forming a co-parenting plan?

See the new fatherhood site for the answers to those questions.

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See also:


Divorce

Each year, over 1 million American children suffer the divorce of their parents; moreover, half of the children born this year to parents who are married will see their parents divorce before they turn 18. Mounting evidence in social science journals demonstrates that the devastating physical, emotional, and financial effects that divorce is having on these children will last well into adulthood and affect future generations.

Fiscal conservatives should realize that federal and state governments spend $150 billion per year to subsidize and sustain single-parent families. By contrast, only $150 million is spent to strengthen marriage.

Thus, for every $1,000 spent to deal with the effects of family disintegration, only $1 is spent to prevent that disintegration.

See also:


Extended Family


Family Violence

(Check the Family Violence Index Page )

After more than thirty years of propaganda directed by family-hostile feminists against men, and after increasing escalation of that propaganda during the last dozen years or so — ever since radical gender activists took over the women's liberation movement — it seems that men "the abusers, batterers, beasts, brutes and rapists" are not even part of the human race, and any women who still fraternize with them are being considered traitors to "the race of women."

Although society's perception of family violence has much to do with the sexes, in as much as it has done an enormous amount of damage to our families by polarizing gender issues and even creating issues that never throughout human history were of much concern to humanity until men became sufficiently demonized and vilified through the propaganda efforts of the radical feminists (a.k.a. redfems), family violence has nothing to do with the sexes.  It is an equal-opportunity crime in which a few, very few aberrational individuals from both sexes engage to equal extents.

Family violence is a human failing. It is gender-neutral, or, if anything, more often committed by women than by men. The tragic consequences of the propaganda war against men and families are that the violence against men has become invisible, and the suffering of those of our children who are being tortured, maimed and murdered by their biological mothers is being ignored, ostensibly to safeguard women and "in the best interest of our children." However, two thirds of child abuse is being committed by biological mothers of the children, with natural fathers being nine times less likely to abuse their children.

  • Eeva Sodhi responds to the inauguration of Shelternet, an Ontario-based and nationally funded Internet resource for abused women.

As an "abused" woman, Eeva Sodhi voices very strong reservations.  Full Story

See also:


Sex Education

  • Sex Education

 — by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead (on the failure of sex education)

  • Sex Education
    By Walter Schneider
    A page for teens that are not being taught what they should be taught, namely that indiscriminate sex and promiscuity are devastating, unhealthy and even deadly.


Families and Taxes


Fatherlessness!

  • It's Official: The Experiment Has Failed
    Experiments in Living: The Fatherless Family
    By Rebecca O'Neill; Sept. 2002, CIVITAS

    For the best part of thirty years we have been conducting a vast experiment with the family, and now the results are in: the decline of the two-parent, married-couple family has resulted in poverty, ill-health, educational failure, unhappiness, anti-social behaviour, isolation and social exclusion for thousands of women, men and children.

    — Rebecca O'Neill

  • Fatherlessness — The impact on our children — Facts and Figures

  • Fatherlessness: The Root Cause — The link between crime and fatherlessness is astonishing. — By Dave Kopel, Independence Institute, article at FreeRepublic.com "A Conservative News Forum"

  • Study Finds Teen Pregnancy And Crime Levels Are Higher Among Kids From Fatherless Homes

Fatherless Homes — Article in the March/April Issue of The Liberator

  • Earnings not limited by income of father

Many factors influence pay of offspring: study

Article by Luiza Chwialkowska, National Post, Friday, November 06, 1998

It appears that family circumstances, such as the presence of a father in the live of a child, and whether the parents moved during the development of a child are controlling influences on the future incomes earned by a child and his social circumstances when he/she is in the prime of his/her life.

  • "Fatherlessness" in Japan

The onslaught on The Japanese Family

See also The myth of the oppressed Japanese woman and Parents' rights a demographic issue, by COLIN P.A. JONES, Special to The Japan Times, Tuesday, July 18, 2006

  • Family Breakdown in Australia (a large document, about 350 kB)

Full Story

  • Father Facts

What happens when you take Dad out of the family picture? A daily dose of reality from the National Fatherhood Initiative. (Take the time to look at the home page for the URL. It contains a lot of good information ) Full Story

  • Canada: National Longitudinal Survey on Children and Youth —1996/97

Comments

  • Male Identity Crisis — Social Engineering Has Produced Killer Kids

By Richard Lessner, Manchester, New Hampshire, Union Leader, August 12, 1998

Full Story

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See also:


Fathers and "The Patriarchy"

  • The Victorian Age

Quotes from-, and comments on, Michael Crichton's The Great Train Robbery

  • Working on the Railroad

Conditions for men working on the construction of the Canadian Railroad system Full Story

  • Politics, By Aristotle

Far back in history, Aristotle had opinions about politics and on how they, the economy, society and morals were impacted by excessive rights and powers of women.  Full Story

  • Some of the "evidence" and common sense observations relating to women's oppression over the ages/

"As a splendid lesson in discipline to his army, the King of Prussia ordered the glorious story to be read on parade at the head of every regiment in his service."

  • On the other hand, women are being trained to expect men to make the ultimate sacrifice, to give their lives for the salvation of women.
       Alistair MacLean tells in his collection of short stories The Lonely Sea,* how men time and again repeated such heroic performances and sacrificed their lives to save those of women and children, when ships sank beneath the waves of the ocean.
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    * Alistair MacLean, The Lonely Sea, Collected Short Stories (About men at sea, rescues from sinking ships, etc.), Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1986, ISBN 0-385-23596-8, 226 pages, hardcover
  • Dangerous Devices — For judges only, don't put into children's hands

Full Story


Fathers Now and Then — a collection of articles by people writing about fathers and their fathers

  • My Dad — I always thought of him as a patriarch.

He was — living from 1886 to 1952 — a product of the Victorian Age. — By Walter Schneider Full Story

  • The New Dads — excerpt from a speech by Judy Anderson, president of REAL Women, Toronto, May 26, 1997


Feminism and Families

  • The Gender Agenda

A book by Dale O'Learythat explains the sinister strategy— firmly rooted in communist ideology— for the planned destruction of our families and the role that the UN and the seemingly innocent word gender plays in it. The Gender Agenda is a book that chronicles the successful efforts of radical extremist feminists in using various UN conventions to further their insidious agenda: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cairo, Egypt, and Beijing, China. (Not covered in the book are Human Habitat II, at Istanbul, Turkey, and the discussions in Rome, Italy relating to the International Criminal Court — both very much targets, too, of the destructive and insidious gender agenda of the radical feminists)

Related links:

  • Feminist family politics and their roots in communist ideology

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  • MEN, FEELING HORNY? THINKING ABOUT HAVING SEX?

First, Consider this.

  • Chapter 11 (on feminism) out of Robert H. Bork's book "Slouching Towards Gomorrah."

That chapter "The Politics of Sex: Radical Feminism's Assault on American Culture" from Robert Bork's book provides insights as to why gender feminism is bad for our society in as much as it fosters a climate of propaganda against men and all things male that would earn the accolades of Josef Goebbels for a job well-done.  Full Story

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Note: If the term "radical feminism" (a.k.a. Marxist- or socialist-feminism) is somewhat new to you, you need to expand your knowledge.  After all, radical feminism, the currently controlling faction of feminism, governs just about everything that is happening in your life.  See,

Carey Roberts column

Carey Roberts is an analyst and commentator on political correctness. His best-known work is an exposé on Marxism and the roots of radical feminism.

Carey Roberts' best-known work, his exposé on Marxism and the roots of radical feminism, is not necessarily easy to find, but this link will help with that. (Some of the URLs for the article series appear to keep changing.  For that reason the identified link leads to an Internet search for the series.  The first or second link in the return list will most likely lead you to the series.)

  • The Head of the Medusa – The following is the conclusion of Part I:

Humanity is experiencing the opening phase of mass Gendercide.

  • Homicide the deliberate killing of a person.

  • Genocide The deliberate killing of a people or a nation.

  • Gendercide The deliberate killing of a gender.

Standing accused are:

  • Those who have promoted and profited by injustice and hatred.

  • Those who have denigrated, denied and destroyed love between men, women and children.

  • Those who have conspired to deny the future rights of the unborn.

  • Those who have conspired to destroy the lives and opportunities of millions.

  • Those who have stolen the children, the homes and hard-earned emotional and financial investments of millions.

  • Those who have lied and perverted the truth and used the sufferings of men, women and children to obtain advantage and to promote and impose evil ideologies on humanity.

  • Those who have taken the wealth and the trust of millions and claimed to be defenders of the global environment.

  • Those who have blindly ignored the truth and the reality of the crimes being committed in their name, remained silent and have done nothing.

These people are charged, in the name of all humanity, with the crime of Gendercide.

Full text at The Head of the Medusa

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Updates:
2007 07 29 (added entry for WHY MEN ARE THE WAY THEY ARE)