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John Stuart Mill on chivalry

In 1869 John Stuart Mill published his gynocentric work The Subjection of Women (SOW), stating that while people everywhere were being freed from social roles, women remained tethered to theirs, stating: “Men hold women in subjection by representing to them meekness, submissiveness, and resignation of all individual will into the hands of a man, as an essential part of sexual attractiveness.” (SOW, p. 832 more words


On Being a Knight

A common thread among SCA members is our fascination with the idea of Knighthood. Many of us got our first taste of the medieval world reading about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, or the exploits of Richard the Lionheart, or maybe the tragic but noble self-sacrifice of the Song of Roland. 4,564 more words

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A Feminist Take on Chivalry

Being a feminist and appreciating chivalry seem to have become incompatible throughout the latest search for equality, but why is that? What is the reason chivalry and modern day feminism can’t coexist in the 21st century? 425 more words


Who Should Pay For Dates? Mornings With Carson Daly Debate!

By Sarah Carroll

Some say chivalry is dead, but it’s still common practice for the guy to pick up the check on the first date. 248 more words


The Guy Corner NYC Rant: Giving Up Your Seat

While on the 7 train commuting into work today. I notice two young males (mid to late 20s if I had to guess) occupying four seats on the train. 317 more words

The Family


Just a thought –

One can never reason out other’s behaviour. Try to mend yours as the world is filled with a lot of heartless people. 973 more words