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Masculinity Challenged, Men Prefer War and SUVs
By LiveScience Staff
posted: 02 August 2005
Men whose masculinity is challenged become more inclined to support war or buy an SUV, a new study finds.
Their attitudes against gays change, too.
Sometimes I wonder if our society role of the male has done more damage than good.
Originally posted by Byrd
(let's leave the political comments out of this one -- although I know each and every one of us have thought of them...)
Originally posted by Sugarlump
Oh yes we are just all big insecure babies who have to massage our wounded pride with big trucks and loud guns....
While to a certain extent it may be true, it's about as helpful as saying if you see a sad woman buy her a carton of haagen daaz rent her a sad movie and then turn her loose in the mall with your credit card and she'll be fine the next morning.
Hardly ground breaking research here, western consumer culture meets human quirks...