• The Fractured One

    It takes just a little observation to come to realize that standards for behavior are falling. Just a little time paying attention to recent trends shows that many behaviors that our fathers and grandfathers would have considered appalling are becoming increasingly acceptable. This trend in which standards relax has sadly extended to what is considered manly, and what isn't. This is apparent in several trends, such as in fads with ironic value (men in pink shirts, or teenagers with Sesame Street merchandise). It seems like expectations are falling to the point where they're already met. Not only that, as expectations fall, so do the efforts made to meet them. It's like a race to the bottom.

    However, that's one race that a person doesn't hav…

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