Masculinity in the Modern Western World
by Seth_Rose | Seth_Rose's Website
The Way of Men by Jack Donovan looks to explore masculinity: What it is, and isn’t, how to embrace it, where it comes from, and perhaps most importantly where it’s going.
There are a number of different facets encompassing masculinity discussed in this book, but one of the major ones is the need for men to thrive and survive within tight-knit social groups. Donovan repeatedly highlights the necessity of men needing to be a part of a group, or ‘gang’ as he calls it:
Being good at being a man has more to do with a man’s ability to succeed with men and within groups of men than it does with a man’s relationship to any woman or any group of women.
In fact, he ends the book by imploring men to start their own gangs and find like-minded men where they can cultivate masculine thought:
…your friends on message boards and on social networking sites, scattered all over the world, are not going to be there for you when the prov…
This review was originally published here.