“Of course, even if the lupine origins of the alpha-male trope weren’t obsolete, the notion that the term can even apply to human social structures is inherently absurd.”
Toxic culture in university colleges
A 2009 post from Mary (almost exactly three years ago) is getting a lot of hits today, and I’m deducing that it’s because of searching on St Johns college at the University of Sydney due to this SMH story: Culture of anarchy at a college in crisis.
Abbott-Watch: macho moments more important than basic consideration
Paraphrasing a comment I just made at LP: The “shit happens” comment is revealing despite being a media “gotcha” beatup, and what it reveals isn’t pretty.
In Things To Make You Hate The World
Following major publicity over Charlie Sheen’s latest hospitalisation following yet another “meltdown” that resulted in a cowering woman, the ratings for his craptacular sausage-com have gone up.