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A Woman Taught Me How to Be a Man—by Frank Blaney

September 24th, 2017|

“I saw the flesh and blood answer of how to be a real man---in the strength of a woman.” My mother taught me everything I know about how to be “a MAN.”  Early on in my training as a violence prevention educator, I went through a group training exercise called, “The Strongest Man You Know.”  [...]

“Why American Men Love Violence” by Frank Blaney

September 17th, 2017|

Why do American men love violence? American males, regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation, social class, etc. are “baptized” into violence. American males, regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation, social class, etc. are “baptized” into violence. Within our political, cultural, and historical context, it is the air we first breathe upon as we exit the [...]

A ‘Man’s Intuition’? 3 Tools to Deepen Your Intuition Skills.

September 10th, 2017|

“Most of precious knowledge we will need to survive in these cataclysmic times will not come from ‘Google.’ We draw it from the springs within our own heart---via intuition.”---Author Frank Blaney Among the hosts of stereotypes that abound in today’s rejuvenated gender wars in our culture, is the idea that women have superior intuition, above [...]

“‘Get Rich or Die Trying’ — American Men’s Path to Addictions and Depression.” by Frank Blaney

August 27th, 2017|

American men’s path to addictions and depression are paved with good intentions. Deliverance from addictions and stress can come from pursuing our “useless” creative hobbies. Money Money Money = Addiction In these increasingly difficult economic times, we often get submerged under a lie that upholds the “American Dream” ---every moment of our waking [...]

“Trump’s Charlottesville Comments Prove He is Perfect for America—Seriously.”

August 16th, 2017|

"We are the United States of Amnesia; we learn nothing because we remember nothing” --- Gore Vidal. I profoundly empathize with Jimmy Fallon’s heart felt monologue regarding Trump’s Charlottesville statements: “This is not Okay. This is not who we are. This is not acceptable. I refuse to live in a country like this.”  Wrong, Jimmy.  [...]

Justine Damond’s Murder is “The Chickens Coming Home to Roost”

July 24th, 2017|

By Frank Blaney The “United” States of America has never been united. Halfway through the history of the nation, brothers fought brothers and families divided over a war about slavery and race. Race. The United States of America never was, and never will be color-blind. Eight years of a melanin-rich president (who genetically was more [...]

The Lost Legacy of ‘White Men’ One man’s profound reflection on the poisoned ‘gift’ of whiteness.

July 19th, 2017|

    I recently returned to African soil from a first-time visit to rural Ireland, my ancestral homeland. Setting my feet again deep in African soil, feeling the languorous caress of Senegal’s breeze, the warming embrace from her sun on this continent that all life began was deeply revitalizing and invigorating. It calmed my body, [...]