Such statistics are a sharp rebuke for us to rethink our expectations, education, and biases about manhood. Violence is about extreme fear, but is not a defining element of true manhood. True manhood counters violence.
Courage, unselfishness, boldness, action, intelligence, compassion. Isn’t this the model of manhood we are looking for? And it’s found not only in the aftermath of tragedies but in the millions of men who daily provide for, protect, and love their families; cooperate and help their partners and co-workers; strategize for and build their homes, communities, and nations.
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