PPT/ cool decks January 21, 2013

Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood

When Colin Stokes’ 3-year-old son caught a glimpse of Star Wars, he was instantly obsessed. But what messages did he absorb from the sci-fi classic? Stokes asks for more movies that send positive messages to boys: that cooperation is heroic, and respecting women is as manly as defeating the villain.

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  • Reply Brian January 22, 2013 at 06:55

    “Today’s movies have a lot of Force, but not much Yellow Brick Road” … Well said. With a 7 year old son of my own, this was good to hear.

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