A Changing World
In a society that is slowly growing towards a world revolving around education, women are starting to climb to the top of society. Women are holding high titles like, doctor, lawyer, or even a politician. But what does this mean for men? In this new age, men struggle to find a job in which was easier to achieve years ago. But not only that, men cannot find a potential mate as easily as they could. Men cannot only be strong but smart too, causing them to have a hard time in society today.
With the available education that women now have, we have become much choosier about our men. But, does this also mean stereotyping the man community? We judge a man on his strength, his intellect and we want him to be able to hold a household. This increasing difficulty for men to be generally accepted in this society gives a man no chance in this world. But throughout the ages men were always judged by their masculinity. Masculinity is a contest on what man can be physically the strongest, the one who can beat all other men. Rebecca Walker’s son also experienced this hardship of finding out what a “real” man is. Her poor son was being himself but society wants him to be part of the aggressive, masculine community. Walker goes in depth about how this strive for masculinity can corrupt a man to become this fighting war machine, which Walker believes is not her sons true potential. [Source 3]
But this new judgment of intelligent women put upon men? This just makes it harder and harder for a man to even be accepted in society. Most women will not seek a man who is incredibly stupid and strong in this day and age. Women are started to become educated in society with so much availability than ever before. But as girls get smarter this means no potential mate for the both of them. According to Brooks, 133 women will graduate from college for every 100 men.[source 2] This means less men being educated, and less potential for them to find their mate. This...