Today most men attempt to satisfy their masculine soul by living vicariously through others or in highly eroticised digital playgrounds. Is it possible to find fulfilment and live as a true man in this modern world?
The two greatest gifts a child can receive are a mother’s nurture and a father’s embrace. So much more than a hug the father’s embrace is the million things a man does in the love of his child. It’s his consistent, steady presence.
This talk was given at TEDx Cape Town. Craig, Founder of FAN, believes that masculinity is a profoundly beautiful gift to humanity, and that it is wounded masculinity that is so often deeply destructive.
September 12th, 2014
— Craig Wilkinson
I am utterly convinced that if we could somehow place a good man in every household in South Africa crime would come to a grinding halt, our police force would become all but redundant and social services would never have to leave their offices.
Lately, the popular perception of manhood has shifted from ‘cowboys don’t cry’ to metrosexuals in touch with their feminine side and with a budget for moisturising cream and a face mask! Yet what is at the core of the masculine soul?