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Men Feel "Handcuffed by Political Correctness"

According a href=”http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/03/26/nsexes126.xml”to this article/a in the span style=”font-style:italic;”Telegraph/span, modern men feel emasculated:br /br /blockquoteMany men believe the world is now dominated by women and that they have lost their role in society, fuelling feelings of depression and being undervalued….br /br /Men said they “felt handcuffed” by political correctness – only 33 per cent felt they could speak freely and say what they thought, whereas two thirds found it safer and to conceal their opinions.br /br /Harvey Mansfield, a Harvard professor and America’s best known political philosopher, who tackles the topic in his book a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0300122543?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=0300122543″span style=”font-style:italic;”Manliness,/span/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=0300122543″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / says the issue is ignored.br /br /…According to the survey, men hold other men who speak their mind in high regard – the likes of Jeremy Clarkson, Jeremy Paxman, Bob Geldof and Gordon Ramsay. Their biggest hero is Churchill.br /br /But four out of 10 are frightened of heights and spiders while a third are frightened of bossy women.br //blockquotebr /br /Surely the men in the survey did not state they were “afraid” of bossy women–for if the resulting emotion men have to being silenced and oppressed by women is fear, we are lost.