Raising Cain

Raising Cain - Kimberly Knotts CFS 2200 Raising Cain Video...

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Kimberly Knotts CFS 2200 Raising Cain Video Boys are so full of energy and enthusiasm, they can not help it. It is who they are, by both nature and nurture. The stereotypical boy is both violent and unaware of their emotions. The question is are boys born this way or is it others influences? One thing is for sure that boys need male role models in their lives. The psychologist who spoke throughout this insightful video, Michael Thompson, strives to help young boys. Helps them cope with everyday society and encourages the difference between fantasy play and reality. He explains how there are so many misconceptions that affect us as a society, gender roles and stereotypes start even as young as birth. As early babies you can not really tell a difference between the males and females which intrigued me because it proves that men are in a sense, pushed in a direction they may not naturally follow. From day one the male population is told that anger and aggression is necessary. Taught that anger is manly and vulnerability is not. Instructions given by men seem to follow the “guy” expectations. Generation to generation boys are told suck it up and not cry, this
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