Classic films show what marriage was. Facts show its death.

Poster for "Mogambo"

Summary: The family is dying as American society evolves. See these classic films to see how much we have changed. Films provide a mirror in which we can see ourselves, past and present -- if we look. This post then describes the result of these changes, and a wise man's explanation of how this happened. Films … Continue reading Classic films show what marriage was. Facts show its death.

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Disturbing next steps in the gender revolution

Good girls revolt

Summary: The gender revolution is remaking American society. It's new terrain explored on the FM website during the past two years. Now we go from reporting superficial changes to digging for the important ones. This post discusses what TV and films tell us about the evolution of romance in America. This is the second chapter in … Continue reading Disturbing next steps in the gender revolution

For Father’s Day: revolutionary words that will forever change the American family

Love revolution

Summary: Sometimes simple insights change the world. Here is one such, presented on Father's Day -- part of a quiet revolution already in motion yet still unseen. It will reshape the American family in ways we cannot even imagine. Marx said that ideology and religion mask our vision of reality (creating what Engels called a … Continue reading For Father’s Day: revolutionary words that will forever change the American family

Movies show the hidden truth about romance & marriage: they’re dying

Romance

Summary:  Films show us how romance is changing in America. It's a fundamental aspect of our society. This change is like plate tectonics: irresistible but indivisible unless looked for. Romance is a social construct that has changed over time. Medieval romances were often between a knight and his Lord's wife. Society changed, and the nuclear … Continue reading Movies show the hidden truth about romance & marriage: they’re dying