Myriam Miedzian Poems

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In schools all over the world, little boys learn that their country is the greatest in the world, and the highest honor that could befall them would be to defend it heroically someday. The fact that empathy has traditionally been conditioned out of boys facilitates their obedience to leaders who order them to kill strangers.
Myriam Miedzian, U.S. author. Boys Will Be Boys, ch. 3 (1991).
For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life.
Myriam Miedzian, U.S. author. Boys Will Be Boys, ch. 4 (1991).
In the United States adherence to the values of the masculine mystique makes intimate, self-revealing, deep friendships between men unusual.
Myriam Miedzian, U.S. author. Boys Will Be Boys, introduction (1991).

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