I seem to get a lot of my inspiration for these posts from sportsmen. And I wonder if that’s because they are such an easily viewable, and highly indicative example of Australian male stereotypes. In other words, they tend to be rather supremely gifted physically, but fairly poorly educated, and so immature (and emotionally stunted) that they are practically still children.
So often, our elite sportsmen present an illuminating example of the male paradox — they appear to have everything (money, fame, physique, sex appeal, confidence and control), and yet at some point or other it becomes apparent that many of these men are missing the stuff that makes life worthwhile.
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