“For the past three decades, my generation and even younger guys have allowed full-body atrophy to set in, spending the bulk of our time sitting around playing video games, applying for jobs in data processing, ordering takeout food and thinking up excuses not to mow the lawn.”
"Still not convinced that the American male is getting wussier? Examine your own job site, or any other workplace in the world, and ask yourself the following question: Who would win in a fight – the old guys or the young guys?
Next, imagine actors Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson and Nick Nolte in a Thunderdome-style fight-to-the-death cage match against Orlando Bloom, Jude Law and Ryan Phillippe. Do you think for a second that the scene wouldn’t end in about 12 seconds, with Dirty Harry picking his teeth with the femur of Reese Witherspoon’s pretty, soon-to-be ex-husband?"