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We recently got our first piece of mainstream media interest from the Guardian - this is our response - to add context and reaction.

"We just got our first piece of major media interest in the UK’s Liberal bastion — The Guardian “Men after #MeToo: ‘There’s a narrative that masculinity is fundamentally toxic’” — overall it’s a good piece — and I believe the journalist, Richard Godwin, did an honest job in trying to understand and accurately reflect on the project, and what was a fairly bumpy launch of what we hoped to be a new Men’s Movement 2.0.

Given that he has framed the article as a response to the recent #metoo phenomena — he accurately characterises our perspective as being that the kind of behaviours that #metoo is highlighting are manifestations of immature and unintegrated masculinity — boys pretending to be men. And that the right response to that is not to demonise masculinity or for men to retreat into shame around their gender — but to do the inner work to identify and to work with the masculine energy that can come out as anger, aggression or domination and to integrate it into a healthy, competent and confident personality — the kind of ‘Shadow Work’ that Jordan Peterson describes in his interview with us...

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  • To our UK audience - our next live event is on Tuesday, April 9th with best-selling author and philosopher @TimFreke: 'Finding Connection in Chaotic Times'. An interactive, immersive experience and one we're looking forward to a lot. More info and tickets: bit.ly/2TmBNDJ
  • This is one of our 5 most popular films of all time - and has one of the most brilliantly split comments sections as well. In typical Rinzai Zen fashion, Doshin isn't out to make people feel comfortable 😃 twitter.com/jordanbpeterso…
  • RT @divided_brain: Toronto April 9th only, see The Divided Brain #documentary and discuss ideas in person with Dr. Norman Doidge, @jordanbp
  • A shout out for our interview with the brilliant Iain McGilchrist twitter.com/jordanbpeterso…
  • RT @jordanbpeterson: 'Jordan Peterson, censorship and the left', with novelist Tim Lott j.mp/2IQeQsH

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