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Becoming Fathers

“Becoming husbands and fathers is the universal prescription of human societies for the socialization of the male. It is how societies link male aggression, energy, purpose—maleness—to a pro-social purpose. The most important predictor of criminal behavior is not race, not income, not religious affiliation. It’s a father absence. It’s boys who grow up without their fathers.”

David Blankenhorn, founder of the Institute for American Values.