If I am a man who cares what other men think, I will develop a set of courting behaviours designed to elicit a positive response to a question I would deny ever asking.
The statement “We’ve always done it this way” is all by itself the best reason to stop doing it.
Freedom is not freedom to do this or that. It’s freedom from something.
When a man says, “I think,” that’s typically not what is happening. It’s more likely that he is being thought, that the culture is cuing him up and telling him what to say.
Man’s principal confinements are habit and memory.