“There was nothing attractive about him, nothing that would draw us to him.” The truly exceptional man requires a second look. The word “respect” is derived from the Latin for look again. He doesn’t want anything from you. He has no intention, no agenda.
The first quality of the awakened male is ordinariness. His ordinariness fulfills what was foretold about the Christ in Isaiah: “There was nothing attractive about him, nothing that would draw us to him.”
They are rarely noted, these men without plumage, holding neither opinion nor belief.