Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Philip Zimbardo Ph.D.
We have an empathy gap when it comes to having compassion for the challenges boys and young men face, and we're going to lose a whole generation if we don't pay attention.
The new shyness is about not wanting to make social contact because of not knowing how to, and then further distancing oneself from others the more out of practice one gets.
Regardless of how you might feel about porn’s value, we need to be asking: What is porn doing to us and are we OK with that?
This coming Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America will make a landmark decision about whether or not to allow gays as adult leaders. As a society it has become time for us to ask why it is that we feel homosexuality is “wrong.”
Everyone knows a young man who is struggling. Maybe he’s undermotivated in school, has emotional disturbances, doesn’t get along with others, has few real friends or no girl friends, or is in a gang.
Philip Zimbardo has been a Stanford University professor since 1968.