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Brian Williams - Warrior

by The Urban Blabbermouth
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By now we have all heard about television newsman Brian Williams's return to work after his suspension for telling tall tales about his military adventures in Afghanistan.  Turns out that his telling of tall tales is a sign of a deeper issue - we now have a large number of professional men who have never served in the military.

One of the Rites of Passage to manhood is to prove your strength and courage.  Becoming a warrior is the traditional way to do this.  It is rather obvious why; standing tall in the face of an enemy who threatens your life requires strength and courage.  Now, that enemy need not be another warrior.  When there is no war, when there is no human warrior to face, we can substitute another life threatening activity such as catching and killing a lion, a tiger, or some other equally…