” they seem to share little beyond a stubborn immaturity wedded to a towering narcissism.”
In The Revenge of The Lost Boys* Tom Nichols begins with a familiar question:
What’s going on with young American men?
Nichols focuses primarily on examples of men that Vox Day categorizes as gammas:
Beyond this, they seem to share little beyond a stubborn immaturity wedded to a towering narcissism.
Stuck in perpetual adolescence, they see only their own imagined virtue amidst irredeemable corruption.
…the combination of immaturity and grandiosity among these young males is jaw-dropping in its scale even when it is not expressed through the barrel of a gun.
These young losers live through heroic fantasies and constructed identities rather than through work and human relationships.
…these man-boys are confused about their sexuality and frustrated by their own social awkwardness, and seek to compensate for it. They turn into what German writer Hans Enzensberger called “the radicalized losers,” the unsuccessful males who channel their…
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