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Theodore A. Hoppe

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So, what is the purpose of men in modern families?

There are several Op-Ed debate in the New York Times asking, or attempting to answer, this question.
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/06/03/what-are-fathers-for?hp

"In almost half the American households with children, mothers are the sole or primary breadwinners. This victory for working women shows evolving family economics — or maybe, two very different types of families.

So what is the purpose of men in modern families? We’re approaching the holiday that celebrates dads, but do fathers bring anything unique to the table?"

Reference a TEDTalk that you have listen to on this topic if you can.

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    Jun 8 2013: Theodore.
    This question you ask makes me want to say, what is the purpose for anything? If a man is there then, he has purpose. You only need to justify his presence. This is a personal situation, and therefore many justifiable arguments can be applied. You use the word Purpose, perhaps it is, ROLE the word that you might want to use.
    Cheers
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      Jun 8 2013: I had the same thought. Perhaps, "role" is a better word to use in this question. People in the same role may have all kinds of different purposes.
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      Jun 8 2013: Vincenzo and Arkady,
      I agree....people in the same role may have all kinds of different purposes, which is why I used the word "role" in my first comment on this thread:>)

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