The only way to make sense of why the Conservatives in the US attack the liberals so harshly, is that they want people to be able to suffer greatly and/or die by their "choices."
There is a strange beauty to seeing life as a game with very serious consequences, and we should remember all the wars in the past in which competing against a rival army would often mean death for the loser.
To take away the great contest away from men is the sign of patriarchy's demise.
They won't accept it unless it is part of a new meritocracy and perfectionism that seduces them to new forms of competition.
Progress or regression?
The clock is ticking.