Sam de Brito has spent more than a decade writing for TV, film and newspapers. In his books, No Tattoos Before You’re Thirty and No Sex With Your Ex, he offers advice to his unborn children. In his offerings The Lost Boys and Hello Darkness, he takes the pulse of Aussie manhood. Now it's your turn as he expounds on the business of being a bloke.

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    The Dove contradiction

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    Sam de Brito Do corporations manifest the character traits of the humans which compose them?

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    How much work is too much?

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    Sam de Brito The onerous workload of the people who govern us might render them unfit to do so.

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    Bulking up

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    Sam de Brito Welcome to the smug, adult world of not running out of groceries.

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    Pretty ugly

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    Sam de Brito Is the argument for gender equality rendered nonsensical if men and women cannot act and talk in the same way and be judged equally for it?

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    Death sentence in a door

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    Sam de Brito Think you know all the places asbestos could be hiding in your home? Think again.

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    A beautiful lie

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    Sam de Brito Who says there's no truth in advertising these days? Me, for one.

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    A bit below the belt

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    Sam de Brito The world would be a better place if every bloke was issued with a user's manual.

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    Common sense

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    Sam de Brito Can online learning save democracy? One man thinks so.

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    Defeated dads

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    Sam de Brito When dads disengage, sometimes it's because it hurts too much not to.

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    The art of insult

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    Sam de Brito To know me is to insult me - but only if you can pull it off with wit and chutzpah.

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    The grandeur of dissipation

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    Sam de Brito Will Gen Y be the ruination of all of us? Not bloody likely.

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    The middle class mindset

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    Sam de Brito Forget about subservient gratitude, stick your hand out and demand what you're worth.

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    Good ole days

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    Sam de Brito Are kids today really worse off because their parents drove them to school or hugged them too much?

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    Cold and timid souls

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    Sam de Brito Excuse me, Sir, are you licensed to hold that opinion?

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    Friction

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    Sam de Brito Your daily struggle is not unique, and neither is the substance abuse you use to cope.

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    On resisting arrest

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    Sam de Brito Whether you're in the right or wrong, when the cops want to cuff you it's best to let them do their job.

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    Stressin'

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    Sam de Brito You reckon life is stressful? Pick up a history book and put your tepid latte and your traffic jam back into perspective.

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    Bridges

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    Sam de Brito The scourge of racism toward this country's original inhabitants is greater and longer-lasting than a plunge from any bridge.

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    The new normal?

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    Sam de Brito What if I told you that by one line of logic, you're mentally ill and so's the person sitting next you?

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    The right to be (s)tupid

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    Sam de Brito When did logging on to social media become the digital equivalent of having a frontal lobotomy?

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