Roughhousing in the playground? Evidence, surely, of incipient testosterone poisoning. Rambunctious in the classroom, which can make a teacher’s job somewhat more difficult? Quick, off to the school nurse for the daily dose of calm-’em-down pills. A near-instinctive urge to turn pencils, fingers, even bite-sculpted sandwiches into imaginary guns? Clearly yet one more example of the male urge to dominate and destroy.
Fortunately, thanks to the feminist sensibility that shapes Big Chalk’s approach and agenda, strong women are on hand to make sure the boys behave themselves. Other threats to peace and tranquility are, as Zeg notes, somewhat more problematic.