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Macho vs. Misogynist (according to Milan Kundera)

MACHO (and misogynist). The macho adores femaleness and wants to dominate what he adores. By glorifying the archetypal femaleness of the dominated woman (her motherhood, her fertility, her frailty, her home-loving nature, her sentimentality, etc.), he glorifies his own virility. The misogynist, on the other hand, is repelled by femaleness; he flees women who are too womanly. The macho ideal: the family. The misogynist’s ideal: the bachelor with a great many mistresses; or: marriage to a beloved childless woman.