Based on the "Manifesto for Conscious Men," a collectively written document penned by a number of men who feel that a redefinition of the idea of masculinity is needed in the world today to redress the imbalances of patriarchy. A group of these men speak from the heart and offer a collective apology on behalf of their gender to all who identify with the feminine gender and feel an apology is either necessary or helpful for moving forward into a new era of cooperation and equality.
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