Originally Posted by kpresidente
Men are attracted by physical appearance, and women are attracted by a guy's social standing. Jeremiah Johnson was an alpha male at some point in the past, which is why low-status betas who can't cut it in a complex modern world get nostalgic about simpler times when somebody like them could have ruled.
Not sure if I'd agree with you that the story of a man abandoning society and heading into the wilderness alone
qualifies as a good example of a man trying to "rule" over anyone.
Understand my point?