In The Atlantic
, she presents this headline: You Can Give a Boy a Doll, but You Can't Make Him Play With It
I remember a Mad Magazine
item from some time back in the '80s. In the first frame, an early-elementary-age boy plays with a toy gun, yelling "Bang! Bang! Bang!" Mommy gives him a doll, hoping to breed some pacifism into the boy. But in the final panel he wields the doll yelling "Bang! Bang! Bang!"