The polar opposite of the Alpha Male. Omega Males can have friends and close acquaintances but prefer to accomplish things on their own without the help of a group. Omega Males generally don't belong to any cliques and have no desire to be the leader or most outstanding of said clique. Omega Males have relations with people from all groups and carry a resourcefulness and cunning (sometimes strength) to get a job done with their own skill. This being said, an omega male can have great pride without it manifesting as "ego." (There are always exceptions.
An Alpha Male MUST absolutely be perceived by his peers as the toughest, most popular, and smartest. An Omega Male cares little for this recognition...but knows that he is all those things and more.
Alpha males must have the support of his "boys." This can be the foundation for many shallow and superficial relationships. An Omega Male needs support from time to time, but has few true friends who know him intimately and generally shuns shallow acquaintences.
Two sides of the same coin....both being very effective in accomplishing goals.
Two Rams are butting heads while the female watches. The winner who mates is the stongest and therefore the Alpha Male.
Wait...A third ram runs out of the woods and mates with the female while the two males are fighting. THAT is the omega male.
Alpha Male: John Stewart
Omega Male: Steven Colbert
Alpha Male: Team Sport Captain
Omega Male: Dedicated student/master of martial arts.
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