Category: Masculinity & Heroism

[Reading Notes]Masculinity & Heroism

The Alpha Male Bullet Train Analogy [Reading Notes]

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An excellent analogy for the driven, free, and passionate Alpha male in the modern world.

[Open Journal]Masculinity & Heroism

The Intense Longing of the Lover Within Me

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Raw emotions, put into writing. Musings about the woman I’m attracting into my life.

[Reading Notes]Masculinity & HeroismMythology & Symbolism

Notes on Howard Roark’s Epic Speech about Heroic Creativity vs Parasitic Behavior

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  This is the speech Howard Roark delivered while on trial for using dynamite to demolish a building he built. It’s worth reading my intro to …

[Reading Notes]Masculinity & HeroismMythology & Symbolism

Divine Archetype Development, Part 2: Defining and Accessing the Warrior Within

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Notes from King, Warrior, Magician, Lover by Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette. The Basics of Warriorhood: We live in a time when people are generally uncomfortable …

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Testosterone and “God Mode”

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  Around 36 hours ago, I reapplied exogenous testosterone for the first time in 2 years. I was very conflicted before doing so (read my last …

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My Decision to Go Back On Testosterone (for now)

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I’m a bit conflicted today. I feel as if I’m about to do something that goes against my convictions, and I want to write out my …

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Developing the Divine Archetypes, Part 1: Accessing the King Within

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Thoughts and in-depth notes and historical examples regarding the Divine King Archetype, as outlined in the book King, Warrior, Magician, Lover.

[Featured][Open Journal]Masculinity & HeroismPersonal Development

Falling For a Girl From Another Country, & What It Taught Me About My Goals

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In the Spring of 2014, I fell for her. She was a foreign exchange student at my school, Santa Barbara City College. She was brilliant, confident, mysterious, …

[Featured][Open Journal]Masculinity & Heroism

Lessons in Bravery, Conquering, & Growth From My Dad

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  My father always pushed me in sports growing up. It wasn’t because he was a dad that needed to live vicariously and find validation through …

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Reflections On Fear, Truth, Courage, and Love

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“Fear.” Over the years, it has slowly become one of my all-time favorite four-letter words. The other one is “Pain.” I’ve already written about pain, discussing …

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Why She Left You (Or May Soon Leave You), & What To Do About It

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This post is my sixth post in a month of blogging that I’m doing, as an exercise in my Praxis curriculum. It’s an exercise designed to …