It’s the holiday season and we’re making sure that everyone is happy. The problem is, we’re miserable doing so. What’s the difference between caring for someone’s happiness versus making it our responsibility?
As David Deida has said, “The way a man penetrates the world should be the same way he penetrates his woman: not merely for personal gain or pleasure, but to magnify love, openness, and depth.
Alana Louise May, “Conscious Cock”
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. – Ernest Hemingway
These act as daily reminders for me in my life, guideposts if you will and every action I take is now based out of these ideals. It becomes a daily meditation on the deeper meaning of being a man and how I make my way through the world.
Ultimately it’s about honoring yourself & all others, and because we might be a bit unpracticed at some of these, we’re going to be creating a discipline around putting these attributes in action. Later we’ll talk about the Three Man Senses that every man must have a truly fulfilling life:
A Sense of Place
A Sense of Purpose AND
A Sense of Passion
Bro – It doesn’t matter whether you wear tight pants, overalls or khakis, if you are determined to be the best version of you, superior to your former self – then ready to discover what YOUR version of Harmonized Manhood is.
Wikipedia says: “The anima and animus can be identified as the totality of the unconscious feminine psychological qualities that a man possesses or the masculine ones possessed by a woman, respectively. It is an archetype of the collective unconscious and not an aggregate of father or mother, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, or teachers, though these aspects of the personal unconscious can influence the person for good or ill.”
Top o the totem pole – The question is how do you do that?