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Clothes Reveal the Man

Clothes don’t make the man, but they can reveal the man. Stephen shares a recent experience attending a reception for a former state governor. While the women were wisely and appropriately dressed, many of the men were dressed like five-year-olds [...]

2021-05-10T15:23:39-04:00May 11th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Courage and Questions

We tend to live in a bubble that is free from critical input. This is dangerous. We ought to have constant, loving, constructive feedback in a culture of noble men. In this episode, Stephen teaches how to ask the tough [...]

2021-05-04T08:00:54-04:00May 4th, 2021|Tags: , |

Doing a Daily Blast

There is stunning scientific and anecdotal evidence that men experience a dramatic change in their souls and bodies when regularly engaging in an activity that is hard, challenging, or a little bit dangerous. Most of you listening to this podcast [...]

2021-04-19T13:13:09-04:00Apr 20th, 2021|Tags: , |

The Importance of the “Other”

Growing up, boys need men other than their fathers to speak into their lives. As a teenager raised on military bases, Stephen was on the receiving end of this relationship often. Officers and other men on base would help guide [...]

2021-04-12T14:22:51-04:00Apr 13th, 2021|Tags: , |

The Bighearted Man

"Basically, we found that the persistence of a person's brain in holding on to a negative stimulus is what predicts more negative and less positive daily emotional experiences,” report psychologists at the University of Miami in a recent study. “That [...]

2021-04-05T14:06:40-04:00Apr 6th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

The Principled Use of Power

The average man can dominate the average woman. If men are not taught the principled use of power, they will become barbarians: murderers, rapists, and marauders. Gentleman, we must teach our sons how to wield power. We must teach them [...]

2021-03-22T14:59:55-04:00Mar 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

The Liturgies of Manhood

Stephen shares his passion for the honor, rituals, and bonds between men. From the haka dance of the Maori people to Viking burials to the Jewish saying of “running Masada,” tune in for a discussion of rituals across cultures and [...]

2021-03-08T14:56:52-05:00Mar 9th, 2021|Tags: , |