Category: Mythology, Movies, & Heroism

Mythology, Movies, & HeroismReading Notes & Book Reviews

Notes on Howard Roarkā€™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 Roark …

Mythology, Movies, & HeroismReading Notes & Book Reviews

The Pathetic Criticism of Howard Roark, and Gail Wynand’s Rebuttal

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A couple of years ago, I read The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. It’s a genius piece of literature, and Howard Roark, the book’s hero, is one …

MasculinityMythology, Movies, & HeroismReading Notes & Book Reviews

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

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The Basics of Warriorhood: We live in a time when people are generally uncomfortable with the Warrior form of masculine energy — and for some good …

MasculinityMythology, Movies, & HeroismReading Notes & Book Reviews

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

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  This past year, I was connecting with one of my friends about my job as an ocean lifeguard, and he made an interesting comment to …