Category: Reading Notes & Book Reviews

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 …

Reading Notes & Book Reviews

Intro to Howard Roark, Ayn Rand’s Bold Hero from The Fountainhead

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Howard Roark is the protagonist of Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead. Roark is one of the most genius, fearless, powerful heroes to emerge in American literature …

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 …

Biohacking & Peak PerformanceReading Notes & Book Reviews

What People Are Saying About the Carnivore Diet

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For the purpose of attaining the best health possible, I’ve decided to experiment with an entirely meat-based diet. Sound paradoxical? Maybe it is. People have had …

Biohacking & Peak PerformanceReading Notes & Book Reviews

Carnivore Diet Intro

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Wanna hear something crazy? Right now, I’m strongly considering a zero carb, meat-based, 100% carnivorous diet. The Backstory: If you’ve read my previous posts, you may …

Biohacking & Peak PerformanceReading Notes & Book Reviews

Building the Case for Ketosis – Notes from Natural Born Heroes

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I’ve recently been interested in re-implementing ketosis in my life for its performance enhancing, longevity-promoting, health related effects. I’ve been struggling to sell myself fully on …

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 …