What Makes a Man?

When I was compiling the material I was going to use for my second book, Preventive Medicine, I chose to use the essay Vulnerability in the hopes that I might be able to dispel one of the more egregious fantasies about masculinity – that vulnerability is in some way a strength for men. At the time I was rebutting the Mark Manson claim that men’s vulnerability was a necessity in whatever it was he used to consider Game, or the idea that a lot of Purple Pill hacks like to cling to about men’s vulnerability being some foundation upon which a “healthy” relationship ought to be built on. This trope is pulled straight from the Oprah / Dr. Phill handbook and really the belief that a man’s vulnerability is in someway a strength is part of a Blue Pill conditioned belief set that young boys are taught from a very early age.

Go to any woman’s dating advice for men blog today and you’ll likely read some variation of it. It’s actually part of our pop-psychology social consciousness – transvaluation is a very common theme; reversing weakness with strength has been the order for feminizing men and masculinizing women since the Sexual Revolution. I can remember hearing this ‘advice’ since the late 80s on any number of daytime talk shows. Reading this pabulum coming from ‘dating coaches’ with any association to the Red Pill was enough for me to want to dispel the notion. That, and the need for men to get in touch with their Jungian feminine sides as a means to better identifying with women and thus eventually getting laid by all the women who supposedly swooned for vulnerable, sensitive and emotionally available men (also known as ‘Beta Orbiters’).

However, as I was editing that essay for inclusion in the book I realized that what I was considering wasn’t so much the transvaluation of vulnerability and strength, but the model upon which the Feminine Imperative would like to convince men is appropriate and best suited for women’s needs in a relationship. The provable fact that women’s Hypergamy predisposes them to being aroused by men who display the most opposite aspects to this vulnerability (Dark Triad traits for example) doesn’t seem to matter; vulnerability is only beneficial to women seeking comfort and security in a long term partner.

In that essay I outlined a few things about what masculinity has become in a post-Sexual Revolution female-primary social order:

For the greater part of men’s upbringing and socialization they are taught that a conventional masculine identity is in fact a fundamentally male weakness that only women have a unique ‘cure’ for. It’s a widely accepted manosphere fact that over the past 60 or so years, conventional masculinity has become a point of ridicule, an anachronism, and every media form from then to now has made a concerted effort to parody and disqualify that masculinity. Men are portrayed as buffoons for attempting to accomplish female-specific roles, but also as “ridiculous men” for playing the conventional ‘macho’ role of masculinity. In both instances, the problems their inadequate maleness creates are only solved by the application of uniquely female talents and intuition.

Perhaps more damaging though is the effort the Feminine Imperative has made in convincing generations of men that masculinity and its expressions (of any kind) is an act, a front, not the real man behind the mask of masculinity that’s already been predetermined by his feminine-primary upbringing.

Women who lack any living experience of the male condition have the calculated temerity to define for men what they should consider manhood – from a feminine-primary context. This is why men’s preconception of vulnerability being a sign of strength is fundamentally flawed. Their concept of vulnerability stems from a feminine pretext.

Masculinity and vulnerability are defined by a female-correct concept of what should best serve the Feminine Imperative. That feminine defined masculinity (tough-guy ridiculousness) feeds the need for defining vulnerability as a strength – roll over, show your belly and capitulate to that feminine definition of masculinity – and the cycle perpetuates itself.

I returned to this essay today because I think that over the past six months we’re seeing a strengthening push from the Feminine Imperative to clamp down on what we’re to believe should be an acceptable expression of masculinity. In essence the imperative (or the Village if you like) has been using every mass shooting tragedy to reiterate what masculinity should mean to men. And, failing this, the hope is still that men will be confused as to what conventional expressions they can subjectively define it in, in a more female-correct way.

The Feminine-Correct Paradigm

Since the most recent school shooting in Florida, the focus on what constitutes masculinity has come to the forefront of our social consciousness. What exactly is masculinity they keep asking, and then provide definitions that only have meaning to a social order that’s founded on female social dominance. They are definitions that most men heard repeated constantly as boys from their overwhelmingly female-taught and feminine-primary educations. Since the beginning of the Sexual Revolution and the rise of Fempowerment boys and men are expected to grow up into a female-defined masculinity. Boys are acculturated in contexts that feminize them, yet we are meant to believe that all the horrors of Patriarchal masculinity are still being taught to them today:

Two decades ago, the psychologist William Pollack wrote that boys start out sensitive but through a “shame-hardening process” — told to stop crying, to be a man — they learn to hide what they really feel. And if they don’t know or understand their own feelings, how can they care about anyone else’s?

This has become something of a cliché. And the truth is, there’s no single culture of boys, but many. In my memories of adolescence, beneath the constant ribbing and occasional pyromania, we had tremendous affection for one another. And we longed to connect with women with an intensity that was difficult to contemplate.

This was a quote from Real Men Get Rejected Too. It’s a good illustration of the paradox masculinity presents to parents and educators. The idea that boys are these sensitive delicate souls who, through the evils of their Patriarchal (typically male) upbringing, are conditioned to become ‘macho’ violent men is a popular trope. After Nikolas Cruz killed 17 kids at school it was the go-to rationale. “Boys are brought up to be violent gun-loving beasts thanks to a perpetuated misogynistic culture of men” or some variation of this is common. It’s an easy, digestible, info-bite that sounds right because we’ve heard it for so long. If only boys we’re taught more like girls to get in touch with their emotions and were vulnerable in expressing them we could avoid these male-created tragedies.

That’s the pretense we’re supposed to believe – and it’s important that a larger society does believe in the inherent evilness of masculinity if the Feminine Imperative is to maintain social dominance. But the truth is boys have been systematically feminized for the past 3-4 generations. Boys are taught like defective girls. Since the 1970s it is increasingly women who have dominated academia from kindergarten to doctorate degrees. The entire western education system is founded on a feminine-primary, feminine-defined teaching methodology. In the process of advantaging girls to the utmost efficiency in school (to fempower adult women) the educational atmosphere had to be defined by what best served girls. School and teaching became ‘for girls’ and the educational landscape shifted to teaching styles that girls were most benefited in.

In that shift the idea that boys might be disadvantaged had little bearing, but overtime the conditions of teaching ‘to girls’ defined the teaching style as the correct style. In fact, teaching in a way that girls learn best, and disciplining boys for not learning this way, is no longer a style – it is just the way children are taught. Boys and men today are the product of female teachers who actively advantage girls at the expense of boys. So normalized is this teaching that boys disrupting the advantaging of girls in class is something we’ve decided needs to be medicinally curbed. Boys being boys is diagnosed as an illness and drugs are prescribed so as to sedate them long enough for the girls to learn.

This focus on empowering girls isn’t limited to the classroom. In every form of early childhood through adolescent media, music, social networks and social exchanges this theme is continued; girls have the future in their reach, boys are potential rapists and criminals if they don’t fall in line with female-correct way of how things just are. I get asked a lot about what I think defines Blue Pill conditioning and I’d say this ambient social theme of fempowerment is a strong basis for it. Boys are not taught this old-school, much-feared Patriarchal masculinity, they are bombarded with themes of how masculinity is incorrect, laughable, and a shameful ‘act’ that boys have to put on to cover the ‘real’ female-correct versions of their sensitive selves. Boys are taught from the earliest age that being a boy is an incorrect mask, while being a girl, learning like a girl, emoting and relating like a girl is ‘real’ and the correct way of developing a personality.

Who would ever want to be a boy when so much is rewarded and praised about being a girl? There’s so much more advantage to be had if you’re a girl. As early as five years old boys are deliberately taught to loathe their own gender, but they are also being taught a redefinition of what a female-correct form of masculinity should be for them. The best they could do would be to become female to the best of their ability. They learn they must agree and support girls’ empowerment, identify with the feminine and above all, despise the parody of masculinity they are shown is ‘illegitimate’ and inauthentic.

Boys are systematically taught to make women and womankind their Mental Point of Origin. This is why it is so difficult for men to unplug and abandon their old Blue Pill selves; feminine-primacy was literally conditioned into them since they were kids.

Nikolas Cruz, like many other teenage shooters is the product of this feminine-primary education system, not a Patriarchal “teach boys not to cry” machismo school. He is a monster of their creation; one taught to cry on demand and emote like a girl. He’s the result of a participation trophy mentality that demonize men and masculinity to the point that he never learns how to bounce back from defeat, rejection or simply life’s adversities. No men and no masculinity is available to teach that kid how to harden up and be resilient, or how that masculine discipline is not bullying or hazing, but a necessary part of a boy’s maturation into a masculine man.

But to throw society off the trail a false narrative of hyper-masculinity ruining our otherwise feminine-correct boys is perpetuated. When the next school shooting takes place the Village will again want the public to believe it’s masculinity and men’s fault for what is really his emotional outburst. The Village will attempt to place the responsibility on men, on fathers, while in the meantime perpetuating the idea that men/fathers are superfluous at best, a societal burden at worst. Men are useful catspaws in so many ways, and in perpetuating this narrative the Village reinforces the female-correct theme for grown men too.

Masculinity is what they say it is, or else

In the Honor System I proposed the following:

Man Up or Shut Up – The Male Catch 22

One of the primary way’s Honor is used against men is in the feminized perpetuation of traditionally masculine expectations when it’s convenient, while simultaneously expecting egalitarian gender parity when it’s convenient.

For the past 60 years feminization has built in the perfect Catch 22 social convention for anything masculine; The expectation to assume the responsibilities of being a man (Man Up) while at the same time denigrating asserting masculinity as a positive (Shut Up). What ever aspect of maleness that serves the feminine purpose is a man’s masculine responsibility, yet any aspect that disagrees with feminine primacy is labeled Patriarchy and Misogyny.

Essentially, this convention keeps beta males in a perpetual state of chasing their own tails. Over the course of a lifetime they’re conditioned to believe that they’re cursed with masculinity (Patriarchy) yet are still responsible to ‘Man Up’ when it suits a feminine imperative. So it’s therefore unsurprising to see that half the men in western society believe women dominate the world (male powerlessness) while at the same time women complain of a lingering Patriarchy (female powerlessness) or at least sentiments of it. This is the Catch 22 writ large. The guy who does in fact Man Up is a chauvinist, misogynist, patriarch, but he still needs to man up when it’s convenient to meet the needs of a female imperative.

It’s important to review this premise if we want to understand the real intent the Feminine Imperative has in redefining masculinity for men. Aspects of conventional masculinity are useful for women, and masculine duty (appeals to men’s “honor”) is a means to access it while avoiding the aspects that would in any way advantage men over women. Conventional masculinity is largely disparaged and parodied in order to disenfranchise men, but men are still needed to save women from natural disasters and protect them from physical harm (so long as they never expect sex for it). On some level of consciousness women understand the transactional and validational aspects of sex. They know that men’s serviceableness comes with an implied transactional cost, so to circumvent this women had to be put in charge of defining what masculinity should mean to men.

Masculinity as defined by men is almost always illegitimate and inauthentic in a feminine-primary world order. The presumption is that “macho man” ridiculous masculinity is a mask that men wear. That mask is meant to cover their true feminine-correct selves; because men cannot be authentic in any other context than the taught, feminine-correct context. So, of course, men can only be fakes or insecure of their masculinity (the masculinity defined by the feminine) and can never ‘really’ be that strong, dominant male apart from the permission the Feminine Imperative gives him.

Because the Feminine Imperative controls the overall context for what should be correct for men this has the effect of making women the sole deciders of what is masculine. In effect, and in this Blue Pill context, women become the gatekeepers of manhood. If masculinity imbues men with manhood (literally being considered a man) a ‘man’ is only whom a woman will designate as such within her presumed, feminine-correct context. In other words, do the imperative’s bidding and it dubs you a ‘man’.

Breaking the Cycle

As you might’ve guessed, this social dynamic conflicts with women’s Hypergamous imperatives. A Beta who thinks he’s a ‘man’ and presumes entitlements because of that is a woman’s worst fear. A Beta transgressing into a manhood that the imperative didn’t give him is the making for a guy being considered a sexual predator. However, an Alpha man, a man of high sexual market value still needs to accept the feminine-correct social frame, but he must also know his role within that frame. I’ve made the comparison in the past that women only see men as either draft animals or breeding stock. In a feminine-correct paradigm the breeding stock must know that his conventionally masculine aspects mean different things to a woman (Alpha Fucks sex) than the draft animal’s masculine aspects (Beta Bucks service). As such, masculinity and a designation of being a man becomes a constant qualifier for a Beta male. Manhood becomes a carrot he follows to pull the feminine-correct cart.

In fact, Beta men hold their female-correct ‘man’ designation as an unwitting point of pride. Examples abound of self-righteous Betas AMOGing other men for not being ‘real men’ (according to the imperative) like themselves. What they’re ignorant of is that this self-righteousness is defined by how well they conform to the masculinity that the imperative tells him is useful – and avoiding the ‘toxic’ masculinity it also defines for him – all according to his role in the scheme of a woman’s sexual strategy.

Should a man awaken from this Blue Pill conditioning and coronate himself as a ‘man’ outside the approval of womankind, this is when he’s ridiculed as an old school Patriarch and an anachronism of the old male-incorrect social paradigm. This is the control the imperative has against men stepping out side this female-controlled masculinity. The first response any female critic has for men who make themselves their mental point of origin is to remove that status of manhood.

Because they don’t accept feminine-primacy this disqualifies them from ‘real’ manhood.

One of the most difficult aspects men face in unplugging and living in Red Pill awareness is the social stigma that follows when they remove womankind from the pedestal and make themselves their mental point of origin. He gets called an asshole, he gets called selfish, he gets called a misogynist, but he’s also “less of a man” because he no longer conforms to the definition of masculinity that the Feminine Imperative has taught him from his earliest memories. Learning to redefine his mental image of what makes a man a man in his own Red Pill aware state is tough. Most of what he considered the very limited and controlled aspects of an ideal masculinity are a big part of the Blue Pill idealism he was raised on. This transition to conventional masculinity is also hampered by a deep learning of shame and gender loathing for finding anything positive in masculinity.

These are some important things to keep in mind if you are moving into a Red Pill awareness and learning to live in a new paradigm based around a conventional understanding of masculinity that isn’t inherently evil. It’s hard to do, but that old mental model of masculinity your teachers (all of them) convinced you was incorrect is something you must unlearn and cut yourself away from. Know that women don’t just long for that dominant masculinity, they need it for the health of their own life experiences. They need the protection, the comfort, the security and the discipline that masculinity balances their lives with.

Women ask, “where have all the ‘real’ men gone?”, but they exist outside the presumed, feminine-correct paradigm they mistakenly believe they have a secure control of. They don’t want to let go of that, so they will fight you to maintain a control over masculinity (which by definition can be chaotic as well as comforting) that they never really had – even with all the social engineering.

 

Yes I know my enemy, they’re the teachers who taught me to fight me.

 

Published by Rollo Tomassi

Author of The Rational Male and The Rational Male, Preventive Medicine

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Blaximus February 27, 2018 at 12:49 pm It is essential to understand what slavery did to the nuclear family structure of black, and how that has translated into many of the modern issues that we are current facing. By the 1940s (might have been 50s) the Black family was doing well. And then something happened. And it has been down hill ever since. Reparations for slavery was a million tons of dynamite thrown into the Black Community. Of course there was Nixon’s Drug War to go after white liberals/communists and uppity Blacks. “Look, we understood we couldn’t make it illegal… Read more »

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_strategy M Simon There’s a lot for men to learn that they are unaware of, but I’m going to throw in the towel. It’s just coming to the sphere and watching men complain and suffer and be angry and despondent, because they long for something that was never actually there in the first place, like a mirage. I never had that experience although I’m just as ” american ” as they are, but my experience and outlook is much different. But, it will be rejected. I’m cool with that, I just figured I’d try to get some to think a… Read more »

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Hey, Blax, MSimon,

Blax, you probably know this already, but most here don’t: Do a web search on the phrase, ” How to create a n*gg*r slave.” [replace the asterisks. on google it comes up first.] Where does the verb “lynch” come from?

Simon: Blax’ mini rant explains the legal “reasoning” behind slavery, Lynch’s letter explains its practical implementation.

Oh, and it was LBJ’s “Great Society” that replaced the patriarchy with the govt BB, Nixon’s persecution was mere partisan politics.

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“Women ask, “where have all the ‘real’ men gone?”, but they exist outside the presumed, feminine-correct paradigm they mistakenly believe they have a secure control of. They don’t want to let go of that, so they will fight you to maintain a control over masculinity (which by definition can be chaotic as well as comforting) that they never really had – even with all the social engineering.” “Should a man awaken from this Blue Pill conditioning and coronate himself as a ‘man’ outside the approval of womankind, this is when he’s ridiculed as an old school Patriarch and an anachronism… Read more »

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I’ve mentioned the Lynch letter here a couple of times before, wrt the targeting of children.

I’m Virginian born. I heard about the Lynch letter when I was about 5 or 6.

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Oh, and it was LBJ’s “Great Society” that replaced the patriarchy with the govt BB, Nixon’s persecution was mere partisan politics.

I find a grim kind of ironic humor in the fact that what it did to the black community was just a preview of what was to come for the wider US. Fatherless households, increasing criminality and prison populations, rampant youth to young adult violence… it’s like looking at the end of the slow motion wreck you’re currently experiencing.

If there is such a thing as fate, it’s laughing its ass off at LBJ.

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You are right about sitting around in the manosphere day in and day out isn’t what makes a man a man.

If Rollo got into politics you would still be spankin it to virtual porn, and scared shitless to talk to a real 6+ girl.

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you’re a solid dude blax, thanks for your posts

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“If you want to know who really owns your house, just stop paying the land rent.” a fat red pill to swallow: we’re all fucking serfs. even the “fancy” ones in the big beach houses. owned, all I meet very few people who recognize this, and it usually happens as we are enjoying the exotic type produces that used to be reserved for the king my life is so much better than almost every king who ever ruled, yet I am basically just an unsigned promissory note securing “debt” that will never be “repaid” who is the man who is… Read more »

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February 27, 2018 at 3:06 pm

Nixon’s persecution was mere partisan politics.

Well no. It was the second blow in a 1, 2 punch to destroy the Black Family. Put the fathers in prison. Put the mothers on welfare.

This is a long read. But it covers the subject. Including “Girls Gone Wild” http://www.issues.org/13.2/courtw.htm

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Here is the correct url http://issues.org/13-2/courtw/

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February 27, 2018 at 3:42 pm

The upper classes are marrying and staying married. They understand the value of keeping property in the family. The lower classes are reverting to serf style.

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With respect to this upper class argument/UMC supposed bliss, the wives of these UMC guys are still fucking lower class guys for AF cock. SJF you checking up on your wife….

Heads I win, tails you lose fellas…….

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@Status Confirmed
“Don’t discuss your challenges with your woman”

Exactly. As the showbiz expression goes, “Never let them see you sweat.”
Only discuss when the situation is well in hand. If it’s a crisis requiring real-time notification try to concentrate on next steps, not emotions. She’ll handle the emotions.

And if someone says, “We need to talk,” … don’t. Listen, fine, but talk is a trap

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“With respect to this upper class argument/UMC supposed bliss, the wives of these UMC guys are still fucking lower class guys for AF cock”

ahhhh it’s good to be alpha wink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DSV6hHB8KM&t=

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… titanic???

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I’m old school. ” Game ” doesn’t usually include drowning.

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I love this guy

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Lol, you know I’m just fuckin’ with you j.

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the wives of these UMC guys are still fucking lower class guys for AF cock.

You’d be surprised.

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“Heads I win, tails you lose fellas…….” Good luck with that buddy you dick. I’m not checking my wife, she’s welcome to come along with me. And if she cheats, that’s my own damn fault for not leading or sustaining attraction triggers. With respect to this upper class argument/UMC supposed bliss… That’s a fucking face palm which indicates you are starting with a false premise and the rest of the sentence doesn’t follow. Including “supposed”. And including the term “bliss” (reach a state of perfect happiness, typically so as to be oblivious of everything else.) The only people that are… Read more »

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When the FI succeeds in birthing the sufficiently masculinized monster female school shooter, they will find a way to exonerate her from her behavior.

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You either respect Rollo’s brand of Red Pill. Or you don’t.

You either have honor among men in a Tribe that is within the same perimeter or you don’t.

Back to the childish trope that PUA’s are perfectly a different tribe than OMG’s on TRM. That the Red pill is not part of PUA, while The Red Pill derives truth from PUA field work. Good luck with that.

Choosing to go through life flipping coins as a direction is no way to go through life.

Comment away.

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I was just messing with you bro, I like to poke you with the UMC stick.

@Titanic, perfect illustration of lower class AF cock, by definition you have a lot less to lose if you are lower class, women love nothing to lose guys and the attitude/boldness it can bring.

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With the coin flipping thing, it was meant more to be with respect to women.

Heads they win, tails we lose.

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@Higgs Boson
You might be right …
But females don’t need guns, they have phones

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“With the coin flipping thing, it was meant more to be with respect to women. Heads they win, tails we lose.” That’s a foreign concept to me, what does that even mean? Hope is not a strategy. And it’s not flippantly funny. I don’t mind a poke with a stick to point out blind spots from a buddy that ranks in my tribe, because of his merit. A man’s capacity to receive another man’s direct criticism is a measure of his capacity to receive masculine energy. If he doesn’t have a good relationship to masculine energy (e.g., his father), then… Read more »

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“And if she cheats, that’s my own damn fault for not leading or sustaining attraction triggers.” I alway’s have known this before knowing what the red pill is. “I have to say I’ve never been frustrated more than in the usual battle stages, but executed as a man when battle stages came up. Without fear, with strength and courage. I’ll take where I’m at any day, and keep moving forward. Life is not aimless bliss, it has direction for a man. And it involves uncertainty and a state of unease. Then can be remedied in the next battle.” Breath paying… Read more »

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@ Palma Yep. No spark in the eye, i just walk away too… Just met a cool Spanish guy who’s recently been Australian-ized (naturalized, married to Aussie girl), and he was telling me how he noticed how Aussie girls just don’t flirt. Now, he’s tall, handsome, good looking and quite Alpha. I’ve also noticed this over the journey. If there is no spark, no bounce, no flirtatiousness, i quickly next any woman. Western women have such a sense of entitlement, yet most really don’t have a clue how to attract a real man… I’ve had my summer of celibate Monk… Read more »

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This just in.

Mate guarding. What is it good for?

https://heartiste.wordpress.com/2018/02/27/mate-guarding-degrees-of-alphaness/

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“on the 29th this month”

?!?

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Rollo: Guys. You are men, but that is debatable.
Guys: What?! WTF?

That being born with a dick and balls does not guarantee a natural progression into a functional male is very sad. To the extent that we have an article to put the issue of that progression as a subject for debate. Is almost funny.

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A little culture for bedtime.

https://youtu.be/tDOeGGKxrUQ

It always did get my nanny goat. LOL

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@Blaximus
“Acting the same as mad feminists with cocks isn’t the way to go.”

Haha, killing it, brilliant.

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We need to completely stop buying into the fake news. All establishment news is CIA. I don’t believe Cruz shot up that school no more than LHO shot JFK. It was a deep state mind control operation to take our 2nd amendment. And half those kids crying on tv probably didn’t go to that school. A lot doesn’t add up about this shooting…

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It is not at all good to expose yourself to an enemy before you have gained enough power. Fly under their radar, create your base underground, and when you strike they’d have never anticipated it in their wildest dreams. The best, best tactic is to simply create awareness in individuals who are ready for the truth and stay in your niche where you’re king. How did so many men lose their way in 4-5 generations? Answer, one home at a time, one individual, one family at a time. Having said this, already the fact that so much of this knowledge… Read more »

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What a symposium of god-damned pussies. Betas reinventing masculinity to suit their own lack of power. What are they at anyways trying to create a “queef box”?

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It is your fault. You fix it by telling the truth.

https://youtu.be/I_VSJQeLjwI

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February 27, 2018 at 9:36 pm

These days it is impossible to remain invisible. You can do the next best thing. Only influence a few thousand. i.e. remain “unimportant”. Or in their terms, “not worth the effort.”

With 100,000 unimportant people – then more areas become “not worth the effort.’

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Yollo Comanche
How do you express your maleness?

Sri
” Without a masculine check, the feminine mind will just fluctuate it’s way to insanity. Left to their way, they’ll start selectively breeding us out of existence. Only we can stop ourselves from going extinct.”
https://youtu.be/XccdaefI7P8?t=39m24s
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“Acting the same as mad feminists with cocks isn’t the way to go.”
Yet being Nice isn’t ideal in it’s place… Porn is a social consequence of Niceness

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> These days it is impossible to remain invisible. You can do the next best thing. Only influence a few thousand. i.e. remain “unimportant”. Or in their terms, “not worth the effort.” With 100,000 unimportant people – then more areas become “not worth the effort.’ Denying the reality of your power, or denying the validity of power is itself an exercise in power. Your enemies will dismiss you as unimportant. Hope Rollo never changes his nerd style of writing (it’s a very masculine style btw, I can just tell from the wording of online posts if it’s written by a… Read more »

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https://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/a18718896/harrys-razors-a-man-like-you-commercial/
thefederalist.com/2018/02/26/sexbots-robot-citizenship-help-us-refuse-responsibility-human/#.WpSK0gNWEi4.twitter
newyorker.com/magazine/2018/03/05/jordan-petersons-gospel-of-masculinity

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What makes a man?

His capacity, willingness, and proficiency in violence

Violence is how a man keeps his shit his, keeps his bitch his bitch and keeps his get from having their little skulls smashed in or sold to some one else. It is still that way in the here and now but most men are pussies and farm the work out to other men. Military, police, some fat fuck at the mall with a whistle, two radio and clip board etc etc

Everything in the smp is a proxy for violence.

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“And the truth is, there’s no single culture of boys, but many. In my memories of adolescence, beneath the constant ribbing and occasional pyromania, we had tremendous affection for one another. And we longed to connect with women with an intensity that was difficult to contemplate.”

I must admit I really resonated with this statement in the OP. This was my youth and adolescence. I wonder, looking around at the young men I see, if this has been beaten out of most of them. And I wonder what I can do to encourage this among the young men I know.

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@SFC Ton: “What makes a man?

His capacity, willingness, and proficiency in violence”.

Agreed 100%.

But overtime women (and weak men) have persuaded all men to outsource the business of violence to the State. Big Daddy government gave freebies and incentives to the princesses to fulfil their Hypergamous aspirations, and in return the princesses cucked their men into submission to the State.

In the words of Jack Donovan – “Violence is Golden”.

http://www.jack-donovan.com/axis/2011/03/violence-is-golden/

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That Jack Donovan piece is excellent.

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You might also like Redbeard.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Might_Is_Right

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@ SJF Thanks for the CH article. Notable: “The Alpha Apex for a man is reached when a woman is so smitten with him that the thought of cheating never even crosses her mind and in fact she spends most of her idle cognition devising ploys to keep other women away from him.” “if you want to prevent a woman from straying, impregnate her, limit her employment prospects, & surround her with family” Hence the OP commentary burns out quickly. A lot of guys at TRM aren’t all that personally vested in a stronger sense of cultural masculinity. They’re getting… Read more »

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As far as being a slave….

My retirement has me yoked to the plow until 59.5. I brought into the socking it away in a 401k long ago.

I’m a too stupid, fearful, too deep to figure a way past those government carrots.

No regrets and it’s an opportunity to talk to my kids about the insidious nature of making deals with TPTB.

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@rugby

With one eye open.

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Very good write up Rollo. It kinda opened my mind to something I’ve felt internally for awhile; that is everytime I hear of one of these tragic shooting events I feel strongly that it is such a pointless cowardly act. The very opposite of being masculine. To lash out in emotional anger for some misguided sense of retribution is very feminine. It’s a violent tantrum, and I agree it can be attributed to young men never learning (emotional) discipline. They’ve been trying to fit the square peg that is their innate nature into the round hole that is society’s fem… Read more »

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@Eh: “Hence the OP commentary burns out quickly. A lot of guys at TRM aren’t all that personally vested in a stronger sense of cultural masculinity. They’re getting a handle their own shit, working on pet projects or scoffing at any personal connection to a greater cultural intersexual stability.” Rollo’s style of writing is passive. He is observing the events around us, how people and society react to it, and connecting the dots without attaching any emotions to them. Rollo has said a number of times the he in interested in what “IS” and not what “SHOULD BE”. Hence, name… Read more »

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@Sentient: Thanks for the suggestion. I have ordered a copy of “Might is Right” on Amazon.

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I get that.

Though TRM isn’t written dispassionately. Rollo’s persona is a pleasant one as far as his personal appearances go and that translates into his writing…well all our personalities at some point do. Some forcefully, some not.

Anyways it was just an observation about why some OP commentary gets off subject faster than others.

I’m here for the good times. And for that I thank you all.

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This week’s opener…

Ripped from the headlines

https://jezebel.com/the-top-reason-applicants-are-turned-down-from-the-bach-1823355514

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@ Sentient and Incubus Yeah, I’m gonna check out Might is Right too. The wiki blurb is intriguing. Imo, men must cultivate both their ” civilized ” and ” dangerous ” selves. Always yin and yang, and one dimensionality fucks up one’s adaptability. I don’t think I’ve ever heard someone opine the whole ” violence is never the answer ” nonsense without an audible guffaw leaving my lips. Without violence , peace is totally meaningless. That’s why the Donovan piece resonated deeply with me. One of my favorite answers to threats was ” or else what ?”. Or ” so..what… Read more »

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Ton, have you ever retreated as part of combat? Retreating is a perfectly acceptable strategy when faced with overwhelming force. Sometimes being a man is shitting and getting the hell out of Dodge. Boys learn how to risk by playing games. Men are expected to know how and when to risk…women and manginas don’t understand this. We men make ourselves vulnerable when we risk…when we hunt dangerous game or merely go walking around in exotic lands where we don’t know the language and might get mugged or when we get in a relationship with a woman–even a STR has the… Read more »

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Do you often walk around being concerned about other men ” attacking ” you?

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@Blaximus

“Imo, men must cultivate both their ” civilized ” and ” dangerous ” selves.”

Couldn’t agree more! And when you develop that dangerous self, it shows in how you stand, walk, talk, feel, interact. Women pick up on this, and so do other men. Tis why I say if a man doesn’t have this, he should join an MMA gym and experience getting choked out once. That’s a great intro into the world of violence for someone who didn’t grow up with a bunch of hoodlums as I did.

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@scrib Nikolas Cruz – Uhh, he had all the classic markers of psychopathy. He was a late bedwetter, obsessed with fire and killed animals for pleasure – ding ding ding, winner winner, chicken dinner. There is zero surprise to Cruz. No educational system – masculine or femcentric would change him or have fixed him. Such people need to be locked up. Period. totally disagree.. Even a decent father involved in his life would have changed everything about the situation. He would never have been on medication.. Would have been far more tempered with his emotions.. would have been slapped down… Read more »

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… in total agreement with you however, on leftism as the fundamental force that has allowed and fostered fempowerment. And I agree with you (I presume), that becoming insanely violent with any man who espouses these flawed fundamentals (while simply chastising and controlling any woman who does), is the answer. Leftism and especially a combination of Leftism and Fascism, must be dealt with using extremely severe measures, unless we want the cancer to continue. It’s time for strong men to set the world straight politically, or all is lost, like you said. But forget about trying to turn the women… Read more »

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“he should join an MMA gym and experience getting choked out once.”

My boys were in jiu-jitsu a bit ago. The trainer/owner forbade nap finishes for adults, nor chokes for kids.

Well, I’m not having that so with a little experience they have, my boys and I go our basement mat.

I allow my boys to try rear naked chokes on me. After 30″ my little guy youngest almost took my breath away, my oldest choked me down in 15″.

They thought it funny, Dad passed out.

Coming out, I hallucinated.

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@EhIntellect, that’s what I did. Train in garages and basements with some dudes that were in official gyms prior. No rules and worrying about insurance policies. It’s humbling to have a dude out-cardo you and choke you out when he weighs 40 pounds less than you do. I’m teaching my son the basics now, and I told him he has to stop when I tap the mat. He thinks it’s funny to go past that point.

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“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” attributed to Geo. Washington

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Do you often walk around being concerned about other men ” attacking ” you? At first I was gonna ignore you, but then I realized that you might appreciate a little info where you lack experience. It’s about autism…being nearsighted about social cues…you really have to focus your perception…you have to anticipate social events, to some degree…you have to be actively aware of others…by way of contrast, neurotypicals can be passively aware and function just fine…it’s polling vs. being interrupt-driven… I went to Quiapo with my brother in law. Quiapo includes a rough area where organized crime dwells…I always try… Read more »

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@Rugby

you gotta get off your computer………..

If you even read or watch 10% of the videos(or look for the photos you post) your spending way too much of your time to be doing anything to improve.

go to the park and sit on a swing or something

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I’ve already had occasions doing pick up where I’ve found myself nearly stuck in a fight. Merely having the competence to fight well allowed me to talk out the situation without backing down each time. When tattoo covered “tough guy” grabs you by the wrist and without pause (and with a plan already in your head) you calmly look him dead in the eye saying “Release my arm right now or I break yours,” it tends to leave an impression. The other guy always realized “Oh fuck, he didn’t blink” and bitched out. One of the Marines I’m friends with… Read more »

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@ Sun

Most of my friend’s moms told them to be good boys and wear clean underwear in case they were in an accident.

My mom told me that if I got in a fight and wound up in the hospital, to make sure my opponent was in the next bed…or the morgue.

There’s something about being the only girl with 7 brothers I guess.

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Feminism unifies as racism unifies.

Feminism gets a pass when it overtly hates on half the population.

Feminists do well isolating masculinity and men as scapegoats…only with necessary help from men.

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What makes a man ? His name. A man is only as good as his name.a good man keeps his name well polished. Who gives the man his name that he is known by ? The Father’s give the name and the strength with it. Remove the Father’s and the sons are lost. If the boys peers give him a nickname then their is power in it and he can use it to build respect. But generally I think the one who gives the name is the real power of control over the one that is named

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Wild man showed up.

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Now, let’s see if Emily will follow. That’s been the pattern.

… hmmm… maybe I shouldn’t have typed that where she could see.

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Why does history remember the likes of Lenin, Napoleon, Stalin and Hitler? It’s because they imposed their will upon nations.Regardless of our views, on their political philosophies or their actions, they demonstrated what Nietzsche termed ‘the will to power’. We inherently respect anything or anyone who doesn’t defer to another. Nickolas Cruz’s crime in addition to taking seventeen lives is he can’t provide a socially acceptable narrative for what he did. To give you an idea of what I mean. Napoleon was able to convince the people of the Europe, his wars would liberate them from a life of penury.… Read more »

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mersonia
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Feminists do well isolating masculinity and men as scapegoats…only with necessary help from men.
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“People have shown they can tolerate a great deal under the right circumstances.”
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Why does history remember the likes of Lenin, Napoleon, Stalin and Hitler? It’s because they imposed their will upon nations.Regardless of our views, on their political philosophies or their actions, they demonstrated what Nietzsche termed ‘the will to power’. We inherently respect anything or anyone who doesn’t defer to another. Nickolas Cruz’s crime in addition to taking seventeen lives is he can’t provide a socially acceptable narrative for what he did. To give you an idea of what I mean. Napoleon was able to convince the people of Europe, his wars would liberate them from a life of penury. The… Read more »

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Vulnerability…

There is nothing manly about bending over for anyone.

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EhIntellect
February 28, 2018 at 8:39 am

Hallucinations?

https://youtu.be/bz3dsLkP8vE

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Wild Man
February 28, 2018 at 10:22 am

Fewer assertions. More information.

Or was it a paper you HAD to do for school?

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M Simon The Myth of Mental Illness By Thomas S. Szasz (1960) http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Szasz/myth.htm “#2. Stop Blaming Other People For Your Problems Here’s some wisdom for the young…if you’ve got a problem, take care of it yourself. You can point fingers all you want but blaming someone else for your problems won’t change a damn thing. Have you ever noticed how there are two kinds of old people…the miserable ones and the extremely happy ones? Well, the miserable old people always seem to be the ones who blame others for their misfortune. If they don’t have someone direct to blame, their… Read more »

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“Vulnerability is strength” is a double edged lie designed to entrap the naive and those who tend to be submissive. It is a lie that very effectively seduces and ensares low confidence men. On one edge, it proclaims “vulnerability=strength”. This is self evident blatant bullshit and easily understood as such by the most elementary minds. However, the other edge, proclaims by inference and implication that “lack of vulnerability=weakness”. This is the edge that begins to cut into the psyche of most weaklings because it indirectly motivates the weakling to question himself and his frame. Once that cut of doubt is… Read more »

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Damn. You live up to your name.

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“Ever wonder just exactly why it would be so important to someone else for you to allow yourself to be “taken”? ”

No, because it’s a women’s circle song, mother to daughter.

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And you think that love is only
For the lucky and the strong

You have to be strong to handle love.
Also – the strong get lucky more frequently.

Otherwise – nice song.

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February 28, 2018 at 1:57 pm

Mothers no longer teach that to their daughters. My grandma taught it to my mom.

Otherwise I have rarely seen it. I’m teaching the LTR how to be a woman. It is slow going.

For a woman surrender is their most powerful tool. The I Ching calls the feminine “the yielding”. There is a reason for that. Those old guys knew a couple of things. Despite their deficiencies in particle physics.

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(a (not so) young tribe member approaches his Elders gathered around the communal fire)

RE: “Might is Right” – FYI it can be found on archive.org as a free download

(respectfully backs away to into the twilight of his four years’ plus of lurking)

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Lol.

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A wink from the eye of an Elder!?

Perhaps an invitation to join a hunt is next.

BTW still LOL’ing over your Titanic comment.

…blurp…blurp…blurp… indeed LOL

Better quit this before I get kicked out of the Lurkers Union.

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A work colleague of mine recently learned that his mother is dying of cancer. Pretty serious and advanced stage. His mother was a nurse, and so as is often the case with most in the medical profession, they ironically seem to be the absolute worst and last when it comes to prioritizing their own healthcare and condition. They don’t say a anything for years in order to protect the one’s they love. The day she shared with her son her cancer condition, he of course immediately spoke with his wife about it. He said he didn’t cry to her. I… Read more »

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Rhysling
February 28, 2018 at 2:14 pm

From one of the first few pages of “Might is Right”:

“We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children.” David Lane

He left out the corollary. “Don’t make too many enemies. Then you might be wrong”

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M Simon

Did I do something wrong? Kinda new at this.

I owe Rollo and this group a BIG ONE, such that if I ever had all of you in the same room I buy you all a beer even if it bankrupted me.

Certainly don’t want to step off on the wrong foot.

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Rhysling
February 28, 2018 at 3:36 pm

There is no rule about posting around here. We have all kinds.

I was just pointing out where the book was coming from. The beginning mentions that Jack London probably wrote part of it. Another clue.

As I pointed out – there are limits to might. You know. “A man’s gotta know his limitations.”

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@Blax

Yeah my mom was pretty much the type to tell me to “turn the other cheek”. Of course, you’d expect that kind of advice from somebody that routinely berates you and beats the shit out of you. It was a shocking day for her when I caught her hand and told her the beatings were over.

Don’t beat a wolf pup if you can’t fight a full grown wolf one day.

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word of the day: penury

nice

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Cultivate your civilized side? Did you have to put your boy friend’s johnson down before you typed that? wink

If you shower and brush your teeth daily and don’t shit on the carpet all that often, you are civilized enough

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