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We provide modern men with direction by cutting through the noise and offering insightful commentary on classical masculinity with step-by-step guides designed to direct you on your path to noble manhood. Learn from saints, great thinkers and doers, and your ancestors about what it means to be a saintly man, including ways to forge a strong moral character, foster brotherhood and manly friendship, and pursue a strong and virtuous way of life. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/vitalmasc ...
 
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In this episode, the gents wrap up their discussion on friendship by investigating limits and ends of these relationships. Show Highlights: Defects in relationships. Self-imposed limits. Physical, Mental, and Spiritual limits to friendship. What happens when virtuous friendships turn bad? Friendship and the innermost self. Man's helplessness and fr…
 
In this episode, the gents continue discussing The Art of Being a Good Friend, focusing on the art of protecting and restoring your friendships. Show Highlights: The deepest tragedy of life. How some friendships wither or die. Money's dangerous role in friendship. The harm of gossip, envy, and poor breaches of trust. How healthy conflict can actual…
 
Brian returns in this episode, for a further discussion on 'equal' and 'unequal' friendships via the lens of Aristotle and Cicero. Show Highlights: Friendship of Equals vs. Friendship of Unequals. Why you need to recognize friendship disparities in order to have a virtuous friendship. Aristotle's comparison of friendship to political systems. Fathe…
 
In this episode, Stephen muses about the Christmas in the Trenches during WW1 and what it can tell us about kindness, affection, and true brotherhood. Show Highlights: The Christmas in the Trenches The nature of enemies and rivals. Is it possible for us to be everyone's friend? Should we try to be everyone's friend? A redux of the kindness vs. nice…
 
In this special episode, the gents revisit the COVID-19 Pandemic and various responses to it. Show Highlights: Where are we 9 months in? 15 days to slow the spread/flatten the curve? The role of prudence and personal responsibility vs. government mandate. The vice of double standards. Personal responsibility and the rise of "mask Karens." Our duty …
 
In this episode, the gents continue to discuss the book The Art of Being a Good Friend by Hugh Black, elaborating on ways to cultivate and maintain good friendships. Show Highlights: Why does friendship require intentionality? Affability and being friendly. The responsibility of being a friend. How is friendship like a habit? The necessity of culti…
 
In this episode, the gents kick back and discuss a whole range of topics: Show Highlights: Recap of Thanksgiving. What are we grateful for? Big project teaser. Commentary on current events. --- Please like, subscribe, and leave a rating and review. Be honest - this feedback is crucial to helping us improve the quality of our show and reach like-min…
 
In this episode, the gents discuss the book The Art of Being a Good Friend by Hugh Black, weaving in themes on friendship and the Four Loves from the previous episodes. Show Highlights: Expanding on the appreciation of friendship. Friendship in the heroes of history. How does friendship enlighten you? What does that mean? Friendship is a gift of Go…
 
In this episode, the gents continue to discuss philia, or friendship, the second love in the C.S. Lewis/Ancient Greek hierarchy of love. This discussion focuses on Cicero's take on friendship in his classic work De Amicitia. Show Highlights: Greek vs. Roman Virtue. Why are good friends virtuous? The relationship between amicitia and amor. Honor and…
 
In this episode, the gents continue to discuss philia, or friendship, the second love in the C.S. Lewis/Ancient Greek hierarchy of love. This discussion focuses on C.S. Lewis' opinion of friendship and how he wrote about it in his seminal work The Four Loves. Show Highlights: Why did the ancients revere friendship? What does it mean that friendship…
 
This week, the gents have a conversation with Nick Jamell of Conversation of Our Generation about how a man can discuss politics virtuously. Show Highlights: Why are political discussions so difficult to navigate nowadays? How the personal became the political. Are there times when it is prudent to not discuss politics? False courage and standing u…
 
In this episode, the gents discuss philia, or friendship, the second love in the C.S. Lewis/Ancient Greek hierarchy of love. The focus of this is on the Aristotelian conception of friendship and the three types of philia. Show Highlights: Who needs friends? Why do we need friends? The three causes of love. Friendships of utility. Friendships of ple…
 
In this episode, Brian muses about virtue in politics: Show Highlights: What level of importance should politics have in our lives? How can we act virtuously in regards to politics? Why don't we have more virtuous candidates? How can we get them? What do you think? Do you agree with Brian's assessment? Send us your thoughts. --- Please like, subscr…
 
In this episode, the gents kick back and discuss a whole range of topics: Show Highlights: What's next with the podcast? Dealing with news and social media overload. The need for silence and reflection. Will there ever be a return to normalcy? --- Please like, subscribe, and leave a rating and review. Be honest - this feedback is crucial to helping…
 
In this episode, the gents discuss storge, or affection, the first love in the C.S. Lewis/Ancient Greek hierarchy of love. Show Highlights: What is storge? Examples of affection. How does affection "color" the other loves? Storge does not discriminate and is the humblest love. Need-Love and Gift-Love in affection. Distortions of Storge. Why you nee…
 
In this episode, the gents dive into different ways we approach "love" of different things, including nature, environmentalism, and patriotism. Show Highlights: Clarification on a few points in prior episode. The Four Loves vs. the theological virtue Charity. Gift-love vs. Need-love. The differences and similarities between Love of Persons and Love…
 
In this episodes, the gents simultaneously kick off two new series: one larger one on the Theological Virtues and one subset one on Love, by utilizing C.S. Lewis' book The Four Loves. Show Highlights: Why should men talk about love? Modern misconceptions of love. How is love understood today? Is love a feeling? Do you choose to fall in love? An int…
 
In this episode, the gents continue their analysis of the advice given by King St. Louis to his son and proscribe more ways we can learn to be men from this noble monarch. Show Highlights: Why gratitude is important. How should you handle those who gossip or incite others to sin? Living a noble life - what does this mean? True justice, in all its f…
 
In this episode, the gents invite Josh Hatcher, Founder of Manlihood.com, on to the show to discuss his project, journey, what it means to be a man, and so much more. Show Highlights: An introduction to the Josh Hatcher. Why did Josh create Manlihood.com? The importance of father figures. Why is humor so important in communicating with men? Being a…
 
In this episode, the gents turn back the clock to the 13th century to discuss and reflect on the advice from King St. Louis IX in his letters to his son. This is part I of what will likely be a two-part series. Show Highlights: Why St. Louis' advice matters today. The importance of fatherly advice. How can advice from a king benefit a modern man? W…
 
In this episode, the gents kick back and discuss a whole host of topics: Show Highlights: What's next with the podcast? Our Exodus 90 journey. A shallow dive into current events and why we need men. Why our faith is central to us and it's future role in this project. --- Please like, subscribe, and leave a rating and review. Be honest - this feedba…
 
Do the Coronavirus lockdowns have you feeling down? Do you feel a bit lazier, despondent or discouraged right now? You'll find a lot of common ground with the guys in this episode. In this episode, the gents give you a step-by-step breakdown with wisdom from saints and philosophers (and themselves!) to help you overcome acedia and all its ill fruit…
 
Do the Coronavirus lockdowns have you feeling down? Do you feel a bit lazier, despondent or discouraged right now? You'll find a lot of common ground with the guys in this episode. We break down symptoms of what could once be considered the "8th Deadly Sin." In this episode, you will learn just what Acedia is and (while we aren't priests or doctors…
 
In this episodes, the gents provide a step-by-step guide to quitting porn once and for all. If you're a man who struggles with this vice (or any addiction, for that matter), you won't want to miss this conversation. Show Highlights: How to make a plan of attack to beat your porn addiction. The importance of prudent and honest reflection. An analysi…
 
In this episode, the gents discuss the harmful effects of pornography and lay a foundation men can use to begin to quit. Show Highlights: Side effects of pornography use. Secondary reasons to quit porn. How do you know you're addicted to porn? Phases of breaking free. Why growth in virtue needs to be paired with quitting an addiction. Getting radic…
 
In this episode, the gents dive a bit deeper into the harmful nature of pornography to line up their last episode on breaking free from this addictive drug. Show Highlights: Pornography and Natural Law. The harm of objectifying people. How porn harms both consumers and producers. Pornography is against the Cardinal Virtues. Porn in the context of o…
 
In this episode, the gents begin a brief discussion about the dangers of pornography use among men. This episode tackles common objections raised to the "anti-porn" crowd by mainstream sources. Show Highlights: What is pornography? Does porn harm people? Is porn safe? Is porn consensual? Pornography and sex-trafficking The addictiveness of pornogra…
 
In this episode, the gents wrap up their discussion of feminism and offer up ways that we can counter their destructive narratives, forging a better society for men and women going ahead. Show Highlights: Why we are all influenced by feminism in modern society. How we can fight for the dignity of men and women. Why life is more nuanced than a tradi…
 
In this episode, the gents discuss the last, most current wave of feminism - the 4th Wave - which has infiltrated the core of our society. Show Highlights: The rise of high-profile sexual harassment cases and #metoo. How feminism has influenced the workplace. Workplace harassment, sensitivity training, and men. The rise of body shaming (and body po…
 
In this episode, the gents invite Beth and Theresa from Freed from Feminism on to the show to discuss their escape from this dangerous ideology and why they believe feminism hurts men, women and families. Show Highlights: An introduction to the hosts of Freed from Feminism. Why Beth and Theresa left the feminist worldview behind. The largest areas …
 
In this episode commemorating the one year anniversary of the Vital Masculinity Project, the gents remember the past year, discuss current events, and look ahead towards the future of the podcast and journal. Check it out to get the first insights as to what’s next for the project!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/vitalmasculinity/support…
 
In this episodes, the gents move on to third wave feminism and expose the dangers that it has had on our families, society and culture. Show Highlights: Some sources of agreement with third wave feminism. Male effeminacy and domestic violence. "Reproductive rights." More discussion on the ills of contraception and abortion. The reclamation of derog…
 
In this episodes, the gents get a bit heated as they dissect second wave feminism and expose the dangers that it has had on our families, society and culture. Show Highlights: Recap of the world post-first wave feminism. Why the rejection of domesticity is based on false assumptions. The role of abortion and contraception in helping enable this sec…
 
Feminism is a loaded term nowadays, but throughout history has manifested itself in different forms. In this interlude, the gents dive into the first wave of feminism and begin a conversation on why it's important that men learn the good and the bad from these various eras. Show Highlights: What is feminism? Questions to ponder during the discussio…
 
This week, the gents interview a fellow traveler in the pursuit of virtue: Nick Jamell! Enjoy an insightful episode about seeking truth, goodness, and beauty, sure to provide you with valuable information on living the good life. Show Highlights: What motivated him to start Conversation of Our Generation The importance of dialogue and open discussi…
 
In this episode, the last(!) of the series on what it means to be a man, the gents discuss masculine roles outside the family. Show Highlights: How these secondary roles compare to the previously discussed primary roles. The importance of serving your family and community. How the "economic man" relates to these masculine roles. How feminism has en…
 
In this episode, the gents continue the discussion on traditional masculine roles, their maturation, and their importance for men today. Show Highlights: How healthy, mature roles are nourished Husband and Wife Father and Mother Subroles (or subparts) of masculinity, including protector and provider How the genders complement one another Why these …
 
In this episode, the gents begin to discuss traditional masculine roles and their importance for men today. Show Highlights: A discussion on gender identity How healthy, mature roles are nourished Son and Daughter Brother and Sister How the genders complement one another --- Please like, subscribe, and leave a rating and review. Be honest - this fe…
 
In this episode, the gents have a conversation about the psychological differences between men and women, stressing the influence they have on interactions between and among the two genders. Show Highlights: Why are males more aggressive and dominant than women? How does virtue play a role in mediating aggression? Why are men more prone to anti-soc…
 
In this episode, the gents discuss key findings that document the neurological differences between men and women and dissect how that impacts our interactions with each other. Show Highlights: Differences in Brain Size How differences in gray matter impact behavior in men and women Maturity differences How male and female brains activate or "fire" …
 
This week, the gents interview a fellow traveler in the pursuit of virtue: Todd Duncan! Enjoy a fun episode which is chock-full of great conversation on parenting, its joys, sorrows, and the differences in parenting boys vs. girls. Show Highlights: The importance of deliberate parenting Differences between raising boys and girls The complementary n…
 
The gents take a detour from the series on differences between masculinity and femininity to discuss life under quarantine. Surviving and continuing on the virtuous path during COVID-19 Pandemic takes up the bulk of the conversation, but there's still much to draw on for living a manly life in this one. View the full show notes here. --- Please lik…
 
In this episode, the gents continue their discussion on the similarities and differences between men and women. Show Highlights: Nature vs. Nurture Why men and women foster close bonds with those of the same sex Different communication styles Differences in how men and women hold conversations Differences in influence tactics The relationship betwe…
 
In this episode, the gents dive into some external physical and biological differences between the two sexes. Show Highlights: The importance of recognizing general differences between men and women A brief foray into masculine and feminine roles Statistics behind traditional gender roles View the full show notes here. --- Please like, subscribe, a…
 
In this first episode of a new series on the differences between men and women, the guys discuss why the differences are important to recognize. Show Highlights: The problem with ignoring differences Why equality of outcome isn't realistic A preliminary look into the male psyche The negative impact gender-neutrality has on the development of boys H…
 
In this special episode, the gents tackle how we should behave as men during the COVID-19 Pandemic currently affecting our homes. Show Highlights: How self-quarantining/social distancing is a just action The necessity of being intentional about relationships How to be a calm, strong presence for your family and community Avoiding anxiety in these t…
 
This week, the gents interview a fellow traveler in the pursuit of virtue: Scott Smith! Enjoy a fun episode which is chock-full of valuable information on living a noble, manly life. Show Highlights: How faith shapes our lives The importance of the Soul/Body division Father wounds How being a husband and a father shapes our lives Raising Godly chil…
 
This week, the gents discuss how good fiction can be a "laboratory" for virtue and manliness. In this iteration of the occasional series, they discuss displays of the virtue Fortitude in one particular scene of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and how all men can use this to spur them to courage in their own lives. See the full sho…
 
This week, the guys give you their final thoughts (for now) on the Four Cardinal Virtues. Show Highlights: A brief discussion on how to handle the Coronavirus fears as a man How to be prudent in your pursuit of virtue The importance of remembering death (Memento Mori) How Lent ties into the pursuit of virtue Resources: How to Be Unlucky by Joshua G…
 
This week, the gents finish their conversation by offering practical tips to be a more courageous man with part II of this grand finale episode. Show Highlights: The benefits of Cold Showers Doing things that are uncomfortable Meditation, Prayer, Solitude, and Journaling Moving past fear Fighting for what you believe in Fighting for those who canno…
 
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