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Myth Of The 20th Century - Episode 38: Beyond the Wire-Masculinity and Civilization - Social Matter

Welcome to the Myth of the 20th Century. The podcast airs on Fridays. — Brought to you by — Adam Smith, Hans Lander, Nick Mason and Hank Oslo with special guest James LaFond Notes: “Societies in decline have always – as far as I have been able to determine – suffered in the masculine sphere. …

Book Streams Pertinent to the Social Matter Interview

In our discussion we spoke predominantly of masculinity, combat training and urban survival, making three threads in my work. Below are the reading order I suggest in each:


Masculine Axis

Taboo You

Under the God of Things

Of Lions and Men


Being a Bad Man in a Worse World

The Punishing Art

Twerps, Goons and Meatshields

The Logic of Steel

Winter of a Fighting Life

Urban Survival

Thriving in Bad Places

When You're Food: Raw

Waking Up in Indian Country

Masculine Axis: A Meditation on Manhood and Heroism

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