Lately I’ve been giving this a lot of thought. With the attacks on men and masculinity, with the invasion of the Feminine Imperative into everything Man, where is a Man supposed to go?
We’ve got the ‘Sphere for advice and Men are coming together around the world, at least digitally, and “creating our own space,” so to speak.
But what about in “the real world?” I know for me at least, finding like minded men, men who are good at being men, men who would have my back in a crisis, men who can actually “get shit done,” men who honor their word, men who are men and are not soy, are few and far between.
If I want to physically meet up with like minded Men, I will have to do a road trip at a minimum. More likely, I’ll have to hop on an airplane to go visit them. I don’t have a problem with that. With modern transportation, it’s totally an option. It’s totally doable. But what about if or when “shit hits the fan?” Hopping on an airplane most likely won’t be an option then. Same goes for the road trip.
It’s unfortunate that most men around me, most men that live within a certain proximity, like walking distance of a couple miles or so, are still plugged into the matrix. They are still eating garbage, talking garbage, and pandering to garbage.
I tweeted about this a few weeks ago when I talked about the Myth of the Lone Wolf:
The Romance and Myth of the Lone Wolf is just that. A myth.
Movies, new and old, portray the Lone Wolf as the ideal. Think Clint Eastwood in pretty much all of his westerns.
— Rob (@RobSays__) April 18, 2018
It’s unfortunate that most men see the Myth of the Lone Wolf as the ideal. In the long run, it’s not. If we as Men are to truly effect change, we need to be in actual proximity of one another. Jack Donovan is doing exactly that. He’s got his Gang. He’s got his actual living, breathing, in the flesh Tribe.
We’ve got our digital Tribe with the ‘Sphere, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Gab, websites and blogs, but ultimately, is it enough? Is it truly enough when an actual honest to god crisis happens? Is it enough when shit hits the fan? Are “thoughts and prayers” online going to actually be enough when something goes down?
I don’t think so.
Unfortunately in our day and age, for the majority at least, you as a Man will have to be the Lone Wolf. All of the guys who are still plugged in won’t be able to help you. They’ll be too soft, too weak, and looking for someone else to save them.
And if you are in Salt Lake City, reach out to me by any of the means that I’ve listed above. I’d like to get in touch with you.