Remembrance, Responsibility & Dream


The “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. before a crowd of some 250,000 people at the 1963 March on Washington, remains one of the most famous speeches in history. Weaving in references to the country’s Founding Fathers and the Bible, King used universal themes to depict the struggles of African … Continue reading Remembrance, Responsibility & Dream

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I HATE this question!


My life is not that interesting, to me anyway, others may disagree and some will agree. But to me, my life is just ordinary, nothing spectacular... So why waste others time with that... I figure, when the time is right, and the information is needed, I will state it, it will come out, sooner or later, so why bother with all that up front. 

A Man’s Life, Personal Development Craft the Life You Want: Creating a Blueprint for Your Future


A post from the Art of Manliness Brett | February 8, 2011 The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his independence, his work ethic, and his unwavering sense of purpose. We envy the way he personally shapes and creates the fruits of his labor. While not many … Continue reading A Man’s Life, Personal Development Craft the Life You Want: Creating a Blueprint for Your Future

The Narcissism of Minor Differences | The Art of Manliness


The English and the Scots. The Serbs and the Croats. The Sunnis and the Shiites. If you look at some of the fiercest and bloodiest rivalries in history, what’s striking is not how different the opposing groups are, but how similar. Sure, they often hold different beliefs, but they live as neighbors, share ancestry, and … Continue reading The Narcissism of Minor Differences | The Art of Manliness

10 Books That Will Change Your Life


Show me what you read, and I'll tell you who you are.... Are you looking for books that will change your life?    Are you wanting to get leverage on yourself, and make real changes, but you’d love a guide to assist you? These 10 books absolutely fit that criteria.  Read them, but more importantly, … Continue reading 10 Books That Will Change Your Life

Viking Mythology: What a Man Can Learn From Thor | The Art of Manliness


Thor — Giant-Slayer and God of Thunder — is the most well-known Norse god in our modern world. The Marvel comic books and films have of course spurred his fame, but they’ve also hampered our understanding of the Thor that Viking people worshiped and revered and looked to for protection. For one thing, rather than … Continue reading Viking Mythology: What a Man Can Learn From Thor | The Art of Manliness

Resilience With Eric Greitens | The Art of Manliness


Eric Greitens is a Rhodes Scholar that started out his career as a humanitarian aid worker but then became a Navy SEAL. His book The Heart and the Fist makes that case that in order to be a good man, you have to be strong enough to fight for those you’re trying to serve. His book … Continue reading Resilience With Eric Greitens | The Art of Manliness