Category Archives: Persuasion

Jack on Female Agency

Women need emotional support and constant encouragement, feedback, and guidance to exercise agency. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Chivalry, Collective Strength, Comedy, Communications, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Discipline and Molding, Enduring Suffering, Fantasy and Illusion, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Identity, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Satire, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Solipsism, Sphere of Influence, Teaching, The Hamster, The Power of God, Trust | 15 Comments

Did Eve have Agency?

Reconsidering an earlier assumption from the Serpent’s viewpoint. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Female Power, God's Concept of Justice, Holding Frame, Male Power, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Persuasion | 74 Comments

The Moral Agency of Dogs

You have total responsibility and limited control.  It’s a labor of love. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Animal Kingdom, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Competence / Competition, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Determination, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Discipline and Molding, Enduring Suffering, Female Evo-Psych, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Inner Game, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Parenting, Perseverance, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Science, Self-Concept, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, Strategy, Teaching, The Power of God, Trust, Vetting Women | 97 Comments

On the Concept of Agency

Moral agency is the action of a moral agent. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Communications, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Fundamental Frame, Holding Frame, Introspection, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Persuasion, Philosophy, Psychology | 57 Comments

Deep Strength on Women’s Agency

Female moral agency is solipsistic, vain, and easily misdirected or stymied. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Communications, Fantasy and Illusion, Female Power, Gnosticism, Headship and Patriarchy, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Media, Moral Agency, Mysticism, Organization and Structure, Parenting, Personal Domain, Persuasion, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Reviews, Secrecy, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Solipsism, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, Teaching, The Power of God, Trust | 39 Comments

Name it to Change it!

Identifying a transgression poses an implied demand for her to change it. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Communication Styles, Communications, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Determination, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Discipline and Molding, Enduring Suffering, Female Evo-Psych, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Generational Curses, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Personal Domain, Persuasion, Power, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Sphere of Influence, Strategy, Teaching, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 20 Comments

Laying out Expectations

…is a powerful way that men install boundaries. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Clothing, Collective Strength, Communication Styles, Communications, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Discipline, Discipline and Molding, Ethical Systems, Female Evo-Psych, Female Power, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Health and Fitness, Holding Frame, Identity, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Parenting, Perseverance, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sphere of Influence, The Hamster, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 44 Comments

Riding the Raging Rivulet

Eliminate static to improve transmission. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Boundaries, Communications, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Denying/Witholding Sex, Desire, Desire, Passion, Determination, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Discipline and Molding, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Identity, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Personal Domain, Persuasion, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Sex, Solipsism, Sphere of Influence, Strategy, Teaching, The Power of God | 16 Comments

The Glory of Submission and Humility in Helping

It’s not for the charity, but for the inner peace and purpose. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Holding Frame, Honor, Identity, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Joy, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Paradigms of Religion, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 37 Comments

Shaking the dust off your shoes

When it’s clear that you can’t improve the situation, it’s time to walk. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attitude, Authenticity, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Charisma, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Communications, Confidence, Conflict Management, Convergence, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, God's Concept of Justice, Handling Rejection, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Inner Game, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Moral Agency, Mysticism, Organization and Structure, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Respect, Self-Concept, Sphere of Influence, Strategy, Teaching, The Power of God, Trust | 24 Comments