Category Archives: Self-Control

Analysis Paralysis is the Gateway to the Abyss

Dwelling in the vanity of the mind transports one to an alternate paradigm of reality in which lies are true and life is debased. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Calculated Risk Taking, China, Competence / Competition, Conserving Power, Determination, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Game, Glory, Holding Frame, Identity, Inner Game, Introspection, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Personal Domain, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Self-Control, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, The Power of God | 21 Comments

Black Pill Competition

Competition can either build a man up or bring him down. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Calculated Risk Taking, Charisma, Collective Strength, Competence / Competition, Confidence, Conserving Power, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Determination, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Evangelism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Identity, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Male Power, Manosphere, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Strategy, The Power of God, Trust | 48 Comments

The Ever Looming Black Pill

Identifying one’s fear and facing it. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Agency, Authenticity, Calculated Risk Taking, Confidence, Conserving Power, Counterfeit/False Paradigms, Cultural Anthropology, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Determination, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discipline, Elite Cultural Influences, Enduring Suffering, Evangelism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Holding Frame, Identity, Introspection, Masturbation, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, MGTOW, Incels, Online Amateur Sex Industry and Socialization, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | 35 Comments

On Clarifying a Christian Culture of Attraction

Juxtaposing the Carnal and the Spiritual through Attraction. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Discipline and Molding, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Fantasy and Illusion, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Health and Fitness, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Domain, Physical Training, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Sexual Authority, Sphere of Influence, Strategy, Teaching, The Power of God, Trust | 50 Comments

Jacob’s Masculinity

Poor masculinity leads to problems. An exegesis of Genesis 34. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Collective Strength, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Headship and Patriarchy, Male Power, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Near East, Personal Domain, Purpose, Self-Control, Sphere of Influence | 22 Comments

On Curating a Christian Culture of Attraction

Can sexual attraction be trained or taught? Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Asia, Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline and Molding, Education, Enduring Suffering, Female Evo-Psych, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Identity, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Overcoming Addictions, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychological Disorders, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Sphere of Influence, Taiwan, Teaching, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 95 Comments

Sexual Authority and Sanctification

What does it mean to “yield authority over one’s body to one’s spouse”? Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Charisma, Churchianity, Clothing, Complementarianism, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Denying/Witholding Sex, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline and Molding, Enduring Suffering, Ethical Systems, Female Power, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Handling Rejection, Identity, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Joy, Love, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Sphere of Influence, The Power of God | 54 Comments

The Distension of Cathartic Cathexis

Frustrated Catharsis is regularly instilled by the Liberal Media. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Appreciating the Fine Arts, Collective Strength, Communication Styles, Communications, Conserving Power, Conspiracy Theories, Convergence, Counterfeit/False Paradigms, Cultural Anthropology, Culture Wars, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Elite Cultural Influences, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Fundamental Frame, Holding Frame, Identity, Inner Game, Introspection, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Media, Moral Agency, News Critique, Persuasion, Philosophy, Politics, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Racial Relations, Self-Control, Society, Zeitgeist Reports | 6 Comments

The Comfortable Danger of Social Catharsis

The human desire for Catharsis is the bait used by the Liberal Media to lure one into a Suspension of Disbelief and thereby convert one to Wokism. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attitude, Calculated Risk Taking, Collective Strength, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Conspiracy Theories, Convergence, Counterfeit/False Paradigms, Cultural Anthropology, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Elite Cultural Influences, Enduring Suffering, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, God's Concept of Justice, Holding Frame, Identity, Introspection, Media, Moral Agency, News Critique, Politics, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Society, The Power of God, Zeitgeist Reports | 11 Comments

Is Tim Pool Alt-Right?

A renegade Leftist with Conservative tastes. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Confidence, Culture Wars, Determination, Enduring Suffering, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Government, Handling Rejection, Identity, Male Power, Media, Models of Success, Moral Agency, News Critique, Online Personas, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Philosophy, Politics, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Reviews, Self-Control, Society, Sphere of Influence, Zeitgeist Reports | 10 Comments