Category Archives: Paradigms of Religion

Artisanal Toad on Women’s Agency

Virgins DO NOT have moral agency. Non-virgins DO, under conditions. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Agency, Arranged Marriage, Attraction, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Complementarianism, Consent, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Anthropology, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Divorce, Ethical Systems, Female Evo-Psych, Female Power, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Identity, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Near East, Organization and Structure, Paradigms of Religion, Parenting, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Philosophy, Polysexuality, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Reviews, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Sexual Authority, Sphere of Influence, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 186 Comments

Sharkly on Women’s Agency

Female moral agency is motivated by masculine authority and is destroyed by Feminist equality. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Competence / Competition, Convergence, Culture Wars, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Elite Cultural Influences, Female Evo-Psych, Feminism, Generational Curses, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Honor, Hypergamy, Intersexual Dynamics, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Masculine Disciplines, Media, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Paradigms of Religion, Politics, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Respect, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Society, Sphere of Influence, The Power of God | 100 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

Respect makes all the difference!

A reader’s testimony about how Respect for Respectability can transform lives! Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Attraction, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Anthropology, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Paradigms of Religion, Parenting, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Sanctification & Defilement, Sphere of Influence, Teaching, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 16 Comments

The Advent of Christian Mysticism

An increasing number of believers are drifting away from organized religion to embrace a more personal encounter with God. Continue reading

Posted in Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Introspection, Manosphere, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Mysticism, Orthodoxy, Paradigms of Religion, Prophecy, Protestantism, The Power of God | 53 Comments

Identity Politics

Faux-Identity is the new virtue. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Collective Strength, Complementarianism, Conspiracy Theories, Counterfeit/False Paradigms, Cultural Anthropology, Culture Wars, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Holding Frame, Identity, Individualism, Introspection, Manosphere, Media, MGTOW, Incels, Models of Failure, News Critique, Online Personas, Organization and Structure, Paradigms of Religion, Personal Presentation, Philosophy, Politics, Power, Society, Sphere of Influence, Zeitgeist Reports | 55 Comments

Joy Shaming

Thou shalt be JOYFUL, dammit! Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Authenticity, Boundaries, Charisma, Churchianity, Confidence, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Evangelism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Handling Rejection, Indicators of Contempt, Joy, Leadership, Legalism, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Paradigms of Religion, Personal Presentation, Power, Prayer, Protestantism, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, Teaching, Therapeutic Moralistic Deism | 44 Comments

Mopey Dopey

Some men are so depressed that it’s their new normal. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Archetypes, Cathodoxy, Churchianity, Depression, Enduring Suffering, Faux-Masculinity, Fundamental Frame, Identity, Introspection, Models of Failure, Paradigms of Religion, Personal Presentation, Prayer, Protestantism, Psychological Disorders, Psychology, Self-Concept, Sphere of Influence, Zeitgeist Reports | 97 Comments

The intermediate goal is to get past the blinding obsession

Faith, Fellowship, Purpose, and Inner Game helps. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Cathodoxy, Charisma, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Fundamental Frame, Game, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Inner Game, Introspection, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Orthodoxy, Personal Domain, Protestantism, Purpose, Relationships, Reviews, Sphere of Influence, Teaching, The Power of God | 91 Comments

The Mystery of Marriage

Father Spyridon offers insights to the beauty and gravity of marriage. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Evangelism, Faith Community, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, International, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Mysticism, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Protestantism, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Stewardship, The Power of God | 36 Comments