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What does it mean to Abandon Modern Culture?First, let’s dig into the definition of “culture”.A culture is a way of life of a group of people--the behaviors, beliefs, values, and symbols that they accept, and are passed along by communication and imitation from one generation to the next.Modern Culture stands for mediocrity.Modern Culture seeks out comfort instead of exploration.Modern Culture does not support the idea of self-improvement.Modern Culture is a fucking plague.Everywhere that you turn, modern culture is shoved down your throat.To Abandon Modern Culture is to cast away the expectations of the modern world.Mankind has done remarkable things throughout history -...

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We’ve all seen the strength athlete that makes analogies to a lone wolf, a lion, or some alpha primate, regardless of how inaccurate that self-comparison may be. And we can accept the reality that often, this journey needs to be taken alone. The truth, however, is this mindset can be a very isolating (and needlessly dramatic) approach to life, and that to really succeed, you need a circle – a family, a pack- that embraces each other’s strengths and seeks to eliminate shortcomings.What, and who, do you identify with? Are you building a circle of individuals that want what you...

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Imagine a world in which our ancestors clung to the safety of their farmlands and never set out to explore the world, just because someone told them not to. Society, as we know it today, would be nonexistent. If these curious individuals can do the unimaginable and sail an endless ocean – you can surely step outside of your comfort zone to reach your goals. Will you run into obstacles? Absolutely. But these hardships are how we continue to learn and grow. Obstacles should never be avoided. They are not your enemy.The enemy here is fear. It’s jealousy and misery.Your...

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Adversity is generally seen in a negative light. Hardship, setbacks, failures, and pain are things we all try to avoid. And when we inevitably are forced to face them, we look to for ways to stay distracted rather than learn from it. Learn from these obstacles. What if these things were used to our benefit? What if times of weakness bring a new found level of strength? Pain is meant to be embraced, not ignored. This does not mean condoning self-pity or accepting failure as a pattern. It means taking responsibility, and most importantly, taking control. Strength requires a certain level of intensity...

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By definition, ego is the conscious mind, the part of the identity that you consider your “self." Is it working for your benefit, or is it getting in the way? Typically ego is displayed with an elevated sense of self-importance, grandiosity, and an inflated level of confidence. To be clear, negative self-worth is equally damaging. Maintaining a realistic self-image is important, and everyone wants to see themselves in a positive light. After all, we are the heroes of our own story. It’s important to be mindful of both sides of the spectrum because they can look dangerously similar. If you...

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