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278 - Sol Sebastian (What is a man?)

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Sol Sebastian leads small groups of men on journeys into the African bush in search of a renewed sense of purpose and meaning in their lives. Sol's site. Download this episode. Music: "Kalicom," by Julien Jacob.

Show Notes:

Introduction (00:00 – 15:38)

(00:00) Meeting Sol, father figures, Sol’s website; newalpha.men

(06:32) Cacilda update, conventional medicine, travels to Peru

(09:00)  Pre-Order “Tangentially Reading”

(11:32) Song 1: “Kalicom”, by Julien Jacob

Sol Sebastian – What is Masculinity? (15:39 – 2:07:46)

(15:39) Men’s Genius Catalyst, native genius, presenting reality, expansive nature

(25:43) Choosing your identity, life orientation, existential accountability, removal from the native state

(34:49) Framework of 3 entities; Religion, State, and Brand, chaos of the unknown

(39:41) The original mindjob, acceptance of our caveman past, discontinuity

(43:47) Mothers and Fathers, mountains and valleys, intimacy and sovereignty, validation

(49:33) ROMA emails, critical thinking, conscience, stuck in the valley, initiation rituals, belonging

(58:06) The modern world, “Tribe”, love, aggression, sperm wars, testosterone

(1:08:48) How Sol got started, Melbourne youth, Anarchism, deconstructing life

(1:17:10) Mentors, Thailand, Chiang Mai, spiritual convergence

(1:28:38) Qigong, charlatans, Western vs. Eastern medicine, Shamanism

(1:38:16) Daoist sexuality, Western mentality, the game

(1:44:15) Multiple male orgasms, omni-orgasmic connections, being dick-centric

(1:50:31) Revisionism, redefining the orgasm, transcendental experiences, maturity

(1:58:37) Unthinking, knowledge and wisdom, being part of “It”

(2:07:47) Outro

(2:11:04) Song 2: “Smoke Alarm” by Carsie Blanton

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Music: Carsie Blanton

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