I have recently been on several podcasts, where we discussed both the contemporary issues faced by the men of the West, as well as the eternal struggles that men of all eras have faced.
Hope is frightening; it implies the potential for failure. Hope is demanding; it provides an objective to work towards. Hope is humbling; it makes you realize that your own weaknesses are your worst enemy. Living without Hope leads to failure, but it’s a comforting sort of failure. It’s the root of all addiction.
Virtue is justification for Being. A video well worth watching. [H/T Jay Mcintosh]