This article is originally from my personal site but I want to share it here. I love pocket watches and am thinking of carrying one again.
There’s a new old way to tell time and, in this age of cell-phone-time-checking, it’s about ‘time’ you seriously considered adding this item to your collection.
Sure, we’ve all used a wrist-watch. A nice, sturdy, run-of-the-mill, every-guy-has-one, wrist-watch.
There is something else. Something that adds a little old world gentility to your look.
One of my favorite writers is Jack Donovan, author of “The Way of Men” and “Becoming a Barbarian.” His works have been an indispensable guide for men such as myself seeking to understand masculinity and build male friendships within the context of 21st Century, post-modern Western culture.
Recently I spent an afternoon reading his latest work, “A More Complete Beast.” Like his other books, it is a relatively short read, but each page seems to contain at least one if not two paragraphs of hard-hitting truths and observations.
In reflection, here are some key takeaways that are relevant for any man searching for meaning and purpose in the West.
Masculinity today is an option, and few want you to choose it
(I originally posted this at RobSays.net and I feel that the message is important enough that it needs to be shared here as well. Rob)
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the latest from Gillette, PETA, and the American Psychological Association. I still stand behind that post. It was valid then and is still valid now. However, I’ve had some time to think about it, and now I want to revisit it if you will.