Today we see many examples of the “alpha male” crossing the line of respect for others.
Have you been on the receiving end of this? Have you dished it out? How did you feel in such cases?
Many of today’s social institutions are organized into hierarchical tribes where fear is the instrument of negotiation or motivation ... with men (and sometimes women) acting as dominators over others. Have you been in a such a tribe? What are your experiences? This is a game in which many men unconsciously participate in one form or another.
The philosopher's approach is to go into depth, to examine and feel the underlying causes and effects in such interactions. To paraphrase philosopher, Dario Salas Sommer, strength is about controlling oneself, rather than others. By learning to control himself, his reactions, actions, and thoughts, a man can cultivate higher values such as honor, accountability, generosity, love, courage, and integrity... But to do this takes active conscious awareness and energy and this is what will be explored in this workshop exclusively for men.
Saturday May 19
Institute for Hermetic Philosophy
10:45 AM to 1:45 PM
146 w 29th street, 8W
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