The History of Man Podcast
How men came to be— Covering the events forces that have shaped masculine ethos.
I’m a long time podcaster on psychology for men (Ruwando Podcast), and have worked in the men’s personal development space since 2011.
More recently I found the best life lessons for men come from history.
Volume One: A History of Violence
Our first series is on how the evolution of masculine culture and virtue through warfighting, from the Stone Age to modern day. Supplementary ideas and stories will be released on the substack as articles.
Episodes that are out already:
Prologue: The Winner Effect Testosterone and Origin of Male Competition
II Chiefs to Kings: Solid State War in the Bronze Age
III With Your Shield or On It: Battle for Culture in the Greco-Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. (Will publish Oct 2022)
These are subject to change. The more I research, the more I find topics worth expanding on. This is the general aim however.
IV Great Man Theory: The Making of Alexander
V Live by the Sword: Personal Glory in the Roman Era
VI For God, Not Country: Monotheism and the Weaponization of Ideology
VII The Whites of Their Eyes: Maneuvre Warfare in the Gunpowder Era (Likely will be split into the Pike and Shot Era, Napoleon, and the American Civil War)
VIII In the Trenches: World Wars and Mass Destruction (Will be split into WW1 and WW2)
IX Hearts and Minds: Guerilla Tactics, Psyops, and Subversive Ethics
X Army of One, Army of None: Technologization and Impersonal Combat in the Modern Era
This is a passion project of mine so I’m keeping all the content free. However you’re welcome to donate via the subscription button if you so choose. (It’s much appreciated and goes directly to my daughter’s diaper fund.)