TT34: Rites of Passage

Ten years in brutal warrior training followed by a deadly test… Or a leap of faith off a manmade structure, face-first into the earth… Or your hand in a bullet ant glove where any sound you make will mean failure…

Today John and I discuss rites of passage for young men. Why have they existed throughout history and across cultures? Have we outgrown them, or do they still serve a purpose? What is it about young men who seek these experiences out, or the older men who carry forward these cultural institutions in the first place?

All of this and more in a heavy Tough Talk that is determined to be one of our most charged yet.

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Ten years in brutal warrior training followed by a deadly test… Or a leap of faith off a manmade structure, face-first into the earth… Or your hand in a bullet ant glove where any sound you make will mean failure… Today John and I discuss rites of passage for young men. Why have they existed […]

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