We Are Not Consumers

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Leo Babauta wants to help you break away from the consumerist mindset.

Manufacturing Content

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Contentedness comes naturally, in the absence of manufactured desire. But getting back to that natural state might take some work.

Society, Reimagined

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Leo Babauta wonders if society could be vastly different, redesigned almost from scratch.

Why Society Won’t Let Boys and Men Be Victims of Rape

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Enough with forcing young boys into the damaging confinements of what it means to be an alpha male.

Letting Go Of Desires

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Leo Babauta on freeing yourself.

Right of Way

Right of Way

A reminder to care for each other when we need it most from Scott Sonnon.

Would a Penniless Mr. Darcy still be Mr. Darcy?

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Are we more than the sum of our parts and should arbitrary circumstances of birth determine our chance for happiness

Revolt: Get Free From the Tyranny of Being Current

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Leo Babauta believes the obsession with keeping up with information actually takes away from the things that are most important to us.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

Unemployment Affects Masculinity

Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

The Mindless Co-Opting Of A Loaded Word: Am I Your Ni**a?

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A White male got called the N-word. By a White teenager. Is the dreaded word now a…brand?

How To Humiliate Your Ex and Get 30K Followers On Twitter

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Dillan DiGiovanni breaks down precisely how to get 30K followers on twitter.

Jonah Hill: Homophobe or Human?

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks Jonah Hill isn’t homophobic but merely an imperfect human being.

Why You Have No Shot With A Hot Woman

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Got shot down by a hottie at the gym? Got dissed by a bombshell at the bar? Fantastic! Here’s why.

Mother’s Day: A Man’s Reflection

The Unbreakable Bond

Steven Lake explores the ties that bind us to our Mothers.

Dictators Rule, Okay?

Dictators Rule, OK? by Kevin McGovern

Dictatorial behavior runs the gambit from personal relationship to political power.