Fight Club is our monthly panel discussion with a group of men about current events, and topics related to manhood and masculinity.
This month’s panel includes:
Articles Referenced in this episode of the podcast:
CNN: Stop trying to fix yourself, this expert says
Norah Mirnerny: “For some, the deadly virus and its upheaval constituted the “first big thing they’d ever been through.” Meanwhile, McInerny and others whose lives had been shaped by grief, loss or tragedy had long known that “life is fragile and our pace in this modern world is untenable.”
Nora McInerny: I want my work to lower the bar for people. We have so much intense pressure to achieve and to perform in the face of all the suffering and struggle of modern life. You do not have to do anything other than just be a decent person and survive.
An Iranian hermit known as “the world’s dirtiest man” has died at the ripe age of 94, just months after taking his first wash in decades, Iranian state media announced.
“Amu Haji” – Uncle Haji – as he was referred to, died on Sunday in Dezhgah, a village in the country’s southern province of Fars, state news agency IRNA reported.
According to the region’s district head, Haji had for decades avoided fresh food and believed that “if he cleans himself, he will get sick,” the agency reported.
Sports Rivalry and Loyalty
The Fight Club panel also talks about sports, and the fan loyalty that turns into rivalry between friends and family.
Bullying is also on the agenda, and the group discusses the way to end bullying.
Question from the Manlihood ManCave
The guys also answer this question, posed in the Manlihood Mancave, a private facebook group for men!
What does it mean for a man to be a protector and provider?