Order Within
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The Nice Guy Fallacy | Ep. 31

The Nice Guy Fallacy | Ep. 31

Living true to what you desire

The nice guy fallacy is a slippery slope for many men in our culture today. It’s alluring because it seems like the best path forward, but it leads us down a confusing and disappointing path.

My goal is to help alleviate this perspective's suffering and help us become stronger and more authentic men. We can do a lot to counter this, but we must first understand what it is.

The world needs healthy and balanced men very much these days.

It’s part of my mission to help achieve that, and content is one way to influence things.

Let’s dig in.

What’s Happening in Today’s Episode

Many men struggle with their masculinity today. It’s a common challenge among all ages, particularly younger men. It’s hard to know how to be and who to look up to in the world today as a young man.

One way our culture influences us is through our media and entertainment. The Nice Guy component is a recurring character in today’s world. It’s damaging the mental and psychological aspects of growing young men.

To change that, we must understand what it is and how to counter it.

Here is a quick highlight of the main topics discussed:

  • What is the Nice Guy fallacy?

  • Problems this path creates

  • How culture and media mislead us

  • It’s a passive approach

  • Examples in Cinema

  • Kill the nice guy

Learning to uncover our behaviors and identify where we are being dishonest can help begin the change process. I’ve been on this path for a good part of my life, and I know how painful and isolating it can be.

We have to proclaim the things we want in life. We do that by honoring what lives within and speaking truthfully and candidly about what we want. Sometimes the truth will turn people away.

That’s okay. Those who stay will stick around for what they enjoy about who you are. This is the best possible outcome for us as men. Live true to who we are and allow those drawn to us to come into our world.

The goal is to find things that resonate to be used in your life today, so studying the various concepts of self-mastery will hopefully give you the tools needed to tap into your highest potential.

You can find a link to the show’s transcript here.

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Order Within
Order Within Podcast
Order Within discusses navigating a world falling further into depression, corruption, and crises—strategies and tools to help you find fulfillment amongst the chaos.