Podcast LXXVI – Risk-Taking in Decision-Making
Dom talks about making decisions and taking risks in life, two aspects of the individual true will (rational vs. deep true will), faithful convictions of purpose, the problem of rational foresight, why reason needs emotion, and the inner compass that guides you on your path.
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Podcast LXXV – Human Behavior & Politics
Dom talks about how we can learn about human behavior, how such knowledge relates to policymaking, and why he opposes political equality in favor of a new version of direct democracy.
Podcast LXXIV – Toxic Masculinity
Dom talks about the political and psychological concept of toxic masculinity and what it means to be a “good man.”
Podcast LXXIII – Timothy Wenger
Dom talks with Timothy Wenger from The Man Effect about masculinity and what it means to be a man.
Podcast LXXII – Moral Heuristics
Dom talks about why your values don’t make you a good person; on moral heuristics, living a good life, and the dogma of well-being.
Podcast LXXI – Metaphysical Toughness
Dom talks about emotional investments, enduring meaninglessness, and metaphysical toughness as the antidote to bigotry.
Podcast LXX – Political Virtue Signaling & Centrism
Dom talks about virtue signaling (on the political left and right) and centrism (four types of political centrists).
Podcast LXIX – Direct Democracy
Dom talks about the problems and merits of direct democracy.
Podcast LXVIII – Ethnopluralism & Anti-Racism
Dom talks about ethnopluralism, multiculturalism, European ethnic identity, institutional racism, mass immigration, xenophobia, Guillaume Faye’s metapolitical definition of anti-racism, and postmodern (soft) totalitarianism.
Podcast LXVII – Meaning & Purpose
Dom talks about meaning, social belonging, the transformation of will, the importance of pride, and how to live with purpose.
Podcast LXVI – Don’t Be Yourself
Dom talks about ‘being yourself’ and introversion (the lies introverts tell themselves).
Podcast LXV – Open-mindedness
Dom talks about expectations, experience, and having an open mind.
Podcast LXIV – Collectivism
Dom talks about tribalism, egoism, human nature, individualism vs. collectivism, modern vs. traditional freedom, and direct vs. representative democracy.
Podcast LXIII – Feminism
Dom talks about sexual behavior, human nature, feminism, and the ethics of gender equality.
Podcast LXII – Nationalistic Humanism
Dom talks about the evolutionary, sociobiological, and ethical foundation of ethnic nationalism and global ethnopluralism.
Podcast LXI – Values & Ethics
Dom talks about the limits of truth and justice, why anyone should care about ethics, and why human values are important.
Podcast LX – Willpower Mindset & Diet
Dom talks about how cultural beliefs affect self-control (self-fulfilling prophecy), how an unhealthy diet weakens the will (inflammation), and how to improve your focus while lifting weights (cognitive load).
Dom talks about acting like an aggressive alpha male, the sound of the pussy whip, and turning the other cheek.
Dom talks about the dilemma of disciplined will vs. spontaneous flow, cool agitation as the perfect state of being, whether one can force oneself to do something, and the glory of flow.
Dom interviews Chris Shea about how mindfulness meditation helps people to deal with addiction and find inner peace.
Dom talks about the Dalai Lama’s thoughts on calmness of mind.
Dom talks about pride, the feeling of greatness.
Dom talks about how breath awareness helps you to achieve your goals.
Dom talks about cognitive noise, emotional stability, and why mindcoolness is a masculine state of mind.
Dom talks about how to self-generate emotions in five steps.
Dom recites a shitty poem about the fear of silence.
Dom talks about the factors influencing mood and why you can’t control it directly.
Dom talks about emotional detachment.
Dom talks about ego dreams versus the True Will.
Dom talks about the ineffectiveness of catharsis of aggression, emotional flexibility being a key component of resilience, interemotional relations, and cognition-free emotion regulation.
Dom talks about emotional intelligence and how to improve your self-talk for emotion regulation.
Dom talks about how he misuses mindfulness meditation and how to solve the basic problem of mindfulness.
Dom talks about reasons why people regulate their emotions.
Dom talks about how traveling teaches you to let go gratefully and about practicing mindful gestures of gratitude.
Dom describes his blood meditation and talks about the decision-making habit to choose mindfulness in everyday life.
Dom talks about emotion regulation skills, night owls, understanding emotions, and affect labeling.
Dom talks about building willpower like a muscle, the four cardinal virtues, public speaking anxiety, suppressing emotions, and psychological science.
Dom talks about accepting little bad feelings, pride anticipation to fuel the power of will, the importance of attentional self-control for emotional self-regulation, why testosterone does not cause aggression or horniness, why he quit his pre-workout caffeine consumption, and how working out hard boosts willpower.
Dom talks about awareness over feelings with everyday mindfulness, the pleasure of rationality, self-discipline vs. self-acceptance, Taoist non-doing in fighting and martial arts, and the weakness of will as a manifestation of hell.
Dom talks about how to give women what they really want, how moderation gives us freedom, whether happiness is the end goal, how scientists measure emotion regulation, and Alan Watts’ view on sexual asceticism.
Dom talks about the importance of attentional self-control.
Dom talks about time as the enemy, why pride will never die, the definition of mindcoolness, and how to stay committed to a low-carb diet.
Dom talks about the power of Will in total exhaustion, how drugs impede self-mastery, the freedom of nature, mindcoolness vs. mindfulness, how to get out of your head, and why judging isn’t bad.
Dom talks about his book, discipline vs. fun, the power of simple words, and part 3 of his sexual abstinence challenge.
Dom talks about the dynamic True Will, good and bad pride and humility, part two of his sexual abstinence challenge, and how silence is enough.
Dom prays to the gods of war and silence and talks about having strong beliefs vs. an open mind, how flow is life, and the first part of his sexual abstinence challenge.
Dom talks about his New Year’s revelations, social intelligence, how to use hate to do your True Will, the truth about self-improvement, and the virtue of moderation.
Dom talks about freedom and injustice, mental toughness, purpose, concepts of stoicism, and creativity as freedom through obsession.
Dom talks about Machiavellianism, why it feels good to discipline yourself, perfectionism, the value of being humbled, sexual abstinence, and New Year’s resolutions.
Dom talks about the benefits of meditation after training, three traps of MGTOW, trust in the alternative media, and why self-help does not get old.
Dom talks about willpower physiology, personality tests, self-knowledge, and psychological momentum.
Dom talks about autumn, how to be a badass, the power of flow, the three faces of mindcoolness (flow, control, and discipline), and non-spiritual mindfulness training.
Dom talks about the art of chaotic organization, what’s wrong with Ryan Holiday’s “Ego is the Enemy,” three lies that cause procrastination, and seven signs that you think too much.
Dom talks about whether a man should listen to his emotions, Nietzsche’s overman as a technological entity, and why freedom is his main reason to eat a ketogenic diet.
Dom talks about how to know if you’re truly happy, the benefits of slow reading, whether meditation will make you unmanly, and how to disengage your mind from anxiety.
Dom talks about religious teachings, developing discipline without going to war, how to tell if a man is legit, and talking less.
Dom talks about awesome activities, the art of slowness, whether technology makes us happier, and why he hates marketing (and how he can appreciate it).
Dom talks about what’s beyond personal improvement, why skills are more important than goals, the need of silence for growth, and how to do your True Will.
Dom talks about how to spot overtraining before it’s too late, the importance of solitude, consumerism, female attractiveness and true femininity, and mental clarity in ketosis.
Dom talks about why strength supplements are a waste of money, meditating outside, the benefits of going for walks outside, the truth about fame and money, and how to give more to others.
Dom talks about why he doesn’t take steroids, why you should judge others, how to get rid of YouTube addiction, the nature of mental toughness, whether a player lifestyle is a waste of time, and the evolutionary roots of mindfulness.
Dom talks about self-improvement, joy being the active power of will, principles vs. emotions, white pride and guilt, masculinity, how sugar affects willpower, and how a doctor’s behavior affects the placebo effect.
Dom talks about knowing what’s under your control, passionate romantic love as a natural addiction, deception, how anger relates to confidence, why strong roots make you happy, healthy, and confident, and how to experience the joy of gratefulness through heart meditation.
Dom talks about leaders vs. followers vs. artists, the importance of pride, how pride fuels discipline, the maturity of pride, and why you should develop self-discipline without relying on drugs.
Dom talks about embracing coldness, the long-term perspective of willpower and self-discipline, sexual vibe, morning routines, the best mindset for studying, the standard for ideal productivity, and how to work out when you’re injured.
Dom talks about why you can’t choose to feel happy, how to gain freedom through strength, HRV biofeedback for athletic performance and recovery, the three types of power, creating discomfort to strengthen self-discipline, what Rammstein can teach you about women, and his anthropological study on the nonverbal behavior of UFC fighters during staredown.
Dom talks about rumination & worry, monitoring your progress for goal achievement, the limits of achievement, procrastination, and scientific guidelines for effective motivation.
Dom talks about fatigue, mental toughness, Jocko Willink’s view of willpower, the dangers of overthinking, how to deal with anxiety, and loving what you do.
Dom talks about increasing willpower through environment optimization, addiction to stimulation, and the importance of having a plan to build a habit.
Dom talks about self-discipline, the path to mindcoolness, and the emotion of pride.
Dom talks about YouTube addiction, how to alleviate stress, and how willpower fatigue impairs athletic performance.
Dom talks about willpower in life and science, how mental imagery can make you physically stronger, and freedom without free will.
Dom talks about troubles with making meditation a solid habit and how to increase willpower by minimizing distraction.
Dom talks about the bodymind, power posing for more testosterone, and how to increase willpower through breathing.
Dom talks about activity workstations, controlling your anger, how thinking about food affects eating behavior, and the reliability of personal experience vs. new scientific findings.
Dom talks about to-do lists, knowing the heart, shame & self-control, and what to do when you “don’t feel like it.”