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Becoming a Barbarian Audiobook

Becoming a Barbarian

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Becoming a Barbarian won't teach you how to swing a battle axe or crush your enemies (so that you can see them driven before you and then hear the lamentation of their women).

Becoming a Barbarian is a follow-up to Donovan's cult hit, The Way of Men. Good, modern, civilized Western men today are expected to think like "citizens of the world" - obligated to everyone and no one. Natural, meaningful tribal connections have been substituted with synthetic, disposable consumer identities. Without a sense of who they are and what group they have a place in, modern men are becoming increasingly detached, disoriented, vulnerable, and ever more easily manipulated.

Becoming a Barbarian attacks the emasculated emptiness of life in the modern West and shows men how to think tribally again. It reveals the weaknesses of universalistic thinking, and challenges listeners to become the kind of men who could go all-in and devote their lives to one group of people above all others.

Becoming a Barbarian is about finding a tribe, finding a purpose, and choosing to live the kind of life that undermines the narrative of the Empire.

©2016 Jack Donovan (P)2016 Jack Donovan

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    Would you consider the audio edition of Becoming a Barbarian to be better than the print version?

    I've read Becoming a Barbarian a couple times. There's a lot of meat and sustenance ; Jack drops many quotable gems and lays the groundwork for developing a truly set apart mindset. The audio version is an even greater experience. The production value is above par. Jack's voice and narration style, plus James Dorton's Thulsa Doom sounding voice, give the book an adventurous and epic energy. This is true edutainment.


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    Highly recommended!

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    A fantastic follow up to its amazing predecessor. If you're someone who really wants to find out and fix what's wrong in the world, this book is a must read.

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    If you have delicate sensibilities, this book is not for you. If you feel that what has become the societal norm just doesn't fit, you might want to give this a read.

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    An outstanding book that's sure to make social justice warriors run to their safe spaces!

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    "the raw truth of men. like it or not."

    eye-opening and inspiring. A Beacon to follow away from the empire of nothing. Greg Reid

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    Become a barbarian and become a better man. this serves as a platform to put together the words that are scattered throughout my boggled mind in this age of confusion.

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    Theres no pulling punches here, your with or not. Simple yet complicated. Your with your we or your the empires. You wont be with us. it's about tribe and identity!

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    "Started hyper masculine, became horribly twisted"

    You will quickly realize the author is a scared, anti-American, single man who loves the sound of his own voice. If you follow his advice in this book you will become the same.

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