Jack Donovan | STW Episode #13 – John Mosby “Forging the Hero”
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STW Episode #13 – John Mosby “Forging the Hero”

John Mosby is a former U.S. Army Special Operations soldier and author of a new book, titled Forging the Hero. He is best known online for his contributions to the magazine Forward Observer, and his blog, Mountain Guerrilla

FORGING THE HERO

A tribal strategy for building resilient communities and surviving the decline of empire

Topics covered:

  • The historical reality of decline vs. collapse fantasies
  • Group survival vs. the Hollywood loner myth
  • The importance of tribe
  • Building tribal cohesion through gift-giving
  • Identifying shared culture and values
  • Frith, Innangard and Utangard

Links:

“Outlaw Wolf Fire” by Horseskull is available at Bandcamp

https://horseskull.bandcamp.com/album/horseskull

Mountain Guerrilla

https://mountainguerrilla.wordpress.com/

Forward Observer

https://readfomag.com/category/mountain-guerrilla/

Books Mentioned:

A Study of History, Vol. 1: Abridgement of Volumes I-VI
Arnold J. Toynbee

The Fate of Empires: Being an Inquiry Into the Stability of Civilisation (Classic Reprint)
Arthur John Hubbard

Subscribe to START THE WORLD on iTunes here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/start-world-jack-donovan-podcast/id844102780

START THE WORLD is also available on Stitcher:

http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=75247&refid=stpr