Becoming a Barbarian

  • by Jack Donovan
  • Narrated by Jack Donovan, James Dorton
  • 3 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.

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Customer Reviews

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Not easily digested

This is an uncomfortable book, with points that you will disagree with.
It is also a book written, seemingly, with naught but honesty.
It is likely worth some amount of your time and consideration.
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Made me think. Made me laugh. Made me act.

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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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-07-2016
  • Publisher: Jack Donovan