The first pillar in a solid human foundation is perhaps easiest to understand and train (What are the pillars of a human foundation? Read our introduction here.) Your physical pillar, your body, is one of the most profitable assets in this life that you can invest in. Why? Read on.
Mankind is a uniquely crafted and highly motivated species, created by God, evolved by Nature, endowed with capabilities unmatched by anything else in the known universe. We dominate the Earth, explore the far reaches of our solar system, and create marvels in architecture, medicine, literature, and the arts. As a species, we are unbeatable. As individuals, however, especially in western society, man has run up against a singular problem. Namely, we have forgotten what we are made of and begun a slow neglect of nearly every facet of our lives that does not provide instant gratification. That’s why, in this series, we’re going to look at the composition of a man, how to fight back against the tide of complacency, and how to craft a stronger and more solid human foundation. But first, let’s look at the state of western Man.
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