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Jocko Willink and Sebastian Junger (#744)

This episode is a two-for-one, and that’s as a result of the podcast lately hit its 10-year anniversary and handed one billion downloads. To rejoice, I’ve curated a number of the better of the perfect—a few of my favorites—from greater than 700 episodes over the past decade. I couldn’t be extra excited. The episode options segments from episode #107 “The Scariest Navy SEAL Possible… And What He Taught Me” and episode #161 “Classes from Warfare, Tribal Societies, and a Non-Fiction Life (Sebastian Junger).

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#744: Jocko Willink and Sebastian Junger

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  • [06:27] Notes about this supercombo format.
  • [07:30] Enter Jocko Willink.
  • [07:59] What separates good leaders from mediocre or dangerous leaders?
  • [10:01] Figuring out good management candidates.
  • [11:46] Instructing the talent of detachment.
  • [16:58] Jocko’s grueling exercise that made platoons “faucet out.”
  • [18:46] Jocko’s morning rituals.
  • [20:57] Individuals Jocko associates with success.
  • [23:12] Really helpful studying.
  • [26:57] How does self-discipline equal freedom?
  • [31:50] Enter Sebastian Junger.
  • [32:21] Thomas Paine and Stoic philosophy.
  • [34:25] The “chainsaw story” and its impression on Sebastian’s writing profession.
  • [38:27] Athleticism and lengthy distance operating.
  • [39:00] Growing a writing model.
  • [40:46] Sebastian’s attraction to journalism.
  • [46:22] Sebastian’s writing model and the significance of construction.
  • [55:51] Graduation speech recommendation for highschool graduates.
  • [59:09] Sebastian’s inspiration to go to war-torn international locations.
  • [1:01:14] Rationalization of “pores and skin walkers.”
  • [1:05:00] Striving for political correctness in gender.
  • [1:11:43] The Iroquois’ peace course of and its relevance to trendy politics.
  • [1:19:15] Psychiatric results of struggle.
  • [1:22:07] Bringing primitive, war-time cohesion into trendy society.
  • [1:27:28] PTSD, the C-Practice, and returning to New York Metropolis after struggle.
  • [1:32:24] The lonely nature of society.
  • [1:36:24] PTSD prevalence in elite particular forces models vs. assist models.
  • [1:41:30] Methods to “assist the troops.”
  • [1:47:47] How a Viking helmet began — and stopped — a barfight in Spain.
  • [1:53:16] Growing male closeness whereas reducing violence.
  • [1:59:05] Veterans turning into victims in society after coming back from struggle.
  • [2:03:27] Pictures/videography habits and Sebastian’s begin as a struggle reporter.
  • [2:07:45] Tim Hetherington’s story and Sebastian’s resolution to cease struggle reporting.
  • [2:11:02] Sebastian’s future writing plans.
  • [2:12:04] One factor anybody can do for a navy veteran.
  • [2:16:14] Who involves thoughts when Sebastian hears the phrase “profitable?”
  • [2:16:46] Defining braveness.
  • [2:16:52] Most gifted books.
  • [2:17:46] What shut mates say Sebastian is exceptionally good at.
  • [2:18:09] Combining three writers to create the final word author.
  • [2:18:47] Recommendation to Sebastian’s youthful self.
  • [2:20:07] Current buy with essentially the most optimistic impression on Sebastian’s life.
  • [2:22:16] One thing Sebastian believes, regardless of being unable to show it.
  • [2:22:23] Disliked habits and customary practices of journalists.
  • [2:23:39] Recommendation from Sebastian’s 70-year-old self to his present self.
  • [2:24:48] Figuring out when to write down a ebook.
  • [2:26:53] Sebastian’s billboard.
  • [2:28:22] Last requests for the viewers and parting ideas.


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