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Strongest of the Norse gods, Thor’s strength was indeed how he solved a lof of the problems he encountered.  Sometimes he was outsmarted, but more often than not when Thor would fall prey to trickery, he used his strength to fix the issue at hand and come out on top.

Our forefathers and ancestors all valued strength.  True, physical strength.  The BEST men that have been remembered beyond generations and through history have almost always been strong and wise, not just one or the other.  Vikings valued this combination, but they are not alone- the greatest civilizations have known the value of strength guided with wisdom.

Samurai were among the most learned, usually mastering at least one skill such as calligraphy along with combat.

Greeks and Romans looked down at those among them that let their body go.

Knights received schooling to go with their physical combat training.


So why is it that now, in very recent times, the strong man has become a negative connotation to some?  Answers vary, but I think it’s a threatening of insecurity.  As life becomes easier and more and more people physically inactive, there’s a voice inside that it’s not supposed to be that way.  Technology is great, but if it strips one of man’s most core, primary values away (even going as far to decline testosterone levels in the last 50 years faster than the rest of history combined!), then it’s gone too far.

Go get strong.  It’s what your ancestors did, and it’s added value to humanity since there was a humanity.  Get strong, value the strong, PROTECT THE WEAK, but IGNORE THOSE WHO CHOOSE WEAKNESS.

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