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The Joker Movie shook me quite a bit. Many people don’t understand masculine depression/low status outcastment. The movie embodied it in a way more real than I was expecting.

Most people don’t understand masculine depression and vulnerability. That’s why so many of the messages to men come off as condescending and further alienating. I talk about that, and how men can “rise up the chain” in a constructive and empowering way, instead of a cowardly one.

1:45 Joker movie & male experience
6:11 Depression as a different reality
8:01 Risking failure, dominance hierarchy
16:47 Delusion around female affection
20:00 the Winner Effect on hormones
20:45 Steps out of depression
21:50 Constructive failure
25:45 Letting go of ‘Failure Identity’
27:20 Dropping recurring self-sabotage

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