The concept of a Savage Gentleman is nothing new. In fact, one could argue it has been around since the dawn of civilization. At a certain point in history, we collectively realized that in order for humanity to grow and prosper, we must evolve beyond pure savagery. Thus giving rise to the gentleman.
Becoming a gentleman had some distinct advantages. First and foremost, it allowed us to coexist with civility. To live without the constant threat of violence and danger that were so common in the life of a savage. As a gentleman, there was no need to be concerned with one's physical prowess or survival skills, which served little purpose in polite society.
In a perfect world, it would be wholly acceptable to let our savage side atrophy and die. But alas, the world is not a perfect place. The need to protect and defend ourselves is as dire now as it has ever been. Unfortunately, it seems that a large portion of men these days have lost touch with any notion of their former savagery. The modern male had lost touch with an integral part of his primitive self.
It was upon this realization that a few likeminded individuals coined the term "Savage Gentleman", to represent the duality of a man's ideal state. Simply put:
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You're never too savage to take some time to teach your kids survival skills. Or any skills, for that matter. Sometimes the greatest lessons we learn pop up completely unexpectedly. As parents, we should be sure to capitalize on every opportunity we are given to impart some of our knowledge on to our children...