Are you a sheep, sheepdog, or Benevolent Wolf?
When SHTF, do you protect others, cower, or attack?
The notion of these labels goes back to Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. He defined people into the following categories:
Sheep– People who need to be protected and can only hurt one another by accident. The vast majority of the population. Per Grossman- “If you have no capacity for violence then you are a healthy productive citizen.”
Sheepdogs– Those who protect the Sheep, many times in professional capacities, such as the military or law enforcement. Per Grossman- “If you have a capacity for violence, and a deep love for your fellow citizens? Then you are a sheepdog, a warrior, someone who is walking the hero’s path. Someone who can walk into the heart of darkness, into the universal human phobia, and walk out unscathed.”
Wolves– Those who prey on others with no regard for anything but self. Per Grossman- “If you have a capacity for violence and no empathy for your fellow citizens, then you have defined an aggressive sociopath.”
I’ve gone a step further because I don’t believe everyone fits into just those three spots. I know that I don’t.
I believe there is room for the Benevolent Wolf.
A Benevolent Wolf is a person who protects the Sheep and scatters the Wolves, but we’re different. The main thing that separates the Benevolent Wolf from the Sheepdogs and Wolves is that we care about our families more than anything else around us. We train to protect our families and preserve the liberty for others to do the same.
We need more men who are willing to protect their families and stand up for them.
The first patches are in for a new Rugged Dad men’s program I’m developing called The Benevolent Wolf. There are only five patches! There will only be five plank owners for this new program that get the original numbered patch and are a member of the unique fraternity of being the first.
If you’re interested, just send me a message, and I’ll put your name on the list for the first course as soon as it’s ready.
I can’t say enough about the crew at Tactical Gear Junkie that made my new patches and who’ve made a lot of other patches for me in the past. A seamless process from start to finish on a custom patch and made in the US.
Check out this video that they sent me once production started. These are my new patches on the line.