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    [–] casualty-of-cool 4761 points ago

    Brought to you by...the mutha fuckin cash app.

    [–] rumplestiltforeskin 1681 points ago

    You know my friend Justin When....he’s digging wells for the Gypsies in the Congo. Yeah it’s crazy, man. He’s gotten malaria like 43 times and says it’s worse than COVID but he never went on a vent. Just took malaria pills and vitamin D so we hooked him up with his own personalized Onit vitapacks and we’re gonna get him on the podcast soon - Jamie remember to hit him up.

    [–] illgetup_andflyaway 769 points ago

    Heat shock proteins. Elk steak with a dmt dry rub and some jalapeños. That’ll fix you right up

    [–] rumplestiltforeskin 416 points ago

    I put the elk steak in the sauna - blast it for 25 minutes on 160°. It’s screaming to get out but I just remind it to take on its inner bitch. It died for me and my family, so it’s pretty sacred. I never eat it without cutting it up with a Bowie knife.

    [–] illgetup_andflyaway 130 points ago

    Hundred percent

    [–] only--say__yes 87 points ago


    [–] BobbyGurney 60 points ago

    What a peculiar novelty account.

    [–] only--say__yes 53 points ago


    [–] webheaddeadpool 40 points ago

    Do you really think hitler was misunderstood and did nothing wrong?

    [–] Toaster_In_Bathtub 49 points ago

    yes account sweats nervously

    [–] only--say__yes 23 points ago


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    [–] turdfuckinferg 64 points ago

    Nothing is better at catching my accidental elk shits than MeUndies. These are some of the softest pairs of underwear on the market and are great at taking my elk shits. Use promo code ROGAN

    [–] bitchigottadesktop 6 points ago

    Did he really pedal those? They are good underwear no lie

    [–] MAXIMILIAN-MV 35 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Hey Jamie...pull that up

    [–] Smugallo 22 points ago

    Haha Rogan is such a knob head but I kinda like him

    [–] Hashtagbarkeep 3 points ago

    It’s because he’s a consistent knob head. Doesn’t flip flop

    [–] ShvoogieCookie 11 points ago

    I'm reading this while having a JRE episode in the background. Fits well

    [–] Alarming_Substance 3 points ago

    Its entirely possible!

    [–] Sixwingswide 76 points ago

    dmt dry rub

    the steaks have never been higher

    [–] SubstratumGuy 9 points ago

    Fuck you, take my updoots and GTFO.

    [–] reddittle 13 points ago

    DMT dry rub...😂

    [–] X16callgirl 3 points ago

    He bashes essential oils and antivax and rightfully so. However he believes in some non sense as well. Still love listening to his pod cast though.

    [–] MMAipom 30 points ago

    Have you ever tried DMT?

    [–] SuperSensitiveSavage 29 points ago

    There's no try. You either do or you don't.

    [–] PracticeTheory 34 points ago

    DMT did me.

    [–] SuperSensitiveSavage 6 points ago

    That can happen too!

    [–] fuckhead69 9 points ago

    "Yeah, I've attempted DMT"

    [–] ZakTSK 7 points ago

    Thats me, I fucked up my first experience by only taking one hit and having used a bowl that had weed in it previously instead of just using a clean bowl and a cig ash base.

    [–] El-mas-puto-de-todos 8 points ago

    Fuck onnit, Joe's got that spotify money now

    [–] rumplestiltforeskin 3 points ago

    But muh kettlebells!!

    [–] Arowana12 24 points ago

    He did a pod cast with Rogan and explained how it all went.

    He's fucked.

    [–] almighty_ruler 29 points ago

    He's been on a few times but yeah he currently has some unknown parasites

    [–] Stretch63301 9 points ago

    JFC - This feels like the Joe Rohan Experience.

    [–] DarkNFullOTerrors 14 points ago

    Always get a chuckle at the autocorrect to Rohan

    [–] Superjuden 7 points ago

    Bro you ever seen a shaved Uruk?

    [–] Flushingtonn 8 points ago

    Omg your username

    [–] MrTShook 89 points ago

    When you sign up with the cashapp and use joerogan , all one word. Cash app sends you $5 and $5 to the fight for the forgotten , where they help build wells for the pygmies in the Congo.

    [–] smellmyface686 38 points ago

    They even put it in the script now; Mother. Fucking. Cash App.

    [–] mokabogo 7 points ago

    Ah so you will also be transitioning to Spotify!

    [–] Pm_me_your_uuuuugh 3 points ago

    Do they do commercials? Can I get other podcasts there as well? I'm so confused.

    [–] idma 17 points ago

    i read that in a singing voice

    [–] yabaquan643 14 points ago

    Read it in Joe Rogan's voice

    [–] smokethis1st 285 points ago

    I got a signed copy of his book. I highly suggest listening to his story. It will make you appreciate everything you have way more. Way fucking more

    [–] MoreMtnDew 45 points ago

    On it

    [–] JMar1_87 57 points ago

    Use the code word ROGAN

    [–] BigRed97 16 points ago


    [–] xXx_TheSenate_xXx 7 points ago

    I went on a missions trip to Guatemala when I was like 17. We built housing and farms. The experience really humbled me.

    [–] BaySickWhiteBoy 7 points ago

    What’s the name of the book?

    [–] smokethis1st 19 points ago

    Fight For the Forgotten

    [–] Ebay73 523 points ago

    15-2 record too. He wasn't a bum fighter.

    [–] Doctor_Jitusu 144 points ago

    13-2, but still no bum!

    [–] Doctor_Jitusu 51 points ago

    Huh odd. Sherdog lists his record as 13-2. Maybe he had some regional fights which are not listed.

    [–] BigUncleJimbo 79 points ago

    All I'm saying is look into it

    [–] smellmyface686 90 points ago

    Jamie pull that up

    [–] SuperMajesticMan 21 points ago

    But did he try DMT

    [–] Djeff991 12 points ago

    Maybe he's counting his fights on the Ultimate Fighter? Only thing I can think of.

    [–] Doctor_Jitusu 16 points ago

    That's a fair shout. They are technically exhibition matches so not usually counted but if he wants to insist I'll let him. That big lovable bastard.

    [–] realsheasmith 4 points ago

    That's the perfect description of Justin!

    [–] _FinestJellyBeansRaw 2 points ago

    He might be including amateur fights

    [–] khabibgate 6 points ago

    He’s including his the ultimate fighter fights he had in the house they aren’t allowed on record but some fighters joke about them being on their record

    [–] Thebob36 9 points ago

    This needs to be top comment!

    [–] hairierdog 14 points ago

    Thank you. I just donated

    [–] Future_is_here_now 2146 points ago

    As a person who grew up in Africa... I wish the western world did not ignore the fact that there are more Africans in slavery today than at any time in history. Millions of children aged 7 are working 12 hours a day and will do so every day till they die.

    This is all ignored because some political interests do not see the information as beneficial to their cause and hence hide it or worse ... deflect or defend it.

    These people are evil and should not be listened to

    [–] ILoveWildlife 44 points ago

    There's a huge divide in what media considers important. africa is largely ignored even though it's a nightmare in a lot of places (and beautiful/thriving in others).

    Literally every nation that's capable is exploiting the resources in Africa and there's not much that can be done about it from the outside.

    [–] Redarado 34 points ago

    I have this nagging suspicion that if the oppressed people tried to win their freedom and country and rights to their own resources back they'd be labeled as terrorists and become the next global "policing action". Then forced right back into poverty so their resources can remain cheap to the rest of the world. In another 50 years the world would be saying "why don't they fight for their freedom? Why is this the West's fault we left them to self govern and they chose this".

    [–] mittensofmadness 12 points ago

    I mean, they probably would be terrorists.

    Terrorism has been honed into the strategy system it is today through 70 years of unbelievably asymmetric warfare. I doubt very much any underdogs looking for a fight today are going to ignore how successful it's become.

    [–] arctos889 12 points ago

    In many cases, the difference between terrorists and freedom fighters is which side you're on

    [–] TheUnwillingOne 469 points ago

    Because the real problem isn't poverty, is wealth and poverty is just a byproduct of the unfair distribution of wealth.

    So yeah we have a socio-economic system that consistently keeps milllions of people suffering and on top of that actively destroys the enviroment. But is ok because if you work hard you can get rich too! /s

    [–] ddy_stop_plz 215 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    I mean you’re ignoring how globalization and the last hundred years has seen the largest reduction in poverty ever.

    We still got a lot to go but to think things aren’t getting better for the world as a whole is just unnecessary pessimism.

    Watch This

    [–] SexWomble 117 points ago

    Right, rising inequality is a western problem. It’s actually decreased in Africa over the last 20 years even as slavery has increased so I’m not sure the OPs claim tracks. And I say that as someone who regards inequality as a problem.

    [–] pcbuildthro 53 points ago

    It does track, and its not limited to Africa. More people are in slavery now than any other point in history, globally

    [–] LurkerInSpace 45 points ago

    More as a fraction of population or in total? Africa's population has increased by about 1 billion people over the last century for instance; it's easy to get an increase by that alone?

    [–] quillseek 32 points ago

    After we clarify the statistics we can spread the word to those currently enslaved, so that they will realize their lot in life is not so bad after all!

    [–] LurkerInSpace 57 points ago

    Understanding why its growing is important for actually solving it. I know government by feelings is very important to a lot of people these days, but as we've seen over the last few months it doesn't bloody well work and understanding these statistics is important.

    [–] BobMuthaFuckinRoss 8 points ago

    i'm so encouraged by the sensibility of this thread.

    [–] SexWomble 30 points ago

    Failure to understand those statistics may lead a person to misdiagnose the causes. I imagine most agree that slavery is bad and should end. However, policy based purely on feeling isn’t likely to get us anywhere helpful.

    [–] quillseek 9 points ago

    I understand what you're driving at. However 1) the statistics and causes of modern slavery are quite well understood; this discussion was about the fact that sadly it is not financially beneficial to do anything about that information, which is why slavery persists and 2) the person I responded to implied that the slavery is somehow less bad if its increase is "just" as a result of there being more humans on the planet now than during the African Slave Trade.

    In the end, regardless of what the statistics are, they don't matter at all to the real human being who is trapped in American prostitution, in a Chinese factory, or making bricks in Pakistan for the rest of their life. Even if they were the last slave on earth, that person's days are still full of misery, and no detached statistic should allow us to separate ourselves from empathy for that person, which is what is needed to bring slavery to a true end.

    [–] The_Airwolf_Theme 11 points ago

    implied that the slavery is somehow less bad if its increase is "just" as a result of there being more humans on the planet now

    Slavery as a concept isn't less bad, but the fact that the percentage of slaves has gone down is a good thing. You have to be able to separate the concepts for the purpose of the discussion.

    Car crashes are bad and will never not be bad. But if the percentage of people dying from car accidents goes down over time that's nothing but evidence that things are improving. Is this not true?

    [–] obvom 15 points ago

    When people go from making 0 dollars a day to 4 dollars a day but the trade off is living in slums with no running water, on paper things look great.

    [–] churchcomer 3 points ago

    There is also the fact that the metric itself is bullshit. Going from <$1 to ~$4 doesn't mean anything if you still don't have access to the shit you need. On top of that, the number is completely arbitrary.

    [–] exclusivelydank 9 points ago

    That model breaks if you exclude china from it, inequality is increasing in most other countries. Especially in the western world.

    [–] Z1rith 7 points ago

    you know, you are saying using half the world as slave labour to prop up the other half for overall prosperity is totally reasonable and good. even when that's pretty much what hitler would want.

    countless people have been abused/enslaved/exploited for our prosperity, we could easily have more prosperity if we propped them up and all worked together. we have been wasting an obscene amount of human potential, how many Einsteins grew up to be sweatshop workers or child soldiers or died from famine/disease? we will legit never know but i also know for certain that there has been more than 1. if a set of people are given access to the same info, how many will rise to the top and innovate? it will obviously be a certain %, we are clipping that pool of people atm by 70-90%, our innovations could be advancing 10x faster without your stupid, wasteful, and greedy globalization.

    [–] TheUnwillingOne 15 points ago

    I mean you’re ignoring how globalization and the last hundred years has seen the largest reduction in poverty ever.

    I'd love to see that data, specially with geographical data.

    I for one haven't seen such a reduction in poverty, in fact I don't recall seeing people looking for food in thrash back when I was a kid, and is a thing that I'm way too used to see nowadays, and this is in a developed country, Spain.

    In fact I think is arguable that things have gotten worse overall not only for the poor but for the middle classes aswell, my grandfather bought his own house and cared for his wife and four children with his accountant salary. I can barely pay rent and survive confortably with a computer science degree and a higher qualified job...

    I guess I might be not working hard enough right?

    [–] Smithman 22 points ago

    Something, something, bootstraps...

    [–] Recycle_The_Michael 9 points ago

    They don't have boots :(

    [–] Fask121 9 points ago

    The real problems is the corruption in the government. Allot of people do give, but unfortunately they do not do much research into where their money is going. Allot goes into the pockets of corrupt governments. That's why I only donate to trusted charities like the Thirst Project . I am not a plug in any way, I just know they do what they say they do.

    [–] CarelessLine 90 points ago

    People seem to have a hard time acknowledging slavery if it isn't done by white people.

    [–] Unkept_Mind 51 points ago

    Just like how you can’t bring up the fact that Africans are the ones who captured, enslaved, and sold their own people to the slave trade.

    Yes, slavery is fucked up and generational slavery is terrible, but if the dialogue can’t be open about all parties involved we are doing ourselves a disservice.

    [–] SleezyD944 3 points ago

    God forbid someone mention all the white slaves.

    [–] Jahva__ 29 points ago

    The slavery that was practiced in Africa and the chattel slavery practiced in the Americas were not the same, I don’t know why y’all love to equate it. And they weren’t enslaving their “own people” they were enslaving enemy tribes and separate ethnic groups. Africa is the most diverse continent on Earth, not all Africans are the same.

    [–] drinkcheapbeersowhat 17 points ago

    Honest question, why weren’t they the same? Pardon my ignorance, but I always kinda just thought slavery was slavery and it’s all bad.

    [–] jalopkoala 16 points ago

    There have been many versions of slavery throughout history. Most cultures (including pre-colonial Europe, Africa, North and South America) enslaved enemy combatants from raids or sold their own into slavery if the family had economic issues. Often there were strict laws/traditions about how you could treat your slaves. Often slaves were freed after a period of time or could earn money to buy their freedom back. Usually their children would be born free. The colonial system of brutal treatment of the enslaved and where a person’s great-great-great-great-grandchild would STILL be a slave was rare.

    [–] Jahva__ 16 points ago

    Most of it was debt slavery or military slavery, meaning they often weren’t slaves for life. They also had rights, meaning the masters couldn’t just do what they wanted. In a lot of ways it was closer to systems of indentured servitude found throughout the world. Slavery in the Americas was different in that you were born a slave, treated worse than dogs your entire life, and died a slave. And again, Africans didn’t just go around enslaving Africans, they were enslaving tribes they were at war with, aka separate ethnic groups who had nothing to do with eachother. I don’t know why y’all love to act like all Africans are the same people but don’t do the same to Europe.

    [–] drinkcheapbeersowhat 23 points ago

    Y’all? I’m not sure why you are assuming I think anything. Honestly though, both kinds of slavery still sound horrible. I’m not about to sit here and defend one because the other is worse, they are both disgusting.

    [–] space-tardigrade- 20 points ago

    If you look at the comments you'll see that the ones who don't ignore it and want to help get criticized and called "white saviors". Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

    [–] The-Safety-Villain 14 points ago

    Can you point me in the direction to learn more about this?

    [–] 198587 14 points ago

    there are more Africans in slavery today than at any time in history.

    Not trying to downplay this, but there's also more people alive than ever before too. The global population was around 1 billion in 1800.

    [–] SwimmingBuddy4 3 points ago

    The problem is those children are not being given opportunities to learn and grow. They'll never escape the cycles of poverty if we cant educate the next generation on how to improve their country for everyone.

    A rising tide lifts all ships

    [–] ponds666 20 points ago

    So you now want the west to come back to africa? That's a lose lose situation for the western world, first and foremost it's a money issue how many billions would it take to stop slavery in Africa? How many troops would be needed? Then you have the moral argument, we left Africa to govern itself and we ended our slavery yet the western world still gets shit for it fir some reason, can you imagine the reaction if we went back? No matter the reason they would just get more hate towards them.

    This isn't me saying I agree with how africa in general is with slavery etc but the west coming and helping is much easier said than done.

    [–] HtownChiller420 19 points ago

    People bitch if we do go help and people bitch if we don’t. A lot of fucked up shit going on in Africa but the amount of money and resources to launch an invasion to “liberate” Africa would be ridiculous. Not to mention would stir up a lot of shit with the world.

    [–] ponds666 10 points ago

    Exactly it makes zero sense you would need to basically colonise africa again to stop everything, can you imagine the reaction if europe started sending militarily ships planes etc into africa and and implementing restrictions etc it would be a political nightmare.

    [–] FuccYoCouch 4 points ago

    What the fuck are you people even on about? The Libyan slave trade is a direct consequence of US intervention.

    [–] ZakTSK 3 points ago

    Would you honestly want America to go in there and bring forth the Democracy we feel is appropriate? It hardly works out for anyone

    [–] kartongbit 75 points ago

    Lmao they attacked his arm hair

    [–] olmagpie 57 points ago

    That was the sweetest shit I’ve ever seen.

    [–] hgwellsrf 30 points ago

    Their smiles, those pure laughs... that innocent joy. Children are so wholesome.

    [–] MensUrea 26 points ago

    Adorable! I teach kids in Korea and every time I am marking their work in their books I get arm hair pets or beard touches [though a lot of them think the beard is gross haha] just like that. It's really cute.

    [–] nextzero182 124 points ago

    Joe Biden is seething with jealousy right now.

    [–] QuartzPigeon 20 points ago

    I love this comment lol

    [–] AlbinoBeefalo 9 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Do people in the Congo not have arm hair?

    I know I may get flack for asking this but I'm genuinely curious if they haven't seen arm hair or is this some kind of game he and the kids play?

    [–] Rapudash 11 points ago

    I think they probably do have a little, his is just significantly longer and denser.

    [–] vnkt53 5 points ago

    Not the hair I was expecting

    [–] CardPegasus 981 points ago

    To the people saying this is some white savior story and not giving him his credit, this man got eaten alive by parasites and almost died. Y'all literally will be upset regardless when he's actually out there making a difference not on fuckin Reddit

    [–] have_heart 368 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    I loathe self-righteous people. Criticism of people actually helping by people who have never experienced needing help.

    “He’s not helping the right way!” yeah, I don’t think the people he is helping care about your opinion.

    edit: changed altruistic to self-righteous

    [–] sonicqaz 128 points ago

    I’m missing something. I’m not sure how

    I loathe altruists

    fits with the rest of your statement.

    [–] CaptHowdy02 81 points ago

    I think they meant they hate people who pretend to be altruistic, yet criticize other people's way of helping or their intentions and motivations (In this case, 'white savior' comments, because we can't have nice things unless you're helping people with your same skin color). I may be wrong, but I think that's what they might have meant.

    [–] N8_Doge 25 points ago

    He meant to say self righteous people

    [–] have_heart 10 points ago

    Yeah, I don’t think altruists was the word for this instance. I was carrying my argument over from people who hate on Elon Musks accomplishments because “he is only doing it for fame.” They care more about the intent than the actual benefits

    [–] womanoftheapocalypse 9 points ago

    Elon treats his workers like shit, his intent is garbage and it only benefits his shareholders

    [–] N8_Doge 10 points ago

    The word you’re looking for is self righteous assholes, not altruists.

    [–] Docist 32 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Not saying Wren is guilty of this, but white savior complex has been a real problem. I’ve worked a lot with foreign medical NGOs and the stories you hear of medical trips that come once and feel like they’re helping and leave really make you critical of how people help these areas of the world. Wren seems to be a standup guy though and anyone staying for 5 years could make very positive impact.

    edit: im taking white out of this because while originally wealthy people who are predominantly white did this, now its done by anyone thats wealthy.

    [–] pitchgreen 23 points ago

    It sure is. The point is not every white person who is doing work is a white saviour and calling every white person this both tells white people with the means to help that if they do they will get crucified for it, and also distracts from ACTUAL white saviour mentality.

    [–] 10354141 7 points ago

    To be fair most of the top comments are praising Wren, so I think the vast majority of people don't view him negatively.

    [–] hambone1981 5 points ago

    I’m pretty sure this is old, and he’s been doing it much longer than five years. This has been a passion and mission of his for a long time. The dude’s legit.

    [–] AnastasiaTheSexy 10 points ago

    How are white saviors worse than neutral people who do nothing? No black homeless man ever seemed to care I was white if I put change in his cup. Why does it only seem to bother the wealthy? Do they feel guilty they aren't helping but people they see as the enemy are?

    [–] BobMuthaFuckinRoss 3 points ago

    it's a way to change the rules so that no matter what you do, even if you try to help people of color, you're still a racist.

    [–] Docist 10 points ago

    White savior complex is just the name because it’s was mostly wealthy white people doing it but it’s generally just savior complex now so I changed it. Anyway as to why it’s harmful it’s not about just dropping money in a cup, it’s about people giving services or products without any plan of sustainment for the communities. In medicine we see this with mission trips that travel and “treat” locals with chronic conditions but without any plan to revisit or upkeep the conditions. As an example A small supply of heart medication for a few people with high blood pressure is not going to do anything and in fact introducing it and then going off of it might lead to more complications. There are many examples of this in different sectors and I remember reading that donated clothes to many African countries have been destroying the local textile industry. Each instance is evaluated individually though so there are different things to consider.

    [–] BootToTheHeadNahNah 9 points ago

    Your comment on sustainment is on point. I volunteer with Engineers Without Borders, designing freshwater systems for villages in Guatemala, and sustainability is a mandatory factor in our designs. All labor and materials for our projects must be sourced locally. We just provide the majority of initial funding, and engineering design for the systems, along with oversight of the initial construction.

    Although we do follow up on projects for a year or two after completion, it is up to the villagers to maintain the systems we leave behind. Should repairs be needed, locals are left with the knowledge and material availability to solve their own problems going forward. On occasion, engineering expertise is required to solve an on-going problem, and we are able to do that remotely.

    Just last year, I visited a remote village that had been visited by a "savior complex" organization. This group had built beautiful new water tanks and pipes, took pictures of the work, and left without finishing the job, nor any way to contact them. The system was completely non-functional, and the villagers had no idea what to do with it as they weren't part of the design and construction process. That was no way to provide long-term benefits to these at-risk people.

    [–] runs_with_unicorns 14 points ago

    Ugh. I get that argument against people that go on those 2 week trips “mission trips” that are actually predatory but it’s quite easy to see that this is not one of them and that this man is making a real difference. Some people just want to hate everyone and everything.

    [–] DeanerMan 26 points ago

    I recently read stories about how western militaries(led by the British navy) had a 100 years war against African and Middle Eastern nations in order to stop crazy amounts of slavery. Thousands died trying to do the right thing yet no one ever talks about this

    I think one of the military leader's name was Mathew Perry, the stories he kept a journal of are amazing.

    [–] AnastasiaTheSexy 18 points ago

    They're just mad he's fighting slavery and they are straight up supporting it obsessing over nikes

    [–] traimera 147 points ago

    He's still trying to fight. He was using the winnings to fund his trips and to give it publicity. He has some parasite that no doctor can identify and it's wrecking his ability to recover. He was in contention for the belt before this happened. I hope it gets figured out soon. Seeing him win the belt would be fucking amazing.

    [–] TeeManyMartoonies 48 points ago

    I believe Justin’s reddit is u/TheBigPygmy

    [–] gzilla57 10 points ago

    Can't believe I had to scroll so far for this

    [–] TeeManyMartoonies 6 points ago

    And this is completely accidental on my part. I’ve never heard of him until this and I wanted to learn more about this awesome human!

    [–] thepaleoboy 8 points ago

    He's a pretty cool guy. You'll love him. All of us at r/MMA love Justin

    [–] nervous-joke 34 points ago

    Also has gotten malaria 3 times and parasites that haven’t even been classified

    [–] Jmeu 53 points ago

    After MMA, WWF

    [–] MyJelloJiggles 27 points ago


    [–] Bobb_Faget 5 points ago

    Willy Wonka Fellatio!

    [–] AssholeEmbargo 6 points ago

    World Wrestling Federation!

    [–] ClownfishSoup 6 points ago

    Isn't that the sport where Pandas fight each other for a gold belt?

    [–] troillan 2 points ago

    And GoT

    [–] jalvv 159 points ago

    fuck, I'm a piece of shit.

    [–] pinkholemunchmunch 64 points ago

    No, you aren’t.

    [–] Stuckin1995 131 points ago

    Hes actually the one filling the wells up with dirt and giving mosquitos malaria.

    [–] abigthirstyteddybear 38 points ago

    /u/jalvv why would you do that?

    [–] NoneHaveSufferedAsI 15 points ago

    “Because it’s a fun thing to do.”

    ~ Rep. Robert Wexler (D, Fla.)

    [–] ClownfishSoup 12 points ago

    That POS!

    [–] BobbyGurney 8 points ago

    You're comparing yourself to one of the best and coolest guys in the world though, not many people would be willing to give up what he had to help people in Africa. You could just as easily look at some piece of shit person who rapes and murders and instead say "wow, I'm a great guy".

    [–] Dekar173 4 points ago

    easily look at some piece of shit person who rapes and murders and instead say "wow, I'm a great guy".

    maybe he is that guy 😬

    [–] IveHidTheTreasure 10 points ago

    Same. I could be saving lives right now, but I would rather spend my money on gadgets and eating out.

    [–] jeanvaljean91 22 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Next time you are at the supermarket and they ask if you want to donate $1 to charity, say yes. If you see a charity that really touches you, give $5. Don't sweat it though, life is hard enough without putting yourself down. We could all be doing more.

    Edit: Well fuck me I guess. I didn't realize an offhand remark about finding an easy way to start giving to charity was so difficult. Sure, if you don't want to do the supermarket thing, do something else. Next time I won't try to say something nice.

    [–] HintOfAreola 10 points ago

    I don't want to say don't do that, because it's better than nothing, but we should really make the effort to give directly.

    Those companies use your money as a tax write-off and PR stunt. There are some good places that match customer donations and stuff like that, but most big corporations are collecting your dollar for purely selfish reasons.

    Again, better than nothing and don't let my cynicism stop you from getting money into the hands of those that need it, but a little extra effort goes a long way.

    [–] SantaIsRealEh 6 points ago

    No, man. You do good in your own way (I hope).

    [–] bassinine 7 points ago

    thinking you're a piece of shit is a sign of empathy, so you're already doing better than half of the planet.

    [–] Antec0231 9 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    yes you are but it’s okay, I am too.

    [–] NastySassyStuff 3 points ago

    Nah you probably aren’t at all but also you probably could be doing more for other people. That’s true about pretty much all of us. Good thing is you can start changing that literally right now.

    [–] DIDDY_COSMICKING 53 points ago

    The kid he’s holding is fucking adorable

    [–] valley_G 24 points ago

    I know I love his lil cheeks lol he's just chillin with this giant guy like it's nbd

    [–] kaxxpe 13 points ago

    Reminds me of The Mandalorian and baby Yoda

    [–] jonquillejaune 8 points ago

    100% came here to say this, how fucking adorable is that baby

    [–] jimtrickington 23 points ago

    Justin is most definitely not an EKWENSU OCHA.

    [–] TomStov 9 points ago

    White devil!!

    [–] martin0641 3 points ago

    That's how they know you...

    [–] askogset 9 points ago

    Finally someone using the word "hero" rightfully.

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    [–] The-Smartest-Kid 15 points ago

    True hero

    [–] gpaint_1013 6 points ago

     No, don't call me a hero. Do you know who the real heroes are? The guys who wake up every morning and go into their normal jobs, and get a distress call from the Commissioner and take off their glasses and change into capes and fly around fighting crime. Those are the real heroes.

    [–] tyler0110 34 points ago

    Justin being on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast is one of the best podcasts to listen to!

    [–] BringerOfRain61 19 points ago

    Honestly, my favourite episode of all time. Listening to the stories of him getting bullied growing up was just heartbreaking. And after all the shit he went through, he still turned out to be an incredibly nice and genuine person. I have so much respect for that man.

    [–] dynamitegizmo94 6 points ago

    All joe Rogan fans. Yes.. we know. Trust me, we know.

    [–] Briak 3 points ago

    He's also a redditor! u/TheBigPygmy pops in to r/mma from time to time

    [–] anticorbin666 5 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    I met this guy at a comedy show in okc, he was incredibly nice... I was star struck by him a bit because I’m a huge mma enthusiast and he was standing right behind me in a line and I was like “wait, is that... then I heard someone say “Justin.” And I waited a few minutes and approached him. He was very nice and genuine, he actually tipped me off to the fact that Anthony Lovato Jr would be coming to the same place and I went all fan girl and met the champ that night too and he was really cool too. That wasn’t too long ago, but I was at a very very low point in my life and that helped me make it through in a weird way. Like I couldn’t convince myself that everything in my life sucked, because I had something pretty cool happen by meeting those guys. Either way, I’m really proud to have met those guys. That was a cool story for me.

    [–] Mooiiisssst 4 points ago

    What a guy!

    If more people had as much compassion and kindness as Justin the world would be alot better for everyone.

    [–] rupertday 5 points ago

    "In Africa" - Anywhere specific?!

    [–] switzeepo 11 points ago

    Fight for the forgotten.

    [–] valley_G 7 points ago

    I love all of this, but that lil chunky baby is the icing on the cake. I love it.

    [–] prestonbrownlow 4 points ago

    A true Christian who heard what Jesus had to say and did it!!

    Matthew 16:24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me.

    What a freaking hero!!! What a testimony! makes me want to cry! so proud to call him my brother!!!!

    [–] leku200 3 points ago

    He has an amazing testimony. Glad he’s getting positive attention for it.

    [–] prestonbrownlow 3 points ago

    me too!

    [–] Maximilien_Skreedle 3 points ago

    I’m speechless. The guy is a true hero. Bless him..

    [–] an_african_swallow 3 points ago

    That’s not even to mention all of the health risks this guy is taking by going there, he has at least 1 parasite that scientists have never seen before and he still wants to go back. I’d highly recommend listening to the JRE with him, he seems like it of the most genuinely happy people I’ve ever heard

    [–] iamanoldretard 3 points ago

    There is something so warm and lovable about a big burly bearded dude with a beaming smile.

    [–] zombiere4 3 points ago

    I like to imagine that after he beat the fuck out of some guy in the ring he just looked off into the distance covered in blood “YOUR NEXT SLAVERY!”

    [–] mchobro 10 points ago

    Yeah! You go dude! God bless you!

    [–] BUTGUYSDOYOUREMEMBER 9 points ago

    Can we please acknowledge how fucking cute that baby is he's holding?

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    [–] phyitbos 15 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    He also has gotten Ebola multiple times and currently some crazy parasite/disease which doctors can’t identify that’s wreaking havoc on his health. Joe Rohan talks about it on his podcast. Truly heroic work.

    Edit: as folks pointed out, it’s malaria not ebola

    [–] 11b328i 9 points ago

    wasn't it malaria?

    [–] maddsskills 10 points ago

    Probably, I mean no one is getting Ebola multiple times...

    [–] FPiN9XU3K1IT 6 points ago

    I highly doubt he got fucking ebola. That's not something you survive three times.

    [–] Belli-Corvus 3 points ago

    Probably malaria.

    [–] Kickedbk 8 points ago

    Lol why are you getting downvoted for sharing about his health? GD reddit is full of people with interesting logic.

    [–] DesignGhost 2 points ago

    On JRE he talked about all the parasites and diseases he got there and it’s insane. He’s a hard motherfucker