As usual a clever post from Seth Godin. He starts with a laundry list of supposedly “strong” attributes (albeit some are clearly straw-men). Each individually isn’t bad but when you see the list together it’s pretty clear that loud, brash, fast-talking, etc. aren’t the qualities you see in true strength.
True strength is the ability to change and adapt. To have strong opinions weakly held as they say. To be absolutely certain about things until the facts change, then be certain about the new thing. To always get up one more time than you fell down (although strength is also understanding why it is that you fell down in the first place, try not to repeat the same stumble).