"I have hesitated to post here, but feel like I need to share a bit of my journey. I come from a VERY modest background and felt uncomfortable being shirtless in public. Add to that being overweight for most of my teen and adult life, plus some major…"
"James, it is also a Manly Art to curb the Manly Urge as you put it. In fact that is the crux of being a gentleman, ALL urges have to be controlled.
Think alcohol, in the old days it was a sign of manliness to "hold your liquour", not…"
"I wish what you say is true.
Unfortunately the system is tested by Fatherhood where you experience the hatred of Paternalism first hand.
Its all philosophical until you reach the Family Court. Thats the heaviest frontline, where your philosophy and…"
"Man you hit the nail on the head.
Actually you probably noticed that it goes deeper. There is a wholesale mea culpa of paternalism. Hence the way we gave up all those colonies all over the world in the 70's. Hah the experiment has shown that…"