"In the recent movie "Cloud Atlas" the recurring quote is "The weak are meat and the strong do eat". This pretty much sums up the treatise we're discussing. My reply is this...what makes our own government great and our…"
"I agree that these shows help promote blue collar trades, but most parents still would rather their kids have a four year degree over an apprenticeship or trade school diploma, even though both of those have a higher chance of a good paying job. For…"
"I'm not sure that we have "lost the elegant heroism of the rougher hewn vocations." I think there are shows like Dirty Jobs, and a variety of shows about truckers and fishermen that bring these blue-collar professions more into the…"
I wasn't sure where to post this. I enjoyed this podcast, but just had a request. Is there any way to adjust the volume of the two speakers (Bret and his guest) so that their volume is roughly equal? By this, I mean that Bret was very loud and clear, whearas Chris was very quit and mumbled. Could you possibly adjust their volumes to balance them out in the editing process? I ask because I had to adjust the volume in my car every time the speaker switched so that I could both hear Chris and…See More
"I suggest a firm wall of niceness. Thingslike, we dint talk thqt way here. Add in some broken record, as in, Sorry you feel that way, but i dont let people insult my wife. thats interesting, but i dont let people insult my wife.…"
Why is it that nowadays, blue collar men are looked down upon by today's society? Blue collar men and work have played a prominent part in the formation of our society, only to now be viewed as "classless" in many places.. Why are white collar office jobs viewed as more successful than mill/factory jobs? I don't mean this to disrespect white collar professions, I just wonder why our culture has lost the elegant heroism of the rougher hewn vocations.. any thoughts?See More
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More