Aaron F Kendrick
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Does manly dancing exist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dino Silone Sep 18, 2013. 81 Replies

This question occurred to me a couple of weeks ago when I was watching some type of travelogue program.  Is there any form of dancing that is still considered manly? What I have witnessed on…Continue

 

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Aaron F Kendrick replied to Jack Neulist's discussion Finding the "Old Ones": Who really settled North America first? in the group History Buffs
"I can't remember if I have mentioned this before, but there is a book that lays the groundwork for such a question and it was by an author called Barry Fells.  He posited that there were many groups here in what we call the United States…"
4 hours ago
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Kevin's discussion Will someone please explain Jesus to me? in the group Christian Men
"Okay.  What it boils down to is God's sense of Justice, because the penalty for sin is death.  As a part of His covenant of Abraham, he asked Abraham to sacrifice animals as a symbol of remission of sins that people do.  One day…"
yesterday
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Ben's discussion Political Compass Test in the group The Great Debate
"Mine was just beyond +3 n horizontal  on the vertical and -0.56 on the vertical.  However, I have many criticisms of these questions as they only choose between certain extreme factors plus that they don't take American societal…"
yesterday
Aaron F Kendrick added a discussion to the group Renaissance Men
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The Qualities and Characteristics of a REnaissance Man.

Question:  When one compares those figures in history, the arts, and sciences; what values and/or qualities do polymaths possess that set them apart from other researchers or men in general?See More
Apr 4
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Shane's discussion NASA Vision Redux in the group Spaceflight Fanatics
"I recognize that many people appreciate Neil, I don't share in this sentiment or any appreciation of Bill Nye.  While it is true that there needed to be an informal liaison between the scientific community and the public, I don't…"
Apr 4
Aaron F Kendrick replied to John M. Dolph's discussion What parts of American or other history is the right wing targeting? in the group History Buffs
"Huzzah! "
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to John M. Dolph's discussion What parts of American or other history is the right wing targeting? in the group History Buffs
"Yeah well, I didn't hear that part.  I did hear something about them wanting to stop demonizing Republican causes and characterizing their social views as detrimental to the country.  The separation of Church and State has been long…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Billy Street's discussion Does 'Man History' Exist? in the group History Buffs
"Huzzah! It may seem like splitting hairs, but i do like the way you present your point.  It's why I believe that this website is such a good resource.  It not only defines manliness in its own terms, but also treats it in a respectful…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Billy Street's discussion Does 'Man History' Exist? in the group History Buffs
"My concern with these Multicultural studies is that bias may be the basis by which the topic is discussed in the first place.  Of the literature I read, the author takes the position that is, the perspective of the particular ethnicity. …"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Billy Street's discussion Does 'Man History' Exist? in the group History Buffs
"I am uncertain as to the legitimacy of Apartheid, because it's always presented as whites as oppressing blacks, when that simply isn't possible. The size of Zulu tribe and Mandela's terrorist organization were simply too large…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Billy Street's discussion Does 'Man History' Exist? in the group History Buffs
"In that case, I don't think there is.  I have read histories from many authors including women and none of them seem to have any particular bend.  A scholar deals with a topic from a perspective, but not in terms of gender unless that…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Billy Street's discussion Does 'Man History' Exist? in the group History Buffs
"I think that's a load of balderdash.  There has been a steady drumbeat of propaganda and indoctrination since the late 19th century in education and it has favored the conflict theory version of histories.  The very idea that there…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to t-train's discussion If the Confederacy Had Won? in the group History Buffs
"I am not sure how much stock I put into Turtledove speculations.  Although, the more I think about it, the more I believe that Northern progressive would sign on with the Kaiser at first, but then would switch sides once they found it a losing…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to t-train's discussion If the Confederacy Had Won? in the group History Buffs
"I love to speculate about this, but haven't done any follow-up.  I agree on the first posit, not so much the second, because unlike Abolitionist propaganda, I think it would have died once there was innovation that made slaves…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Jack Neulist's discussion Finding the "Old Ones": Who really settled North America first? in the group History Buffs
"I have found some secondary sources-especially the book America, B. C. by Barry Fell-who posit that the idea that there were peoples here before Native Americans.  I have wanted to research these 'old ones', but life keeps getting in…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Travis Spuhler's discussion Favorite period to study? in the group History Buffs
"Indeed.  I think it important to understand these eras, especially considering that there have been so many efforts to manipulate the efforts of The Greatest Generation into some type of twisted blessing of the current tyrannies. "
Apr 3

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Aaron F Kendrick

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Posted on March 29, 2013 at 12:58pm 0 Comments

This begins the documentation process of my quest to become a better man.  I came to this site to see how I would compare and I find myself lacking.  Therefore, I am taking it upon myself to change habits, attitudes, and manners to become a more complete man. 

Since becoming a member of the the site, I have changed some of my habits, especially in dealing with other people.  The biggest change has been dealing with my girlfriend and when I explained to her what it was I was doing, she…

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At 10:24am on March 26, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Hey there, Aaron. Just wanted to say welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

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Pope John replied to Dave's discussion What's your favourite ad that inspires you to be a better man?
"This is a good one: http://adweek.com/adfreak/nike-honors-and-challenges-kobe-bryant-inspirational-new-ad-148810 In life, there are ups and downs, you are better when you overcome obstacles..falls, it takes true willingness and courage to fight…"
31 minutes ago
Vince replied to Vince's discussion Request advice for Gastroesophageal reflux disease
"I must specify that the doctor prescribed me Prilosec + Gaviscon  for 2weeks In general, I feel more noise when I eat greasy food, fried, chocolate. The food comes back up the throat and as if the food doesn't go forward. Another…"
40 minutes ago
Pope John replied to Josh Williams's discussion New hairstyle
"I think they are the same style"
53 minutes ago
Daril Bradley posted a discussion

A good Tailor in Pittsburgh

I am trying to "up" my style and wardrobe, by having what I already have fit me better by going to a tailor. Does anyone have or know a good, trustworthy tailor in the Pittsburgh area? Greatly appreciated.See More
1 hour ago
Jay D replied to Daryl Millard's discussion Pompadour
"I think its horrible. Every 16y old is running around with that hairstyle here."
1 hour ago
N. Vest replied to O'Neal's discussion Is this negligence?
"Nope, I know this isn't what you want to hear but truth is they are no liable for you car even if it is in their lot. Honestly I would be surprised if the cameras worked most places I've worked with big signs about the cameras count on the…"
2 hours ago
O'Neal posted a discussion

Is this negligence?

I've been working in a department store (Belk) inside of a mall for almost three years now. I've never had any security problems and I've always felt safe up until last Friday. I departed from school around 2:20 and I arrived at work at 2:40pm for my 3 o'clock shift. Belk employees have to park on the third floor of the parking deck which I've been doing. On this particular day, the deck was a bit fuller than usual due to the Easter weekend so I parked in the very back of the deck against the…See More
3 hours ago
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Jack Neulist's discussion Finding the "Old Ones": Who really settled North America first? in the group History Buffs
"I can't remember if I have mentioned this before, but there is a book that lays the groundwork for such a question and it was by an author called Barry Fells.  He posited that there were many groups here in what we call the United States…"
4 hours ago

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