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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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
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Travis Spuhler's discussion Favorite period to study? in the group History Buffs
"I certainly hope your study is to continue to prevent tyrannical regimes and not as a disciple in their practices.  "
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Travis Spuhler's discussion Favorite period to study? in the group History Buffs
"Well.  I have a great many periods that I study, but the one I get enjoyment from would be the 19th century so far.  Now, my focus has been to understand the technology and society as it pertains to the steampunk sub-culture (greatly an…"
Apr 3
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Andrew McNeal's discussion Will there ever be another U.S. President who rivals men like Abe Lincoln, both Roosevelts, or Washington? in the group History Buffs
"I suppose it depends on what values you espouse.  If you enjoy tyranny, the likes of Lincoln, FDR, Wilson, Carter, and Obama are your speed.  If you like freedom then The Founders, Coolidge and Reagan are your speed.  If you are in…"
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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