Aaron F Kendrick
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Does manly dancing exist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dino Silone Sep 18, 2013. 73 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 Shawn K's discussion Is it a paradox for a Christian to conceal carry a weapon? in the group Christian Men
"I don't see how it's a paradox.  It might be in certain denominations and sects whose creeds include non-violence, but that is theological issue and not a biblical one.  Sure, the Word says to think on things whatsoever is of…"
Aug 21
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Carlos Lemus's discussion 100 Books every man should read. in the group Book Group
"Why isn't Hispanic literature considered western? All countries that speak Spanish are in the West.  I am very wary of Non-Western literature without context.   "
May 13, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Boondocker's discussion Books for 2014 in the group Book Group
"I thought it was a good story, but the ending sucked where the kid mourned the aliens.  While it is true that we should understand other's motivations for acting the way they do.  If they don't think I should live for whatever…"
May 13, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion Cultural discrimination in the group The Great Debate
"Why does anyone care about what these creeps think? Why do we have to take any crap from any of those twits? Who made these folks the final arbiters on culture, anyway? I sure didn't.  So, okay, they are bigots, so what? Well, you know…"
May 12, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to John Muir's discussion Is Anne Coulter Out of Touch With Reality, Or a Marketing Genius? in the group The Great Debate
"Nice.  So your response is to project what you hate in her? I never did understand this.  I think she is irrelevant because she supports this kabuki theater we call a political system; just like Rush, just like Franken.  They all have…"
May 12, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion Was Paul Ryan out of line? in the group The Great Debate
"I am skeptical.  There are so many working, but the nature of the work is what bothers me.  I work as permanent part-time I average about 30 hours a week and there are times where I work 40.  However, the reason I have this work is…"
May 5, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"I agree with Bauer on the one point, government can't force people to be educated.  They went from simply monitoring to now actively dictating.  They forgot the one necessary element in all of education, critical thinking.  "
Apr 29, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"You assumption is that education trumps violence.  One has nothing to do with the other.  Those in the military have great great skills in violence, but what keeps them from applying that violence in every situation is their…"
Apr 29, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"Actually, across the country the educated and uneducated are in prisons.  There are even those who have published post-doctorate level works.  If I am not mistaken, one of those doctorate level educated serving in prison, is a leader of…"
Apr 29, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"Quite so.  I applaud you on the source of the quote.  I tried to find it, but you knew before me, so well done.  I applaud your point as well.  This welfare started from the time of the Acts of the Apostles with Stephen and it…"
Apr 29, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"The Bible is the final authority for those who believe it and God.  The Word has never said that.  It has been said about it, though.  What the Word describes is that faith (prayer & belief) doesn't work unless you do…"
Apr 29, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"My honor as a soldier refuses to let you get away with the latter part of your statement without a response.  I don't think that it insane for someone to protect the American way of life.  However, when one enters as a soldier, one…"
Apr 29, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"I, having been a member of the Armed Forces and functioning in different capacities during that membership, having seen the actions of this defensive war firsthand, can't say for certainty that all the government has killed has been for the…"
Apr 29, 2014
Aaron F Kendrick replied to Stephen Jashub Comstock's discussion The uncompassionate nature of statist welfare. Thoughts on this? in the group The Great Debate
"Just to be clear, when you use the word politics, you mean the Machiavellian art of manipulation, right? You were referring to the formal machine of petition, etc? I am ill-at-ease calling the functions of the government to 'help' the…"
Apr 29, 2014
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…"
Apr 23, 2014
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…"
Apr 21, 2014

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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
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Ignorance is Curable, Stupidity is Terminal
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A Positive Note

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments

I was awe-struck today by a positive article about E. B. White.  E. B. White is co-writer of the Elements of Style and apparently had a positive outlook on life.  I read the brief article and will include it on this site later after I attain the applicable permissions.  

This article is a symbol of what drew me to this site.  I was dissatisfied with myself as a man and wanted to improve.  I didn't want to do it in a self-help type of way, but in a way more permanent.  I was going…

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Initial Entry

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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Michael D. Denny replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"There's nothing to figure out. Boys have penises. Girls have vaginas. You do not send teenage boys into the private areas of teenage girls. I would offer personal violence to the teenage boy attempting to join my teenage daughter in the…"
1 hour ago
Xenias Latin replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"I need a way to handle it on a more personal level. I can't help what management does which is why I am getting out of there as fast as possible. How do I handle this from a point of inner peace?"
1 hour ago
Xenias Latin replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"Management isn't interested in handling the problem. This coworker is a problem, there was another person before me and when I leave I even think I know the coworker who will be next on the list. This is why I have chosen to leave. Other…"
1 hour ago
Liam Strain replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"Comparing? no. Su"
2 hours ago
Xenias Latin replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"I guess there are several reasons why the insults get to me. First, I am a very kind person and people have respected me for that so I am not overly use to be insulting in public. The insults are often aimed as who I think I am as a person- a rule…"
2 hours ago
Jay D replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"Are you comparing getting molested by a squirrel every day on the way to work with having a coworker throwing insults at you everyday? This is something that just doesnt have to stand in a normal work enviroment. If someone of your staff comes to…"
2 hours ago
Xenias Latin replied to Xenias Latin's discussion How to handle insults? How to become unoffendable?
"HaHaHa, the squirrel visualization is hilarious. I have already had first a heart to heart and then the telling of enough. Still doesn't stop and I don't feel confident in my own social prowess to insult my coworker back. Yes, the insults…"
2 hours ago
Jay D replied to Mongoose's discussion As Said, Society Needs to Figure This Out in the group The Great Debate
"Sounds a bit like a "stick up my ass" issue. Who gives a fuck about demonstrating teenangers in one school? Half of the people demonstrating there are dudes who thought "Hey Bro, lets go demonstrate about that…"
2 hours ago

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