Western Martial Arts, bowling, Buddhism, Bushido, camping, crystal hunting, dungeons and dragons, fantasy, fencing, fishing, hiking, karate, love, meditation, music, mythology, painting, philosophy, reiki, sculpture, soccer, swimming, swords, tai chi, taoism, templar, zen
LOTR, Wheel of time series (the first few), Sword of truth series, The Hagekure, Books by Tich Nath Hanh, The Song of Ice and Fire, Tales of the Otori, Kunst des Fectens
Star Wars, LOTR, pretty much anything with swords or fantasy in it. Jackie Chan movies. Fight Club, donnie Darko, Shaun of the Dead, stupid made for TV sci fi and fantasy movies with those really cheesy CG monsters. B movies.
"Practice knighthood, and learn the Art that dignifies you."
"I remember thinking that in the 90's. Hillary Clinton, then in the news too of course, was praised as someone who made no apologies for who she was. I don't know why anyone would apologize for who she is ("Hi, I'm…"
"The role of religion in scouting seems to vary a bit by location, and troop. As laid out in the handbook, it cannot be ignored, but it doesn't require significant personal practice - pretty much as long as you are not an atheist, you are…"
"I don't recall GQ being a bastion of masculinity. Fashion is different - not necessarily related. There is nothing inherently masculine in refusing to apologize when you screw up. If anything, that seems a lot like not taking…"
"Many years ago when I was a kid I joins the Boy Scouts. I regret not sticking with it. I was considering volunteering, maybe as a Assistant Scout Master. My only concern is that I am not a very spiritual/religious person. I know that religion is a…"