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The most masculine attribute?

Started this discussion. Last reply by William L. Unkel Jun 26. 54 Replies

What single word sums up everything that you believe masculinity to be? What would you say the single most important attribute a man could have is? Please explain your answer. Continue

Arrow making.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark R Apr 15, 2014. 6 Replies

Howdy everyone, just a couple quick questions that I'd like to get everyone's opinion on. I've made a few of my own arrows this past winter with a hand plane and it would take me about 1 day to make…Continue

Firearm Instructor as a Career.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Mar 3, 2014. 24 Replies

Howdy everyone, this is my first post on here and I was looking for some insight. Are any of you firearms instructors or know of anyone who is one as a career? I did some serious thinking about where…Continue

Tags: Career, Instructor, Firearms

 

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Rick Shelton replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"It may have been posted before but: Integrity.  Number one attribute of a real man.  Honest, strong moral principles, morally upstanding (holds to those moral principles above everything else)."
Jun 24
Rick Shelton replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"A "What-a-man!" would be some combination of all the above attributes."
Jun 24
Mongoose replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"In my humble opinion, based on observing the stereotypes... The hyperbole (or eggagerated version) of a manly man vs a girly man is thus: Manly man:  very hairy in appropriate places (arms, legs, chest, beard, and thick hair on head), combined…"
Jun 24
Rick Shelton replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"So what is it that makes a "manly man" or a "man's man" or "All Man" different from a "womanly woman" or a "lady's lady" or "All Woman"?"
Jun 24
Joshua Hudson replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Authenticity"
Jun 23
SirBrad replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Might (as in bodily strength)"
Jun 23
Richard Lambert replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Reliable"
Jun 22
Steven Broomhead, Sr replied to Ben B.'s discussion Favorite Ruger 10/22 mods and upgrades? in the group Riflemen
"Replace the metal bolt buffer with a plastic/rubber one. It will quite the rifle down. Also, send in the bolt to have the bolt face dressed and pinned. I gained some additional accuracy with that one. Either that or it boosted my confidence and I…"
Jun 19
The Earl of Essex replied to Ben B.'s discussion Favorite Ruger 10/22 mods and upgrades? in the group Riflemen
"Hi guys, I just went to add my own discussion and then I saw Ben had already posted this one.I've been thinking for a while about stepping into the modding world and it appears to be two main camps, either the AR-15/M4etc family or the…"
Jun 19
Native Son replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Actually, it's originally from Herodotus on the Persians,  "Their sons are carefully instructed from their fifth to their twentieth year, in three things alone---to ride, to draw the bow, and to speak the truth." BTW,…"
Jun 7
Peter Arkson replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
""What makes a man, Mr. Lebowski?  Is it being prepared to do the right thing, whatever the cost? Isn't that what makes a man?" "Hmmm... Sure, that and a pair of testicles.""
Jun 6
Chu Kim replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"I will mention Wisdom, because it has yet to be mentioned in the above comments so far. A real man has to possess a good head on his shoulders, be able to judge and discern and determine the best course of action."
Jun 6
Pale Horse replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Well said, John."
Jun 5
jacksbuddy replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Pale Horse called it 'code'. And although I like his definition, I prefer the word "Character". This includes the code a man lives by and the standards to which he holds himself accountable. But it also includes the reasons why…"
Jun 5
Tim Dienes replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Standing! Visibility: Noticed and countable as a man. Not hidden or minimized. Sticking out like a sore thumb (or something else, see below), a noticeable individual. Potency: Standing up and sticking out like an erect penis. Principled: Standing…"
May 29
Rick Shelton replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Convictions make it hard to get a job.  At least that's what the judge told me.  LOL."
May 29

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Instinctive archery, Marksmanship, survival skills, Mixed Martial Arts, hiking.
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“Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music and never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, lovers and warriors.”

― Hunter S. Thompson

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At 4:23pm on February 12, 2014, Herb Munson said…

Hey there Ben. Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

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David F. replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Wait #1 is a statement of judgment of the moral or ethical status.  You cannot demonstrate innocents.  Innocent of what? It latches on to the woman's body and starts forcing changes stealing nutrients.  I think that is…"
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Liam Strain replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"The is accused of it, but has not yet been tried."
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Rick Shelton replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Was/is she a druggie?"
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David F. replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Is it still innocent when it is causing organ failure in the mother? Also when is it a child?  Are a group of fertilized cells in a freezer a child?  If they have been in the freezer for 18 years, can the vote? When they fail to form a…"
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Regular Joe replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Then abortions are de facto impossible because the criminal justice system would never process a rape / sex assault case from accusation to judgement within nine months. "
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Liam Strain replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"While I don't disagree - there is a timeline on safe abortions, and delays make it harder (or impossible). By all means, the rape case should go through the courts. But waiting for that before having the abortion is seriously problematic. "
11 minutes ago
David F. replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"The sex ed available in the US is horrid and leads to more extermination, more partners and more unwanted outcomes (diseases, promiscuity, pregnancy).  Proper real health education works great and is shown to reduce disease spread, number of…"
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Rick Shelton replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"You do have a point but my counter point would be that should a woman cry rape someone had better go to jail for it and if that person is proven innocent then she committed a crime (or two or three)."
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