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Brad Williams's Discussions

What Constitutes a Comprehensive First Aid Kit

Started this discussion. Last reply by QuackXP Jan 8, 2015. 121 Replies

Been a while since I posted anything. Still enjoy reading what's going on, but I've been really busy.Who can weigh in with advice for a long-term survival first-aid kit? Not an ultralight kit but one…Continue

Tags: emergency, medicine, kit, first-aid, survival

Self-Defense Without Guns

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Williams Sep 23, 2014. 50 Replies

This situation is going to take some detailing, so please bear with me.I live in Taiwan, where civilians cannot own firearms.  Crime here is almost zero, violent crime is basically zero.  Its one of…Continue

Tags: violence, gangs, guns, self-defense

Happy Moon Festival! - What's your favorite holiday and why?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Sep 10, 2014. 28 Replies

Something I love about being an American living abroad is all the interesting holidays.  Sometimes American holidays come and go without my noticing, except Christmas, around which I have to endure…Continue

Worthless Accomplishments (In a Worldly Sense)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kluk J. Aug 8, 2014. 27 Replies

So I'm incredibly happy today because I've passed a new mark in surfing.  I've been steadily getting better for more than 2 years or so ... and just this weekend I got inside a tube for the first…Continue

Tags: hobbies, happiness, skills

 

Brad Williams's Page

Latest Activity

Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion The bubble you live in in the group The Great Debate
"Great discussion, Sir! It is critical that we notice if we're living in an echo chamber. I have been very fortunate in my life that my jobs have kept me out of it. 1. As a newspaper reporters, I was all about town, seeing all different…"
Apr 25
James P. Yarrow replied to Brad Williams's discussion Shooting clays - worth it for $2,000? in the group Riflemen
"Given what the range is offering, the price isn't bad at all, if a bit front loaded.  i suggest going once, paying the fees for a 1 time use and seeing how you feel about it, they may even allow you to apply that towards the $2000…"
Feb 1
Brad Williams replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Sacred life in the group The Great Debate
"+1"
Feb 1
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"Sounds fair to me. Putin is also a bastard, but a rational bastard. I'll take that over fanatical bastards any day."
Nov 18, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"You're absolutely right. Maajid Nawaz was just talking about this the other day. That should be changed to Gulf States."
Nov 18, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"I'm fairly sure that no matter what I say, I will have a dozen people jump down my throat telling me I'm wrong and stupid -- and if I reply I'll also fail at communication. Let me, in the spirit of curiosity about what people will…"
Nov 18, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"This page is pretty well organized and currently has a video that will give you the rundown of the attacks themselves. http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2015/nov/16/paris-attacks-france-airstrikes-isis-raqqa-syria-live"
Nov 16, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Religous Freedom in the group The Great Debate
"LOL. Actually, I'm tried of all this desire for a solution that pleases everyone across a state or across the whole United States. Maybe the nation could just break up into several subnations by ideology. Let all the Christians who want the law…"
Apr 2, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Trying to breakout of my 'Mental Prison'
"haha, maybe I made too big a deal of it. I always had all the provisions I needed to last me for a while, and if you are off trail but you know 10 miles to the north there is a trail running east-west, then if you head north eventually you must…"
Jan 29, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Trying to breakout of my 'Mental Prison'
"First of all, props to Milo, who said everything that needs to be said about the drugs thing. Not for the first time, Milo's voice is an incredible credit to AoM. I'm going to give my two cents now. Don't get a tattoo. Don't…"
Jan 27, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Trying to breakout of my 'Mental Prison'
"But if it's between cocaine and meth, choose cocaine. I'm from Tennessee. Meth will F&%K you up forever. You will end up living in a trailer park and then call the police on yourself when you believe aliens are coming to eat your face."
Jan 27, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Matt T's discussion Misleading Headlines and Worthless Journalism in the group The Great Debate
"I worked as a journalist for a fairly large print newspaper for a while. Here's my take. There are a lot of people with an agenda writing stuff in "news style" but it isn't news or journalism. I don't believe our newspaper…"
Jan 27, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Being Charlie in the group The Great Debate
"You know what we could do to solve the problem? And by we I mean the world. Saudi Arabia can say, "oh, sorry, 15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers were from our country. We're a Muslim country. We say that we aren't affiliated with this…"
Jan 13, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Mongoose's discussion Future Fall from Grace? in the group The Great Debate
"Well, I'm not a Christian, but I'm going to go with no. Logic follows like this:  angels DO NOT EQUAL human. Angels were with god in heaven because they were initially put there. They didn't get there by being redeemed and…"
Jan 12, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Being Charlie in the group The Great Debate
"Let's do an experiment. Let's go on national TV, say, CNN.  Then we burn a Bible and say, "Christianity is garbage." We show a funny cartoon of Jesus. We do the same with the Book of Mormon. We do the same with the Koran. We…"
Jan 11, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Being Charlie in the group The Great Debate
"I love Bill Maher, and it's a good link. I guess you feel how I feel when I find myself agreeing with something Bill O'Reilly says."
Jan 9, 2015

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Website
http://www.chadwickyates.com
Interests
Outdoor Sports, Writing
Books
Allan Quatermain. The Lost World, Around the World in 80 Days. Sherlock Holmes. Pretty much any Victorian adventure book.
Movies
Princess Mononoke, The Last Samurai, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, etc.
Quote
There is that between us that cannot but seen, and yet is too strong for breaking - about friendship

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At 2:39pm on April 26, 2014, Herb Munson said…

Hey Brad. Just wanted to give you a belated welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you aboard!

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Vendetta replied to Daniel's discussion The Best Day of Your Life
"The day I married my wife! Super stressful leading up to the wedding, the relief of seeing how well everything came together, how much fun everyone had, and of course seeing my wife walk down the aisle. Nothing compares."
12 minutes ago
Vendetta replied to leadership's discussion How can a man know that he has achieved manhood and earned the title of man?
"Put the stretch armstrong away steve!"
20 minutes ago
Steve Dallas replied to leadership's discussion How can a man know that he has achieved manhood and earned the title of man?
"Wondering if you are going a long way around wanting to know if it is connected with sex. You mention a girlfriend multiple times, rather than a wife. You bring up God, but with no further explanation into what that even means. So instead of asking…"
25 minutes ago
Steve Dallas replied to leadership's discussion How can a man know that he has achieved manhood and earned the title of man?
"I've always hated that saying. The day I stop playing with childish things is the day I am dead. "
30 minutes ago
David R. added a discussion to the group Out to Build Bridges
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Lifestyles

I get so tired of hearing about the "gay lifestyle."What is the "straight lifestyle"?  The Waltons or Hugh Heffner?  They're all heterosexual.See More
41 minutes ago
David R. replied to Mongoose's discussion Interesting: Penis Transplant
"Wild Man, erections are not prostate-related.  Semen is created by the prostate (and when the prostate is removed, no more semen even though erections and orgasms are still there).  I know this from personal experience, and I am alive and…"
1 hour ago
Mongoose added a discussion to the group Men's Fashion
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Muscle-Enhancing Shirt

Apparently, according to GQ, the scoop neck basic T-shirt is "to mens' pecs what pushup bras are to women." They claim it makes us look more fit. Interestingly enough, I had recently converted all my T-s to either deeper v-neck or scoop necks prior to reading that article for that reason.What are y'all's thoughts?GQ ArticleSee More
1 hour ago
Mongoose added a discussion to the group Exercise
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Muscle-Enhancing Shirt

Apparently, according to GQ, the scoop neck basic T-shirt is "to mens' pecs what pushup bras are to women." They claim it makes us look more fit. Interestingly enough, I had recently converted all my T-s to either deeper v-neck or scoop necks prior to reading that article for that reason.What are y'all's thoughts?GQ ArticleSee More
1 hour ago

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