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Brian Burnham's Discussions

End of the "Man-cesion"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Jul 11, 2011. 12 Replies

Joining the National Guard

Started this discussion. Last reply by J Roman Nov 6, 2010. 13 Replies

Good Dress Shoes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mitch Feb 20, 2012. 75 Replies

 

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This is a group for men who have lost their fathers. It is a place to mourn, celebrate, and remember our fathers and a place for men to share experiences and draw strength from one another.See More
Aug 12
Edward Warden commented on Brian Burnham's group Remembering Dad
"One thing that I got from my father -- from both parents, actually -- is a dark, cutting sense of humor.  Once my parents were driving somewhere with my mom's mom and a friend of hers.  My grandmother turned to her friend and said,…"
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Edward Warden commented on Brian Burnham's group Remembering Dad
"My dad died March 17, 2007.  I was on a surge deployment on the USS Ronald Reagan in the Sea of Japan.  I had seen him last in early January, and, although he was hospitalized, he was expected to get better.  We had not been close,…"
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Interests
Medieval Reenacting, History, Psychology, Home Brewing, Camping, Backpacking, Archery, Science Fiction
Books
The Modern Gentleman by Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro, The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom, The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas, Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
Movies
The Last Samurai, Braveheart, Kingdom of Heaven, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Michael Collins
Music
Carbon Leaf, Matchbox 20, Bryce de Byram, Celtic Music, Jazz
Quote
"A king may move a man, a father may claim a son. But remember that, even when those who move you be kings or men of power, your soul is in your keeping alone. When you stand before God you cannot say 'but I was told by others to do thus' or that 'virtue was not convenient at the time' This will not suffice. Remember that." - Edward Norton as King Baldwin IV in Kingdom of Heaven

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Brian's Manly Mental Health Minute for 3/1/10 Living Up to Your Values Part 2: Understanding Self Control and Its Limits

Posted on March 1, 2010 at 10:30pm 0 Comments



Many of the values expressed by men on various parts of this forum are what one called call "traditional values" and many of these values center around controlling one's impulses. Many men consider self control to be a virtue in and of itself. However things that are easy are rarely considered virtues and for men honestly struggling to live up to there values the admonishment to simply control themselves better is often less than helpful. In this manly mental health minute I will examine… Continue

Brian's Manly Mental Health Minute for 2/22/10: The Pitch: How Salesmen Sell us Things We Never Knew We Needed.

Posted on February 22, 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

There is no doubt that managing your money is an important skill every man should possess as it is essential to ensure his own well being and providing for his family. That being said salesmen are experts in separating fools from their money and can usually separate even a wise man from his hard earned cash. This shouldn't be surprising as their own livelihood depends on this skill. However just what is it that they do that can turn the normal frugal man… Continue

Brian's Manly Mental Health Minute for 2/15/10: Living Up to Your Values Part 1: Recognizing Cognitive Distortions.

Posted on February 15, 2010 at 8:00am 2 Comments

One of the central themes of the Art of Manliness has been, and doubtless will continue to be helping men better define their manly values. While values will no doubt vary

from man to man, we are all in agreement that manly men strive to not

only have manly values, but to live up to them as well. However as

Adlai Stevenson put "It t is often easier to fight for

principles than to live up to them..."…

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Launching Brian's Manly Mental Health Minute

Posted on February 8, 2010 at 1:54pm 3 Comments

One thing I have noticed as I peruse the main sight and the forums is that a lot of the posts and discussions have to do with mental health. Discussions about interpersonal relationships (marriage, dating, friendships), about personal resiliency or "hardihood", coping with stressful circumstances, and becoming the best man you can be are all, in a broad sense at least, mental health discussions. So, as I have wanted to…

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At 8:38am on April 28, 2011, Steve M said…

Brian,

Here's wishing you a belated Happy 27th Birthday!

At 12:19am on March 20, 2010, Jason M. said…
Thanks for the add!
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Here's wishing you a most joyous Holiday season to you and yours and a great New Year :)
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Here's wishing you and yours a most joyous Thanksgiving !!!!
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Happy Birthday Brian !!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 

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J. D. replied to David Johns's discussion Teen boys today
"Personally, I see nothing at all wrong with stoicism, especially in men.  There's a world of difference between keeping your head when others around you are falling apart, and supressing feelings until the pressure is too much and…"
21 minutes ago
George Henry Robbins III replied to Brett McKay's discussion Who Are Some Unmanly Men?
"Nothing to do with politics. Carter was weasley, let others make his decisions, messed up the Iranian hostage big time, and was controlled by his wife and mother. Clinton was/is a whore who screws around on his wife unapologetically.  "
26 minutes ago
Tim Dienes added a discussion to the group The Poetry Club
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Our Core of Masculinity

Our core of masculinity, mine and yours, Is like a holy of holies, a source into which God poursOil of gladness Not just to anoint, but for fuel to fill the golden candlesticksTo burn and shine and power, to give us light in difficult hour.Why then do we have such trouble this holy place accessing?Do we fear the awesome power? Do we seek to control the blessing?Are we preoccupied with our manly flesh so visible to others?Is all that matters how I compare to my brothers?If we put aside our…See More
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Tim Dienes added a discussion to the group The Shirtless Man
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Just imagine...what if

This would never happen, but use your imagination here:Suppose there was a day that it was mandatory for ALL men to go shirtless.What would it be like? How would you react? How would others react?Would you be in favor of such a day? Would you extend it to include boys of all ages, or over a certain age?Discuss!See More
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Jack Bauer replied to Brett McKay's discussion Who Are Some Unmanly Men?
"Eh.  That's all political.  Carter was an honorable man.  Dumb as a sack of doorknobs ... but honorable.  Clinton was a bit of a cad, but had some solid guys-guy traits.  I wouldn't name either of them as…"
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Tim Dienes replied to Brett McKay's discussion Who Are Some Unmanly Men?
"neither"
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George Henry Robbins III replied to Brett McKay's discussion Who Are Some Unmanly Men?
"Jimmy Carter Bill Clinton"
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EA Burt replied to EA Burt's discussion For The New Guys in the group Philosophers
"Wow that all just came together. Many thanks fellas, that gives me a better understanding. I figured the ancients might be one good place to begin. Meditations really just caught my eye, but I understand now what Bobby said about it. Thanks for…"
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