"I have to agree with Will. It did not inspire me. As I read it and I began to recognize some consistent talking points, I went online to find out more about Stephen Mansfield. It doesn't say in the book (that I saw) but Mansfield is a former…"
"I couldn't agree with Saxon more. Whatever failures your Dad had, they are still teaching moments. If you can put the resentment of youth aside and forgive (accept) his failures as 'part of life', you can still learn from his…"
"At nineteen, life gives a young man like you all kinds of choices. Like I told my three boys. Make your choices as best you can - and accept responsibility for the outcome - whatever happens. To me, that's the cutting edge of an adult."
"Thanks Titus. You are correct. His name was Harvey Mansfield. I overlooked that when I typed it too fast.I found the book fascinating simply because he did quote from so many resources. You know he's not BS'ing and making something up.…"
"Gotta take a whack at something you quoted or asked: "Is it even true that men are less language oriented than women?"
One of the dominant feminist stereotypes is that 'women are better at communicating than men.' But let's…"
"Hey Clint! The tag caught my curiosity. Just skimmed over it, since I'm prressed for time at the moment. Two remarks:1) Get a copy of Dr. Henry Mansfield's book "Manliness". It is well researched and very insightful.2) The…"
"I belong to a group that assists the Red Cross behind the scenes - so I can share a little bit with you about FEMA. FEMA requires every major metropolitan area to have a disaster plan whether it's a threat of tornatdos, earthquake or hurricane.…"
"I apologize and I realize I should not have mentioned that because it combines two different views: one as an individual and the other as a nation. Most people will get hung up and say we should do one and the same.You're right, that is a…"
"Liam is correct and we have to be VERY careful not to adopt an intolerant attitude towards those who are religious, but just don't believe like we do.
I think I understand what you're getting at. The problem however is not one of political…"
"For the money, I would have to weigh in with a couple of guys who suggested nice, but comfortable loafers. Loafers work year round. Nice looking ones can be matched up with a pair of slacks and a tie for a dress up occassion."
"The predominat rule for a "Sports coat" is that the pants should not match (even 'almost' match). That said, there are dressy jeans that can be coordinated with a proper sports coat. In addition, there are nice colored twill…"
I'm 23 and going through a sartorial renaissance myself!
I'm actually growing my hair out, probably to around the length you currently have. I'm going for a tidy-ish tied back look as a contrast to the…"
Since you wanted anecdotes from other faiths, and none have been forthcoming, I have some for you:
1. In Taiwan, people routinely go onto the street outside of their apartment building with a little rolling metal can, about the…"
"I feel like the question of where everything came from is about the most meaningless question to human life as we could think of. The lack of an answer to that question does not justify religion and it doesn't justify the scientific…"
"Just a few months ago, I actually saw a couple of guys go into a Lowe's sans shirts. No one said anything and I actually saw them in the checkout line almost 30 minutes later. I figured that with my luck, I would definitely be asked…"
"Completely agree, but hate the sunburn too. Obviously showering is a shirtless experience, but my favorite experience in the sun has always been an outdoor/roofless shower on the south side of a beach or lake house. Great way to wake up…"