"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…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"That might be over-generalizing what Adams wrote. I read it as more that Trump is *consciously* tailoring his message (such as it is) in such a way that interpretation is open to the receiver:
It might be more accurate, I think, to say Adams…"
For those of us honest-to-goodness gentlemen who know better. There are few things more manly than leading your lady to the ballroom floor, wearing your best wingtip dance shoes, and leading her in a good old fashioned jive.
"A little late to the discussion, I like the classes and the going to a studio, but I have found one very good you tube series on teaching the night club two step, just search for "Jo Thompson night club two step"."
"While I may not support Trump, I continue to be fascinated by his appeal. This morning, I happened across this, written by Dilbert creator Scott Adams, that seems -- at least at first blush -- pretty insightful:
Trump VS Bush: Persuasion Wars"
"Yes, because equating a authoritarian regime to a slap on sticker 'hey, this thing is dangerous, we're going to go over how it can be dangerous and see that you don't fly off the handle in a class and test', which, we already DO…"