I find that most self-help books are a lot more gender-neutral and based on market-orientated skills, such as: how to be confident, charismatic, and eliminate stress. I've had some trouble finding…Continue
"If you haven't read East of Eden, you should. It may not fall into the character development category, but it will leave a mark on you in some way. You will identify with a character and gain perspective on life, family and generations. "
"I agree that To Kill a Mockingbird describes some manly virtues and particularly, the character of Atticus Finch offers much to be commended and perhaps emulated. I also think Plato's Republic, and other Socratic dialogues, as well as the…"
"Lies My Teacher Told Me; Everything your American history textbook got wrong By James W Loewen. Made me go back all the way to review all I took as fact. Found out about histology and the methodology for fact finding in a very…"
"Oddly enough, it's not a self-help book. It's a college literature textbook, Man and His Measure. A bit dated now, but a wonderful exposition of a lot of very good writing. Otherwise, you can't go wrong starting…"
"To kill a mockingbird- Atticus Finch is one of the greatest examples of manhood. I reread the book yearly, and attempt to practice some of his character traits.
The Bible- Being a strong Christian, this one is obvious and shouldn't require…"
"I've heard good things about "Wild at Heart", by Eldridge ... geared toward Christian Men. I haven't read it yet, though.
Financial Peace and The Total Money Makeover, both by Ramsey, completely upended how I…"
"I talked about this on the comments.
What is considered moral and who does the considering? If moral laws are only given by God then even those moral laws are relative to whom they are referring. The example given before was "Thou…"
"The plan was to use a C-130 to transport our CAP cadets back from Encampment at JBER near Anchorage this past Monday. Encampment is basically a ten day mini-boot camp with marching, PT, hospital corners, spit shining, mess halls, bear spray,…"
"I'm arguing that a definitive right-and-wrong cannot come from men. God or not, right and wrong must come from somewhere external to mankind, individually or collectively.
Civil laws, individuals, collectives, majorities,…"
"nah, don't get me wrong, I make no conscious effort to put it down, I also make no conscious effort to leave it up... If she started complaining then yes, i'd put the lid down. In the grand scheme of things its not that important.