My name is David and I'm just stopping by to introduce myself before I go back to exploring what else AoM has to offer. I was introduced to the site a couple of years ago and read articles from time…Continue
My name is David and I'm just stopping by to introduce myself before I go back to exploring what else AoM has to offer. I was introduced to the site a couple of years ago and read articles from time to time but now I want to become "involved".I'm 27 and from Minnesota. In the fall I got engaged and will be getting married in August. Recently some good male friends have moved away so you could say I've felt a bit of a void in that area. Looking forward to being a part of this community.See More
"I like the lyrics to this Irish song, regarding patriotism. The title to Tom Clancy's book "Patriot Games" is borrowed from the lyrics.
Come all ye young rebels, and list while I sing, For the love of one's country is a…"
"Then, I perceive you know nothing of patriotism, and it's no surprise given the philosophical bend of the country as a whole. Patriotism has NOTHING to do whatsoever with the government, but to the principles of the country as…"
This is inspired by a post of Muir's about what he wants the kids to learn, but I wanted to make it specific to college students. Because I'm brainstorming for a possible freshman-seminar class, and I'm interested in topics that are important to making educated citizens or at least will be stimulating -- each topic to take a week or two at most. What do you wish you or yours had learned in college that wasn't covered in regular gen-ed or major? or just a fun topic you think would be of…See More
"Sorry, but I think the whole discussion lost reason long ago. I am just not sure at what point. I abandoned political parties after I read what George Washington prophesied abut them. Every bit of it has come true. I despise…"