The Prophet - Gibran, The Power of Truth - Jordan, Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Bach, Fahrenheit 451 - Bradbury, As A Man Thinketh - Allen
The Princess Bride, 12 Angry Men, Witness For The Prosecution, Blood Diamond, Fight Club, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers
Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra, The Heavy, The Black Keys, Band of Skulls, Meatloaf, Lorde, Journey, Van Halen, Foreigner, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Mr. Mister
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. - T.R.
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"One point I've seen raised a couple of places is the need for ongoing drugs and/or hormones. Given the austere nature of the battle field that is a concern - just as it is for other conditions that require ongoing medical attention.
"I think a lot of it does come down to what people consider part of their identity. It is one reason religion can be such a sensitive topic.
When you have embraced something in such a way that anything that does not support that thing is…"
"Just to play devil's advocate - is it possible, that pervasive social stigma's which allow for bans against them (in various capacities, including this one) to pass political muster, could be a major contributor to that suicide rate? "
"Odd, I was talking about this today twice, two different venues and instances. Sorry man, it sucks. Sometimes it doesn't matter how polite you are. It's what happens when someone gets too wrapped up in identity politics, which isn't…"