"I can't help with the article, because I haven't read it, but this is bad advice:
Turn directly to anyone you are talking to. That's the belly-button rule. Your belly button should be turned towards the group. Be like Bill Clinton (in…"
"Here is another one of my little sayings:
"When you give excellence, you can demand excellence."
However, your level of excellence may not be the same as those around you and you must be able to determine that level. If you give and do not…"
"If you want to live in a world of respect, give it out. Be a blessing to those around you and they will bless you for it. If you want to be honored, honor those around you (including yourself); and be honorable.
There may also be some…"
"Respect is not about playing tricks on your friends and coworkers. It's simpler than that, but goes deeper as well.
Respect is demanded.Respect is earned.
And no, those are not mutually exclusive.
You see, the easiest…"
I was wondering if anyone here could help me. I once read an article on AoM (I'm pretty sure it was) about how to behave and act to gain more respect from your friends and the people around you.There's very little I can recall from the article. I think though there was some tip about when you start talking to group of people you should not turn your front directly at them at first, instead you should wait for them to turn their front at you... don't know if this helps anyone remembering the…See More
Nice to see a forum like this and glad to be a member here.My name is Dave and I'm 47 years old. Was introduced to The Art of Manliness by a friend who recommended the books.Have read the forum here lurking while waiting for my account approval. Seems like a pretty solid group here. A bit about me,I have 4 sons, ranging in age from 25yrs to 7 months.....yeah I'm a glutton for punishment lolMy boys are all great young men, and the younger two, 3yrs and 7 months get the best of me.I am very…See More
"I'm still waiting for a wall on our northern border. As someone has pointed out somewhere, the majority of our foreign-born terrorists (like in 9/11) came through Canada.
(Note: This is a discussion-starting issue, not one that I…"
"Do you really think when he said "I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall."That people understood that to be - "I'll build a wall only in a few places on the border, and…"
"If the silver market manipulation finally ends, the price of silver could skyrocket. As Mexico has a huge reserve of the metal in the ground, Mexico could be a very wealthy country overnight. They might build the wall to keep us out."
"It should be easy enough for everyone to claim to be right about this one.
Wall gets partially built, somewhere between a few feet and 1500 miles or such. People who didn't want a wall claim victory because it's not all the way from…"