"One of the reason's I'm going to get a degree is I'm the only person in my immediate family who doesn't have at least a bachelors. Both of my parents were military and both are also highly educated, and my brother has an…"
"Most of us cannot afford to not have a job. A college degree, for better or worse, usually means a better paying job. You can rail all you wish about the issues of institutionalized education, certainly it has some. But I, personally, am happy to…"
"As I recall, Josh dropped out before college? Not sure. Anyway, this is not someone with extensive experience of higher ed. On the other hand, he does have a tailcoat, and a rather impressive robe thing for spiritual practices in…"
"I spent almost 4 years there working for No Such Agency. I remember when the DINFOS school was being built. I hated my job, but loved living in the area. I used to try to spend time in the Baltimore Inner Harbor or drive to where I can catch…"
It goes without saying that freedom of speech as mentioned in the 1st Amendment was drafted long before anyone could have envisioned the internet.Interestingly many states do have their own local laws regulating speech (ex. obscenity) which seem bypassed by internet access.So should freedom of speech as a right be applied unequivocally to anything any everything accessible on the internet; the internet is the closest to anarchism that one can really get so there's no further-left one could go…See More
"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
I have a cautionary tale for my fellow outdoorsmen out there. I went hiking solo today through some less traveled canyons near where I live. I unknowingly ended up off trail and was aggressively bouldering to get up and around some obstacles, mainly a decent sized waterfall. I kept pushing because I thought this was my route, and the knowledge that I wouldn't need to go down because I was on a loop. Anyway, I finally got up the bulk of it and couldn't find anything that resembled a trail.…See More
"Good evening gentleman, just purchased an inexpensive safety razor along w/a 3 pc.set of shave soap from Walgreens. The razor appears similar to what my granddaddy use to use. I must need some practice, the first shave although effective, ultimately…"