"If they - even theoretically - allowed a non-religious option, I'd be ok with that. Like, if your non-jail choices were Methodist, UU, Buddhist, and a non-religious mentor. If they the program was written in such a way to allow that, it's…"
"Adam, the problem with that is that you'll build up the "targeted" muscle, but not the supporting muscles, tendons, etc. If you try to switch from a heavy weight on a machine to that same weight on a barbell, you're likely to…"
"Ah, but Carl, they're just pretty-large, they're not strong.
My gym only has 2 squat racks, but I never have problems getting into one. I'm in Boulder, so everyone is so freakishly cardio-centric.
The funnies thing I saw was a hugely…"
"Just started weightlifting. Push Press is my enemy - my top is a lot weaker than my bottom.
Push Press: 40
Pull Up: 1x3, 4x-50 (graviton thingy)
Still working on holding form on the legs. Have…"
"Eaten? The biggest, fattiest, juiciest ribeye I can lay my eyes on.
Cooked? Probly the Easy Roast Chicken from Everyday Paleo as a regular dish. It's incredibly easy, but really really yummy.
Special Occasion: This…"
"I'm not a parent, but I read this book a while back: http://www.parentingbeyondbelief.com/
It's really good, and it might have something to help you in it. Check your local library!
The only thing I can think of is keep putting…"
When you go out, don't dress to meet your own minimum "dressed up" standards, society's imposed standards, or any of that.
Dress to make the other women jealous of your lady.
There's tons of guys out there…"
Computers, Calisthenics, Bicycling, Woodworking, Board Games, Video Games
Atlas Shrugged, Snow Crash, Ender's Saga, Mars Trilogy, Stranger in a Strange Land, Life & Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, His Dark Materials Trilogy, The God Delusion, Fast Food Nation, In Defense of Food
Bourne Trilogy, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (original), Man on Fire, Stranger than Fiction, Juno, Hero, House of Flying Daggers, Get Smart
Johnny Cash, Feist, Jamiroquai, Daft Punk, Outkast, Over the Rhine, Deathcab for Cutie, Hank Williams Sr., Just Jack
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man. -Heraclitus
If you mean your marriage to last a lifetime, then you marry your best friend, not because the sex is great; it's mutual respect and love that binds, making whole lives together possible.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. -Joseph Addison
Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong. - John Galt
Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? - Douglas Adams
One step forward, and all is total darkness...
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Hello Jacob . Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd also give you a friendly invite to check out my new group The Great Debate. It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also the most active group on AoM at the moment. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"My judgement is that the humor masked another message: women have degraded themselves with the freedoms they've received, so it's time for them to cover themselves and get back in the kitchen. This in spite of statistics that have women…"
"That's no way for a much loved pet/companion to live...you absolutely did the right thing IMO.
It's always heart breaking to lose a pet in any circumstances, but we have to take responsibility for these things, and it would have…"
"I'd go for a more classic cut personally, and something far less shiny.
I have a suit that is similar to yours, it's cut in a more tailored style as opposed to the extreme slim cut of yours, but it's something I'd only wear for…"
"Good call. Actually college and drinking go together remarkably well. It sounds like you guys have a difference in values. Finish it up now before you both become miserable. Move on, find a nice quiet girl who doesn't drink,…"
"I had assumed that was a joke, Herb!
We always used to say we hoped and prayed the school would burn down so we wouldn't have to go -- because it was torture, man! Not a joke I'd make in current circumstances, tho."
"Hey, Rob, The Bible says:
3. For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another. 4 But after that the kindness and love of God our…"