I've been an ardent admirer of the email updates from A of M for quite some time. The more articles I read, the more I felt like people were discussing the way my grandfather lived and the legacy he…Continue
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"Interesting thread. I think it can add to character if the foundations of a considerate gent are already laid. Smoking etiquette, esp considering non-smokers is essential. Also to know what you're doing. Some good articles about this on A…"
"Chris Hedges. As a teacher I'd love to pick his mind on these sorts of issues.
“We’ve bought into the idea that education is about training and “success”, defined monetarily, rather than learning to think critically and…"
"I think I've quoted Republicans on a handful of occasions in my life, but this one seem fitting to the question at hand.
Our enemies didn't adhere to the Geneva Convention. Many of my comrades were subjected to very cruel, very inhumane…"
I've been an ardent admirer of the email updates from A of M for quite some time. The more articles I read, the more I felt like people were discussing the way my grandfather lived and the legacy he left. My father wasn't up to that challenge, so I was heroically (like so many gen x boys) raised by my mother.Without getting to emotional, it's great to have discovered a community of like minded men, who have seen there is a way to express masculinity, nay be proud of it, without being a boorish…See More
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"The things that will destroy us are: politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; and worship without sacrifice." Mahatma Gandhi
Bacchus has drowned more men than Neptune. Giuseppe Garibaldi
"As for me, all I know is that I know nothing." Socrates
"Ka warea te ware. Ka area te Rangatira."
Ignorance is the oppressor. Vigilance is the liberator.
A profound duplicity, a discrepancy between words and deeds, between appearance and reality, a sort of moral dilettantism which makes us according to the hour sincere or hypocritical, brave or cowardly, honest or unscrupulous–this is the disease which consumes us. What moral force can germinate and grow under these conditions? We must again become men who have only one principle, one word, one work, one love; in a word, men with a sense of duty. This is the source of power. And without this there is only the phantom of a man, the unstable sand, and hollow reed which bends beneath every breath. Be faithful; this is the changeless northern star which will guide you through the vicissitudes of life, through doubts and discouragements, and even mistakes. Charles Wagner
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