Hello,Been keeping track of the website for a few months but just now signed up for the forums. In these precious hours on insomnia I am too sleepy to get any work done and too alert to stare at the…Continue
With all the frevor on my CNN and my Daily Show lately, I've come to wonder how my fellow men feel about gays in the military and also about women in the military. I never quite made up my mind on…Continue
"A good question, one I had not thought of before. I played both a lot as a kid. Now at 23, I feel like a loser when I play video games and like a man when I play chess. I would have answered simply -- Chess: Manly. Video games: Childish. But,…"
"For most bikes, the gas flow from the tank is controlled by a petcock located on the underside of the gas tank. Just turn it to the "OFF" position and you should be able to remove it without spilling anyt gas. Always, check your manual…"
"To be truthful, in my experience in student services at my University, I have learned that the terms homo-, bi- and heterosexual are not to be used in non-scientific fields.
According to a Psychology professor and an English professor both assisting…"
"Like you said, they are already dealing with it, and just like any band aid, it doesn't get any less painful by waiting until later. This is something that is not ever going to go away. People are naturally fearful of people that aren't…"
"truthfully when it comes to defending our constitution and our rights as free americans,i could care less if the marine sailor or soldier fighting on the front lines is a homosexual,they are risking their lifes to protect mine and everyone elses I…"
"As a member of the military, I really don't care. I love having women in te military, an as far as other men go, it really doesn't matter to me. I know that this may not be the most popular opinion, but what someone does in their bedroom…"
"Yes, politics is like a sport or a soap opera. Maybe more like a soap opera, in that it often brings out the worst in characters. When posting in this thread, please consider, will your post help you develop your own manliness, or help others…"
"I agree with you partly. Only because I witnessed young boys that have never been away from home now let loose to do all the things mommy and daddy wouldn't let them do. No different than the countless number of college kids that go wild…"
I appreciate your comment about the maturity level of the young soldiers. Although, I respectfully disagree with the overall characterization.
A 55 year old doesn't have the same experience or maturity as a 45 year old. That…"
Admittedly appropriated from AoM:
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."
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"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…"
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
"I was told at a young age that I wasn't good looking enough to go without a shirt, so that made me afraid to be seen shirtless in public places for several years, until a friend of mine helped give me the self confidence to never mind what…"