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…"
""What bothers me the most is that these arguments are based on the assumption that these men have no self control."
I responded to that mischaracterization here.
"To say that because of this one fact that we have to assume that…"
"I don't know why fear always has to be bandied about in these discussions. I, for one, don't have an ounce of fear that I'll ever be raped by a gay man. I don't for one moment believe that those serving in our military would fear…"
"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…"
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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I am not very new here. I've read AoM for quite and a while and have recently decided to see what the community had to offer. I think it is important for everyone to have a place where they can grow and grow beyond what they thought possible. I do not believe in setting mediocre examples or propagating cretinous thoughts. To unleash my potential and help others do the same is my goal -- man, woman, neither or in between.Following this honour code does not allow for unnecessary or regressive…See More
I can relate a lot in that I also ended up in a masters program after failing to find a job. I'm a molecular biologist (now working on my PhD... I ended up staying in academia after finishing my masters) but at least some…"