"Simply put they are young men, leaving home for the first time, if they look young it's because they are.
It doesn't imply that a characteristic one genders shows means it's absent in the other. Men and women share…"
"The missionaries are still boys although of adult age. Most have never left home, just finished school, must be clean cut and shaven etc etc. They aren't going to match the image of masculinity people are accustomed to because they…"
"One Google search isn't an adequate reflection of the church. Where people get confused is interpreting things like humility, meekness, obedience, and being submissive with being passive, weak, and not assertive. There needs to be…"
"I understand your feelings and have had them in the past. Often times those thoughts of jealousy are what stood in my way of focusing on myself and the changes I wanted to make it my life. I'm also a late bloomer and I'm happy…"
""everyone interprets music different and people have different interpretations of masculinity."
That's certain because none of the artists you've mentioned are, for me, particularly masculine. They're certainly not girly,…"
"Beards are fine if they are well kept and maintained, trimmed etc. I think people should commit to either or, commit to the beard or facial hair look or commit to shaving daily and keep it off the face. I think the culture extends from…"
""My problem with rap is this: it is partially music -- rhythm. They are very good at utilizing rhythm. But very little in the way of pitch, melody, harmony, and the other elements"
When was the last time you listened to rap? Seriously…"
"I thought of this when I read your words it's from a talk by Elder Bednar.Are you saying being submissive to your wife is what we've been taught? I know we should listen, be respectful to our companions, and submissive…"
"It's interesting you mention shallow. I went home for a holiday and three introductions I overheard from people at church were "oh I love your shirt, where did you get it?" or "I love your hair, it's so cute"…"
"Wow my first post!
I love music but I'm not sure I can classify any single tune or group or musician as being manly. Is it the lyrics that resonate or the rhythm that does it for you? I'm not a lyric kind of guy but I listen a…"
"Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Mel Carter, etc. have masculine music in a way, but everything was manlier back then. Fabian Forte, the Justin Bieber of his day, was in The Longest Day and North to Alaska. You wouldn't see Bieber in a movie like…"
I was thinking about how with a change in perspective and the tone of language we used to describe something, we can easily make many day to day things into warped horror movie premises. Examples:When we eat meat and seafood, we are eating corpses. The terms meat and seafood basically exist because saying that we are eating corpses or flesh is really unpleasant sounding. We also say meat "went bad" or "spoiled" because actually describing it as flesh that has decomposed more than what we are…See More
"Of course there are people there who are not rich. I'm not referring to Swiss people, I'm referring to people from other countries wanting to live there. There are people mainly from Turkey living there doing menial jobs but they are all…"
"Re: Liam's comment, It also depends on how the program was framed from the get-go. My understanding of AA is that it's pure numbers and often leads to tokenism ("this guy's not qualified but I need X blacks on the crew to be…"
""I'd still have a problem with people getting preferential treatment because of things we can't change, such as sexual orientation, skin colour (unless it's Michael Jackson) etc."
IMO that's part of figuring all…"
"What I had in mind originally would've been having free movement between the UK and EU countries without us actually being in the EU. I'm aware that Switzerland has many bilateral treaties with the EU on different issues but I was thinking…"