I decided to stop using the art of manliness community a while back..to focus on my work and a few other projects that I have been working on. I'm glad to be back..I've missed the community..there…Continue
YouVersion Bible - I prefer a physical bible to a digital one, but I use this in places where I want to be discrete about reading the bible.
Calm - Meditation is something that I do throughout the day. I haven’t really…"
"My grandpa's watch broke, so I decided to get rid of it. I also discovered after posting this that at my work it was a bit of a distraction as well. I was working as a substitute teacher, but now I work as a Special Ed Associate. I now work…"
"In the story of the Prodigal Son, I found it interesting that the oldest son complained when the fatted calf was slaughtered on the prodigal's return. Meat has been and is very expensive, so much in fact that this family only had it on…"
"I'm not fully Vegan or Vegetarian. A majority of my meals are plant-based (80%). I started to eat more fruits and veggies because I started getting gout attacks (painful arthritis in my feet). That was my body's way of telling me I…"
"I'm not fully Vegan/Vegetarian. I try to make a majority of my meals plant based because it is healthy to do so. When I first started down this road I chose to rent out Vegetarian/Vegan cookbooks from the library. I'm really fond of the…"
"I don't know how I first came across The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, but I really enjoy it. I read a few passages from it each morning before school. I went on to read Epictetus. I read The Art of Living - Epictetus a New…"
Yesterday I bought some Red Cedar Mulch for my front yard. I'm wondering if I can also use it in my vegetable garden. I've read (http://homeguides.sfgate.com/cedar-mulch-good-gardens-66364.html) that it can be toxic to use in a vegetable garden and also takes a while to break down. If I don't use this type of mulch, which type of mulch works best in a vegetable garden? ThanksSee More
"Currently my favorite song is: "Back on the Chain Gang" - Pretenders. I can usually find it playing on one of the radio stations. It has a proclivity of making an appearance in my life either when I've just gotten off work or have had…"
"Being your own god isn't something that the bible would suggest. That would be more in line with the Satanist viewpoint (or from what I've read). Please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong in that.
I agree with what others…"
"The bible mostly. I finished the New Testament, now slogging through the Old. I'm reading Stoic philosophy (Seneca) and also books about the plant based lifestyle (breaking vegetarian/vegan) Thug Kitchen, Meat is for P**sies, etc. Although…"
I wanted originally to bring it to one issue but I guess we could talk about anything really that has changed in the the public's general mindset.I wanted to talk about LGBT issues. I reckon it started in earnest in the 1960s. Then it started getting noticeably more open about twenty years later. However, even in the 1980s it was common for homosexuals to be shunned or even beaten, by citizens and not by a law. Now there are laws in some places against simply stating your opinion on it. In…See More
What do you guys think about the idea being described by Frank Herbert in one of the later Dune novels?"All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted."See More
Currently the chat, and active member list do not appear to be functioning on any browser, for any users. I have notified Brett, and did not see anything on Ning's site regarding an issue, so I don't know what to expect regarding a resolution, but wanted to push out a general notice. Hopefully they'll get things running again soon. I'll post updates here, if I learn of any. See More