There is no easy way to begin this message, so I'll just give it to you straight. A friend of mine recently told me she was molested several years ago by her piano teacher, and when I asked further…Continue
"Something that usually works well is just passively agreeing with his ridiculous insults like he is a toddler telling you he can fly. If he says something, you just reply "whatever you say, sweetheart." Eventually, the friends will realize…"
"The easiest and nicest way is to hear the opinions and not discuss them. Not to justify, argue, or convince, but put up a wall of "nice."
Agree when you can, always be polite, and never explain. Never bring it up. Use phrases…"
"Tell her that:
1. Being in the Demolay is not like being a Freemason. You're not one of us until you're one of us. As a very active and long standing Freemason, I can assure you, that being in the Demolay does NOT make you a Freemason.
"There's no way around the career issues. Women's clubs and sororities are not equivalent to men's, and you should drop that argument.
State one more time the reasons you want to join, then refuse to discuss it further."
Here is the situation, gentleman and ladies: Tonight, I am being initiated as a DeMolay (a junior Freemason). Up until today, my mother has been supportive of my desire to join this fraternity, but has suddenly begun to accuse me of being sexist for wanting to join. When I pointed out that there are many sororities that I could not join if I wished to, she then stated that no sorority can match the networking that takes place amongst Freemasons, and restated that I am sexist for…See More
"You, sir, have unleashed the inner dork within me.
1. M1A1 or HK 417, either would be scoped and suppressed (it's my dork fantasy, okay?!?)
2. FN Five - Seven
3. Benelli M4
4. Land Rover or Jeep, whichever you please
5. There is a girl, that is…"
"I personally feel that the interpretation of the messages by the individual is an integral part to the enjoyment of the book. However, I would very much enjoy an article about the historical influence of application of The Art of War."
"Ah but it's a damn good poem! But no wonder it was never translated until the late 1900s. Nearly 20 centuries of censorship!
But despite some prudishness, it's very important for discussing the relationship between poet, persona, and…"
"Nowhere in the Bible does it say we are to tell someone we love them. Words can be said, but the intent of one's heart may not line up with them. And that can be deliberate or unintentional.
One's actions normally…"
"I thought it was a good lecture, too. Though this was my first introduction to Rawls and Nozick (I knew of Hobbs). I have no education in any economic theories, nor have I read any of the classics of economics, though I have read a little about…"
"Brother, I think it would not be wrong. You are not taking anything from the community that you are servicing.
I would be interested if you could send me a link to the Americorps program. I think there are many Brothers in my lodge who would be…"