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Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Dec 2, 2013. 24 Replies

Last night I went to a pipe smoking event, it was the first time I had went to something like that and I didn't know what expect. When I got there I mostly sat around and listened to the other…Continue

Hello from Ontario.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vytautas Nov 24, 2013. 1 Reply

Hello gentlemen,My name is Michael, I have been a long time reader of the Art of Manliness and as you can I am a long time member, but not a long time contributor. I have a lot of interests varying…Continue

 

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Eric Y. replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Finding out my grandfather was a Mason is what sparked my interest. I did my research for over a year on the subject and talked to a few Masons I knew. Talking with the people in the lodge and getting to know them over the dinners before called…"
May 15, 2015
Edward Andrew Fox replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Rusty: glad to read that you're in and getting started. They vote on my candidacy in 2 days."
Mar 31, 2015
Mongoose replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Edward, me, too. I will be inducted(?) in a couple weeks into apprenticeship. And, as nerdy, (uuber nerdy) as it sounds, it is a bit like being a kid on Christmas Eve. But if you repeat that, I will deny it!"
Feb 25, 2015
Mongoose replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"What?!? They're only theories? Drat. Now I want to quit! lol"
Feb 25, 2015
Edward Andrew Fox replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"I am also just petitioning a lodge right now. I believe it will be presented at the next lodge meeting in just a couple of weeks. I am so excited to enter the craft. It feels like Christmas Eve. I have a friend and former college who has been in the…"
Feb 25, 2015
Charles Neill replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Family legacy for my part as well, but I do get a great belly laugh reading all the conspiracy theories, I'm half waiting for some crackpot to tie the Freemasons and Alien Abductions to cross-breed chupacabras with Bigfoot or something..."
Jul 29, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Good work brother, I am still battling with the work, one part still eludes me. Again, well done!"
Apr 12, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Good luck Bro. Steinschreiber. Tuesday is my first lodge of instruction night, it will be weird seeing some of the brethren in an informal setting."
Mar 28, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Wow, I am still somewhat speechless. Had my initiation last night, still trying to connect the dots, or even find the dots for that matter. An evening that was well worth the wait."
Mar 26, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Congrats Shawn!"
Mar 19, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Thanks, for the advice Jeff, there is a lot of good insight on this page. I find that I am very excited, but very nervous, especially about being blindfolded. That will be something I would have to work through."
Mar 11, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Hey guys, I just found out that I will be initiated on March 25th."
Mar 10, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on Anthony Giannotti's group Mustaches
"Hello gents, I loved my moustache. I say loved because I shaved it recently and it can't grow back fast enough. Every man is entitled to a few errors in judgement aren't they?"
Mar 3, 2014
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Mar 3, 2014
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Congratulations Shawn, I like hearing about these initiation experiences. I am told that I should be receiving my initiation night in April."
Mar 3, 2014
Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Probably because it was important to my father, his father and his father before him."
Feb 9, 2014

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Interests
Reading, writing, learning, music (playing and listening), pipe smoking and freemasonry (waiting to be initiated).
Books
Art of War, Art of Peace, Book of Five Rings, The Tao of Pooh and The Five Agreements.
Movies
The Bourne Series, Star Trek 2, 3 and Into Darkness, The Original Star Wars Trilogy, TMNT 1 and the Original Karate Kid.
Music
I have an eclectic taste, but my feel good music is generally Sinatra, Jimmy Buffet, Weezer and Willie Nelson.

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At 10:07am on November 24, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Hey Michael, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

At 8:11pm on November 23, 2013, TKM said…

Hey! Cool, another Ontario person!  Welcome to AoM.

 

I see you're interested in Freemasonary, I just completed my interview, am now waiting on the results of the vote, maybe we'll be brothers some day.

 
 
 

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Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Pale Horse's discussion Our Current Western Zeitgeist in the group The Great Debate
"My guess is exposure to younger generations...Remember the love sees no color shirts back in the 80's? Generation X was brought up to not see color like our parents and grandparents were and we were much more accepting of mixed race…"
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Our Current Western Zeitgeist

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
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Pale Horse replied to Liam Strain's discussion June 27, 2017 - Chat not functioning
"Well... you're not wrong."
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Braeden 2.0 replied to Braeden 2.0's discussion Thoughts on this Dune Quote? in the group The Great Debate
"Yeah, I think its a mix of both."
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Pale Horse replied to Braeden 2.0's discussion Thoughts on this Dune Quote? in the group The Great Debate
"It's definitely true, but it's also true that power can corrupt people."
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Thoughts on this Dune Quote?

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
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Vendetta replied to Liam Strain's discussion June 27, 2017 - Chat not functioning
"This should have just been added into "The Horror of Day to Day Life" thread. "
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