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One Helluva Man's Best Friend

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael D. Denny Mar 10. 2 Replies

Morning Gents,I found this story of a man and his incredible canine companion, and thought you'd all appreciate the manly little saga.…Continue

Books Involving Relationships

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Williams Feb 28. 9 Replies

Hello Gents,I want to gain insight into relationships, but my own experience is limited to flings which never pass 3 months.  I know the how of being a gentleman, good relationship partner, and all…Continue

Manly Multivitamins

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dec 17, 2013. 25 Replies

I'm curious about dietary supplements and cheap ways to eat my daily worth of calories in an effort to save some cash at the grocery store.I've never bothered looking into multivitamin pills and…Continue

 

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Matt T. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Voter Scrutiny-- What's the Hangup? in the group The Great Debate
"Carrying around with you, yes, I see that's a ludicrous and insanely irresponsible decision. "an ID that used the SS number as verification to get it" is referring to standard licences (e.g. driver's), right? What I'm…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Voter Scrutiny-- What's the Hangup? in the group The Great Debate
"I see your point there.  As someone who's never dealt with S.S. aside from paying in (and not expecting to get much of anything out), the number's always been more of a general, federal ID method than a purpose-specific eligibility…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Well, I've had enough experience to know he's darn near megalomania.  What I meant (and should have stated more clearly) was I didn't go through the ~400 posts in this thread before mine to see what had/hadn't been said.…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Pale Horse's discussion Voter Scrutiny-- What's the Hangup? in the group The Great Debate
"Honest question: What is your issue with attaching Photos to SS# cards?  The numbers are attached to our lives already, and I figured using the # someone could surely find a photograph of whoever it's assigned to. I do see how carrying…"
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"I haven't had that much experience posting with Josh, so I'll have to take your word on this.  Stinks to hear such quashing of opposing opinions, but 'tis the power of the internet."
Apr 16
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Well call me crazy then, cause the stuff he's saying about choosing to live in a positive viewpoint is exactly how I go about my days too. Exactly true that anyone's opinions about how to live life are only really important to themselves,…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Another way of saying it: Success/happiness comes from internal perception rather than external success.  If you want to achieve peace & joy, learn to view the world through a naturally happy perspective. I believe Josh is either making a…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"It's always my pleasure to discuss different views and learn new ways of facing life. My philosophic studies haven't gone much east of Greece, so I'm significantly lacking in an understanding of Chinese/Asian culture &…"
Apr 14
Matt T. commented on Christopher W.'s group Storm Spotters
"Interesting group idea.  I'm a casual weather observer, though fairly knowledge from my sailing experience.  What's your background in meteorology, Christopher?"
Apr 14
Matt T. joined Christopher W.'s group
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Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Perception is absolutely a source of misunderstanding and conflict in these kinds of discussions, which is why I'm trying to clarify my concept of your points. I agree absolutely that what I mentioned was based in external conditions, and see…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"I threw around whether or not I wanted to comment on this for a while, but finally decided it was worth extending the thread if some intelligent discussion could come out of it. And yes, probably more of a tGD topic, but not much we can do…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"So then am I correct in understanding you espouse an anarchist type lifestyle where each man is in complete control of his life and independent of crutches/restrictions/obligations of society (i.e. the Noble Savage). If the journey of life is the…"
Apr 14
Matt T. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"A few questions to hopefully help flesh out your stance for us, Josh: If a man does not completely believe something, why does he choose to continue following it and defending it?  If he's brainwashed into believing, it seems there should…"
Apr 13
Matt T. replied to Stevens33's discussion Extrovert dating Introvert....tips?
"True words indeed.  I've assumed introverts get more curious looks because extroverts don't stand out as "odd" in crowds, so they don't get the attention. Surely, many of history's great…"
Mar 14
Matt T. replied to Stevens33's discussion Extrovert dating Introvert....tips?
"Everything said so far is great advice.  Again, don't spend the date worrying about if you're making her uncomfortable, spend it being comfortable yourself and she'll see be comfortable to. One analogy I've heard about…"
Mar 14

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Interests
Sailing (pleasure cruiser), Piano, Irish Culture, Amateur Astronomy, Trombone, Amateur Writing
Books
Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brien
Sherlock Holmes series by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
Movies
War Horse
Ip Man
Star Wars series
Master and Comander: The Far Side of the World
Gladiator
How to Train Your Dragon
Bruce Almighty
The Incredibles
Ratatouille
Iron Man
Music
Oscar Peterson
The Dubliners
Jimmy Buffet
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Vince Guaraldi Trio
The High Kings
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Quote
"Always do right. This will gratify some and astonish the rest." - Mark Twain

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At 8:05am on October 16, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Greetings Matt. Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.

 
 
 

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Leto Atreides II replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
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Chu Kim replied to Chu Kim's discussion Your Vision of Paradise
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Upside down bloke posted a discussion

Nature of relationships

Hi all,Have been thinking of relationships recently and as I didn't grow up with happily married parents I didn't have a good role model to understand what they are about.But a theory I have is that a relationship is not so much about the person you are together with, it's more about having a commitment to the relationship itself.  So it doesn't matter so much whether your wife annoys you or pleases you, whatever happens you are committed to the idea of being togeher and forming this…See More
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Chu Kim replied to Chu Kim's discussion Your Vision of Paradise
"I see some readers would like a shorter version. Okay, to summarize, basically if you could create your own paradise, what would it be like? And, do you genuinely think you know yourself well enough to know what that paradise really would…"
3 hours ago
Chu Kim replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"Your argument collapses if I never die though right? And since, I have never before been dead, why should I assume that I will? Just because other people have? I am my own individual, all that is, exist because I have perceived it to…"
3 hours ago
Chu Kim replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"Thank you sir. I do strive to be original. Frankly, many of the posts I have read seem rather mundane and petty, some of them. I think it is important to question one's sense of reality, as it can lead to greater insight into what this all…"
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