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Matt's Discussions

Need advice about buying a car

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Dec 11, 2012. 9 Replies

ok, so my old car recently died on me and I am looking at buying a used car.I came across a nice 2007 Subaru Forester, or nice by my limited knowledge on cars.I had my mechanic look at the car and…Continue

Looking for Woodworking help.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Nov 28, 2012. 4 Replies

Hello everyone,I recently received a bed which doesn't have a headboard, having only a little experience with wood working but an active interest I figured I'd build a headboard for it. I went…Continue

Do the Clothes make the Man?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dale K Sep 27, 2012. 34 Replies

I had a teacher back in school who would always give us the same advice when it came to progressing in our work life. "Always dress for the level above where you are" If your co-workers come in…Continue

Lessons from Movies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris C. Oct 11, 2012. 12 Replies

So I was re-reading the post of "Manly Lessons from Gladiator" and it started me thinking of other movies we could learn similar lessons from. One that came to mind was the movie Shooter with Mark…Continue

 

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Renaissance Men

This group is for current and aspiring Renaissance Men and Polymaths.Welcome!See More
Jan 24
Matt commented on Shane Belin's group Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers
"Just got my first homebrew kit this year for Christmas, looking forward to trying this out."
Dec 30, 2013
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Dec 30, 2013
Matt joined Shane Belin's group
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Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers

..oh my! Make your own mead, wine, or beer? Then join up.
Dec 30, 2013
Matt replied to heartfood's discussion Envious of her abilities
"I have been on the opposite end of what you are talking about, in a manor of speaking. It was a bit more general though. I work in IT and my current girlfriend is still working on trying to start a career. She one day told me she was envious of my…"
Dec 3, 2013
Matt replied to Todd Knight's discussion what type of man are you?
"Mix betwen Macgyver and Malcolm Reynolds."
Sep 2, 2013
Matt replied to Vince's discussion I am looking for books on pratical wisdom
"Liam directs you to a place where you can do just that quite easily. And the Bible states specific sinful acts that would require such punishment. I do not recall the acts well off hand, but I believe one was adultry. I am not bashing the hateful…"
May 15, 2013
Matt replied to Vince's discussion I am looking for books on pratical wisdom
"For starters Benjamin Franklin was a  Deist, https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deism . Secondly you quoted one verse from the bible, I suggest you read further. I was a practicing Episcopalian, I went to sunday school and read the bible on…"
May 15, 2013
Matt replied to Vince's discussion I am looking for books on pratical wisdom
"Holy Bible would be more of a matter of opinion. There are a lot of teachings in the bible that no longer apply to the world as it is now. Such as the concept of stoning... I wouldn't deny there are valuable lessons to be learned from it, but…"
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Mar 21, 2013
Matt replied to Sam Kyle Swanson's discussion Better Save the Women and Children First, Right? (Should I Stay or Should I Go?)
"Very true. Sam, in times like this you need to do what is right for you. She might want you to stick around for any number of reasons, but if you feel that you do not benefit from being there, but you might from another course then there is no…"
Jan 23, 2013
Matt replied to David's discussion Greetings
"Welcome to AoM. Was nice talking to you."
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Jan 16, 2013
Matt replied to D.J.'s discussion Hot Sauce
"Hottest I've had was one called "Da Bomb" it had a nice smoked pineapple flavor before it kicked me in the face. And that was just a toothpick drop on my tongue. Can't say I wouldn't do it again though. My buddy got a kick…"
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Profile Information

Interests
Computers, Networking, Electronics, Camping, Fishing, Hunting.
Books
F. Paul Wilson, books on various skills and topics. I enjoy reading to learn.
Movies
Serenity, Star Wars, Dirty Harry, The Matrix, The Shooter.

Matt's Blog

30 days to a better man Day 1.

Posted on May 31, 2012 at 9:59am 0 Comments

Hello everyone, I am Matt and I figured I would do the 30 days to a better man as blog posts. I am looking forward to going through this.

Day 1 is "Define Your Core Values", it is suggested to choose only 5 but having gone through this I had a hard time limiting it down to 5, but I got it down pretty close so hear it goes. My Core Values as I see them at this point in my life.

 

1. Wisdom and Knowledge is not only something I value highly but seek to atain for the rest…

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At 5:35pm on October 17, 2012, Experimental Wife said…

Thanks for the positive feedback! It means a lot coming from a man with such great core values.

At 3:39am on August 1, 2012, Tarquin Anstruther said…

Hi Matt,
enjoyed our chat yesterday!

 
 
 

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John C. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
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John C. replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Hey, I wasn't the one who brought up Fascism, but when it reared it's ugly head I knee jerked the first one to come to mind. H was raised by a devout Catholic mother and a father who was a doubter. He was against the church, but he knew…"
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Brad Williams replied to MiCHAEL J K.'s discussion being myself
"Welcome to the site.  Sounds like you've had a life which, having survived it, will have given you great wisdom.  So it will be good to have your contributions."
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Brad Williams replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
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Brad Williams replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"I really love Harris' style, especially in debate.  In terms of memetic changes to the world, he's probably done more good than most people of his generation."
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MiCHAEL J K. replied to MiCHAEL J K.'s discussion being myself
"I was hurt by my grandparents and two cousins and one father figure. I was abused from 4 to 15 on and off. Some how I made it through the bad stuff.  I was married at 21 and divorced at 33 and then married at 35 and divorced at 44.  …"
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Brad Williams replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Ah, this is the way of religious.  "I only surround myself with a bubble of things that enforce my beliefs.  I will not expose myself to anything that threatens them, else the balloon might deflate." I think you won't…"
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