"I have to respectfully disagree with this to an extent. Making a choice to end one's life on one's own terms is not necessarily unmanly. It's not necessarily wimping out or being unable to tough it out, though there are times when…"
"Oh, I'm learning computer programming and database administration. I have an affinity for working with data and computers already, and this looks like something that I'll be able to build into a career that will provide a nice, comfortable…"
"Welcome to the Community and to the Art of Manliness in general. I'm glad that our articles are providing you with some food for thought.
Do you know what kind of skill you want to learn or are you still in the deciding phase?"
Hello friends. My name is Michael Lewis, and I am new to this community. I am a soon-to-be 30 year old man with a wife and a dog. I am currently atrophying in middle management while working my way through school to learn an actual skill on which I can build a career, instead of just having a job. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, writing, and listening to nearly all forms of music, though I'm still learning to like jazz.I found this site through a link to one of the 30 Days to Become a Better…See More
"My dad can fix just about anything on an automobile. While I can be fairly handy, I do not know much about car repair. I can replace some parts and generally know which liquids go into which receptacles, but that's about it. I've never…"
All the Pretty Horses (McCarthy), Wonder Boys (Chabon), A Clockwork Orange (Burgess), The Afghan Campaign (Pressfield), the Conan stories of Robert E. Howard, the writings of H.P. Lovecraft, the 33 1/3 series from Continuum
Get Shorty, Better Off Dead, Reservoir Dogs, A Fistful of Dollars, Predator
My tastes are wide and varied.
"I believe in evidence. I believe in observation, measurement, and reasoning, confirmed by independent observers. I'll believe anything, no matter how wild and ridiculous, if there is evidence for it. The wilder and more ridiculous something is, however, the firmer and more solid the evidence will have to be." -- Issac Asimov
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"Recently I was hired to do some work of a rooftop, some painting, cleaning and the like. I arrived the day in which I had agreed to start with the owner and put on some working clothes but no shirt. He didn't say much and showed me to the…"
"It is not about deadlines it is about the question how we treat a person and the capitalistic logic expects us to treat them based on what their value for the company is and to increase the value they generate for said company. The big problem with…"
Hi,There is a terrific article about William James Psychology and his concept about "Fake it till you make it". Act as if you already are confident. I cant find on google, here nowwhere. Anybody has read it lately?Best regards,NaveenSee More
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