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Mike M. replied to Dustin's discussion Proper course of action after a screw up
"You've apologized.  I would make some other apologetic gesture (getting the drink tab, getting him a decent cigar if that's his thing, or something along those lines).  But, at the point where you've apologized and done…"
Jun 30, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"The revisions have been very controversial, but the translation was commissioned in the mid-fifties by the National Association of Evangelicals.  It was translated with an unreasonably large translating team, and, judging from the text, a…"
Jun 29, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"*should have said "the original hasn't been use for anything..."
Jun 29, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"I don't know that I'm sold on the position of modern scholars on that particular verse, but the difference is because modern scholarship suggests that the portion missing from the NIV was a later addition/"corruption" to the…"
Jun 28, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"Which version to use depends largely on your own preferences/purposes.  It you're going into it without any particular basis to pick a version, though, I would recommend starting with the RSV.  It's one of the versions…"
Jun 28, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"I suppose that a lot of users of the NIV would rather whole-heartedly disagree with me on this, but I would recommend being careful with the NIV... Mostly when looking at the verses that relate to the end times. The NIV was translated at the behest…"
Jun 28, 2014
Mike M. replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"Officially, Rebekah is supposed to be right.  The Douay Rheims is supposedly a translation of the Vulgate.  If, however, you were to buy a copy of the Douay bible, you would almost certainly be getting the "Challoner…"
Jun 28, 2014
Mike M. replied to Kevin's discussion Will someone please explain Jesus to me? in the group Christian Men
"You can choose what purpose you want to pursue in life, but there's going to be one... in my experience, those who think that they serve only themselves are the most enslaved to whatever they've set themselves to. Christ's yoke is…"
Jun 28, 2014
Mike M. replied to Kevin's discussion Will someone please explain Jesus to me? in the group Christian Men
"We have ourselves to blame for the way things are.  When God created man, He put us in charge of the world and gave us a happy life in the Garden of Eden.  From there, we messed it up.  God is fixing it, giving us a way out of our…"
Jun 28, 2014
Mike M. replied to Kevin's discussion Will someone please explain Jesus to me? in the group Christian Men
"The difference is that a girl who refuses to date me can presumably have a perfectly good life without me.  In God's total absence, we can't.  God isn't threatening to lock us in a dungeon... He's warning us that life…"
Jun 26, 2014
Mike M. replied to Kevin's discussion Will someone please explain Jesus to me? in the group Christian Men
"Well, it goes along with the perspective I gave that I don't believe in hard predestination.  For that matter, I don't even see that as a particularly interesting issue.  We clearly have free will, and the idea that everything is…"
Jun 25, 2014
Mike M. replied to Kevin's discussion Will someone please explain Jesus to me? in the group Christian Men
"There are a few issues at play in the question here, but I'll try to address what I think is the most fundamental part... I'll add that I'm not sure that all Christians would accept all of this. People get caught up on the idea of…"
Jun 24, 2014
Mike M. replied to Loki's discussion Decent bottle of booze for my best friend?
"For some future event, you should try bringing him a bottle of Zacapa rum.  I don't ordinarily want to sip rum straight, but I like sipping that one."
Dec 7, 2013
Mike M. replied to Loki's discussion Decent bottle of booze for my best friend?
"Car bombs are delicious... But it's a rare occasion when I'm looking to chug anything, and on those occasions, I'd probably prefer it not be too heavy."
Dec 7, 2013
Mike M. replied to Loki's discussion Decent bottle of booze for my best friend?
"One of my regular drinks involves mixing Guinness.  You basically mix Guinness with a black russian and then add a splash of Coke. "
Dec 7, 2013
Mike M. replied to Ivan S's discussion Traits in young men people look up to
"To me, the situation is also relevant.  Part of what you (should) learn as you grow up, which, it seems to me, is decreasingly appreciated in our culture these days, is that different situations have different standards of behavior. When I get…"
Dec 6, 2013

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At 8:55pm on March 3, 2012, Herb Munson said…

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

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Welcome to Armchair Generals!
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Welcome Mike, to the AoM Community. We're glad you're here.
 
 
 

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Native Son replied to Braeden's discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"Some folks around here are doing more to uphold the superiority of "old Florida" than John D. MacDonald ever did."
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Pale Horse replied to Braeden's discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"Yeah, the size of cities are also related to the amount of Yankees. And whether or not there's a college."
1 hour ago
Native Son replied to Bearwolf's discussion Holding Hands During the Our Father in the group Catholic Men
"Oh boy.  Here we go with folks being overly worried about how the ritual of saying one prayer during Mass.  Every parish I've been in for the last 25-30 odd years has held hands during the Our Father.  The last time I actively…"
1 hour ago
Farris replied to Farris's discussion Business casual laptop bag
"The tablet bag would be way too small. I'd be carrying no less than a 15 inch laptop in it. I'd have to go up to the large thin brief if I wanted one from them."
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Native Son replied to Farris's discussion Business casual laptop bag
"I concur with Suburban Sentinel.  Your budget is too low for a quality leather bag.  You get what you pay for (usually), and even with Amazon's dirt cheap reputation for many goods, $130 is way low. If I was going to be in your sort…"
1 hour ago
Paul MacAlindin replied to Paul MacAlindin's discussion "I like guns" in the group The Great Debate
"Thanks for directing me to Wikipedia. Obviously, it depends on which year you look at, and which country you compare to. One year, nothing may happen, the next, a lot. Who knows? Current populations: USA: 321,605,012 Germany: 81,083,600 Britain:…"
1 hour ago
Tyler M. replied to Farris's discussion Business casual laptop bag
"Depending on how big your laptop is.. gotta love Saddleback.  http://www.saddlebackleather.com/tablet-bag"
2 hours ago
Seitanist Dan replied to Braeden's discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"NEW NETHERLANDS ALL DAY. All we gotta do is legalize the pot and the hookers and we're set. We're done. We'll had reached the pinnacle."
2 hours ago

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