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Howdy from NY Bear

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Feb 5, 2011. 3 Replies

As suggested, I am introducing myself.  I just happened upon this site and it looked interesting, so I thought I would join.  Lets see.......I live and work in NYC.  Its a pretty urban existence as…Continue

 

Welcome, NYGayBear!

Howdy!

Thanks for checking out my page!  I have all kinds of ideas of wonderful things to share with you about who I am, what I like, what makes me angry, and why its hard for me to kill woodchucks even though they are destructive little bastards.  I love hearing about folks stories and what sorts of things make them tick so feel free to share.  So, rather than me list, or go on ad naseum about what/who I am......just drop me a line and ask a question or two.

 

Profile Information

Interests
Manliness, all things outdoors. Am an Athiest. Am always looking to challenge folks that are closed minded, fundamentalist, and especially challenge those whose statements are dissmissive of gay people.
Books
History- specifically colonial through revolution US history. Also enjoy all things Sam Harris.
Movies
Henry V. I see a movie once a year whether I need to or not. Only own one movie, and thats Henry V.
Music
Wagner, Handel and all things baroque. Also, if I got a couple beers in me, techno dance-dance-dance music.
Quote
Damn the torpedos, full steam ahead!
If we dont hang together, surely we will hang separately!

Latest Activity

NYGayBear replied to Thomas Patrick's discussion When did you decide you were a man?
"What an awesome topic! There is a " book" in this question- in our culture today we have guys in that pro-longed childhood till mid 30's, still living at home and skate boarding- then we have the whole "lumber-sexual"…"
Jun 22
NYGayBear replied to Settecase's discussion New House. Thinking of gardening. in the group A Man's Garden
"It won't make a big dent in the grocery bill, but you will talk about your garden and what you do eat from it for years to come! It's a great way to get your family together, learn about nature, engage the kids- I started a garden behind…"
May 14
NYGayBear replied to Daniel's discussion Family in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"I'm going out on a limb here- stop apologizing for no longer believing in a superstition. If there was a catholic sister in a Protestant family? Or a Methodist brother in a group of Presbyterians- would that even deserve comment? Just go to…"
Sep 2, 2014
Liam Strain replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Clearly doesn't apply to track suits. "
Feb 18, 2014
Daniel Gaston replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"I'd be interested. I'm by no means a biblical scholar after all. Acts and some of the other bits of the NT always came across as the Gentile Converts Political Wrangling and Takeover Hour to me. The process of Paul and some other early…"
Feb 18, 2014
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Oh... i missed this gem... "refer them to the Doctor Who has removed my beam." So are you incapable of sinning? If not, then he has not removed it."
Feb 17, 2014
Daniel Gaston replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Exactly."
Feb 17, 2014
Daniel Gaston replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"You mean early Church Father's deciding that in order to accomodate Gentiles they wouldn't make them follow full Mosaic Law? To bad Acts 15 doesn't exactly jive with what Jesus apparently said in the Gospels."
Feb 17, 2014
Pale Horse replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"You're not the one who enjoys Spongebob. LOL"
Feb 17, 2014
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
""I think you just want to argue for the sake of arguing." I'm easily entertained. :)"
Feb 17, 2014
Pale Horse replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Really? Really?? It's like arguing with a fencepost with you. I think you just want to argue for the sake of arguing. If you would actually read the passage in Acts chapter ten, you will see that God Himself tells Peter it's okay to eat…"
Feb 17, 2014
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"So the Apostles have the power to overrule God?"
Feb 17, 2014
Liam Strain replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"There are some jewish scholars who argue they were referring to marks made to honor the dead, in mourning. I could have chosen any one of dozens of legalistic options in either the OT or NT...Which laws was not relevant to the point which remains…"
Feb 17, 2014
Pale Horse replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"And the shellfish law was overruled in the Book of Acts. :)"
Feb 17, 2014
Chuck Knight replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Ah, Liam, the tattoo verse. So many point to that one, and do so incorrectly. It must be viewed in context. Tattoos of the sort they were talking about, and ear piercing as well, were marks of ownership. They symbolized your service to a master. And…"
Feb 17, 2014
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to NYGayBear's discussion Challenge Hate Speech on this Site! in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Its actually a duty christians to share their faith, but to try to guess Gods judgement, and then push that on people especially more than once, is not only a pain in the ass, it goes directly against scripture. And honestly, is there a such thing…"
Feb 17, 2014

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At 2:39pm on October 28, 2011, Stephen Larsen said…
Your profile pic looks like Beast from X-Men before he got blue.
At 4:07pm on October 23, 2011, Stephen Larsen said…
Welcome to Banya Men.  Hope you enjoy the conversations.
At 11:39pm on February 6, 2011, Herb Munson said…
Alright! Welcome to The Great Debate! Great to have you with us.
At 10:55pm on February 3, 2011, James W said…
Yeah, I'm still trying to get it all figured out so I can make use of it all.  I love it so far.  Good to hear from you.  We just got hit by a "blizzard" the other day, and it stopped the world here.  Now we have a feeling what it's like to live up there.
 
 
 

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Daniel replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"What you say might make more of a difference if your position didn't rely so heavily on emotional appeals and unsubstantiated claims about abortionist's motivations."
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Todd Serveto replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"If you can't see the difference between a surgeon taking organs from the recently deceased and late-term abortionists who actually kill these babies and dismember them in the womb, then I give up.  Nothing I would say and no example I…"
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"Hi Dave, thanks for the invite... Mark"
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certified male replied to certified male's discussion Walking around the house naked
"Guys, I went up my own stairs IN the house and we've been married for quite a while. I agree with you all.  Not to gentlemanly.  As for the photos, sorry.  :)"
40 minutes ago
Milo Morris replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"The question is not whether or not a given attribute can be possessed by a male or a female. The question is--of all attributes--which are most for a man to have?"
55 minutes ago
Daniel replied to Braeden the Desert Fox's discussion Reincarnation in the group The Great Debate
"What sort of energy makes up a ghost or a haunting?"
1 hour ago
Sir replied to Braeden the Desert Fox's discussion Reincarnation in the group The Great Debate
"is a soul something like matter-energy,  which can't be destroyed or created AFAIK as the universe is set up currently, or something like order, or information?  Can  reincarnation be meaningfully detached from the wheel of life…"
1 hour ago
Sir replied to Joshua Hudson's discussion 5 Quick Tips To Accomplish Any Goal You Set
"Me neither."
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