Is it my imagination or are common batteries actually becoming more unstable? In the past couple of decades it "seems" that batteries are getting worse. They have ruined a handful of my devices. They…Continue
Hello Just found this site through a side door whilst Googling around for info on antique shotguns of all things and when I saw the monicker of "Manly Arts" I thought, WTF another testosterone…Continue
"Who along the chain has the most to loose and least gain...a 19 year old kid. War always was a good business opportunity but in recent times it is so blatant and the profit line is right at the soldiers back...not 5,000 miles up stream."
"I think my original response speaks directly to the heart of your question. It's very easy to see blatant rudeness but most of the time nice people don't even know they are being rude. How many times have you been flipped off on the…"
"Some so-called good people can be very rude and not even know it. Every spring on a nice sunny Sunday mornings carloads of nice people drive around the country side (we live on a farm in a rural area) with a bible and try to save other folks. They…"
""the point of the spear". It seems now that the point of the spear is there only to protect the gilded shaft of commercial interest visa vis Halliburton et al. The low paid point now protects the high paid "hired gun". Efficiency…"
"I read that he kept meticulous genetic records on this like someone breading dogs. In those days any percentage of black blood at all to I think one percent made you black and therefore eligible for slavery."
"Tea...I don't drink enough of it...to much coffee. I read about a study on Alzheimer and those afflicted with it who were British tea drinkers. I seems that British tea drinking is almost as "systematic" as Japanese tea drinking and…"
"So then it follows that if you smoke pot your a stoner, drink a beer your a drunk, look at a nude painting your a pornographer?
Don't think so. I do all these but I am none of them. I eat pizza by the truckload but I am not Italian."
"It seems that most of these comments are based upon nothing more than personal biases or morals.
I once new a guy in high-school, a truly tragic figure. He was a real jock and football hero. He used to get stinkin drunk on the weekends and fight…"
"I think a man needs a good mix of the normal 'blokey' stuff like football etc and 'non-blokey' stuff.
I have no problems at all going in to the garden to pick flowers for the lounge room. Yet I also like to be tough…"
Disc Golf, Gardening, hunting, trout fishing, native grass restoration, canoe, pottery, print & antique collecting, rebuilding antique lights, Japanese maples, Buddhism and science. I am also ADD as you can see.
Nonfiction, science, history, and existentialism.
documentaries, Humor and adventure
Almost everything across all genres except contemporary country. I listen to music aprox 8-10 hours /day
“The dissatisfied mind is the fundamental element of human nature .”
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"After I got married, I found out that I'd gone on many "dates" that I didn't realize were dates. I wouldn't worry about it. Be kind, be honest, don't lead anyone on, but don't worry about declaring any…"
Looking for some advice, or similar experiences from others here. Sorry for the cheesy content.Just a little background, some of my friends are trying to set me and another friend of mine up. She's a very nice girl and I enjoy hanging out with her, but I just don't feel attracted to her in a romantic way. At first I didn't do much about it, thinking that they would eventually get the point that I wasn't interested (I really didn't think that she had any feelings either). Now it's to the…See More
"Violent crimes would include gun violence. But yes, it's possible that gun violence is up, while other types of violence are down, leading to a net reduction in overall violence. Certainly none of these reports are doing much in the way of…"
"I will say that the "expose" is skirting some of the claims made by the other expose. Specifically, the first expose states that the amount of gun violence has increased despite very tight gun control laws. However, the article you listed…"