Patrick Walsh
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David Russ replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"Patrick,  I see it has been a while since you posted and replied.  Your pros are sort of correct and your con is completely wrong.  But as you said in a later post you were interested in what I call the 'hollywood" ninjer…"
Jan 16, 2013
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Aug 28, 2011
Ian Brett Cooper replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion What sort of hat is this? in the group Manly Hats!
""a bowler Which is just the english name for a derbie" Ouch! Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I can't let that slur pass (hehe). You have it the other way around, old chap. A Bowler is not the English name for a Derby. The…"
Jul 2, 2010
Jeff Brendle replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion What sort of hat is this? in the group Manly Hats!
"slightly off-topic, perhaps, but I'll risk chiming in... I just recently picked up a velour fur-blend Bailey at their Outlet store in a good solid brown that has a similar "in-between-ness" about it. The shape is pretty much homburg…"
May 25, 2010
Pake McNally replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"+1"
Apr 14, 2010
Eric G. replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"too true shelby... it all comes down to what ya want to know ...i will tell ya if you want to learn actual "Traditional ninja" weapons and scroll type knowledge yer going to wait at least 10 years in my experience with 3 Taijutsu dojos"
Apr 13, 2010
Shelby Niemi replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"If you want the Taijitsu experience for learning principles and whatnot it might be a good idea, as Eric said. Prior to my MMA training I trained in Kuk Sool Won. It wasn't as geared towards practical fighting (point sparring, not as much…"
Apr 12, 2010
Patrick Walsh replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"It is merely just that I'm interested in the their stealth techniques and their weapons work. I do SCA fencing so I could probably get the "sword expierience" there. *shrugh* though we'll see"
Apr 12, 2010
Eric G. replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"...with Taijutsu the way it is taught and the principles in mind set allow for the most diverse and efficient use of the body in a given situation to come out on top. if nothing else take it just to learn to a new way of thinking and doing things."
Apr 11, 2010
Shelby Niemi replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"Dear god...you have a gym that teaches a diverse array of striking and grappling arts. Unless it is terrible for some unlisted reason stay with it. Taijitsu is not a great idea for you, I can't comment on the stealth techniques, but as a…"
Apr 11, 2010
Eric G. replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion How do I use this... in the group Martial Artists
"this would definitely make Hanbo grappling fun"
Apr 10, 2010
Patrick Walsh replied to Billy D's discussion Freemasonry and Catholic Manliness in the group Catholic Men
"I may have some research to do. I'm a former Wiccan/Pagan so I know something abour the perverse nature of taking something from the church and turning it into something disgusting. Whether or not Masonry does this...I'm unsure. And…"
Apr 9, 2010
Eric G. replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Bujikan? Should I or should I not? in the group Martial Artists
"hey Patrick i had the same ideas about Taijutsu when i started but ive stayed with it for 8+ years. ive done thai boxing and TKD and wing chun (sweet as well) and the mind set that develops as a result of Taijutsu training with a good teacher is…"
Apr 9, 2010
Patrick Walsh replied to Billy D's discussion Freemasonry and Catholic Manliness in the group Catholic Men
"I'd like to know the reasoning and the "why" fremansonry is not compatable with the Church. I've heard that their 'rituals' were originally intended to be made as a sardonic mocking of the churches own rites. I've…"
Apr 8, 2010
David Campbell replied to Patrick Walsh's discussion Morality Culture and The Individualist in the group Libertarians
"I fail to see the point in your first paragraph. I'm not a Christian and I don't believe in your version of God, so whatever argument you're making is meaningless to me. I wouldn't say that anyone "owns" anyone else,…"
Apr 1, 2010
Patrick Walsh replied to Bill Parsons's discussion Misconceptions About Catholicism in the group Catholic Men
"One big misconception is that we hate science, art, culture and holistic methods of thought. Always forgetting that it has been catholics who have given some of the greatest contributions to culture. It was a Catholic Monsignor, I beleive, who first…"
Apr 1, 2010

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Interests
Decent story driven vid-games, Reading, Watching Films and The History/Art of Cinema, Watching interesting Television(more often than not educational),Theater Walking, Running and Martial arts-but in a word : Broad
Books
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, F.Scott Fitzgerald, JRR Tolkien, HP Lovecraft, A.Conan Doyle and almost any non-fiction. All in all too many to list.
Movies
Persepolis Starwars Original Triology, Taken, The Dark Knight, Moulin Rouge!, The Last Samurai, Chaplin, A Scanner Darkly, Ed Wood. A lot of art films and documentaries are also in my tastes
Music
Alternative, Jazz, Sypmphonic metal, classical and neo-classical.
Quote
"the task must be made difficult, for only the difficult inspires the noble-hearted"-Soren Kirkegaard

"What shall I say? Everything that I could say would fade into insignificance compared with what my heart feels, and your hearts feel, at this moment"-Pope John Paul II

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At 5:48pm on January 9, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the Community, Patrick. As a fan of Doyle, did you watch/like the new Sherlock Holmes film?
At 11:58am on January 9, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hello Patrick. Welcome to AoM! Also, pleasure to have you in The Great Debate. Thanks for joining and looking forward to having you there.
At 8:57am on January 9, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site !!!!
 
 
 

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Dominic replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"I didn't see any looting and burning or shutting down cities in Charlottesville. You are conflating your image of one group with an image of another. I did see nazis in polo shirts and tiki torches shouting anti-semitic, nazi slogans, racial…"
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Pale Horse replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"You're right though, the two sides are on different planes. One blocks traffic, loots, burns, and shuts down whole cities. The other wears polo shirts and holds up tiki torches."
7 minutes ago
Pale Horse replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"Nope. You don't get to manipulate the narrative. They were ancoms."
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Dominic replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"The anti-nazis were pretty clearly there to be against nazis. To show that white supremacy can't just march through a city without demonstrating that white supremacy is not wanted or welcome. The two sides are not equivalent on any plane at…"
16 minutes ago
Shane replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"The Communists and anarchists used the statue as a reason to gather and engage in class warfare together in a group. I don't see much evidence that they really care about the destruction of statues. And if that is their real goal, there are…"
29 minutes ago
Shane replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"Appeal to Authority"
36 minutes ago
Dominic replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"The Nazis and white supremacists used the statue as a reason to gather and be racists together in a group. I don't see much evidence that they really care about the preservation of statues. And if that is their real goal, there are many…"
38 minutes ago
Dominic replied to Portnoy's discussion History in the group The Great Debate
"You are welcome to look for these sculptures in the annals of any art history books or academic journals that examine their worth as art. "
43 minutes ago

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