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Ikea has completely cast their male customers as infantile

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matthew Anderson Oct 9, 2011. 64 Replies

If you thought the average TV sitcom made men into infantile dolts, Ikea has opened "MÄNLAND", a place for wives/girlfriends to drop off their husbands. The Ikea representative says it is directly…Continue

How not to get back in touch with someone who just “unfriended” you on Facebook

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Omega Feb 7, 2011. 31 Replies

I know social networking etiquette is a rather new form of social relations, but some individuals just plain don't get it. This shows a case where a very insecure man was defriended by a primary…Continue

"Manliest Cities"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Lewis Jun 25, 2010. 52 Replies

Recently a bit of advertising-masquerading-as-news from the people that make Combos salty snack food ranked the…Continue

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Union Brothers

A group for union members and family to discuss all issues labor related.
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Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg commented on Philip Rodney Moon's group Union Brothers
"Hello Brethren, I am an IBEW member in LU 520 for about 32 years now."
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Union Brothers

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Union Brothers

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"19 year member of IBEW Local 567 Portland Maine"
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Union Brothers

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Walter B. Pewen commented on Philip Rodney Moon's group Union Brothers
"Oh, and yeah, my Grandfather was an outstanding carpenter courtesy of the Carpenter's Union, and a couple of my uncles.  Masculine Autonomy, boys."
Mar 22, 2014
Walter B. Pewen commented on Philip Rodney Moon's group Union Brothers
""Masculine Autonomy"-good term.  A couple of members of my family were women in Teamsters.  Still applies.  Autonomy.  Not service economy subservient class."
Mar 22, 2014
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Mar 22, 2014
Philip Rodney Moon commented on Slacker's group Writers
"@Pedro I would recommend Joseph Campbell's "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" for writers of fiction. It sets up the archetypes and hero journey types that have stood the test of time in writing."
Jun 22, 2013
Philip Rodney Moon commented on Philip Rodney Moon's group Union Brothers
"Class Dismissed - How TV Frames the Working Class http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nCPZNlIHifs#!"
Dec 27, 2012
Philip Rodney Moon replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Socialistic Christmas in the group The Great Debate
"Unfortunately in the popular imagination the Protestant Work ethic has been tied to capitalism to the point that many churches identify Christianity and Capitalism together, when Capitalism is a very modern affair (Prior to the Protestant…"
Dec 27, 2012
Philip Rodney Moon replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Socialistic Christmas in the group The Great Debate
"Depends on the depiction. Santa is often shown working in the workshop, and a Scrooge like Santa would hire people to make deliveries while busting the elves attempts to join a union and the sleigh drivers attempt to join the Teamsters "
Dec 27, 2012
Philip Rodney Moon replied to kamil's discussion The Manliest TV Shows on the Air these days
"I've enjoyed "Last Man Standing". I even worked on it while a page at CBS (it shoots on the Radford lot).  However, the first season was a bit uneven. It's best moments are when they play against the perceived character of…"
Sep 3, 2012
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"Hi all, my name is Scott Fitzgerald. I am a member of the NALC local 89."
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Interests
Michigan State University sports, Spartans, Reading,
Books
On the Road, Siddhartha, Fight Club, Dark Tower Series,
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American Beauty, Donnie Darko, Rebel Without A Cause,
Music
Off Spring, Social Distortion, Ramones, Dead Kennedy's
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"But then they danced down the street like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I've been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everyone goes "Awww!"
-Jack Kerouac "On the Road"

"1970 Pontiac Firebird. The car I've always wanted and now I have it. I rule!" Lester Burnham, American Beauty

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The Strenuous Life: A Suggested Guide To Watching The Ken Burns Roosevelt Canon

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Saturday night saw the end to Ken Burns seven-part seriesThe Roosevelts: An Intimate History, the sprawling biography of the outsized lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor and the way they led a reshaping of America and the world during the progressive era. At fourteen hours long without commercials or needless fluff, it is a the sort of film best doled out in segments and worthy of being a national viewing…

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Manly Lessons From The Depression: The Civilian Conservation Corps Trains the Greatest Generation

Posted on December 16, 2009 at 8:00pm 3 Comments

Four images of CCC Men


Picture: Men of the CCC at Work and Play
Source: National Parks Service


Eighty years ago the nation was plunged into Depression when the excesses of the 1920s caught up with society. Like the current recession, the economic bubble and collapse was the result of excessive debt spending by consumers and excessive risk taken on by… Continue

A Man’s Network : Five Acquaintances Every Man Should Have

Posted on October 7, 2009 at 7:23pm 3 Comments

One of the goals of manliness is to be an autonomous individual who’s able to take care of any problem that comes before him. It gives a man a sense of accomplishment to be able to say he can solve any problem by himself. But no man is a perfect Renaissance man or an island unto himself. Some projects are simply too big for one man alone, and some things take a level of skill that takes more attention than a novice can do by himself.

Every man needs help sometimes and he needs to know the… Continue

Brains, Brawn and Bran: Beyond the False Dichotomy

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments



A recent article in the Boston Globe’s Innovation Economy Column asks General Mills to put intellectual achievers on the front of the Wheaties Box alongside the parade of athletes that has graced the cereal for years. Instead of just Olympic gold medalists and Super Bowl winners, the columnist wants the… Continue

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At 11:43pm on July 2, 2011, George Putnam said…
Okay.  What do you want from L.A.?
At 8:50am on March 11, 2011, Justin Lukasavige said…

Hey, Philip, welcome to the Art of Work. When you have a moment, I'd love to hear your thoughts on self-employment vs. traditional work. 

 

Here's the discussion.

 

http://community.artofmanliness.com/group/artofwork/forum/topics/do-you-have-job-or-are-you

 

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At 2:22am on January 1, 2010, Raj said…
Happy New Year, Philip!!
At 1:43pm on December 24, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Thanks for the birthday wishes!
At 2:18am on December 23, 2009, Raj said…
Welcome to the 'History Buffs' group! I look forward to some great discussions.
At 5:26pm on December 22, 2009, Herb Munson said…
Just wanted to say welcome to The Great Debate. Honor to have you with us.
At 10:31am on November 4, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Happy Birthday Philip!
At 8:20am on November 4, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!! neighbor :)
At 7:52am on November 4, 2009, asa c mcguire said…
Happy Birthday! Hope it is a great one Philip
At 2:01am on September 10, 2009, Shaun Daws said…
Welcome to AoM Philip!
 
 
 

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Joe Guilfoyle replied to certified male's discussion Walking around the house naked
"Nudity within your home or on your property considering degrees of privacy is not a matter of normalcy.  It's a matter of being able to be in your own skin at home. The one place a man can be the king of his castle.  Perhaps your wife…"
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Men touching men

Interesting theme, hugging. Here's that story about two hetero American high school students who were told to either hold hands for an hour publicly, or be suspended for fighting:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/30/westwood-high-school-hold-hands-punishment_n_2218698.htmlWas this a powerful punishment? Yes. One boy was so teased and humiliated he said he wouldn't…See More
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This is a LGBTQ+ group.  All men are encouraged to join, including straight men.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate is expected, but this is for building up bridges not…See More
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