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The Struggle to Be Yourself

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Apr 13, 2015. 8 Replies

In the end, a man has to be who he is, define himself as he chooses, and live as he chooses, but the struggle to do this means that a man may be constantly fighting against his culture, family, etc.…Continue

CB Radio

Started this discussion. Last reply by Native Son Aug 31, 2014. 8 Replies

Considering getting one and want to know from those who own them what they like about having one? What's fun about them and who you contact? What's the downside of being on the CB. Would you buy on…Continue

What do you think of this situation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Aug 8, 2014. 27 Replies

     This is a true, somewhat convoluted story that I was told a while back. I left out some facts for the sake of simplicity and avoiding, as much as possible, any extraneous issues. The man who…Continue

National Parks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jones Apr 17, 2014. 15 Replies

It may be that everyone who plans to travel this summer had already made their plans but if you have not, I'd like to encourage you to become a patron of our great national park system. The National…Continue

 

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Men Over 50

For the slightly older guys. (those who've already received the letter from AARP!) Let's just see how many of us are proud to have made it this far!See More
Jun 20, 2016
Victor replied to John Landes's discussion What will the peak look like? in the group The Great Debate
"Violence is likely to increase because social cohesion is declining, and we live under an oligarchy that manages a non-representative government that has ceased to work for the common good of all Americans. Those in the middle class or of lesser…"
Jun 20, 2016
Victor replied to Braeden's discussion Unpopular Opinions Thread
"Veggie pizza isn't real pizza! If it doesn't have meat on it, it isn't a pizza. The same can be said for veggie burgers!"
Jun 20, 2016
Victor replied to Braeden's discussion Unpopular Opinions Thread
"When they pour chocolate pudding in a crust, or vanilla pudding with bananas, that really isn't a pie. It's cheating."
Jun 7, 2016
john evens left a comment for Victor
"Hi Victor , Welcome to Buck Naked! John"
Jun 7, 2016
Victor replied to Chris Hopkins's discussion Intimidation by other men
"Sometimes other men are intimidating but I find over time that I am much less driven by the need to compare myself to others. My lot in life is not to be rich, accomplished, of high status, or particularly outstanding in any way. More and more I…"
Jul 19, 2015
Victor replied to Martin Camden's discussion How to Keep "Borderline" Women Happy without It All Getting a Bit Surreal !!
""Stop Walking on Eggshells" by Paul Mason"
Jul 7, 2015
Regular Joe replied to Victor's discussion The Struggle to Be Yourself
Apr 13, 2015
Milo Morris replied to Victor's discussion The Struggle to Be Yourself
"Victor, I know what you're going through. I've been there myself. If you say that you define yourself by your Christianity first, then it is important that you define your own theology, and more importantly your own personal walk with…"
Apr 13, 2015
Regular Joe replied to Victor's discussion The Struggle to Be Yourself
""so I get it from all sides in some ways""
Apr 13, 2015
Michael D. Denny replied to Victor's discussion The Struggle to Be Yourself
"Tough grind. I admire your steadfastness and character"
Apr 12, 2015
Sir replied to Victor's discussion The Struggle to Be Yourself
"I tend to wonder why we even have a self esteem mechanism. I suppose there must be some reason. How do _you_ value people? Is there a flaw in that? How the world values us is bound to be off. (I reluctantly admit I value people more if they are…"
Apr 12, 2015
Victor replied to Victor's discussion The Struggle to Be Yourself
"I'm probably like everyone else in that some of the shit gets past your defenses but a lot of it doesn't, but we are all more susceptible in some areas yet invulnerable in others. Nonetheless, there is a consistent theme in my life about…"
Apr 12, 2015
Sir replied to Victor's discussion The Struggle to Be Yourself
"I was all set to razz you on this (mostly on wording).  Be yourself:  how can I not be myself?  But when you got personal, I no longer wanted to do that.  Instead, I wanted to listen as you told us of your struggle. I am certain…"
Apr 12, 2015
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The Struggle

In the end, a man has to be who he is, define himself as he chooses, and live as he chooses, but the struggle to do this means that a man may be constantly fighting against his culture, family, etc. You may run afoul of your whole family system and be at odds with the culture around you, and compromises may be demanded, but the values you accept and the compromises you make (cause it is virtually impossible to not makes some) have to support the vision you pursue of the man you are.I am a…See More
Apr 12, 2015
Native Son replied to Victor's discussion CB Radio
"Technically correct.  According to the latest numbers I found ( June 30, 2014),  13 states completely ban cell phone use while driving (with one more state ban taking effect later this year), 37 states restrict cell phone use while…"
Aug 31, 2014

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At 10:28am on June 7, 2016, john evens said…

Hi Victor , Welcome to Buck Naked!

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