"Only by knowing that the American colonies had no such state religion. Misguided Puritans attempted to suppress other sects, resulting in moves like that to Rhode Island for religious freedom. Sadly our Puritan forbears set out to do what they…"
"Aside from who wins or loses politically, talk about the overall decency to take care of those who really need help. I have a great insurance policy provided my employer, my costs are fairly low. But when I receive the statement for a service,…"
"For J.A.Hamlin, found the truth of this when I began my nursing career. Think about inserting a sharp object into another person's arm while they squirm, jerk, yell, and question your legitimacy. Placing an IV was initially a source of some…"
"Let's add John D. McDonald; Travis McGee is as fine a character as ever hit the page. For more classical work, Dashiell Hammet and Raymond Chandler are very fine reads for a well-rounded man. And for goodness sake, try on some Shakespeare - you…"
"OK, I am a bit excited about the Surface having followed development since I first read about it. I am also a Windows-kinda guy, but I will hold back until the inevitable bugs are identified/dealt with. Any new device, especially this different,…"
"I am aware of similar efforts to get in touch with who we want to be as men; applauding these efforts,I am still leery of the group effort for such an individual search and realization, perhaps wary of groupthink being more influential than is…"
"I think that there are loads of words that we have abandoned. I have always liked older slang; the movie "Tombstone" was a rich haul. Some will not fit into a modern lifestyle and probably should drop away. Although I am extremely fluent…"
A few months ago there was an article about how to be the perfect party guest. One of the points proposed involved men always being ready and prepared with good conversation. This group is a place to post current events and talking points.See More
Hey guys,Just curious, do any of you have any mental routines (thoughts, meditations) you go through to prepare your mind before you compete, drill etc.? I know how to warm up my body well enough, but as a BJJ white belt, once I get grappling, I have a hard time slowing down my mind down and focusing on my next move. I am told that every white belt is a spaz and this will change over time, but if you guys have any wisdom to share about this, I would be happy to learn from you.See More
"Really, I can't believe no one has mentioned Richard Simmons. The way he overcame his tremendous weight problem, and inspired millions to sweat to the oldies. He's an accomplished entertainer, and the author of books like…"
"I would have to say a character that Sam Elliott played. Conagher personifies manliness to me. Strong, hard working, a great role model to the youngsters, unbending values and so forth. Most of all the mustache.