"I also like some of Kipling's poems, but I find the forced working class speech mannerisms worked in to some a bit over the top. The whole idea of "imperial" poetry is interesting, it seems to go from Tennyson, include Newbolt and be…"
"It fell between generations in my family. My grandparents were all in school or younger, and their parents were either reserved occupations (farmers so not conscripted) or were too old for service and served in WW1.
I did have a great uncle…"
"You're way ahead of the curve for 18. The problem seems to have been her perception, not yours or your actions.
There are men out there providing for families, being relied upon by others and doing some of the other things you mentioned, such…"
Firstly, they are juvenile.
Secondly, a man endeavours to do his best when writing.
Thirdly, they are a symptom of laziness.
If you wish to be seen as a man who can be looked up to then they have no place in your writing."
"Your nephew sounds like he's met your conditions so you should hold up your end.
Probably ought to road trip somewhere with him to check his driving skills and also as a right of passage into car ownership.
If you have maintenance…"
"Also, 20 resumes isn't a lot. I'm working in a profession where having lots of part-time subcontracted jobs is the norm. Last September I send out about 100 applications, got offered about 12-15 interviews and parlayed that into 4 new…"
"These attitudes are always prevalent and, to me, inexplicable. The Anglican church has taken the path of ordaining women and several other of these policies that liberals feel churches ought to take. The end result has neither been effective nor…"
"I am sure that, in someone's estimation, I, too, fall into the category of someone who appears to be bigoted and closed-minded. However, I assure you that I am not.
We are exhorted to love those who consider themselves our…"
"I don't mean to test your pride, but, what do you mean? You are a "proud" smoker?
I'll tell you what I see every day. Old guys, teens, x-gens, coming into where I work as a cashier, spending $8.00+ a pack on something that 1.…"
I find it interesting that you say I'm average. Most people have family friends that have some connections. I don't. Some have parents that went to college to be able to guide. My parents barely speak English. Others have traveled…"
I've just joined Manliness and don't see a group dedicated to cigar aficionados.Any cigar smokers out there? Let's share experiences, nice smokes, etc.Looking forward to hearing from all of you!See More