Stevan Rakic
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Need Help With Flood Relief

Started Jun 4 0 Replies

Hello all.  So I am part of a nonprofit called 28.Jun, which helps displaced families in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, as most of our members have our roots there.  I know the western media did not…Continue

Monthly skill set

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stevan Rakic Mar 17. 27 Replies

So last year I decided to make a list of daily activities and reminders, which has worked out quite well for me.  It started after I came across an article on AoM about a 15minute morning workout.…Continue

Lifting on a vegan diet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chuck Knight Mar 13. 46 Replies

I am not a vegan, but for the next 44 days I will be on a vegan diet.I am an Orthodox Christian, and during Lent we do not eat any meat or dairy products.  I have been doing this fast for years and…Continue

 

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After 4years of growing out my hair, I finally cut it. Donated it to Children With Hair Loss. Feels good to be free of it, support a good cause, and look like a man again.…
Jun 4
Stevan Rakic posted a discussion

Need Help With Flood Relief

Hello all.  So I am part of a nonprofit called 28.Jun, which helps displaced families in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, as most of our members have our roots there.  I know the western media did not do a very good job of showing the flood damage that swept Croatia, Serbia, and Bosnia; however those of us who have family and friends in the Balkans watched in horror as our homelands were destroyed.Our organization has raised over $1.5 million in aid and are now trying to ship over the supplies…See More
Jun 4
Stevan Rakic replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
"Great stuff.  I thank you all for the feedback.  There is some really good stuff here that didn't even cross my mind.  I especially like the suggestions with practical uses.  My copy of AoM new book just came in the mail…"
Mar 17
John Muir replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
" Knot Tying Astrolabe Celestial Observation Magic Tricks and Visual Learning Tools Conducive To Evangelism Boxing - learn to rock a speed bag Le Petomane Animal Husbandry Botany Sketch Art Caligraphy and Penmanship Whittling Cartography Poker Chess "
Mar 16
Native Son replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
"A  great idea, BUT...and there's always a BUT...you may well run up against the maxim that a "little learning is a dangerous thing" as well as gaining a reputation as a dilletente (sp?). Recent research indicates that if you want…"
Mar 16
N. Vest replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
"I agree, and do what I can to learn what I can, however current that means I'm limited to reading articles online and so forth. And no busyness is not a badge, however, it is a fact, or alteast a product of priorities. As much as I'd like…"
Mar 16
Steve Fine replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
"N.  - don't take this personally (sure - go ahead and take it personally) - but if you don't have the time to learn bushcraft, then learn something that doesn't take as much time. We all should be learning something all the time.…"
Mar 14
N. Vest replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
"Archery in general is a good skill to learn"
Mar 14
N. Vest replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
"Personally, if I had the opportunity to set time aside for skill learning I'd work on bushcraft(survival skills). No match fires, survival bows that kind of thing"
Mar 14
Steve Fine replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Monthly skill set
"learn to fix your own Bicycle Learn to grow your own food - gardening (so many ways to do this even without a full garden area) Learn to write poetry memorize Scripture and other good works how to sharpen tools wood carving cut your own hair hand…"
Mar 13
Chuck Knight replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Lifting on a vegan diet
"Sprouted grain breads are even more nutrient dense."
Mar 13
Regular Joe replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Lifting on a vegan diet
"Except that the original poster specifically stated that part of his denomination's lent fasting was specifically for vulnerability . . ."
Mar 13
David F. replied to Stevan Rakic's discussion Lifting on a vegan diet
"Well said JB.   Religious fasting is always seen as odd from the outside, whatever the rules the faith sets.  This particular question is about maintaining nutrition while adjusting one’s diet as per some set of rules.  "
Mar 13

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Interests
books, beer, and running
Books
I read, and like just about anything that is handed to me. Currently working on reading all the books on the list "100 books every man should read" located at the end of Art of Manliness
Movies
Star Wars, obviously I like more than just this. But who has time to list them.
Music
Classical
Quote
Measure seven times, cut once

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At 7:53pm on February 10, 2014, Rick Stevens said…

Welcome Steven!

At 7:47pm on February 7, 2014, Herb Munson said…

Hi Stevan, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

At 5:48pm on February 4, 2014, Fred S Davenport, Jr said…

Welcome, Stevan! So glad to have you join us.

 
 
 

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Charles Neill replied to Vytautas's discussion Favorite/Most Interesting Battle in the group Armchair Generals
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I thought it would be polite to introduce myself before diving headlong into the heart of the community.My name is Simon O'Brien, I hail from Hampshire in the UK.I am the very proud father of three beautiful daughters and have a Grandson and a Granddaughter.I ride an old V-twin motorcycle in all weathers and almost every day of the year.I have studied Wado-Ryu Karate for nearly 25 yearsI play guitar (as the song says 'Strictly rhythm, I don't want to make it cry or sing')Other than that I work…See More
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