Timothy Ferguson
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Salt Dragon replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion How far does good will reach? in the group The Interfaith Group
"Kindness and charity are the basics of one faith!  In terms of the Abrahamic traditions, at least Christianity has  wisely integrated more native-based faith and traditions into its traditions, including a little holiday we just celebrated…"
Jan 4, 2016
Jason Rex Fraser replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion How far does good will reach? in the group The Interfaith Group
"One faith as in one faith in the world that just adapted to cultures, or one true faith? If it is the one faith in the whole world I disagree, there are many similarities because at least for the Abrahamic religions they share a history. They split…"
Jan 3, 2016
Salt Dragon replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion How far does good will reach? in the group The Interfaith Group
"I believe all faiths teach goodness and the golden rule. Zealotry is generally a negative thing, especially when it creates division, animosity and mistrust.  Unfortunately, the guy who I see as the founder of Christianity as an institution,…"
Dec 29, 2015
Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion Dutch Oven Camping in the group Men of the Dutch Oven
"I am headed to Davy Crockett National Forest this weekend with a bunch of friends. One of the real hits of these events has been bread. When outdoors I get to missing two things one is ice and the other is bread. So I bake a couple of loaves of beer…"
May 9, 2015
Neill replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion Dutch Oven Camping in the group Men of the Dutch Oven
"I went camping on the weekend with the scouts, we made scones and pizzas in the camp ovens. Nothing better than camp oven food."
Jun 11, 2013
Clint Steele replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion American vs International in the group Ballroom Dancing
"Hey Tim, I know you posted this a while back so it might be too late to help, but I saw the post and felt compelled to answer when I saw the issue of timing. The real issue I see here is musicality - often an issue for men who are typically more…"
Dec 29, 2012
Ron Knapper replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion American vs International in the group Ballroom Dancing
"Big question, are you thinking of competing, or do you dance for pleasure / social? I don't have much experience with American vs International, just know I am in it to have fun and if I can feel the right beat and I know the steps that would…"
Jun 25, 2012
Ryley Paquette replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion Dutch Oven Camping in the group Men of the Dutch Oven
"Hey there! I cook with dutch ovens almost all summer long (due to historic living associations ect) so here is my .05 cents for you to make you look like a pro for your wife :D When cooking, if you are cooking something that you want to heat…"
Jun 15, 2012
Timothy Ferguson added a discussion to the group Ballroom Dancing
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American vs International

I have been dancing for a year at a studio that teaches American timing for all dances. How difficult or necesary is it to to switch from that to International?See More
Jun 13, 2012
Timothy Ferguson joined Randall "Skitch" Hodgson's group
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Ballroom Dancing

For those of us honest-to-goodness gentlemen who know better. There are few things more manly than leading your lady to the ballroom floor, wearing your best wingtip dance shoes, and leading her in a good old fashioned jive.
Jun 13, 2012
Joshua Bavido replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion Location, Location, Location in the group Dream Homes.
"I;m a big fan of living in the country but thats just me. The sail boat idea sounds amazing!! the only down side I can think of is you wont have any steady friends. I would make sure it is able to go up rivers so you can go inland for stuff"
Jun 7, 2012
Sir replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion How far does good will reach? in the group The Interfaith Group
"Be sure and get a good translation.  Mine is Watt.  I had a different one earlier, but found a web page doing interlinear and showing that mine diverged from the others significantly, to gloss things over for Anglophone eyes. "
Jun 7, 2012
Troy and Timothy Ferguson are now friends
Jun 6, 2012
Timothy Ferguson replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion How far does good will reach? in the group The Interfaith Group
"Awesome, I have a moderately heavy reading list right now. Just started the Koran actually but added the rest to the backburner"
Jun 6, 2012
Timothy Ferguson replied to Clint Connolly's discussion Bullying: a big issue or overblown?
"In any social situation there is always a jockying for status. The reason this is an issue with children is it is their first exposure. Many don't understand where the line is between dominance and tyranny. The way technology enhances this is…"
Jun 6, 2012
Sir replied to Timothy Ferguson's discussion How far does good will reach? in the group The Interfaith Group
"These are the books I have read that I valued the most: Destiny Disrupted.  History as seen from a Muslim perspective.  Easy read. The Closing of the Muslim Mind.  A history of (Sunni) Islamic philosophy.  Tougher, but not too…"
Jun 6, 2012

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Ender's Game, Wheel of Time, Sword of Truth, Malazan Books of the Fallen, Meditations, All of Shakespeare, Illiad and Oddessy, Edgar Allen Poe and generally anything well written and captivating.
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Self Educated Man

Posted on June 4, 2012 at 12:03pm 1 Comment

During High School, or possibly somewhere before then, I became disenchanted with the educational system. It was not that it was not benificial, I feel even now that my school was well advanced over the typical American education system. It was more that I felt some disembodied conglamorate had decided what it was I was to be taught. I felt as though I were some advanced pet forced to jump particular hoops. I have always been strong headed, perhaps to a fault. Being of that temperment I was…

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At 5:18pm on June 5, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hi Tim. Just want to say welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

 
 
 

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Young man is calling out in search of good Ideas.. what to do with the Manliness/ where to Work next.

Hello all,I am 23 years young and have been thinking a lot about what to do with my life... I got to travel a lot in my last 10 years and have met and still contact with many beautiful young Woman, but I am not ready to settle down and get married. eventually I will get there in Maybe 10 years or so, but for now I just wanna do as many Manly Jobs as possible to get that all rounder experience so l will fit in any environment once I find that woman to settle down... I don't care where on this…See More
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crandles replied to Pale Horse's discussion Required Reading
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