"In the Spirit of Socrates/Plato. There probably exists a perfect idea of someone who personifies this site. But is it a real person like a great leader or someone fictional like the Dos Equis guy? I think manliness comes in moments. Like…"
"Well when I first read this The first MAN that comes to mind is from the advertising campaign for Dos Equis, The Most Interesting Man in the World.
I wish I could have thought of someone Like Jesus or Hemingway, but that is my answer and I am…"
"Mr. Paul Newman! B.A. in movies and humble in life. Got into racing cars, fought for political beliefs and what he thought was right, and knew when he had enough money, so did everything he could to make other's lifes better.
Him or Mr. Rogers.…"
"Yeah, that's pretty hard to excuse. Although, you have to give respect to any man who has the cojones to walk down the street dressed like that. Admirable? Yes. Manly? I'll leave that to personal interpretation."
"No. Richard Simmons is not manly. While certain aspects of his life certainly are admirable, and fit some parameters, other aspects of his life and personality utterly fail in all senses of masculinity and manliness. We can say he is a good person.…"
"Who else could they be?
Seriously, I think white-collar men project onto blue-collar that they are happy with their lives and don't think about this much -- because they're all natural. A survey might be helpful. An informal…"
Regarding the lies. 99% of the time they are simply embellishments as you say. Which is fine.
There was one lie, which I get the impression was justified but feel free to put me right if not.
A guy's name came up in conversation…"
The DOJ has released a report of its investigation into the Ferguson police department.One thing that stuck out for me, were the example anecdotes which really brought home that just "not breaking the law/doing something wrong" is no protection.A few non-criminal (in that no criminal charges were filed, despite the arrests and municipal charges) examples via the NYTimes piece:In 2012, a 32-year-old black man was sitting in his car, cooling off after playing basketball in a public park in the…See More
"On the one hand, being tempted is not a sin.
On the other hand, if you're tempted now when you're in the full flush of being in love, you're going to be way more tempted later when the new wears off.
...except that you're not in…"
"Hey East London,
Everyone has their idiosyncrasies. You have them, she has them, I have them. EVERYONE has them. The thing is you have to decide if you can live with those in your partner and love them despite their little ticks. I…"