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Reading Novels Makes Us Better Thinkers

Started this discussion. Last reply by cresman Aug 13, 2013. 66 Replies

The novel has a hard time competing with the visual stimulation of cinema. The novel taxes our imaginations and our time because we must be actively involved with it and committed to it. But this…Continue

Martial Morality

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ricky Nov 2, 2013. 68 Replies

In a recent discussion group I was confronted with the idea of total, conventional, attrition-style warfare as a simplistic solution to the vagaries of counter-insurgency.And simultaneously I came…Continue

 

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Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion Favorite/Most Interesting Battle in the group Armchair Generals
"In a sense, because the Battle of Thermopylae during the Persian wars is so famous, I would like to know more about the other battles of Thermopylae that have the unfortunate luck to share the same name as more well-known engagement."
1 hour ago
Vytautas replied to Peter Arkson's discussion Request for daily, short news radio program/podcast
"NPR, all the time."
7 hours ago
Travis Spuhler replied to Vytautas's discussion Favorite/Most Interesting Battle in the group Armchair Generals
"I have quite a few really: -first for me has to be Agincourt. This is because of the numbers involved, the significantly outnumbered English facing down a greater number of French, and using terrain and good tactics to their advantage. But it is…"
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Vytautas added a discussion to the group Armchair Generals
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Favorite/Most Interesting Battle

The title says it all gents: what battle is your favorite, or what battle do you think is most interesting? And why?See More
17 hours ago
Vytautas replied to Native Son's discussion Social Justice note. in the group Catholic Men
"While the Church's words are vague--in my opinion this is to allow governments leeway in deciding how to apply this philosophy and to avoid the Church becoming too political--the spirit is quite clear throughout Doctrine: we must establish…"
17 hours ago
Vytautas replied to Luke Brown's discussion Good Morning Gentlemen
"Hello and welcome."
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Vytautas replied to East London Gent's discussion Girlfriends lies and temper
"She sounds like a compulsive liar. That's unhealthy and will be a much larger issue when you have financial and social responsibilities beyond simply an apartment."
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Vytautas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"It's in the Vatican, by Raphael."
Jul 23
Vytautas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"#firstworldproblems..."
Jul 23
Vytautas replied to RM's discussion Girl at work
"One internet."
Jul 23
Vytautas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"Fuck isn't a method of oppression against a group of people. Derogatory language against fundamental Christians isn't accompanied by laws that have restricted or continue to restrict their private lives and the contracts they can or…"
Jul 23
Vytautas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"Clearly. If a kid didn't have a toy, we redistributed some so that he or she wouldn't feel left out of the group."
Jul 22
Vytautas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"In kindergarten, I learned how to address others with dignity, not to use slurs or bad language, and that all persons were deserving of respect."
Jul 22
Vytautas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Strangers Like Us
"From the article "30 Characteristics of a Good Guy": Yep there sure are some good things on that site."
Jul 22
Vytautas replied to RM's discussion Girl at work
"Man, you are just killing it lately. You win."
Jul 22
Vytautas replied to MarutiaOrtia's discussion Weapons of war – how to prevent surprise attacks?
"That would be fine and dandy, but you still need a weapons system that can out range the BM-21, such as HIMARS. But it also depends on what other systems are working in the area of the BM-21 that may be able to defend against friendly air assets,…"
Jul 15

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A Prayer, A Hope

Posted on April 4, 2012 at 2:25pm 0 Comments

I pray and hope that all AoM members in Texas and their families are safe in the wake of the destructive tornadoes that struck the Dallas/Fort Worth area yesterday. Be well!

A Recent Instance in Which I Was Censored

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

It was but this morning when a fellow member's blog appeared on the front page. Its title, raising awareness about government regulation in a certain industry, intrigued me, so I clicked, and I read it thoroughly. The post amounted to a lot of slogans without much substance to the actual argument, and therefore I brought up some of these issues in the comment section.

 

The author and I ended up participating in an exchange, which was civil and on the whole rather bloodless,…

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On Closing Blogs to Commentary

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 9:18am 5 Comments

When we create a blog post on this site, we are sharing with the community. We may be sharing our personal lives, reviewing the latest (albeit, 80+years old) shaving gear we bought, entertaining our fellow members with the history of facial hair, or arguing our political views in an essay.

 

When we, the members of this site, create a blog post, we are injecting our own ideas, however small, petty, or provincial, into the marketplace of…

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At 7:49pm on May 4, 2014, The Original Cody said…

nope, not a big tattoo guy. Just been a year since I have been translating and such and trying to see if I am still on course.

Plus everyone knows if I wanted a tattoo it would say Molon Labe with an American flag and 2 riffles shooting down the red plague of socialism!

At 7:41am on May 4, 2014, The Original Cody said…

so... would Πάντα  ερώτα, μάνθανε τι, μηδέν αποκρίνου be the most proper way to write the uncited Euripidean quote of "Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing"?

and to make it more accurate, would one have to capitalize it all with no spaces or accents?

At 1:21pm on November 26, 2013, Dave said…

"I encourage you to join and take part in our discussions, which range from the humorous to the intellectual. I won't hide my purpose: I think that the Golden Dawn party is a terrible evil, and I want to convince you of that."

No

At 10:37am on October 16, 2013, Dino Silone said…

Ah, A gyro!  I thought I'd never get good Greek food again after I moved out of Astoria.  But it turns out that there are some decent Greek restaurants and even one excellent one here on the West side of the Hudson...

At 12:16pm on October 15, 2013, Dino Silone said…

Thanks for the welcome!  I can't contribute much on classical Greek, but am a real fan of Greek music and food - born and raised in "Little Athens" (Astoria, NY), and lived there until my mid-30s....

Are there any other Greek or Greek-inspired musicians out there?

At 12:27pm on October 2, 2013, Stephanos Kythreotis said…

Εγω ειμαι απο κυπρο αλλα τωρα ειμαι αγγλια για σπουδες

At 4:10am on October 2, 2013, Stephanos Kythreotis said…

Γεια σου! 

εισαι απο ελλαδα?

At 11:18am on May 21, 2013, C.C. Dolph said…

Hey, Vytautas. Thanks for the request. I'm glad to have you on my friends list.

At 12:09pm on May 29, 2012, Daniel Bull said…
Hello, Vytautas. Thanks for the invitation. I teacg Classical Greek. If you need any help just ask.

Daniel
At 4:55pm on April 24, 2012, John Thomas said…

Vytautas~

How are you. Sorry I did not introduce myself earlier, when I joined. AOM and on-line activities keep taking a back seat to work.

 

I am a "Hellene".The last name might put you off its literally Θωμάς

Im glad you put up this site. I took ancient an ancient Greek class many  many moons ago. Just want to read and brush up (or relearn really). Times the biggest factor. The church I attend is in 100% Koine/Byzantine greek, except the father will give the sermon in demotic and english.

Lately I've been preparing for professional practice examinations in engineering. Taking up most of my free study and reading time.

 How long have you been studying greek? Im glad you put the group on the site!

 
 
 

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Native Son replied to Man O Mission's discussion Have Gun Will Travel?
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Larry replied to Larry's discussion Revelation 20:11-15 in the group Christian Men
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Did Christ doubt The Father?

This is one of the most often quoted parts of Christianity to "prove" that God doesn't care - that Christ died doubting God, saying :"My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?"Think on that for a moment, then read Psalm 22.Our Lord Jesus was quoting scripture for strength while He was dying on the cross, His faith never wavering.See More
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Brian Splash replied to Paul's discussion Tattoo Idea's (outdoor/farm theme)
"How about you get a cock to remind you of all the idiots that don,t get it , oh hang on , already done . Seriously join the tattoo group and post in there where your not going to get bombarded by foolish haters ."
1 hour ago
Charles Neill replied to Larry's discussion Revelation 20:11-15 in the group Christian Men
"Hell CAN be a literal place, ask any soldier that has been in combat, especially WWII. On the spiritual side, Hell is when you are completely cut off from God's grace, and it is our choice to sin that cuts us off when we turn away from Him. I…"
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