I'm in a pickle. I have been reading a lot of classic literature lately. I am working my way through Common Sense by Thomas Paine; however there are only so many classics a man can take. I want a…Continue
I have recently been attempting to seek out and learn more about technologies that have fallen by the wayside, been swept under the rug, or are simply not widely known by the general population. NEW and OLD! I thought in an effort to bring some knowledge to me I would try it out as a group here on AoM. There seems to be a wide knowledge base here, from a pretty diverse group of people. Some of you must have some "Remember when...?" knowledge passed down from fathers and Grandfathers. Do you…See More
Romance is manly. And every man should know how to plan a great night out for his woman. But, let's face it, sometimes ideas are few and far between. This group is for exchanging ideas about the venerable "Date Night" and other acts of romance.
Dedicated to all those who crave to boldly go where no man has gone before! Discuss techniques and equipment, share your exploration stories or simply tell the tales of the great explorers of the past.
Cycling, Running, Crossfit, I love the Humanities.
Anything by Charles Dickens or Shakespeare, The Poetry of Rudyard Kipling, The Lord of the Rings, The Action Hero's Handbook, The John Carter of Mars Series, Anything with Spies.
Anything with Spies-Classic Connery James Bond, Casino Royale (Daniel Craig), Inception, The Saint, The A-Team, The Bourne Series. Classic Cinema- Charade, Roman Holiday, Spartacus, Casablanca, Sabrina, Exodus, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Indiana Jones Series, Back to the Future.
JAZZ: Frank Sinatra/ the Rat Pack, Peter Cincotti, John Pizzarellin, Jane Monheit, Emilie-claire Barlow,
Rock: We Shot The Moon, The Feeling, Classic 80's Hair Rock.
Trance Music, Dance Music.
You Ban Fa (There is a Way). -Michael Hoer
Aequalis omnes-Equal to all.
Awake, my sons; put on the armor of righteousness. Shake off the chains with which ye are bound, and come forth out of obscurity and arise from the dust. (The Book of Mormon: 2 Nephi 1:23)
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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…"