"This list should be books to avoid (with exceptions to Michael Jackson and Jaime Oliver).
Pickup artist BS is...BS. I think most men here are more interested in building real relationships with women rather than just having sex with as many as…"
"If I had to recommend just one book, it would be Bill Bryson's 'A short history of nearly everything'. Mind you, it's a science and evolution based book, so parts of it might not be for the 'creationists' among us…"
"Completely agree. I started out reading his book in the mindset that 'this must be a laugh, just kiddin' around and such', and it quickly turned around in: 'This is a really vile peace of work, and this guy is actually proud of…"
"Disclaimer: I have fuck all to do with business, or the author.
Start It Up: Why Running Your Own Business is Easier Than You Think, Luke Johnson.
His column in the Financial Times is blunt and to the point, and not for the delusional. The book is…"
"You can also look it up on pod cast. The author tried to publish the books and no one would. So he pod cast them and after a million+ downloads he got a publishing contract. We got signed first addition for our son when he grows up."
"Adultery is not illegal. Though it may be grounds for a divorce.
Incest certainly is in most cases - though you can make a compelling argument that consent is compromised due to family roles, as well as a compelling state interest in preventing…"
"We decide as a society which things are acceptable behavior. A consenting relationship between adults, is no business of mine or yours. And no reason to discriminate.
We draw lines legally surrounding issues of consent (and sometimes harm). A…"
"You are comparing laws and customs that yoked the lives of fellow human beings in involuntary solitude and chattel slavery, broke families, and put millions of people through hardships that you could never fucking fathom,
to the laws that say, hey,…"
"I'm torn on the issue. On the one hand, I consider sexuality in the same category as I do age, race, and sex - that is, things you are born with. Discriminating against someone because they are black, or a woman, or over 50, is pretty shitty.…"
"Opening up the door for legally obligated cake baking despite the baker's objections and convictions is similar to fundamentalist christian's efforts to "get god back in schools" or "teach the controversy", in that it…"
""So the problem with the self seems to be that it's whatever anyone says whenever anyone says, & it can changed endlessly."
I think God changes at near the same rate as the self, which, I suspect, is less swift and less endless…"