I've been reading this blog off and on for the past few years. It's been refreshing to read about the topics that are posted on this blog. I've just turned 21 last month, so a lot of the content…Continue
A group for discussing simplicity and "deliberate living" as highlighted by the likes of Thoreau.For those of us who want to "live deep and suck the marrow out of life", and "put to rest all that is not life".See More
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
I've been reading this blog off and on for the past few years. It's been refreshing to read about the topics that are posted on this blog. I've just turned 21 last month, so a lot of the content posted here is very helpful and applicable. Anyways, I never knew there was an AoM community. So I look forward to meeting some new people on here and having some good discussions. Cheers.See More
"any book on prohibition is very interesting in my opinion. so much was going on in this country during that time. I don't have any specific books, but at my school library I've dabbled in a few of them.
"What exactly is it what you are trying to do? Is this a roleplay thing or do you actually want to learn skills? The things you are talking about take time to learn. People went through year long apperenticeships to learn things like blacksmithing or…"
Hello, I am recently returning to these forums after a couple of years with a new-found interest in old world traditions and community building.I want to combine these two interests by forming a fraternal order for young men to be part of a positive group. Because most young men don't have a lot of disposable income the idea would be to facilitate their practical, rather than financial, contributions to their communities. We would try out and practice old world skills such as blacksmithing,…See More
"I prefer the ESV. I am a theology student and so the "essentially-literal" translation is useful to me since the Bible is the bulk of my research material. For my own personal devotions though I have enjoyed using both the NIV and NLT. As…"
"There are many, many theories about what you are asking. Simply put, your question boils down to the purpose of the atonement, or "why did Jesus have to die?". I wrote a brief (2 page) essay on the subject for a theology class which was…"