When a man begins his life, he is an ambitious optimist. He is brimming with enthusiasm, self-confidence, and a certain je ne sais quoi that compels him to achieve his dreams. Then… [Read more…]
I am beginning to suspect that the modern mother buys her little girl a “whack-a-mole” when she reaches puberty. Perhaps she feels it will enable her young princess to better care for the future prince charming?
My Hyacinth certainly behaves as though she were a proud recipient and champion whack-a-moler.
What is a ‘mid life crisis’ but a man who has followed the yellow brick road all the way to the Emerald City, and found that it is nothing but a grand deception?
Is it any wonder that society, the matriarchy, and those poor bastards still trapped within the matrix, each attempt to shame a man who has decided to change his course in life?
The problem with Libertarian thought is that you must be reasonably intelligent to grasp the basic concepts.
I do not know the minimum IQ required to “get” Libertarianism. However, 68% of IQ test takers score between 85 – 115, and only 15% identify as Libertarian. Additionally, the discovery that it’s the classical liberals (a.k.a. Libertarians) that improve the average IQ of conservatism, leads me to conclude that [Read more…]
A man earns the respect of his peers by:
- Keeping his word (“He’s a man of his word”)
- Telling the truth
- Sacrificing for a worthy cause (“all gave some, some gave all”)
- Being plainspoken and straightforward (“say what you mean, and mean what you say”)
- Solving problems rationally (“A > B, B > C, therefore A > C”)
These are but a few of the indicators that one is a man of integrity. Men of honor are simple, what you see is what you get.
When we meet a man who does not fit these parameters, we refer to him as dishonorable, undeserving of respect, shady, dodgy, or a host of other expressions of contempt.
While misdirection has its place among the behaviors in which a man of honor engages, it is (or should be) strictly limited to acts of war.