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Old 03-01-2016, 01:10 PM   #1
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Idleness Kills Manliness

Thought this was an interesting article as it deals with many of us deal with post RE

Idleness Kills Manliness | The Art of Manliness
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Old 03-01-2016, 01:17 PM   #2
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To make the point, why the article uses this photo



instead of this photo?

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Old 03-01-2016, 02:32 PM   #4
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Is that a handcuff that Jack Lalanne still had on one wrist?

He looks like just resting, not idling.

PS. I am taking another break from rearranging "stuff" in the rooms upstairs. Need to get back to it soon. Gotta finish it up before travel season starts. Don't want to be too idle, just surfing the Web.
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Old 03-01-2016, 05:51 PM   #6
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the term "manliness" makes me giggle.
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Old 03-01-2016, 06:52 PM   #7
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Caring what other people think about your manliness, kills manliness.
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Old 03-01-2016, 07:10 PM   #8
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Would read the article, but time for my nap.
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So this article seems to speak to the same point:

Chopping Wood a Manlier Feel than Sports | TIME.com

Dinna be an idler or play at silly sports - chop wood!
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This is what the non-working, mostly idle, manly upper classes have been telling everybody who ain't them ever since one cave man found out how to get another cave man to do his work for him.
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So this article seems to speak to the same point:

Chopping Wood a Manlier Feel than Sports | TIME.com

Dinna be an idler or play at silly sports - chop wood!
What? Nobody has posted the Lumberjack song yet?

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Whenever I get comments about driving DW's lime green 2002 VW Beetle, I always reply that I'm comfortable with my masculinity, but I can see why they might not want to drive one. At least it's a diesel.
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Dick Winters pretty ****ing awesome. Read the book those guys were heros. My FIL served in WW2 what a great man. Not sure if it kills manliness though.
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If you actually have true manliness, it can't be killed. Maybe the writer doesn't understand that.
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