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On Being a Man

Raven7 Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 10:56 PM
This is great, John; thanks. I have also found Polonius' advice to his son in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" to be worth of consideration.

Hi Townhall Readers- Yes, I know I'm on vacation, but even so I can't but help to spout about stuff. This week I will be taking selections from writings I've written elsewhere regarding life and liberty and sharing them with you.

Don't you feel special now?

Today's selection is a letter I wrote to someone who was coming of age and wanted advice about being a man.

It's not that I think I'm an expert. Far from it. But he thought it helpful and it can serve as a point of discussion for Christmas Day.       

Dear __________,

Before this last century...