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Old 09-30-2013, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Oceania
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BTW - Hair and fur completely different. Animals grow fur to keep warm in the winter and shed it in the summer to keep cool. Hair falls out but doesn't shed. Poodles have hair as they don't shed. A few other breeds of dog have the same. Imagine growing and shedding fur as a bison does. That is a shaggy mess a human would shave off daily. Fur mats and hair tangles.
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:57 PM
 
Location: Lower east side of Toronto
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My niece who is a very bold out going beauty...said to me over drinks..."My new boyfriend got disgusted because there was a quarter inch growth of hair on my vagina" - We both in unison said "Conditioned by porn".....It's so odd...that so-called modern men leap back in horror over armpit hair...now this new thing that a vagina has to appear hairless is utterly bizarre.
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Old 09-30-2013, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Well, am I?~
Think about it this way, how weird is a bar of soap for you? Clothes, footwear, hats, sunglasses, jewelry, a toothbrush with toothpaste, cologne, aftershave, perfume, hair styling gel?

I'm sure the list can go on.

I don't know if your aware of this, but I know from people having dreadlocks, and many years ago paying a high price ($$) to get my hair twisted for dreads at a professional salon. Dreads are said to have originated in Ethiopia. In the U.S. we've really picked up on them from the Jamaicans though. But in the U.S. we hair twisted up, usually evenly, and wash our hair daily, applying gel or oil and re-twisting. But in Jamaica the traditional way is simply to not wash your hair to get dreads. They apply herbs or something to fight of bacteria on scalp. And at some point they have clumps of dreads all uneven, and they rip the hair apart. Usually with uneven dreads in thickness still.

Fashion and beauty are traits of man but especially of civilized man. It's being human.

By the way... not all men grow facial hair. I can only grow a limited amount of it.

I can grow a sufficient amount that I style my limited amount of facial hair the way famous motorcycle celebrity Jesse James does.




But I do like the look on cats with a nicely groomed beard. Too bad fewer professional men wear beards today. They're almost never seen on politicians either.

Former President Lula of Brazil was one of the few political leaders of the world to wear a beard.




I don't like really big beards that look all shaggy or just "too" long. Like these.

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Old 09-30-2013, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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I don't mind a clean shaven face on a guy, but I do have an issue with this new trend of men completely de-hairing their chests, happy trails, and nether regions. Trimming those areas is alright, but totally removing it? Why? I feel like body hair is one of those things that makes a man a man.
I have scraggly hair on my chest right now. I should have removed it a while ago but I've been lazy and had my mind on other things. I do try to keep my chest shaved. I clipper the hair in my arm pits down too (but not bald). I also either clipper or shave the hair on and in between my butt cheeks.

I do it because that what I want to do. Not that I'm aiming this last statement at you but I could care less what 1 or several million women think.

Chalk it up to omega male masculinist no longer obeying the oppression of female feminist judgements and claims of what a man should do, think, or look like.
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Old 09-30-2013, 08:26 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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I once read an interesting book on the harems and harem life in the old Turkish Ottoman Empire. The concubines in the Seraglio (Harem) were depilating their bodies for hundreds of years. Why? Because hairlessness was deemed - rightly or wrongly - as feminine. The Turks were rather hairy and macho guys themselves and they liked their women soft, smooth, and girlish looking. They used cosmetics, perfumes, wore their hair long and in elaborate coiffures, etc.

I reiterate: women tend to be less hairy than men, and by removing their body hair their femaleness is enhanced.

The opposite holds true for males. When we consider the terms we use for a manly man: brawny, rugged, he-man, macho, butch ... the image that comes to mind includes all those secondary characterists of maleness: tall, broad shoulders, strong arms, hairy chest ...
True about the Turks. The women in the Turkish harem shaved even their vaginas balds.

I don't know what you know about the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches like the Greek Orthodox, but you'll find a lot of their priests with long bushy beards. A large part of the reason they grow these beards is because beards are supposed to be "masculine" in their theological and religious culture.

See here the images: orthodox priests beards - Yahoo Image Search Results

And: Concerning the Tradition of Long Hair and Beards

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The question of the appropriateness of long hair and beards is frequently put to traditional Orthodox clergy. A comprehensive article appeared in Orthodox Life concerning clergy dress in the J./F. 1991 issue. At this time we would like to address the topic of clergy appearance, i.e. hair and beards.

Anyone looking at photographs and portraits of clergy in Greece, Russia, Rumania, and other Orthodox countries taken in the early twentieth century will notice that almost without exception both the monastic and married clergy, priests and deacons, wore untrimmed beards and hair.
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Old 09-30-2013, 10:50 PM
 
Location: CA, U.S.A.
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True about the Turks. The women in the Turkish harem shaved even their vaginas balds.

I don't know what you know about the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches like the Greek Orthodox, but you'll find a lot of their priests with long bushy beards. A large part of the reason they grow these beards is because beards are supposed to be "masculine" in their theological and religious culture.

See here the images: orthodox priests beards - Yahoo Image Search Results

And: Concerning the Tradition of Long Hair and Beards
Ironically many women are capable of growing beards to some degree, yet you don't see many women with beards not even in middle eastern countries, sexism yes?~

The exception is the Sikh faith, men and women alike are proud even forbidden from shaving their beards, because they believe every hair to be a gift from the wonderfully generous creator.~

Unsurprisingly, modern "scientists" and "doctors" will deem women who naturally grow beards as "unnatural" or "having some kind of "condition".~

Considerate Doctors or Sexist Idiots?~

Come on, is it really that hard to understand?!~ Just take a look at every other wild ape animal there is hardly any difference between the sexes when it comes to fur dispersal.~ ^_^

Humans have brainwashed themselves into believing a FALSE idea of "what a woman is".~

If it grows, it grows, as long as every one is healthy and happy, WHO CARES?!~

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Old 10-01-2013, 12:52 AM
 
Location: on the edge of Sanity
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There's just some thing weird about looking at a full grown adult Human male without a mane.
Are you Amish? Were you raised by Hasidic Jews?

Well, we all have our own way of looking at the world, but I just saw an ad for the movie "Rush" and I'd much rather look at Chris Hemsworth than the Ayatollah.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:20 AM
 
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Visually interesting? Wow, that's strange. What is there to see? I mean really? Yikes.

20yrsinBranson
No kidding. Yeesh.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:27 AM
 
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Ironically many women are capable of growing beards to some degree, yet you don't see many women with beards not even in middle eastern countries, sexism yes?~

The exception is the Sikh faith, men and women alike are proud even forbidden from shaving their beards, because they believe every hair to be a gift from the wonderfully generous creator.~

Unsurprisingly, modern "scientists" and "doctors" will deem women who naturally grow beards as "unnatural" or "having some kind of "condition".~

Considerate Doctors or Sexist Idiots?~

Come on, is it really that hard to understand?!~ Just take a look at every other wild ape animal there is hardly any difference between the sexes when it comes to fur dispersal.~ ^_^

Humans have brainwashed themselves into believing a FALSE idea of "what a woman is".~

If it grows, it grows, as long as every one is healthy and happy, WHO CARES?!~
I'm not sure why you want to think of human beings as being no different from every other animal out there. Perhaps you are just one of those people that likes to argue absurd perspectives, I dunno. But look around you....clearly humans ARE different - hugely so. We have morality. We possess unique intellectual, cultural, and communicative abilities. Humans are thinkers, uniquely capable of abstract reasoning, and able to apply the foundational logical principle of noncontradiction. Human minds alone develop propositions, formulate arguments, draw inferences, recognize universal principles, and value logical validity, coherence, and truth. Only human beings wonder why the physical universe corresponds to abstract mathematical theorems. No chimp can self-reflect - take that mental and spiritual leap of stepping outside of himself and seeing himself from an alternate perspective, or realizing consciously that he is alive, that his heart is beating, that he is walking the planet, that he will die someday, and that the moon is overhead.

"Fur dispersal"?

What a riot.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:15 AM
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Apparently not, since if you had actually read any of the posts before your own you would know that.~ ^_^
Those other posts are by you under pseudonyms.
You are the only one. [mod cut]

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