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Gentleman's Philosophy

Lessons in Manliness from the Cowboys

Howdy gents, it’s Max from the Young Gentleman’s Guide here! So, despite all the myths about cowboys that have propped up over the decades thanks mostly to Hollywood, there’s still a multitude of things that the cowboys of the frontier can teach young gentlemen of today. It was far from an easy or idyllic living, but the harsh reality that the cowboy life entailed came with quite a few life lessons that any man can take to heart. So without any further ado, let’s get started!

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Gentlemanly Figureheads

4 Historical Figures that All Gentlemen Should Look up To

Afternoon gents, it’s Max from the Young Gentleman’s Guide here! In today’s article, we’re going to take a look at major historical figures that set standards of masculinity, stoicism, chivalry, or any combination of those things and talk about why young gentlemen everywhere should look up to them. There’s certainly no shortage of such figures throughout history, but since we only have so much time, I’ll just keep it limited to four (4). There’s not really much else that needs to be said as far as the intro is concerned, so let’s go ahead and get started!

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Gentleman's Philosophy

5 (or 6) U.S. National Parks that Everyone Should Visit

Afternoon gents, it’s Max from the Young Gentleman’s Guide here! So, in the United States, our nation’s government is rife with political gridlock, corruption, and gross overspending. Of course, this really isn’t news to anybody, even to those who live outside the U.S. However, in the words of Parks and Recreation‘s Ron Swanson, “…the National Park Service is the only branch of government worth a damn”, and I tend to agree with that. The National Park Service’s sole mission is to preserve our nation’s natural environments and historical landmarks, as well give citizens and non-citizens alike a chance to appreciate the beauty, grandeur, and sometimes danger of God’s creation. So in honor of that, I’m going to list five (technically six) National Parks that everyone needs to visit at least once in their lives. Of course, I’d like this entry to be closer to 423 entries long, but I only have so much time to write. So without any further delay, let’s get started!

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Gentleman's Philosophy

5 Coffee Companies that Deserve your Support

Afternoon gents, it’s Max from the Young Gentleman’s Guide here! So, anyone who knows me knows that I love coffee, and that I’m always looking to try beans and roasts from various companies. It’s also no surprise that coffee is one of the most popular beverages all over the world, and as a result, there are many coffee shops and coffee companies in the United States alone that don’t get nearly as much attention as the big chains like Starbuck’s, yet make arguably a much better product. So today, I’m going to list five (5) of those companies that absolutely deserve more support and attention.

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Gentleman's Philosophy

6 Ways to Stay Disciplined

Afternoon gents, it’s Max from the Young Gentleman’s Guide here! To start off, I wanted to apologize for practically disappearing off the Earth without any warning. A lot of things in my personal and professional life have come up since I last put up an article, not to mention the fever dream of a year 2020 was. As a result, it’s made me so incredibly busy, so I haven’t been able to find enough time to research, write, and post for a long time. However, now that I’ve found that time again, and I will be back to putting up just one article a week. With all this good news comes some bad news, though. Since our admin Mary has also been very busy with some other things happening in her life, she will unfortunately not be writing for us anymore, which means that the Young Lady’s Journal segment of the blog will be discontinuing. If we can find another admin for the blog who’s interested in writing that segment, we’ll bring it back, but for now, it’s going away. Now, with all the updates out of the way, let’s move onto the rest of the article!