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RF beard owners' society

Discussion in 'Men's Issues' started by Eddi, Nov 22, 2022.

  1. Eddi

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    Here's a question for those here who have beards:

    Why?

    I have a beard

    For two reasons:

    1) Whenever I have a wet shave it is always a total bloodbath and using an electronic shaving machine just doesn't work on my face
    2) I am on a mission to reclaim the beard from terrorists and jihadis, they have appropriated it and it is time for decent folk to take it back

    I can think of two people here who I think have a beard:

    @The Hammer and @RabbiO

    Am I right in thinking you guys have beards?

    And if so, may I ask why?

    Anyone else here have a beard?
     
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  2. The Sum of Awe

    The Sum of Awe Brought to you by the moment that spacetime began.

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    I have a filled out goatee. Why? To turn on the ladies ya know!
     
  3. Heyo

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    Yep.
    Too lazy to shave.
     
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  4. icehorse

    icehorse Veteran Member
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    What @Heyo said.

    Too lazy to shave, also, it really does keep me a bit warmer in the winter.
     
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  5. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    Hubby gave up shaving when the lockdown hit. But no beard, he runs a beard trimmer over his stubble very few days.
     
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  6. Heyo

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    Since the pandemic I keep my beard trimmed. (Every few weeks is enough.) It wouldn't fit under a mask otherwise.
     
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  7. Messianic Israelite

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    Hi Eddi. Good afternoon. I'm a man, therefore I have a beard. This is according to Yahweh's Law (Leviticus 19:27) and I have never shaved my beard. I like my beard and I'm told it makes me look 'manly'. Good on you for having a beard though (although I would argue it is for the wrong reasons :)).
     
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  8. ADigitalArtist

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    *pokes head in as a bearded woman then slowly closes the door.*
     
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  9. Eddi

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    Come back!

    Bearded women are very welcome!
     
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  10. The Hammer

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    Yup, I've got a beard. Like you probably for two main reasons.

    The first is, I like the way I look with a beard, as opposed to a smooth baby face. It makes me look older, and a bit wiser.

    The second is I had to shave everyday for 10 years while I was in the Navy, and I vowed not to shave after I got out. And I haven't. My face feels healthier then it did while shaving. The skin is in better condition.
     
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  11. The Hammer

    The Hammer Wyrd Wide Web
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    Really? Lucky. That's a benefit I haven't noticed at all.
     
  12. Messianic Israelite

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    Hi ADigitalArtist. Ah, I figured someone would have mentioned this. In my experience here on RF, seems whenever you stand up for men having beards, someone posts images or mentions that of women with facial hair. Excessive or unwanted hair that grows on a woman's body and face is caused by hirsutism, a condition that affects only a small percentage of women. They are permitted to shave. 90% of women don't have this problem.

    Men are not permitted to shave their beards by Yahweh's Law. Men and women are supposed to look different. Logically, we can actually see that women and men already have traits which differentiate them (to the most part). "Sexual dimorphism" is the scientific term for physical differences between males and females of a species. There is usually some clear identifier to differentiate the genders. Yahweh has said in His Law that men are to have beards. In humans, the more testosterone a man has, the stronger his brow, cheekbones and jaw line. Meanwhile, the more estrogen a woman has, the wider her face, fuller her lips and the higher her eyebrows according to LiveScience.
     
  13. icehorse

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    If you're outdoors a lot you can do a little experiment:

    1 - go outside with your beard and notice how your face feels in the cold.
    2 - shave, and go outside again and see if you notice a difference.

    I notice a difference :)
     
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  14. ADigitalArtist

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    I've always had low estrogen and higher androgen. I don't consider it unwanted or unnatural. Just a part of being me. :) Sometimes women can grow beards. Sometimes men can't. Nothing wrong with either of those things.
     
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  15. Messianic Israelite

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    ADigitalArtist. Good afternoon. In my experience most women don't want to sport a beard so the option is open for them to shave. Some men can't grow beards, you are right. Although I can't find an exact figure of the percentage of men who cannot grow beards, it does happen, yes. However, most men can grow beards. They aren't violating the Law if they can't do so. Those who can are simply not to shave. In the Kingdom of Yahweh, all men who can do so, will have beards.
     
  16. RabbiO

    RabbiO הרב יונה בן זכריה

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    @Eddi -

    i would shave my beard, but everytime I go to do it there’s this old guy in the mirror blocking my view.
     
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  17. England my lionheart

    England my lionheart Rockerjahili Rebel
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    I have a beard now because it’s winter but in summer no.
     
  18. Left Coast

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    Thankfully I've stopped worrying about what fundamentalists want me to do with my life. I'm happily a man who is just as biologically male as anyone else, and I have a clean shaven face. :) I happen to like the way I look without facial hair (though I allow a little scruff now and then).
     
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  19. Audie

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    Not Asian ones
     
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  20. John53

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    I am bearded because:

    A. I'm lazy
    B. To hide my numerous chins
    C. It makes me a chick magnet
    D. If your Dad doesn't have a beard you've got two Mums.

     
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