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Why is male facial hair so widespread these days?

Discussion in 'Men's Issues' started by Jonathan Bailey, Sep 17, 2019.

  1. Labourwave

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    If I shave at 8 in the morning I have a beard by 5pm. I don't like it, but unless I'm doing something particularly formal or want to look my best, I can't be bothered buying that many razors.
     
  2. Landon Caeli

    Landon Caeli What's your stoyle?

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    I know it's pretty. I don't know what's wrong with me, I just can't get past it for some reason. It's embedded deep in the core of my soul. As if, Maybe my ancestors were enslaved by Mohammadans or battled them or something, and that intuition was encoded in my soul.. IDK.

    All I know is that I can't get past it.
     
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    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    I'm telling Jesus you said that.

    His Mom is going to be really mad.
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    I'll be honest though. I agree that beards can be dirty, mine is a pain to keep up well. But I keep it out of a bit of laziness sometimes, considering it grows back in 4 days.

    If I do meet a woman, I'd rather have one who encourages me to shave.
     
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    @Rival, don't forget the Marxist lads!

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  6. Landon Caeli

    Landon Caeli What's your stoyle?

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    I know. I'm pretty much doomed.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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  8. Landon Caeli

    Landon Caeli What's your stoyle?

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    If the guy on the right had horns, he'd look like the devil.
     
  9. Rival

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    You don't know Lenin?
     
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    Landon Caeli What's your stoyle?

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    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    Apparently, I'm not as familiar with the devil as you are.

    Next time you see him, tell him I said Hi!
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    On a personal level, I keep a groomed beard/scruff, because after 10 years of shaving daily, my face welcomes the reprieve of not dragging a piece of sharpened steel across my maw.
     
  13. Jonathan Bailey

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    Yes, beard-wearing a grave attempt to "Islamize" the West! I would believe it. it's an infringement upon American and European/British culture both.

    Beards are unappetizing to look at while I'm eating. They should at least be covered up by law in food-handling occupations.
     
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    No, lack of pubes look babyish, childlike. Beards look vile on the human face because that part of the body we mostly connect with socially.
    Bad teeth are also gross.
     
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    Just don't look at any drawings or photos of Victorian England.....

    Mind you they were all Jewish, with names like Nathan, Ezekiel, Obadiah etc.
     
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    The increasing number of men with beards has nothing to do with Islamic culture invading the West. It's also nothing to do with fashion, laziness or the general decline of society.

    It's caused by the growing popularity of dwarven drinking songs:

     
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    I wish had my Italian facial hair genes. :( My grandfather and all my uncles have glorious beards or mustaches and I'm stuck over here barely able to grow more than patches.
     
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    By contrast, beards were common on men until the advent of modern military dress codes, which often required that men be clean-shaven, presumably in an attempt to prevent lice infestations among soldiers. But now that we have modern conveniences such as cheap mass-produced shampoo and better personal grooming products and habits, there isn't much reason for men to be clean-shaven. Bearded men is a return to historical norms.

    You must have seen men with unkempt and untrimmed beards. I always take time every day to comb my beard, nick off the scragglies, and I also condition my beard twice a week. Also, stroking one's beard is an extremely satisfying sensation.
     
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    Well, you need to get over it as it's not grounded in reality or any sort of reasonableness. Beards became popular recently due to to white urban hipsters, not Muslims. Muslims don't have that sort of cultural reach in America. Most of the beard care products at your average store are marketed towards hipsters, so that should give you a clue as to who is behind the trend.

    I personally have a beard since I look better with it and it goes with my shaved head and the subcultures I'm part of. It helps my face look very masculine. Nothing to do with religion. I would have it regardless of trends. I do not see beards going away, though, the same as tattoos and piercings won't really go away since all of them have become more socially acceptable. Those kinds of things used to be the norm.
     
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  20. Jonathan Bailey

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    I was born in 1964. I'm so accustomed to seeing clean-shaven men for most of my life. All the men in my family were clean-shaven. My 1908-born grandfather thought men with beards looked like dirty bums or hippies. It is customary to cut off the male foreskin in America for sanitary reasons. Foreskins look weird on nude men and boys. Hair on guys' faces also look weird. I can tolerate the looks of a well-trimmed mustache, but that's it.

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