History BadassBookworm / RealLife

12th Feb '18 12:59:55 PM JoltNinja
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* Due to the combination of mandatory military conscription by the state and the cultural emphasis on education in Judaism,





* [[BadassIsraeli Israel]] produces a number of these.

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* Due to the combination of mandatory military conscription by the state and the cultural emphasis on education in Judaism,





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Judaism, [[BadassIsraeli Israel]] produces a number of these.
22nd Jan '18 11:38:08 AM Vsanchez0816199
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* J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of the Lord of the Rings series, participated in the Battle of the Somme (a very blood and devastating battle) as a member of the British military.

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* J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of the Lord of the Rings series, participated in the Battle of the Somme (a very blood bloody and devastating battle) as a member of the British military.
22nd Jan '18 11:37:29 AM Vsanchez0816199
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* Due to the combination of mandatory military conscription by the state and the cultural emphasis on education in Judaism, [[BadassIsraeli Israel]] produces a number of these.

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* Due to the combination of mandatory military conscription by the state and the cultural emphasis on education in Judaism, [[BadassIsraeli Judaism,





*[[BadassIsraeli
Israel]] produces a number of these.


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* J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of the Lord of the Rings series, participated in the Battle of the Somme (a very blood and devastating battle) as a member of the British military.
9th Jan '18 9:18:25 PM icewater
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liviu_Librescu Dr. Liviu Librescu]], Romanian-born Holocaust survivor, scientist and [[BadassTeacher academic professor]] of engineering. During the Virginia Tech massacre, Librescu [[YouShallNotPass personally kept the door shut]] to prevent gunman Seung-hui Cho from entering the classroom while his students escaped out the windows. He was [[MadeOfIron shot through the door five times]] before finally succumbing to a shot to the head. He had a history, since surviving the Holocaust takes a {{Determinator}} in itself...

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liviu_Librescu Dr. Liviu Librescu]], Romanian-born Holocaust survivor, pioneering scientist and [[BadassTeacher academic professor]] professor of engineering.engineering]]. During the Virginia Tech massacre, Librescu [[YouShallNotPass personally kept the door shut]] to prevent gunman Seung-hui Cho from entering the classroom while his students escaped out the windows. He was [[MadeOfIron shot through the door five times]] before finally succumbing to a shot to the head. He had a history, since surviving the Holocaust takes a {{Determinator}} in itself...
9th Jan '18 9:12:24 PM icewater
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liviu_Librescu Dr. Liviu Librescu]], Romanian-born Holocaust survivor, scientist and [[BadassTeacher academic professor]]. During the Virginia Tech massacre, Librescu [[YouShallNotPass personally kept the door shut]] to prevent gunman Seung-hui Cho from entering the classroom while his students escaped out the windows. He was [[MadeOfIron shot through the door five times]] before finally succumbing to a shot to the head. He had a history, since surviving the Holocaust takes a {{Determinator}} in itself...

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liviu_Librescu Dr. Liviu Librescu]], Romanian-born Holocaust survivor, scientist and [[BadassTeacher academic professor]].professor]] of engineering. During the Virginia Tech massacre, Librescu [[YouShallNotPass personally kept the door shut]] to prevent gunman Seung-hui Cho from entering the classroom while his students escaped out the windows. He was [[MadeOfIron shot through the door five times]] before finally succumbing to a shot to the head. He had a history, since surviving the Holocaust takes a {{Determinator}} in itself...
13th Oct '17 6:33:48 AM Malady
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* {{Haruki Murakami}}, who is a novelist, a triathlete and marathon runner (which is the main subject of his memoir).

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* {{Haruki Murakami}}, Creator/HarukiMurakami, who is a novelist, a triathlete and marathon runner (which is the main subject of his memoir).
20th Sep '17 5:07:25 AM JamesAustin
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* Creator/MartinLutherKingJr is known in the United States as ''the'' BadassPacifist. It's easy to forget that before his activism he a full-time Baptist minister with a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology. Iconic images of his personal library shows that it was enormous, and contained everything from the Bible to the works of Mahatma Gandhi to the works of Aristotle, Saint Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas.

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* Creator/MartinLutherKingJr UsefulNotes/MartinLutherKingJr is known in the United States as ''the'' BadassPacifist. It's easy to forget that before his activism he a full-time Baptist minister with a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology. Iconic images of his personal library shows that it was enormous, and contained everything from the Bible to the works of Mahatma Gandhi to the works of Aristotle, Saint Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas.
31st Aug '17 8:59:36 PM AnoSa
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* [[AwesomeMcCoolName Saxton Pope]] was a doctor and surgical instructor at the University of California who became close friends with [[LastOfHisKind Ishi, the last member of almost certainly the last 'uncontacted' First Nation tribe.]] He picked up a plethora of ancient skills from him, [[http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/world/readfile?fk_files=17210 wrote the book on modern fieldcraft and bowhunting]], and ''killed [[BearsAreBadNews grizzly bears]] using home-made bows and arrows''.

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* [[AwesomeMcCoolName Saxton Pope]] was a doctor and surgical instructor at the University of California who became close friends with [[LastOfHisKind Ishi, the last member of almost certainly the last 'uncontacted' First Nation tribe.]] He picked up a plethora of ancient skills from him, [[http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/world/readfile?fk_files=17210 org/ebooks/8084 wrote the book on modern fieldcraft and bowhunting]], and ''killed [[BearsAreBadNews grizzly bears]] using home-made bows and arrows''.
1st Aug '17 10:13:13 PM TwisterAce
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Mattis James Mattis]], retired U.S. Marine Corps General and later U.S. Secretary of Defense, has been nicknamed "The Warrior Monk" because of his bachelor life and devotion to the study of war. He has extensively studied military history and world history, and his personal library contains over 7,000 books. [[http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/ltgen-james-mattis-reading-list He even issued required reading lists for the Marines under his command.]]
19th Jul '17 10:44:25 PM SoapheadChurch
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* [[UsefulNotes/CivilRightsMovement Martin Luther King, Jr.]] is known in the United States as ''the'' BadassPacifist. It's easy to forget that before his activism he a full-time Baptist minister with a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology. Iconic images of his personal library shows that it was enormous, and contained everything from the Bible to the works of Mahatma Gandhi to the works of Aristotle, Saint Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas.

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* [[UsefulNotes/CivilRightsMovement Martin Luther King, Jr.]] Creator/MartinLutherKingJr is known in the United States as ''the'' BadassPacifist. It's easy to forget that before his activism he a full-time Baptist minister with a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology. Iconic images of his personal library shows that it was enormous, and contained everything from the Bible to the works of Mahatma Gandhi to the works of Aristotle, Saint Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas.
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