Take Abraham Lincoln, for instance, his gaze and facial structure vehemently conveyed, that no matter the consequence, he wasn't going to take shit from nobody. Because a beard is a sign of strength and masculinity and when said beard finalizes a decision, it sticks with it, and is not to be second-guessed. Now, in my younger days, as a beardless rookie in the woods, I learned the most invaluable lessons from my bearded peers. I seemed to gravitate to the air about them; it was a respectable, authoritative air. It wasn't the look of a fresh up-and-comer, as I was, it was cultured and refined. It was the look of a hunter who has seen the world and the game that inhabits it and has more than a few daring tales to tell about it. It was the look of the well-traveled PH, of the camp cook who fed more people than I'd ever met, and more importantly, it was the look of The Most Interesting Man In The World - the Dos Equis Dude. So this fall, escape the oppression of razors, buck social norms and break free from this feminized culture of bald faces. And if anyone has the gall to tell you to shave, and when your beard isn't strong enough to speak for itself, hold your head high and bear in mind, that their attitudes come from a feeling of weakness and inadequacy.
Hugs, Handshakes and Happy Hunting!