Stephan at Peekdish shares his poignant observations of the beard and modern culture in a recent article. Without wishing to cut short his thesis, we found this passage especially Beardivist:
What better way is there to define yourself, than by growing a beard that nobody else could possibly replicate. That is the beauty of the beard; like snowflakes and fingerprints, no two beards are the same.
Read on at The Forgotten Art.