"If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?" Will Rogers
Question #4861 posted on 04/09/2004 12:01 a.m.

Dear 100 Hour Board,

Jesus had a beard. Brigham Young has a beard. Lorenzo Snow had a beard. Why can't I have a beard without being chastised?

-Baby Face

A: Dear Baby Face,

Because you signed a contract saying you would not have a beard. Get over it.

- Irreverent

P.S. I think what you're after is this: BYU wants its students to look like respectable, upstanding citizens of the community. Due to social perception, it's easier to do this when you are clean shaven. Well, that's my take on it, anyway.
A: Dear Baby Face,

It's because the hippies all had beards.

-cubic nerd
A: Dear Baby Face:

Top five reasons not to have a beard

Fidel Castro

David Koresh

Brian David Mitchell

Ted Kaczynski

Osama bin Laden

-- Misaneroth