"To shave or not to shave?"
What do all these facts about beard biology mean? Simply this: A man’s ability to grow a beard or mustache worthy of a place in the Guinness Book of World Records has nothing to do with a positive attitude or superior virility. It has everything to do with the accidents of world history — in other words, his genetic baggage.
A Closer Shave: Man’s Daily Search for Perpection by Wallace G. Pinfold, 1999