"I think disparaging aspiring actors working as waiters is contrary to Rowe's point that we should respect the trades. The difference between being an aspiring professional actor working as a waiter, and a waiter who participates in…"
"Again, so every lifestyle choice has to be made for maximum economic productivity? Those aspiring actor waiters are earning a living. What's it to you what they do on their days off? Are your aspiring musician friends…"
"My only thoughts on the matter are the following:
Re: Work smarter not harder:
"Work smarter not harder" isn't mean to encourage people to avoid work; it's mean to encourage people to find efficiencies in the work that…"
"What if one knew the formula for making gun powder? Shotguns, or more likely 'blunderbusses' would not be out of the question. One could even make a Kentucky long-rifle which would greatly enhance hunting."
"And I think Oregon and Washington still manage to send more money to DC than they get back.
In this discussion, I was thinking of some of my Portland relatives. There's my uncle, who always wanted to be an astronaut. Early in high…"