"Avoid debt, except for your home mortgage. Pay that off as soon as possible too. (10 years beats 30 years.) Look at every bill every month and think of how to make it smaller. Drive a good used car that's both reliable…"
"First of all, it is manly to work. It is not manly to not work. There is honor in work. There is dishonor in laziness. The seemingly lowest employee of a McDonald's cleaning toilets stands a mile above the slickest…"
"It changes from month to month, or season to season. I just spent about three months figuring out how to get a razor sharp edge on almost any knife. Before that I learned how to drop a squirrel at 10 yards with a BB pistol. Before…"
"I have to agree with this.
It's all well and good that homeless people are graduating from college, cut the bulk of our population is in the middle. Either toward the bottom middle, only making ends meet with government assistance (food…"
""Nowhere else in the western world takes 39-week-old "fetuses", delivers them sufficiently to preserve the commercially valuable parts and then crushes the non-sellable parts in order to preserve a technical denial of…"
"The unwritten curriculum is just as important as the written curriculum. That unwritten curriculum is the whole reason that many employers do not care WHAT the degree was in, only that the person has a degree.
The unwritten curriculum is powerful."
"You do realize, while it's not the BEST way to do this, jumping through said hoops and all helps to teach the unwritten curriculum which is just as critical. It teaches how to navigate through bureaucratic systems (which are evil, but…"