"Study hard as if it is your job, because in the end it is. Respect authority (or at least the position). Around your elders keep you mouth shut and your ears open, you may just learn something. Get out and do things. Get a job (part time of course)…"
I tell my kids that you do not have to be best friends with everyone but you should be nice to everyone and friendly with everyone you meet. There will be some real @ holes out there but you don't have to be mean to them. It is not…"
"I won't mention how I was as I would not have anyone here follow what I did, though I did have a bit of fun nonetheless.
Just know (unless you have a trust fund) these are the last remaining years of your being a dependent.
"1. Decide early on what kind of a person you want to be. You probably already know a lot of the traits you admire in other---emulate the good things you see in guys to whom you look up.
2. Pay people what you owe them---not because they…"
"I am a saxophone player, and also repair saxes and other instruments...under $70......no way, at least not something that he will actually be able to play. You might find something in that price range, but finding one at that price that actually…"
"I don't know about you, but getting tired of trying is like getting tired of life, and life is a very precious thing to me. Getting tired of trying is like giving up hope, its like giving up entirely. Learn from your mistakes, use them to…"
"Sure would. But if you instead said that the only proper emotional expression was FEMALE stoicism -- that women are weepy because the patriarchy carved out their inner confidence -- and that men are to blame for it -- that is, if you were a…"
I liken it to teaching my son to be self sufficient, sometimes I have to get on him a bit and play to his shame. It's a well known and well used method of teaching manliness. If you're going to be part of our community…"
"Still no, I can't. I have to start at your argument, which again states
Now, if your argument was that one will go to an expert in a field, then I have no beef as that is what is usually referred to as common sense. It is a completely…"
"I'm friends with 3 carpenters, a painter, a plumber, a financial advisor, an MD, a PR man, a masseuse, an EMT, and too many lawyers and college professors to count. Nurse, clerical worker, undertaker... I lose track."
After hearing that a lot of police departments have either been given or have brought ex military kit. ie APC s and in one case a grenade launcher and the increase of the militarisation of the police is the us in danger of becoming a police state?
"Rick--new response because of nesting.
For example the simple argument of "All horned animals are unicorns, a cow has horns, therefore a cow is a unicorn" is a logically valid argument and stands up to scrutiny of the rules of…"