"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…"
"Decomposition also fits nicely into the conservation of matter, and is testable. I do not know any way to experimentally verify reincarnation, and to date, know of no evidence supporting the idea. It also requires something persistent (soul?) to…"
What do you guys think of the concept of reincarnation? I don't know if I believe in it or not, but i think its a very interesting concept, partly because it kind of melds with the conservation of matter and energy. What do you guys think?See More
"The way this was worded makes it non debatable it is more about taking side and being mad at those who believe different. If we are to have debates on here we need to word things better.
Name calling in really not helpful. …"
"There are many things we will never truly stop from happening. We will never stop murder. Or rape. Or domestic violence. Or theft. That is not a reason to make rape, theft and murder legal, Einstein.
No, being judgemental and having judgement is not…"
Serial killers do it for self gratification (and illegally) vs. medical professionals doing their jobs in a clinical setting (and legally).
Making the leap associating them is simply not supported here. "