I don't profess these to be the ultimate truth or even assert that they haven't been stated a dozen times over on this site, but the germ of this post manifested itself in my mind this evening and won't relent until I commit it to writing somewhere. These are in no particular order.
1) Disappointment is momentary. Shame is passing. Regret is forever.
It is better to come out of the proverbial battle defeated but secure in the knowledge that you fought it than to sit by a… Continue
"So do I have it straight:
Occupiers are resentful, negativist who expect someone else to fix their problems while SteamPunks are gilded, positive, well dressed, gadget builders and occupiers were brought up just as a contrasting example? "
"My grandmother was born into the elite in Czarist Russia. Fled on her feet accross Europe, rebuilt her life into solid upper middle class in California. She would say around the kitchen table: "Boys, it was true. We had…"
I'm sure as fuck ready for a sensible discussion from "men" who quit changing the rules of the conversation midstream. Jack, for example, does it all the time. When he for instance, rightfully corrects someone…"
"They made a big noise, a few years ago, by protesting on Wall Street in New York City, and a few other cities as well. One group even showed up in Dallas.
They're no longer particularly relevant, and in most respects never were…"