Does going to work just suck for you ???

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  1. Rattler

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    Communism...history has already proven that its a nice idea on paper, but it doesn’t work in practice.
     
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    Or St Louis?
     
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    But what you described previously was classic Communism.
     
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    Yep...retired two years ago, I play a lot of tennis, and travel.
     
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    Right now in the current world what would you say is working?
     
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    Which is awesome.
     
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  7. sureshs

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    Pure isms don't work. So-called capitalism is not pure capitalism at all, but a mixture with socialism and populism. Without them, capitalism will collapse.

    What we need is to give up comparison with past isms and start with a clean slate. Robots do whatever work is needed and generate wealth, people who want to help design the robots and take everything to the next level make a lot of money, those who want to opt out of the rat race get basic income and health care and do whatever they want.
     
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    Yes,it's hell and I only do 31/32 hours,aiming to cut it down to 25 in the next couple of years
     
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    How’d I get to cure the world’s ills?

    Empirically capitalism worked out pretty well for me....but that’s as far as I can comment.

    Did I get a few breaks, yes I did, but so did everyone who is successful...tha’s just the way it is.
     
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    So communisim with a slight twist...your ideal discounts human nature and the drive of the id, ego & super-ego.
     
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    Not much of id, ego and super-ego is left when suffering from a disease without health benefits. Chanting "freedom" and waving the flag won't prevent peeing in your diapers.
     
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    What does healthcare have to do with incontinence? In many cases, it can't be fixed.
     
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    What?!? That came outta left field...what an evasive response. So you’re the kinda guy that just can’t admit to being incorrect....gotcha
     
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    He doesn't have to admit it because he's never incorrect.
     
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    For all of you who think your work is important, if you truly reflect on it, you will realize it is mostly work that can be automated or done cheaper by somebody else. So basically, you really don't deserve the money you make. You are just a placeholder for the time till which you can be replaced.

    Think about it.
     
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    I forwarded this to your boss and coworkers and posted it on your Facebook page.
     
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    You own your own store so you are your own jerk boss.
     
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    It does lead to millions of dead people , endless poverty and a giant police state of zero civil rights
    Sushi is entertaining but I fail to see any logic
     
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    Yes

    Only thing going lol
     
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    Living in an endless sea of the most filthy , smelly and disgusting thugs you could ever imagine
     
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    His boss sucks
     
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    I need a place that has Vegas climate and midwestern people
    Oh wait ...that is Phoenix
     
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    Same boss though.....
     
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    It depends. Many convenience storeowners
    tell me they work very long hours.

    Maybe UPS stores are different.
     
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    One thing I like about New England - the average intelligence level here is pretty high.
     
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    I enjoy my job and the impact, social significance. I’m very passionate about it. But I don’t like the lack of funding and attention it deserves. I graduated only a few years ago and it hurts to see a lot of people I knew do jobs that have little social impact or are socially irresponsible yet they make astronomically more money and seem to be able to do more because of it. I want to believe that years of grunt work will pay off.
     
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    Orlando is dangerous?! DisneyWorld's back yard? Home of Mickey Mouse.

    :(
     
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    Me going to work sucks for my coworkers
     
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    I see this in the millennial generation - my son has a job that has impact on the lives of many others and he finds it rewarding and the pay is decent; but I've told him that he could make twice as much in the corporate world (at least where I work) but he'll be a small cog in a big machine and a lot of stuff that many workers don't like (politics, process, bureaucracy) are here as they are in most of the corporate world.

    If you want to make money, you may have to do a lot of things that you don't enjoy doing or even don't want to do, like playing politics and stepping over other people.
     
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    Those tourism jobs don't pay very well.
     
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    Did you cook two sides of bacon in the office kitchen again?
     
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    Any place one doesn't like being is a prison. You have two options:
    1. Do something you like doing
    2. Learn to change how you relate to the situation. You have to learn how to let things go that bother you and throw it away. That way you can travel light.
     
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    I’m not worried about money, I am lucky in that regard. I went to school in a small town in a rural state and was offered an office job with a salary within my industry if I had chosen to stay. I think my ignorance and lack of experience in the working world as well as dislike of rural culture led me to a hasty decision to move to a bigger city of my liking. I assumed that it would be easy to find the same job that I was offered and was disappointed to see how much more competitive it was and had to lower my expectations. I’m sure I’ll get there in a couple years but they just don’t prepare you for work in undergrad unfortunately. The money factor to me only comes up when I see my friends doing things I can’t afford basically. Can’t help the slight jealousy. But at the same time it’s helped me focus energy into things that cost less like outdoor rec activities. I know I’m just paying my dues and money will come later. It just came as a shock because in undergrad it really goes unmentioned as to how to apply your degree- for liberals arts in my experience anyhow.
     
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    Here the avg IQ is between beavis -butthead and King of the hill

    I thought my IQ was iffy until I moved here
     
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    The avg education in Nevada is about on par with a 5th grade prison education from rykers island

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    I believe the concept behind it was roughly that it was the democratically proposed final step in a very slow and gradual transition from capitalism that generates money, technology, and resources to equal distribution. It cant work without enough resources too distribute. Every economy in the world is already mixed. So certain amounts of Capitals critique are already in practice and not questioned. Im no expert however.
     
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    I find Phoenix and Arizona to be quite different than a lot of the M i d w e s t.
     
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    Has Orlando really become that dangerous ???

    I would probably commite suicide if I had to live in boca raton with those NY types of schmendricks
     
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    The entire dna of communism is pure olagarichy and they simply trick the peasants into believing this schmendrick uptopia is their to help them
    It’s a huge fraud where the oligarchs live like kings and every one else like surfs
     
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    you think Holland and Sweden is utopia lol

    the population is drowned in taxes and drugs and they are too weak to even protect their own people
     
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    You sure sound like an expert ;)
     
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    Sounds like California, to me ;)

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    I know the scam and I can read the history from USSR to Castro to Mao and pol pot
     
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    Im glad you read some history and formulated an opinion.
     
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