Fun fact: a large software company can afford a better lawyer than a recently-unemployed engineer.
On the other hand, there’s the other extreme, which is plugging in to world news sites and realizing just how hideously flawed the world is and how we’re all utterly doomed…
Ah, the late ’90’s. When a dolt who crashes computers by looking at them funny could be considered a valuable asset.
It’s especially fun when you quickly learn there’s two types of employment businesses nowadays: online ones that take all your information, sell it to advertisers, then spam you with worthless part-time minimum-wage jobs up to two states away, and in-person ones that take all your information, sell it to advertisers, and then just don’t do anything.
“Beware the advice of successful people. They do not seek your company.”
Chimpanzees still do it. They’ll stalk and kill a monkey using only body language and eye contact.
As opposed to nowadays, where said classmate would be ejected and then Bluster would go into a long lecture about how he’d made every penny through hard work, dammit, and nobody wanted to work like they used to, but hey, if you wanted to prove him wrong, there were plenty of jobs on his property that pay above minimum wage, if you’re willing to be a team player…
“Antacids are $30!”
-Something known by every cat owner out there.
But then how will he hit kids in the head whenever he opens the door?