and it doubles for a club, for banging over the head those “whiny little people” (who actually DO the work)
if they complain that their lunchroom has rats, a leaky roof
Someone somewhere in my lifetime actually studied the outcomes of scenarios viewed by optimists and pessimists.
The pessimists were more often accurate, and it was decided they were more realistic.
The dangerous bullies aren’t those that take what’s yours, but those that take ALL of “X” in order to wield power, control and get us to do what we normally would not.
Was that within the story arc in which Bill the Cat housed Trump’s brain?
That wasn’t the point. The point was that when such things are available, the people of that generation might judge US based on what is available and culturally approved in THEIR era.
Well, there is something to the mores of the time and what one had to do to, say, conduct business.
I’ve speculated that sometime in the future all meat will either be eschewed or grown in labs, and those of us who currently eat meat may be considered lesser or horrible beings by our descendants – if they judge the past with the same harshness we currently use. But I hope they learn not to throw out the baby with the bathwater & take what wisdom and experience we can offer while continuing to be horrified by our practices that are no longer acceptable in their world.
You may have hit on the booger-brained boys to which you referred yesterday, Danae
are you saying that you a currently a property owner, or at that time you would have been considered property?
The town I lived in as a teen/young woman was named for a terrible man named Kelsey, & much of my motivation for leaving was to not live in Kelseyville. I wish it could be re-named.https://www.kqed.org/news/11818362/marking-a-california-massacre-with-a-native-ceremony-of-forgiveness
Not bored judge, loving heavenly father. It took me a long time to realize that the sh*t we’re fed about the Christian afterlife makes it look like a competition for “a few good men”.
That doesn’t jive with the perfect heavenly parent.
Good parents WANT their kids with them, and often see a bigger picture, understanding the circumstances that led us to the bad choice we made.
And the whole deal of needing a savior is that we are all as bad as the next guy – sin is sin and we all do it, can’t be “good enough” or earn heaven, but if our conversion is sincere we won’t want o sin b/c we love God. (Doesn’t mean we won’t).