Switching the Track

Imagine you are at the train track switch. Down the main track there are ten kids playing on the track. Down the second unused track there is only one. A train comes, the track is aligned toward the ten kids. Do you switch the track and sacrifice the one?

Most people would answer yes, switch the track.  Not to sound callous, but I’m here to tell you how wrong that is.

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On Website’s Priorities and Advertisements

Most of you may not have noticed this. I certainly would not have if not for a run of bad luck a while back.

Modern computers run fast. The internet is fast. And there are plenty of websites out there that serve web pages whose contents are almost exclusively advertisement… to my everlasting frustration.

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Criticisms of EBT

Since I started receiving food stamps, I have observed a few trends and phenomenon which I disapprove of and think should be corrected. The system is bogus.

For one, anyone on food stamps can buy junk food. Ice cream, chips, soda pop. These products have near zero nutritional value. Its no wonder the people who need EBT in the first place are the sort of “American trash” that end up with health problems, too. Junk food makes you slow, lazy, depressed, unwilling to work. It carries a huge psychological weight beyond that of the physical weight you will also inevitably bare.

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Receiving Stolen Goods – How the Law is Practiced

Did you know that you could be prosecuted for the possession of stolen goods if those goods were given to you for free, whether or not you knew it was stolen?

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Women Workers and Additional Income

Its not that women in the workforce have, in themselves, caused a detriment to our economy. Rather, its women and their husbands who both work that have hurt the economy.

Has it occured to anyone that since wives stopped being housewives while both the husband and the wife work, the cost of living has drastically risen.

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A New Educational Standard

This post is in response to a fellow blogger.

This blogger has a rather genius idea to offer certifications (not unlike a Journeyman’s license) in all fields of expertise… a general sort of “life experience degree”.

I love the idea. But I also see a hiccup with it… or perhaps a separate implication entirely…
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The Economic Detriment of an Education

It’s no surprise to me whatsoever that community colleges are over crowded. Education is fine, don’t get me wrong, but when you stand zero chance of succeeding in this ridiculous society of ours for a lack of it… quite a different story.

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