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Another thing I don't have time for

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Another thing I don't have time for

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* Hypocrisy: if you don't want something done where you're involved, stop doing it to others.
  • Disclaimer: I don't know who or what you're referring to!

    Generally I have found the so-called Golden Rule to be problematic past its most basic applications (things like, "don't do violence to, deceive, or steal from other people"); a lot of annoying things in my life have been caused by people assuming that my wants, needs and desires are the same as their own.
    • Yeah- I wouldn't want the mayonnaise with my fries, but try telling that to the Dutch person picking up McDonalds' for the team.

      But that's just 'okay, I have mayo I don't need', in my view: it's a bit different than what's on my mind.
    • The positive (or Christian) formulation is more problematic in that respect than the negative (or Confucian) formulation that is being invoked here.
    • oh, and the referent's all humankind, not a specific person. I've been just deciding it's time to start documenting the bullshit I'm sick to death of dealing with that seems to repeatedly come from the average schlemiel.
  • Dear Afluent Homosexual,

    I am poor. My computer is broken. Buy me a new one.

    Yours,
    The Anti-Christ.
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