The real problem with the cartoonists who insist they have to exercise their right to insult certain people is that when the terrorists come after them, the cartoonists escape and it’s innocent bystanders who get killed. And cities like Paris and Copenhagen spend many thousands of dollars repairing the damage or catching the bad guys so these childish cartoonists can moon anyone they choose. Yes, they have the freedom to write or draw what they want, but that doesn’t mean you are not responsible for the damage it does. It’s also curious that these freedom cartoonists never write anything derogatory about atheists or humanists, just the religious.
Bob: “Adam, Your the best mentor ever! When I grow up, I want to be just like you!”
Adam: “Then who would I be?”
Dialog from a recent episode of Lab Rats on Disney XD
Good point, Adam. If someone decides to be just like you, than there would be no need for the real you anymore. Fortunately that can’t really happen because of a simple catch: If Adam is being himself, and Bob tries to be just like him, he automatically fails because Adam is not trying to be just like somebody else, he is being himself. Of course, you can imitate one aspect of another person, such as a business plan they follow to build a successful business, but that is not being “just like” them.
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It’s good to see that Walmart is raising their minimum wage in all states. The publicity on this, however, is exagerating when it claims they are giving employees a twenty percent raise. The truth is that because many states already have a minimum wage higher that the national one, only a few thousand employees will be getting a twenty percent increase but most will get somewhat less. Still, it is a step in the right direction. Continue reading “Random Thoughts 2-22-2015”