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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #45 on: December 18, 2013, 01:52:23 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Republican 100%  :)
I'd rather do without all of the above.

Well, I guess you won't receive that hug, after-all.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #46 on: December 18, 2013, 01:53:46 PM »
What I would do is serve the lord with all my might, all my mind, and all my soul.

I would evade debt in order to serve him.
I would evade "education" at college, in order to serve him.

Adopting a child would be wonderful.  Having children would be wonderful.   Charity would be wonderful. 

I can serve the Lord while in college. And I can be a faithful Christian while I'm paying back my loan.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #47 on: December 18, 2013, 01:54:08 PM »
Oh would you be wasting it on worthless piece of trash such as myself?
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #48 on: December 18, 2013, 02:56:42 PM »
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #49 on: December 18, 2013, 02:57:47 PM »
Oh would you be wasting it on worthless piece of trash such as myself?

Oh noooo.
But if we're not soul mates, you can't get a hug. And we're not soul mates since you don't agree with anything I say or want!  >:(
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #50 on: December 18, 2013, 03:05:26 PM »
Oh would you be wasting it on worthless piece of trash such as myself?

Oh noooo.
But if we're not soul mates, you can't get a hug. And we're not soul mates since you don't agree with anything I say or want!  >:(
We should make that a goal ;) I got the plans ready.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #51 on: December 18, 2013, 03:20:56 PM »
Oh would you be wasting it on worthless piece of trash such as myself?

Oh noooo.
But if we're not soul mates, you can't get a hug. And we're not soul mates since you don't agree with anything I say or want!  >:(

...and since I am a married woman to a husband that owns lots of guns with a plan in place to use them if a reason should arise.

But I'm sure you'll find your soul mate one of these days.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #52 on: December 18, 2013, 03:30:28 PM »
Yeah I will find one and she won't need to use a forum to ask anonymous members on what to do with a loan.

Obviously your husband is of no help.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #53 on: December 18, 2013, 03:41:38 PM »
Yeah I will find one and she won't need to use a forum to ask anonymous members on what to do with a loan.

Obviously your husband is of no help.

Good come back. I give you that!
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #54 on: December 18, 2013, 03:51:18 PM »
I wonder what it is like to have a loser husband that needs to validate his manhood with his many guns rather than having a conversation with his own wife, not random strangers, on adopting a child.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #55 on: December 18, 2013, 03:51:44 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #56 on: December 18, 2013, 03:56:59 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.

Amen.  And amen.

Imagine, if you can, what society would be like if the majority of people were like that.   ;)
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #57 on: December 18, 2013, 04:02:07 PM »
I wonder what it is like to have a loser husband that needs to validate his manhood with his many guns rather than having a conversation with his own wife, not random strangers, on adopting a child.

WoW! Jealous much? How old are you anyway? 15?
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #58 on: December 18, 2013, 04:05:10 PM »
I wonder what it is like to have a loser husband that needs to validate his manhood with his many guns rather than having a conversation with his own wife, not random strangers, on adopting a child.

WoW! Jealous much? How old are you anyway? 15?

Well, according to her profile, she's 18. ::) ::)
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #59 on: December 18, 2013, 04:05:55 PM »
I wonder what it is like to have a loser husband that needs to validate his manhood with his many guns rather than having a conversation with his own wife, not random strangers, on adopting a child.

WoW! Jealous much? How old are you anyway? 15?
The only jelly I get is out of a Smuckers jar.

Old enough to pity you.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #60 on: December 18, 2013, 04:09:38 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.



Amen.  And amen.

Imagine, if you can, what society would be like if the majority of people were like that.   ;)

Kill me now!

You guys are weird.

But you managed to somehow show me how boring and uninteresting and disrespectful you all are. I hope you stay happy and have no regrets. You might've been the person curing cancer.............
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #61 on: December 18, 2013, 04:10:49 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.

Here is what I noticed in my time in Central and Eastern Europe.

In Central Europe you had the freedom to be content and satisfied. It was quite nice. Really, that States were so jarring when I got. It's hard to realize, if you are like me and realize that America is insane, how insane America is till you get a break for a handful of years from it.

In Eastern Europe there was an improvement, you had the freedom to fail. It was simply OK to have overshot and failed miserably. It was NBD. In central Europe, failure wasn't taken so warmly. But hey, you almost were a concert level musician and a nasty skiing accident took it away? No big deal. You might not even know the person had been a phenom at something in the past. You didn't have reinvent yourself, take second or third chance. Just get along and die.

It was quite lovely.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #62 on: December 18, 2013, 04:12:54 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.



Amen.  And amen.

Imagine, if you can, what society would be like if the majority of people were like that.   ;)

Kill me now!

You guys are weird.

But you managed to somehow show me how boring and uninteresting and disrespectful you all are. I hope you stay happy and have no regrets. You might've been the person curing cancer.............

Perhaps we have and are selectively sharing the cure with people who don't seek to constantly try to make themselves, others, and the world better. And we didn't really cure cancer by the way, we just learned how to live along side it till other things killed us. In the words of Mary, John, and Martin: Let it be!
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #63 on: December 18, 2013, 04:14:01 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.



Amen.  And amen.

Imagine, if you can, what society would be like if the majority of people were like that.   ;)

Kill me now!

You guys are weird.

But you managed to somehow show me how boring and uninteresting and disrespectful you all are. I hope you stay happy and have no regrets. You might've been the person curing cancer.............
If being interesting means you have to be a shrew then no thanks.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #64 on: December 18, 2013, 04:18:03 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.

Here is what I noticed in my time in Central and Eastern Europe.

In Central Europe you had the freedom to be content and satisfied. It was quite nice. Really, that States were so jarring when I got. It's hard to realize, if you are like me and realize that America is insane, how insane America is till you get a break for a handful of years from it.

It was quite lovely.

Couldn't agree with you more on this!
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #65 on: December 18, 2013, 04:18:30 PM »
But for what reasons J Michael?
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #66 on: December 18, 2013, 04:20:48 PM »
I consider people that have no plans, no wishes, wants, goals, are wasting the life God gave them.


How very American of you.

Amen.  I consider the people mentioned above happy and contented with the life that God gave them.



Amen.  And amen.

Imagine, if you can, what society would be like if the majority of people were like that.   ;)

Kill me now!

You guys are weird.
 You might've been the person curing cancer.............

Not me.  Not smart enough.  And, I ain't.......oh, never mind, it's just boring and disrespectful, anyway... 8)
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #67 on: December 18, 2013, 04:22:45 PM »
If you're looking for something to keep you busy, kids definitely will.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #68 on: December 18, 2013, 04:23:08 PM »
But for what reasons J Michael?
 

For what reasons do I agree with orthonorm?  I guess because I think he's right about that.  I was on a break from America for almost 20 years--it gave me a much different perspective on it when I returned.  Or...did you mean something else?
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #69 on: December 18, 2013, 04:30:12 PM »
But for what reasons J Michael?
 

For what reasons do I agree with orthonorm?  I guess because I think he's right about that.  I was on a break from America for almost 20 years--it gave me a much different perspective on it when I returned.  Or...did you mean something else?
Because I've seen you post a lot of self hating posts and pictures overtime which suggests you have different reasons for why you think America is insane. Which is why I asked. You understand that you can agree but for different reasons right?

The problem with Americans are that they are in constant competition with each other. Whether it be in class, status, material possessions, spouses, etc. We have to give the perception we are better than you. We are afraid of derision when we fail.

Or point to our own successes to cover up on severe defeciences. Kinda like the 60 year old male suffering from erectile dysfunction who buys a Mazda Miata.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #70 on: December 18, 2013, 04:49:12 PM »
But for what reasons J Michael?
 

For what reasons do I agree with orthonorm?  I guess because I think he's right about that.  I was on a break from America for almost 20 years--it gave me a much different perspective on it when I returned.  Or...did you mean something else?
Because I've seen you post a lot of self hating posts and pictures overtime which suggests you have different reasons for why you think America is insane. Which is why I asked. You understand that you can agree but for different reasons right?

The problem with Americans are that they are in constant competition with each other. Whether it be in class, status, material possessions, spouses, etc. We have to give the perception we are better than you. We are afraid of derision when we fail.

Or point to our own successes to cover up on severe defeciences. Kinda like the 60 year old male suffering from erectile dysfunction who buys a Mazda Miata.

"Self hating posts and pictures"?!?!?  Whatever are you babbling on about?

Of course I agree that people can agree about something but for different reasons.  Perhaps if you want to discuss why I or others might think America is insane you should start another thread.  At the end of the day, though, at least for the purposes of this discussion, what does it really matter?

And I actually kind of agree with your middle paragraph, although it is sweeping a bit too broadly and generally.  Not all of us are afraid to fail or afraid of derision if and when we do.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #71 on: December 18, 2013, 05:18:27 PM »
Well if you are it ain't done publicly.
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Re: What would you do?
« Reply #72 on: December 18, 2013, 05:33:50 PM »
Well if you are it ain't done publicly.

 ???
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