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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #8)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 04:08 AM

10. Why is there an obesity problem in America?

 

Because people like to feel good at the moment and buy and buy and buy and buy

Why are so many people missing Twinkies now that they are gone
Because they like the immediate pleasure those gave, even though it caused them to get fatter and fatter and fatter

They liked to get get get whatever they wanted to get that pleasure

Yes, they work hard and all. But they played harder.

What is the difference between boomers as kids and the kids who now have boomers for parents aging faster and faster?

Most boomers knew they were getting a pot of gold some day from their parents, who of course over indulged us/them from day one.

anything and everything they wanted was attained

and they relied on their parents for leaving them a pot of gold to live the rest of their life on.

Then they started getting those riches. Except, instead of saving for the future, they like most LOtto winners spent it all on more Twinkees and instant gratifications that they wanted.

Social Security is nice to have. But it wasn't meant to be an end all.


Wish we had what France had, but of course, most people think France sucks because they are told that.
But France doesn't have a social security system. NONE.

instead, they automatically have a retirement, that was paid for with more taxes than we pay while working, but along with their free health care and other great stuff, have retirement money being that they aren't so freakin' fat from eating Twinkies

The irony is- the French are called Lazy.
No, they are not lazy, they work as hard as anyone.
They just are happy
Because they have wellness both inside and out
And they pay through the nose a bit more in taxes than we do
But only when working

If ill or retired, then they don't have to worry.
But imagine the uproar if we went to their tax system

It's not instant gratification until one at any age gets sick. Then they see the system kick in perfectly(or as near to perfect as one can get and nothing is absolute).

btw, giving up a twinkie or cup of Starbucks a day, and saving the couple of bucks a day goes a long way to having a great bank account by the time you retire.

Of course, not doing that then, leads to problems later.
And it's not anything another $100 a month helps much of.(or $100 less.)
That is just what about 3 bucks a day.

That won't even get you a cup of coffee at Starbucks.

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