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Blue-Jay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-10-07 10:40 PM
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5. Who needs a hug?

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  -So, can any of you give me one reason why I should give a shit about the future? greyhound1966  Nov-10-07 10:32 PM   #0 
  - thats the differance  fenriswolf   Nov-10-07 10:34 PM   #1 
  - Because you are no different.  Naturyl   Nov-10-07 10:38 PM   #2 
  - No, it isn't our nature. If it were, we would have become extinct long ago.  greyhound1966   Nov-11-07 12:27 PM   #33 
  - Tell you what, I don't eat $12 of food a day  JeffR   Nov-10-07 10:38 PM   #3 
  - Funny how the generational thing is what you focused on.  greyhound1966   Nov-11-07 12:51 PM   #36 
     - We agree completely about the system  JeffR   Nov-11-07 03:24 PM   #46 
  - You matter.  Truthiness Inspector   Nov-10-07 10:39 PM   #4 
  - Yes I do, and thanks, but "God" has nothing to do with anything as it  greyhound1966   Nov-11-07 12:56 PM   #37 
  - Who needs a hug?  Blue-Jay   Nov-10-07 10:40 PM   #5 
  - or a nap?  SoCalDem   Nov-11-07 06:05 AM   #26 
  - yes, I can!  BeHereNow   Nov-10-07 10:44 PM   #6 
  - What a stupid answer  Truthiness Inspector   Nov-10-07 10:49 PM   #7 
     - Hey dude! Chill!  NC_Nurse   Nov-10-07 10:55 PM   #10 
        - Fair enough  Truthiness Inspector   Nov-10-07 11:01 PM   #12 
        - My kids use "dude" without regard to gender so I didn't  NC_Nurse   Nov-10-07 11:12 PM   #16 
           - hehe i call the wifey dude  fenriswolf   Nov-10-07 11:54 PM   #21 
        - You're sweet- I chose to ignore the snark from that one though.  BeHereNow   Nov-10-07 11:10 PM   #15 
        - Good one.  Truthiness Inspector   Nov-10-07 11:20 PM   #17 
           - "God will reward you in this lifetime?"  BeHereNow   Nov-10-07 11:25 PM   #18 
              - Just personal beliefs  Truthiness Inspector   Nov-10-07 11:52 PM   #20 
        - don't feed 'em, NC  Skittles   Nov-11-07 04:46 AM   #24 
  - And now for the "glass half-full" perspective...  NC_Nurse   Nov-10-07 10:49 PM   #8 
  - There's been many times in my life when I've felt desperate  NYCALIZ   Nov-10-07 10:55 PM   #9 
  - I agree. Nothing like working with people who  NC_Nurse   Nov-10-07 10:57 PM   #11 
     - You don't even have to work with the people  NYCALIZ   Nov-10-07 11:07 PM   #14 
  - What difference does it make?  Rosemary2205   Nov-10-07 11:04 PM   #13 
  - It's an honest OP and there is alot of truth in it  blues90   Nov-10-07 11:50 PM   #19 
  - Because  otherlander   Nov-11-07 12:17 AM   #22 
  - because it matters to this starfish.  NuttyFluffers   Nov-11-07 04:15 AM   #23 
  - Darwinists still have to rub shoulders with the rest of humanity  SoCalDem   Nov-11-07 06:03 AM   #25 
  - Tell that to the 62 year old woman looking for someplace to hide tonight  greyhound1966   Nov-11-07 01:08 PM   #39 
     - Newsflash..  SoCalDem   Nov-11-07 03:23 PM   #45 
  - "Cleaning up our crap"? We gave your generation the longest economic expansion in U.S. history...  Perry Logan   Nov-11-07 06:09 AM   #27 
  - Go sell that crap to someone that is interested. Lies, damn lies, and statistics. n/t  greyhound1966   Nov-11-07 01:10 PM   #40 
  - "We?" "Gave?" "thank-you?" you're a little too far gone to work with. n/t  NotGivingUp   Nov-12-07 08:31 AM   #60 
  - Someone said,  riverdeep   Nov-11-07 06:34 AM   #28 
  - Move.  eallen   Nov-11-07 08:14 AM   #29 
  - Because it's all any of us has to look forward to.  Fly by night   Nov-11-07 08:16 AM   #30 
  - Greyhound, do you need a racetrack?  lonestarnot   Nov-11-07 08:48 AM   #31 
  - Time is short. You don't give a shit? Then I'll talk to some of the other 6 billion.  struggle4progress   Nov-11-07 12:24 PM   #32 
  - Because, hopefully, you're going to live in it. As will many of us.  pinto   Nov-11-07 12:27 PM   #34 
  - Cause as the boomers retire it will become an employees market  applegrove   Nov-11-07 12:45 PM   #35 
  - I wonder how many boomers won't be able to retire? I'll bet more than one imagines there  Blue State Native   Nov-11-07 02:53 PM   #42 
  - You are forgetting that we ALL live in this world & it makes NO difference if you're a boomer or not  TheGoldenRule   Nov-11-07 01:00 PM   #38 
  - As a early boomer I don't feel like we are all it this together  blues90   Nov-11-07 02:39 PM   #41 
     - Both my parents & my husbands parents grew up in the depression.  TheGoldenRule   Nov-11-07 04:44 PM   #47 
  - why should you care?  leftofthedial   Nov-11-07 02:55 PM   #43 
  - LOL!  greyhound1966   Nov-11-07 10:35 PM   #51 
  - I don't know how you're going to do it, but  elias7   Nov-11-07 03:14 PM   #44 
  - the sun also rises -- somewhat later these days, but it does rise  0rganism   Nov-11-07 05:22 PM   #48 
  - Thanks dude, but that isn't what's going on, this is strictly a DU phenomenon.  greyhound1966   Nov-11-07 09:49 PM   #50 
     - To quote you:  Le Taz Hot   Nov-12-07 08:11 AM   #54 
        - Two things; one was a typo, left out the word for, as in  greyhound1966   Nov-12-07 11:11 PM   #61 
           - Yeah, well Aristotle also said  Le Taz Hot   Nov-13-07 07:46 AM   #62 
  - One reason  malaise   Nov-11-07 05:22 PM   #49 
  - gee, you've captured my state of mind almost exactly . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-12-07 07:44 AM   #52 
  - That is one excellent post, greyhound. It IS the heart of the matter.  NotGivingUp   Nov-12-07 08:05 AM   #53 
  - Because, it's obvious from your observations that, you are NOT a barbarian.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Nov-12-07 08:18 AM   #55 
  - I felt the same way about the "greatest generation".  Breeze54   Nov-12-07 08:19 AM   #56 
  - You should care about it because the future doesn't care about you  AngryAmish   Nov-12-07 08:22 AM   #57 
  - Fuck the future!  JVS   Nov-12-07 08:25 AM   #58 
  - Yes  Dorian Gray   Nov-12-07 08:26 AM   #59 

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