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Iwillnevergiveup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-13-09 12:10 AM
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14. You're right
In too many places, good drinking water... not to mention a glass of ice water is an unimaginable luxury. No, you didn't bumb me out, but did make me feel a bit more humble.
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  -I'm drinking a nice cold glass of ice water (finished this time) maxpower  Nov-12-09 11:28 PM   #0 
  - You want people to have *cold* water?  jgraz   Nov-12-09 11:31 PM   #1 
  - I am not crazy I have a certificate to prove it.  maxpower   Nov-12-09 11:40 PM   #4 
  - true, but i dont want bike paths, but also need lots of space to roam, hunt etc  vadawg   Nov-12-09 11:31 PM   #2 
  - That was kind of my point  maxpower   Nov-12-09 11:35 PM   #3 
     - yeah but at what level, it sounds good to say we should all have a bare minimum  vadawg   Nov-12-09 11:42 PM   #6 
        - I don't think he's saying that we all should be lowered to a bare minimum.  drm604   Nov-12-09 11:59 PM   #11 
           - yeah i understood what he was saying, but the majority of the human race live well below him  vadawg   Nov-13-09 12:07 AM   #12 
           - If we simply did things more efficiently and with less waste  drm604   Nov-13-09 12:19 AM   #15 
           - yeah but dont you think you would still have to give up at least your computer  vadawg   Nov-13-09 12:22 AM   #16 
              - I'm not so sure.  drm604   Nov-13-09 12:40 AM   #22 
           - And that is the problem  maxpower   Nov-14-09 09:37 AM   #29 
           - Precisely  maxpower   Nov-13-09 12:29 AM   #17 
              - yeah but my point is how low are you willing to go, and would you do it without being forced to.  vadawg   Nov-13-09 12:35 AM   #19 
  - it really is that simple, and thank you for posting.  niyad   Nov-12-09 11:40 PM   #5 
  - no, it's not that simple. if only it were. human nature being what it is  cali   Nov-13-09 03:22 PM   #26 
  - All people are entitled to a good life..but many do not get one...  BrklynLiberal   Nov-12-09 11:43 PM   #7 
  - entitled? no, that's really not how nature works. it would be nice  cali   Nov-13-09 03:24 PM   #27 
  - Max, you are a mensch. You are truly special. nt  tblue   Nov-12-09 11:45 PM   #8 
  - Thank you  maxpower   Nov-13-09 12:33 AM   #18 
  - Another Falcon fan. Hi.  emilyg   Nov-12-09 11:46 PM   #9 
  - Sorry I am a Bears fan  maxpower   Nov-13-09 12:37 AM   #20 
     - I had such a crush on Bartkowski.  emilyg   Nov-13-09 01:21 AM   #24 
  - But this is what this country was founded on  Angry Dragon   Nov-12-09 11:58 PM   #10 
  - Wonderful analogy  maxpower   Nov-13-09 12:39 AM   #21 
  - sorry, the rights of the military and weapons makers come first and foremost nt  msongs   Nov-13-09 12:08 AM   #13 
  - Sad but true  maxpower   Nov-13-09 03:17 PM   #25 
  - You're right  Iwillnevergiveup   Nov-13-09 12:10 AM   #14 
  - That's why FDR proposed the New Deal.  nemo137   Nov-13-09 01:10 AM   #23 
  - Too bad  maxpower   Nov-14-09 09:35 AM   #28 
  - Nope. Certain people are entitled to their own ocean vessel  itsrobert   Nov-14-09 09:40 AM   #30 
  - Good point  maxpower   Nov-14-09 10:29 AM   #31 
  - my life is pretty easy too. simple. enjoyable for all of us. brother two decades choses chaos  seabeyond   Nov-14-09 10:43 AM   #32 

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