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Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Thoughts

It's the strangest thing, well for me, it just seems much easier doing a lot of the things I do online from my phone. It makes no sense given how small the phone screen is in comparison to that of my pc. Does anyone else feel like that? Yes, it's another post coming to you via my phone ;-).

A few weeks ago someone on twitter had started a conversation about how it made no sense that someone would spend money on looking good, but took taxis instead of owning a car. That was a dumb thing to say, and it highlighted the privileged position those who agreed with it were coming from. That conversation came to mind when I was reading up on the Occupy movement. It seems to me, that those who started it came from positions that should have afforded them advantages and privileges, but now they don't have it.

Not having it has opened their eyes to the lack of privileges/advantages others have had, and now in order for them to regain their position things have to change. It seems to me, that if those who were once privileged hadn't lost that position there wouldn't be a sense of urgency behind it; nor legitimacy. If it wasn't for people with degrees highlighting their struggles in getting a job/keeping their homes things would have been dismissed as the complaints of the poor and uneducated.It sadness me that something that has been a reality to so many for so long has only now become an issue for all.

What are your thoughts on this? Have I made sense or just rambled on?

Thursday, 13 October 2011

A quick post

I've found myself in the "I want to blog, but about what" boat again. I figure though the only way to get a post out is just to write one. This one comes to you from my last ten minutes of lunch.

Despite not posting myself, I have mostly kept up with reading others post, so apologies for not commenting. Things are going well enough: dry needling hurts, but works; the eating plan from the nutritionist is mostly easy to stick too. Over all I find myself mostly content, just directionless. I think the bookstore job is not helping in the find what I want to do stakes, but some money is better then none. Although I could do without the working 6 days a week on a casual rate.

Anyhow time to go. Hope you're having a good day :-)

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