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Re: RE: Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby UNI88 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:07 pm

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89Hen wrote:No, it just shows how ignorant and out of touch you are. Type away and just keep proving me right. :coffee:


at the all the snowflakes.

Everyone is entitled to their own dreams.

The "American Dream" is a bit of a cultural/economic construct related to history. The Roosevelts felt it included a fair wage for a fair day's work that would enable a retirement with dignity. From the 50's-70's it included the ability to buy the humble house with a white picket fence and be able to put your kids through school...often times on a single salary.

Most importantly, each generation was looking forward better lifestyle than their parents.

That's been diminished for good or bad reasons.

But it's a worthy discussion and fair criticism that Trip is laying down here.

:nod:
Greed is the liberal's Boogeyman while sloth is the conservative's. Aren't they both bad in excess?

And why does Trip criticize financial greed but give greed for power a pass?

By our nature some humans are more ambitious than others. Curbing financial ambition will just channel it in other directions like government positions of authority.

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Re: RE: Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Skjellyfetti » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:44 pm

UNI88 wrote:By our nature some humans are more ambitious than others. Curbing financial ambition will just channel it in other directions like government positions of authority.


And, financial ambition as the prime mover also leads towards the same...just with kleptocracy as an added bonus.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ALPHAGRIZ1 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:09 pm

Grizalltheway wrote:
kalm wrote:
:lol: at the all the snowflakes.

Everyone is entitled to their own dreams.

The "American Dream" is a bit of a cultural/economic construct related to history. The Roosevelts felt it included a fair wage for a fair day's work that would enable a retirement with dignity. From the 50's-70's it included the ability to buy the humble house with a white picket fence and be able to put your kids through school...often times on a single salary.

Most importantly, each generation was looking forward better lifestyle than their parents.

That's been diminished for good or bad reasons.

But it's a worthy discussion and fair criticism that Trip is laying down here.

:nod:

It was originally a lie sold by rich people to motivate the people they paid 25 cents for 14 hours of work. :coffee:



Like you ever made that much money per hour!!! :rofl: :rofl:
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby 89Hen » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:21 pm

kalm wrote:
89Hen wrote:No, it just shows how ignorant and out of touch you are. Type away and just keep proving me right. :coffee:


:lol: at the all the snowflakes.

Everyone is entitled to their own dreams.

The "American Dream" is a bit of a cultural/economic construct related to history. The Roosevelts felt it included a fair wage for a fair day's work that would enable a retirement with dignity. From the 50's-70's it included the ability to buy the humble house with a white picket fence and be able to put your kids through school...often times on a single salary.

Most importantly, each generation was looking forward better lifestyle than their parents.

That's been diminished for good or bad reasons.

But it's a worthy discussion and fair criticism that Trip is laying down here.

:nod:

:dunce: :suspicious: :dunce: Trip was telling us exactly what THE American Dream is. You're on the wrong side of this one, but I appreciate you sticking up for the kid.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Grizalltheway » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:34 pm

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Grizalltheway wrote:It was originally a lie sold by rich people to motivate the people they paid 25 cents for 14 hours of work. :coffee:



Like you ever made that much money per hour!!! :rofl: :rofl:

I'm certain I don't make enough in a year to cover your monthly food and legal costs.

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby kalm » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:54 pm

89Hen wrote:
kalm wrote:
:lol: at the all the snowflakes.

Everyone is entitled to their own dreams.

The "American Dream" is a bit of a cultural/economic construct related to history. The Roosevelts felt it included a fair wage for a fair day's work that would enable a retirement with dignity. From the 50's-70's it included the ability to buy the humble house with a white picket fence and be able to put your kids through school...often times on a single salary.

Most importantly, each generation was looking forward better lifestyle than their parents.

That's been diminished for good or bad reasons.

But it's a worthy discussion and fair criticism that Trip is laying down here.

:nod:

:dunce: :suspicious: :dunce: Trip was telling us exactly what THE American Dream is. You're on the wrong side of this one, but I appreciate you sticking up for the kid.


What the American Dream was and what it has become is very debateable but our materialism...not so much. His initial post didn’t say what it is, it just questioned the big house and two cars vision.

And then all materialistic and kicking down the ladder behind you apoplectic hell broke loose. :lol:

It’s a worthy discussion of which I’m not on either side. UNI88 makes a strong contribution to it. Why don’t you try? :)
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Re: RE: Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ALPHAGRIZ1 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:38 pm

Grizalltheway wrote:
ALPHAGRIZ1 wrote:

Like you ever made that much money per hour!!! :rofl: :rofl:

I'm certain I don't make enough in a year to cover your monthly food and legal costs.
My lawyer is very expensive and we are going to court again next week for the next phase.

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby CID1990 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:32 pm

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BDKJMU wrote:Speaking of rankings, from today
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Obviously this is racist. All the top cities are non hispanic white. All the worst cities are black and brown..



All the good cities are socialist!


There’s not a single one on that map with a reasonable cost of living

I don’t get how cities that are next to impossible for the average Joe to live in get rated so highly


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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby kalm » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:02 pm

CID1990 wrote:
dbackjon wrote:

All the good cities are socialist!


There’s not a single one on that map with a reasonable cost of living

I don’t get how cities that are next to impossible for the average Joe to live in get rated so highly


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High quality of living is expensive?
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby CID1990 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:33 pm

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There’s not a single one on that map with a reasonable cost of living

I don’t get how cities that are next to impossible for the average Joe to live in get rated so highly


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High quality of living is expensive?


That depends on what you consider “high quality of living”

I consider living paycheck to paycheck as low quality of living


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Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby UNI88 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:23 pm

Skjellyfetti wrote:
UNI88 wrote:By our nature some humans are more ambitious than others. Curbing financial ambition will just channel it in other directions like government positions of authority.


And, financial ambition as the prime mover also leads towards the same...just with kleptocracy as an added bonus.


Does it always lead there? How much innovation has resulted from private sector vs. public sector ambition/greed?

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Chizzang » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:24 pm

CID1990 wrote:
There’s not a single one on that map with a reasonable cost of living

I don’t get how cities that are next to impossible for the average Joe to live in get rated so highly



This is what I'm talkin' bout Home Slice...
89hen keeps busting my balls because I refer to hyper-expensive cities as "broken"
but I really think it's ridiculous and I live in one

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Skjellyfetti » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:27 pm

There's a reason you live in one, no? :coffee:
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby BDKJMU » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:59 pm

dbackjon wrote:
BDKJMU wrote:Speaking of rankings, from today
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https://www.marketwatch.com/story/no-us ... 2019-03-13
Obviously this is racist. All the top cities are non hispanic white. All the worst cities are black and brown..



All the good cities are socialist!

Wrong. You need to check up on the definition of socialism.
Hint: Its not high taxes with a large social safety net.

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Ivytalk » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:05 pm

dbackjon wrote:
BDKJMU wrote:Speaking of rankings, from today
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https://www.marketwatch.com/story/no-us ... 2019-03-13
Obviously this is racist. All the top cities are non hispanic white. All the worst cities are black and brown..



All the good cities are socialist!

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby css75 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:13 pm

89Hen wrote:
kalm wrote:
:lol: at the all the snowflakes.

Everyone is entitled to their own dreams.

The "American Dream" is a bit of a cultural/economic construct related to history. The Roosevelts felt it included a fair wage for a fair day's work that would enable a retirement with dignity. From the 50's-70's it included the ability to buy the humble house with a white picket fence and be able to put your kids through school...often times on a single salary.

Most importantly, each generation was looking forward better lifestyle than their parents.

That's been diminished for good or bad reasons.

But it's a worthy discussion and fair criticism that Trip is laying down here.

:nod:

:dunce: :suspicious: :dunce: Trip was telling us exactly what THE American Dream is. You're on the wrong side of this one, but I appreciate you sticking up for the kid.



Trip is young, when he grows up and becomes an adult, he will change his views.


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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ALPHAGRIZ1 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:06 am

Not a chance, his views will only get worse

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby kalm » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:22 am

css75 wrote:
89Hen wrote: :dunce: :suspicious: :dunce: Trip was telling us exactly what THE American Dream is. You're on the wrong side of this one, but I appreciate you sticking up for the kid.



Trip is young, when he grows up and becomes an adult, he will change his views.


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So you disagree with this...?

the American dream was to create a just and equitable society in which liberty bears fruit to prosperity. It wasn't a "big house with a backyard and a couple of cars." :lol:


Interesting...but sounds hideous.

What was YOUR version of the American dream?
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Ibanez » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:32 am

kalm wrote:
css75 wrote:

Trip is young, when he grows up and becomes an adult, he will change his views.


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So you disagree with this...?

the American dream was to create a just and equitable society in which liberty bears fruit to prosperity. It wasn't a "big house with a backyard and a couple of cars." :lol:


Interesting...but sounds hideous.

What was YOUR version of the American dream?


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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ∞∞∞ » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:40 am

I like to put fancy words together like "equitable" and "liberty" in the hope conks one day look them up.

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby CID1990 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:44 am

∞∞∞ wrote:I like to put fancy words together like "equitable" and "liberty" in the hope conks one day look them up.


Very little of what you want to see happen in this country will occur without coercion

Your views are largely inimical to liberty - except in your Orwellian fever dreams where command economies are “liberty”


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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby kalm » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:05 am

CID1990 wrote:
∞∞∞ wrote:I like to put fancy words together like "equitable" and "liberty" in the hope conks one day look them up.


Very little of what you want to see happen in this country will occur without coercion

Your views are largely inimical to liberty - except in your Orwellian fever dreams where command economies are “liberty”


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Partly true, but a necessitous man is not a free man either. Or...in modern terms, a man wanting a slightly improved standing compared to feudal lords can get become envious.

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Re: RE: Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ALPHAGRIZ1 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:51 am

∞∞∞ wrote:I like to put fancy words together like "equitable" and "liberty" in the hope conks one day look them up.
What would you k ow about liberty! Ha ha ha ha

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby 89Hen » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:14 am

Chizzang wrote:
CID1990 wrote:
There’s not a single one on that map with a reasonable cost of living

I don’t get how cities that are next to impossible for the average Joe to live in get rated so highly



This is what I'm talkin' bout Home Slice...
89hen keeps busting my balls because I refer to hyper-expensive cities as "broken"
but I really think it's ridiculous and I live in one

:nod:

I just don't think 'broken' is the right word. They are what they are. Don't like it, don't live there. I would argue that a shithole city with bad schools, high crime and low cost housing is far more 'broken' than a city that is thriving so much that it has priced itself out of the market for a lot of people.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby 89Hen » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:23 am

kalm wrote:What the American Dream was and what it has become is very debateable but our materialism...not so much. His initial post didn’t say what it is, it just questioned the big house and two cars vision.

And then all materialistic and kicking down the ladder behind you apoplectic hell broke loose. :lol:

It’s a worthy discussion of which I’m not on either side. UNI88 makes a strong contribution to it. Why don’t you try? :)

His initial post talked about what the American Dream was growing up.... so we're talking 10-15 years ago for Trip. Has anything substantially changed in that time?

BTW *debatable

I'm worried you recently had a stroke... or have you been diving into Mrs Kalm's pot stash? :?
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