AmericaHere I am in a library not reading but killing time on the computer. I would be ashamed but I am of the majority here. The sad thing is I'm not in a public library but the university library in town. This is a library meant for education; however, it is being used right now for mind-numbing entertainment. This is why America is not number one in anything that has to do with intelligence. Oh were number one in military and obesity. These things can be contributed to the cheap pleasures of our country. It's much easier to kill and eat than learn and contribute. America is number one in things that are human nature. We are very far down the list when it comes to things that actually take effort. This isn't a knock towards America. This is an observation. This is truth typed on the page. This is reality to see. Maybe it isn't the most patriotic post but it is more honest than our patriotic propaganda. It is certainly more honest than what any politician says. To say America is number one i
SelfishWhy do people only care about themselves? Apparently, it's how people become successful. They become successful by putting themselves first and others last. If that is what makes you successful, I don't want a part of it. I like others. I am a humanist at heart and I'd rather be judged by who I am instead of what I have. Maybe this is why I can't connect with my family. Maybe this is why I can't connect with people who are all about money and throw away others if it doesn't help them. I treat people how they should be treated. Not as objects or stepping stones but as something that matters. I have more friends that way. To be honest, I'd rather have friends than money. After all, its who you know not what you know. Intelligence doesn't matter anymore. Thankfully, personality does.