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If you ain't part of the solution... The Wandering Wolf - 29/01/2003 08:09:19 PM

You're part of the problem. We've all heard this quote before. I liked the above post. It's not saying we cannot change. Everything can be improved. Those who whine and do nothing are those that I think the post is talking about. It's all well and good to criticize the society we live in, but if you're criticizing without pushing for change, then shut the hell up.

It is important to note though, that good protection, technology, medical care, etc. do not guarantee a good system of (fill in the blanks here). I am being the devil's advocate, but then that is what I do best... question much that is around me. Nothing is perfect. It is in the very nature of people who live in the US to question and push for change and also to be independent. It was those qualities that started this nation in the first place.

Last comment- I personally don't see the system as feeding me- that is a small point, but I do work and purchase all of my food and shelter (rent :p). I also pay for healthcare, with matching funds from my employer. I like that we have the option to have these choices available. Choices, as much as anything else, are the US's greatest resource. We must not forget that. We have the choice to accept what we have, to accept the way things are, and to enjoy where we live. But we also have the choice to change it if neccessary.

Let us never give up our right to choose.


The Wandering Wolf

Not all those who wander are lost.




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Shut the Hell Up - 29/01/2003 02:17:03 PM 217 Views
<shuts up> - 29/01/2003 02:20:43 PM 36 Views
Which do you think? - 29/01/2003 03:53:59 PM 25 Views
You are preaching to the choir my brother!!!! *NM* - 29/01/2003 02:24:31 PM 5 Views
Aherm. - 29/01/2003 02:29:19 PM 54 Views
Of course - 29/01/2003 03:53:14 PM 24 Views
good job. *NM* - 29/01/2003 02:35:49 PM 4 Views
Isn't the ability to complain an intrinsic part of America's system? *NM* - 29/01/2003 02:50:07 PM 8 Views
didn't you read the post!! - 29/01/2003 02:58:47 PM 34 Views
It doesn't apply to me. I'm a Canuck. - 29/01/2003 03:56:18 PM 19 Views
Re: Isn't the ability to complain an intrinsic part of America's system? - 29/01/2003 04:57:22 PM 15 Views
So there's no free speech? *NM* - 29/01/2003 05:46:41 PM 5 Views
I already answered your other one of the same type below.... - 29/01/2003 05:58:53 PM 12 Views
There is an obvious difference between free speech and whining - 29/01/2003 06:15:57 PM 7 Views
a refutation of sorts. - 29/01/2003 06:50:57 PM 5 Views
So... just 'cause someboy else might have it worse, it's not allowed - 29/01/2003 03:42:53 PM 39 Views
No, no - 29/01/2003 04:01:46 PM 33 Views
Oh, I misunderstood then, sorry - 29/01/2003 04:31:51 PM 15 Views
What you talk of sounds kind of like a revolution - 29/01/2003 06:06:07 PM 11 Views
Re: What you talk of sounds kind of like a revolution - 30/01/2003 05:58:12 PM 6 Views
Brilliant! *NM* - 29/01/2003 03:54:02 PM 4 Views
One down for the freedom of speech! *NM* - 29/01/2003 04:37:32 PM 7 Views
freedom of speech, yes...petty whining, no *NM* - 29/01/2003 04:59:45 PM 4 Views
Sweet. - 29/01/2003 06:10:33 PM 14 Views
This only applies while speaking from the ass, right? *NM* - 29/01/2003 06:41:08 PM 3 Views
If you ain't part of the solution... - 29/01/2003 08:09:19 PM 10 Views
Re: Shut the Hell Up - 30/01/2003 10:43:24 AM 11 Views
Re: Shut the Hell Up - 30/01/2003 12:46:18 PM 11 Views
Re: Shut the Hell Up - 30/01/2003 03:04:22 PM 8 Views
Dude... - 31/01/2003 11:29:13 AM 6 Views