I overheard some young girls the other day discussing celebrities. It was the usual tripe that you think is the world at that age and it brought a smile to my face at how innocent it all was. However that changed when they started talking about age…
I’m sure a lot of nostalgia fans have heard about the upcoming YouTube Red series Cobra Kai which features a grown up Daniel and Johnny from the 1984 film The Karate Kid.
If you tax the rich, even highly, they stay rich. Their lifestyle is still luxurious and they don’t go without food, shelter or warmth. The rich all have a certain sum of money in their banks which just sits there. Most of it come about by interest, is not earned and It will never be needed and it will most certainly never be used. Taking a fraction of this money, which again will never be missed, to use for the better of society has zero impact on the lives of the rich, yet it could mean life or death for someone else.
The ideology of “It doesn’t matter if I never use it, it’s mine” is fine if people aren’t dying from wealth hoarding, but they are. No-one is asking the rich to live in a council house or to have any less of the wonderful things their money brings, rather it is like 5 pence being taken out of my bank account per year to help someone who is destitute.
I see no issue here.
We all have that one friend who’s a great laugh to be around. Superb pub company, always light hearted and great banter. The trouble starts when you try to have a serious conversation. Continue reading “When people just can’t be serious”
Earning something is never bad.
However, demanding superiority for it is wrong.
Facebook has ruled on high for nearly a decade, but the social media site is heading for disaster if it keeps going down this particular road.
We as humans are vastly different people We look different, we sound different we….smell different! It stands to reason then that we’ll think differently about things in our lives.
So why do some people throw a hissy fit when someone doesn’t share their view?
Continue reading “Having a different opinion is not a personal attack”