“Soldiers go into battle every fucking day with only a whole bunch of training and a buttload of weapons and support and shit, and that’s risky, but they still do it. So quit your cowardly whining and go to school. You have a fucking backpack for chrissakes! You’ll be fine. Unless...unless maybe you’d rather carry a… Read more
This is a little beyond not refusing. You had to actively apply and ask for this money. They asked for a handout.
This is really why a lot of people think science is “bullshit.” “One week they’re telling us not to wear masks, then they’re telling us to wear masks, now they’re telling us we’ve been wearing the WRONG masks.” These people then discount science completely because they “can’t make up their mind.” They don’t realize… Read more
And 1000% better than not getting to see it at all.
Yeah, for a while I was really into the Metropolitan Opera’s nightly free showings of filmed operas (not sure if they are still doing them, but they did in April and May). I’ve only been to live opera a couple of times in my life, and while these recordings weren’t as great as being there, they were at least 75% as… Read more
Canadian here.... that’s what I don’t understand. Is the immediate need for self gratification been so ingrained that it is impossible for large swaths of the U.S to be incapable to make (a very minor) sacrifice to deal with a crisis? I see the same attitude creeping up here and it scares the hell outa me.
But....but...I don’t wanna wear a maaaaaaaask!
Everybody knows it’s a completely black and white choice too. We MUST either stay at home forever and adopt a universal basic income so nobody ever has to work again (except essential people. Fuck those guys) OR we need to deny that the virus exists at all, and go completely back to normal, but now it’s no longer… Read more