[FoRK] Chart of the Day...

owen at permafrost.net owen at permafrost.net
Mon Jun 7 16:04:46 PDT 2010


On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 03:36:20PM -0700, Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo wrote:
> --- On Mon, 6/7/10, owen at permafrost.net <owen at permafrost.net> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > My train of thought went something like this in my younger days - Basically
> > up to the age of ~ 30 I had routinely scored high enough in school and aptitude
> > tests (without a lot of effort) that I felt I would just breeze through the rest
> > of life with the same amount of effort. Around 30ish I got sick of working for
> > people who seemed like bozos, and that the obvious difference between them and me
> > was that they worked _harder_. The obvious solution was for me to work harder. Still
> > waiting for it to actually work, though. 
> > Owen
> > 
> 
> You are clearly still not paying attention. You work for them instead of the other way around because they are doing something different and/or differently than you are. Sure, they may be working harder but that's not usually the difference (unless you are truly a slacker).
> 
>         ...ken...

Well, I don't really want to share my nightmare too much. Currently I'm a Canadian immigrant
in the US, which basically means by law I have to work for someone else, until I get a green
card. 
Owen


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