Observations

WHAT WAS WILL BE AGAIN

cant eat bibles 640Africa…Repeatedly bought, sold, carved up, divided, conquered, converted, looted, corrupted, occupied, experimented on, mined, enslaved, owned, co-opted, defiled, plundered, invaded, manipulated, robbed, poisoned, indebted, and ruled over for millennia.

When she’s given up her last crumbs of her uranium, gold, diamond, or tantalum for our precious electronics, when she’s finally worn out her usefulness you’ll find that her people cannot eat what’s left behind…not guns or bombs, not Bibles or Qurans, or condoms.

A long, long time ago, before the outsiders, we prospered, and some day, after the world has fallen from its insatiable incest of debt slavery and fiat money, when its decadence, debauchery, aggression, and acquisitiveness bring it to the ground once and for all, we will prosper again.

Strategy, not weakness

After 35-ish years in the workforce, I’ve dealt with companies changing hands and headcount reductions. It’s very stressful on many levels, pink slop cube 640and never ends up quite the way those in charge start out telling you. Opportunities that are suggested can disappear off the table the next day. When you’re working in a non-union setting/at-will setting you’re fortunate if you’re given any advance notice or reason why the change is happening.If the owners/upper management folks are decent, they’ll give you time to prepare for the adjustment.

And it will adjust.

During one or two of these business shifts I’ve had to deal with immediate supervisors who weren’t exactly truthful or were just being jerks. I was unable to respond in kind because I needed whatever severance package was being offered, and or to be laid off and not quit or be fired so that I wouldn’t have problems applying for unemployment once it was finally over.

I hated that…the needing.

When a job ends, the goal is always to get to the end with whatever final benefits in hand. So I’ve held my tongue in these situations, and some days it took a good deal more self control than others. The managers in question probably saw me as weak because I wouldn’t pop off and give them an excuse to let me go prematurely. I wasn’t a coward, I was playing my hand.