it had to happen somebody counting dollars questioning the cost
n.b. When the pile of green bits of paper gets so high, Capitol Hill echoes to the sounds of accountants at war, clashes more likely toend a conflict than any body count.
Should the pain, suffering and loss of life be agreed to be a profitable venture, then you can bet your last cent that support for Ukraine will be sustained.
This is evidenced by the domestic gun industry’s success in keeping in business, despite the horrific, daily loss of lives across the USAfrom the saturation of the domestic small armsmarket, or the continued existence of the cancer stick manufacturers.
long-term investment everyone wants a pie slice who's brokering peace?
n.b. I notice that the UK economy is the only large richer nationforecast to be in economic decline in 2023, despite Johnson acting as arms salesman par excellence. The arms industry is doing very well, so the rest of the UK economy must be in a hell of a slump.
I'll buy you a meal but I won't just give money you said you're hungry
n.b. Talk me through that again. Hungry means ‘food’ right?
A young man, in a desperate condition, scarred, nervous, tired and dirty asked for a dollar for food. I said I’d get him some food, (we were stood outside a hamburger joint). I checked what he fancied, but when I came out there was no sign of him.
A middle-aged woman leaning on a walking cane, asked me for help getting some food. I explained the situation and she was grateful for the meal and drink I had carried out for the boy, who called himself William.
imagination money, muscle, spades, shovels passing fantasy
n.b. The network of canals linking England’s industrial towns are a testament to human endeavour. The time, capital and effort required to engineer them is staggering to contemplate.
The experience of the navigators in constructing these soon redundant waterways, was more efficiently deployed in building the infinitely more complex railway system.
Travelling along these sinuous navigations, even for a few days, cannot fail to provoke wonder at the folly of mankind, prepared as he is to reshape nature herself in pursuit of commercial gain; a path that is inexorably still followedtoday.
all those hours used up while outside weather happens meaningless tokens
n.b. Herzberg was right, hygiene factors, such as the work environment and pay, are nothing more than satisficers. I look at my salary statement and think, I am giving up living for this, just so I can afford to live?