The best way to thank the fallen today is to accept the gift they gave you and live your life like a free man in a free country.
A gift isn't a gift if you leave it in the box. Take it out and use it.
Life gets in the way
6 months ago
Fail. Fail again. Fail differently. Fail better. Fail harder. Fail quicker. Fail smarter. Fail clearer. Fail funnier. Fail badly. Fail well. Fail painfully. Fail on purpose. Fail by accident. Fail and learn. Fail without learning. Fail in the cold. Fail in bookstores. Fail in malls. Fail on the train. Fail on Valentine's Day. Fail your friends. Fail your family. Fail yourself. Fail everyone. Fail society. Fail again. Fail when you thought you were done failing. Fail and feel good. Fail and feel bad. Fail and wonder where you are going. Fail and know. Fail and feel sick. Fail and get embarrassed. Fail and hate yourself. Fail and love yourself. Fail and get hurt. Fail and get rejected. Fail when you didn't think you could fail. Fail and face your fear. Fail and get past your fear. Fail and find more fear.And that's just for starters...
I have never wanted a Facebook page. I like --- treasure --- the fact that I have lost contact with people I didn't like much in high school, or the first office I worked in, or I met once on a bus thirty years ago. It would frighten me to be suddenly invaded by those people. They are mixed memories, the way God planned them to be. And I am to them. Why drag around the emotional corpses of a lifetime?
"If I were empress of the Universe I would insist on every individual having a unique ID permanently attached - a barcode if you will; an implanted chip to provide an easy, fast inexpensive way to identify individuals.
Anonymity would be impossible as would mistaken identity making it easier to place responsibility accurately"
JetBlue Airways released a statement late Thursday afternoon and cited "a computer glitch" as the reason behind the removal of an 18-month-old girl from a flight leaving Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday night.Considering what people of Middle Eastern descent did, there's a reason to profile you.
The toddler and her parents were asked to get off the plane after they had just boarded the flight to Newark, N.J.
"We were put on display like a circus act because my wife wears a hijab," the baby's father said, adding that he thought his family was being profiled because they're of Middle Eastern descent.
When I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that Don't Ask Don't Tell is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriageThis statement is angering a lot of people, and rightly so.
As part of extensive police monitoring during the tournament, camera operators scanned the spectators looking for suspicious looking packages and aggressive behaviour.
They then chose to zoom in on one man who was texting - although it turned out he was simply writing about the poor quality of the rugby match.
Experts warned the fact that the cameras were able to do this raises concerns about breeches of individual's privacy.
Technology-addicts regularly go 48 hours without speaking to anyone in person, a study has found.
A significant three per cent of adults fall into a so-called ‘digitally dominant’ group which will mainly communicate via text, email or video calls.
It suggests technology – from smartphones to iPads – is helping to kill off physical and social interaction among those obsessed with the devices.
"Gentlemen, for the gentlemen out there, who are not yet married, let me just explain to you, your goal is to improve your gene pool by marrying somebody who is superior to you."