He says, “I have another theory that the growth of self, all things self, has taken away our spirit of community.”
It’s an interesting point. When the “I” becomes more important than the “we”, the self becomes even more selfish than usual.
Could it explain the seeming rise in the lack of civil discourse? We can’t seem to see other points of views any more or compromise for “the good of the country” or tolerate (even celebrate) others’ differences.
Is it because of the “growth of self”?
NBC’s Brian Williams on Social Media
From comedian Ricky Gervais via Twitter:
Hilarious. As one commenter said, “My irony lobe just exploded.” Although, to be fair, there’s no proof she said it. Gervais may just be making it up. Still funny though.
“There is no such thing as a two-week anniversary. That “ann” part in “anniversary” is taken from “annual,” and the “iversary” part is Latin for “fuck a two-week anniversary.” From Things Men Will Never Understand About Women
A crash at 142mph is fairly reasonable in anyone’s book.
If a bike and rider coming past you three feet from your face at 180mph down a hill on a public road doesn’t raise even a grin, you are already dead.
Notes From A Small Island: The 2012 Isle of Man TT
I saw the punchline coming a mile away but it still made me laugh out loud:
“And this from Wisconsinites! The nicest, calmest, most non-shouty people you’ll ever meet! I mean, really. Wisconsinites are the closest thing this country has to Canadians!”
“If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Jim Richardson
Wherever you get lost, just tell people you voted for Obama and they will give you free drugs.