• @distantsounds
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    2 months ago

    is born female in Pakistan :??

    North Korean: 🤷‍♂️

    • @Woozythebear
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      232 months ago

      If I take a week off of work in America I will lose everything I own and be homeless and die…

      • @Jumi
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        62 months ago

        Isn’t that what freedom is all about? The choice of either slaving away or starving?

  • @MrJameGumb
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    282 months ago

    I do? So I can quit my shitty soul crushing job and everything will just be fine then?

    • @FMT99
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      -182 months ago

      Depends what you want. Do you want your income to be stable and predictable and not too low? Then that’s your best bet. More interesting usually comes with less stability or possibly less income to start.

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        192 months ago

        Is a predictable income something people want or something they need?

        You keep framing it as if people can just do photosynthesis and keep a house while they have no income

        • @MrJameGumb
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          52 months ago

          I know if my income becomes any less predictable than it is now I’ll be out on my ass

      • @MrJameGumb
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        122 months ago

        I certainly enjoy not being homeless and would like to continue not being homeless. If I can actually buy some things that aren’t the absolute cheapest worst possible option as well that would also be good.

  • @[email protected]
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    272 months ago

    Yes, because there are definitely more options than waste your years trapped in wage slavery. 🙄

    • @FMT99
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      -152 months ago

      Tons. People just generally want to be safe and stable so they gravitate to those kinds of jobs.

      • @[email protected]
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        21 month ago

        Are you suggesting bank robbery? Because it’s a fluke those guys got away with it.

        Or did they get caught already? I haven’t kept up.

  • Björn Tantau
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    242 months ago

    To give OP a boon, my friend’s mother had a plaque with a saying along the lines of “I was born against my will and I will die against my will. So please let me at least live like I want to.”

    I think that’s a good philosophy to approach your own life and the people you encounter.

    • @TehBamskiOP
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      I liked the quote until I started to think of the negative parameters of such a saying. It comes down to who is saying it < their intention.

      ‘I was born against my will and I will die against my will. So please let me at least live like I want to.’ - Ted Bundy

      v.s.

      ‘I was born against my will and I will die against my will. So please let me at least live like I want to.’ - Betty White

      • Björn Tantau
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        72 months ago

        Well, to come back to your post they chose to live like that to a degree. I guess for themselves it was nice.

  • Aniki 🌱🌿
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    2 months ago

    I’m going to live like a billionaire… I am going to live like a billionaire.

    Mate, you have so very little actual free-will. There’s still a debate if you even have free-will at all. If it’s even a thing or just a concept we came up with.

    • Björn Tantau
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      72 months ago

      Well, at least scientists have identified the hormone that is responsible for the “this was totally my own idea” feeling.

        • Björn Tantau
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          Can’t find it right now. If I recall correctly they could measure the “decision” happening before the action was performed.

          Or maybe those are two separate studies.

  • dog
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    162 months ago

    Sure you do buddy.

    Euthanasia is totally legal and not shunned upon everywhere in the world.

      • @[email protected]
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        72 months ago

        When the consequences are homelessness, starvation, disease, imprisonment, etc… you really had no choice

        Let’s stop pretending people could choose whatever they want in our society and still live a dignified life

  • @[email protected]
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    72 months ago

    Hmm. I don’t know about that. Maybe certain very rich people have more freedom regarding the way they can live. I just have to do 9-5, no questions asked.

  • @SomeGuy69
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    62 months ago

    And therefore have the right to end it whenever I feel like doing so.

  • @[email protected]
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    42 months ago

    I mean there are lots of deadly poisonous plants, but legally killing yourself is hard as fuck.