Thank you for the kind words.
"What good is life experience to someone who plays Quidditch?" said Professor Quirrell, and shrugged. "I think you will change your mind in time, after every trust you place has failed you, and you have become cynical."
"You have to get seriously burnt by friends/employers/family members (ideally a...(read more)
> Jesus christ dude.
I put a check mark for today on the calendar I use to track my Quirrelmort-inspired cynicism.
> But even though crime happens, that doesn't mean that everyone is a criminal.
Brains evolved to enable people to exploit dumber people.
> It sounds to me like what might have hap...(read more)
> Don't let the fact that bad female actors exist deter you from having happy relationships with good female actors.
"Good" = doing what benefits others. "Bad" = doing what benefits me.
It's safest to assume that any woman will dump/manipulate/cheat me the second it's in her best interest to do ...(read more)
You're still doing it. Surprise + shaming instead of argument.
"Being surprised" is privileging your own beliefs over others.
Denying the realities of class doesn't make them go away. Your beliefs are the map, but the terrterritory includes rich people who own the brands that own your mind.
Can you argue the content? "Old" and "unpopular" are weak refutations.
Classism is part of current politics, as well as my personal experience.
I don't follow what about my beliefs is surprising to you, then.
> But the point is the whole framework where the important thing about the girl is that she's a proletarian and the about that man is that he's bourgeoisie.
Yes. Making generalizations about groups of people is a powerful, useful tool for decision-making.
> express my surprise without you reading ...(read more)
Pretty accurate. Why sacrifice, when the payment is shame, not praise? Why be a good person, when I am called a weak coward for not taking as much as I can?