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bearish
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Re: Is inequality really rising?

February 4th, 2020, 2:16 am

Well - actually, any of your garden variety right wing Trump fracking supporters would do. Not much to see here... And, they're like, a University!
 
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Re: Is inequality really rising?

February 4th, 2020, 8:40 pm

Well - actually, any of your garden variety right wing Trump fracking supporters would do. Not much to see here... And, they're like, a University!

It's kind of an acquired taste. Now I feel a challenge to find one you'd actually like.
Maybe Adam Corolla's commencement address for the "University"
 
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Re: Is inequality really rising?

February 5th, 2020, 3:14 pm

I agree that explaining the gender pay gap is not as simple as comparing median wages, and it's probably partly due to women combining traditional roles in families with their professional work. That's why the father of my child will need to have the "innate preferences", as ISayMoo called it, to changing diapers :-)
 
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Re: Is inequality really rising?

February 5th, 2020, 8:16 pm

Excellent -- appreciate your non-knee-jerk reaction to that video.

Re diapers: 
What Rita Wants  :D
 
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Re: Is inequality really rising?

February 5th, 2020, 8:44 pm

And hairdresser called Rita who study Ibsen (bearish will like that)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJNA0heZki8

(with glimpses of the Rubrics building where W.R. Hamilton lived).
 
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bearish
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Re: Is inequality really rising?

February 6th, 2020, 12:16 am

I have read just enough Ibsen to appreciate the complications of staging Peer Gynt. As for the earlier diaper-changing discussion, that is actually a relatively brief period that does not necessarily rank all that high in the ways in which parenthood complicates (and enriches) your life.
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