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But I think what this is getting at is that...um...probably a lot of people would say "of course Shakespeare does not suck" without actually having any kind of developed reasoning or experience about why they feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by shivohum on July 30, 2014 9:31 PM

It still seems strange to me, because I have zero interest in the first thing and think of the second one (caring for each other) as the basis of any relationship, but maybe I already have non-traditional relationships. Oh god the emotional... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by RobotLunch on July 30, 2014 8:45 PM

What if we had a conversation about this stuff that didn't strive to pin a social problem on a particular generation? Especially because it so quickly becomes ridiculous - there are so many "large post-WWII baby cohort" people that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by daq on July 30, 2014 8:11 PM

In this situation, isn't that sufficient, though? His work has stood for centuries and is still enjoyed around the world. Surely there must be something there that speaks to people and causes them to continue to have a genuine response to his... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by tychotesla on July 30, 2014 7:27 PM

But I think what this is getting at is that...um...probably a lot of people would say "of course Shakespeare does not suck" without actually having any kind of developed reasoning or experience about why they feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by tychotesla on July 30, 2014 7:26 PM

What if we had a conversation about this stuff that didn't strive to pin a social problem on a particular generation? Especially because it so quickly becomes ridiculous - there are so many "large post-WWII baby cohort" people that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by cinchona on July 30, 2014 6:30 PM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by The Outsider on July 30, 2014 6:24 PM

But I think what this is getting at is that...um...probably a lot of people would say "of course Shakespeare does not suck" without actually having any kind of developed reasoning or experience about why they feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by GrammarMoses on July 30, 2014 5:41 PM

In this situation, isn't that sufficient, though? His work has stood for centuries and is still enjoyed around the world. Surely there must be something there that speaks to people and causes them to continue to have a genuine response to his... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by GrammarMoses on July 30, 2014 4:49 PM

What if we had a conversation about this stuff that didn't strive to pin a social problem on a particular generation? Especially because it so quickly becomes ridiculous - there are so many "large post-WWII baby cohort" people that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Rosie M. Banks on July 30, 2014 3:13 PM

I think that "I would line up to dance on her fingers" is pretty blatently hyperbole. But she struck me as a truly vile human being. And just to clarify: she struck me as a truly vile human being because her ideas about what... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by RobotLunch on July 30, 2014 3:07 PM

In this situation, isn't that sufficient, though? His work has stood for centuries and is still enjoyed around the world. Surely there must be something there that speaks to people and causes them to continue to have a genuine response to his... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Lexica on July 30, 2014 1:41 PM

The thing is, I have no doubt that she does experience feeling-bad-about-her-body, etc. I have no doubt that she gets the usual shit that women in media get, and that this is tough. At the same time, there's something weird about the colonization... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by glhaynes on July 30, 2014 1:13 PM

What if we had a conversation about this stuff that didn't strive to pin a social problem on a particular generation? Especially because it so quickly becomes ridiculous - there are so many "large post-WWII baby cohort" people that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by corb on July 30, 2014 12:57 PM

What if we had a conversation about this stuff that didn't strive to pin a social problem on a particular generation? Especially because it so quickly becomes ridiculous - there are so many "large post-WWII baby cohort" people that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by ob1quixote on July 30, 2014 12:44 PM

In this situation, isn't that sufficient, though? His work has stood for centuries and is still enjoyed around the world. Surely there must be something there that speaks to people and causes them to continue to have a genuine response to his... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Sangermaine on July 30, 2014 12:24 PM

But I think what this is getting at is that...um...probably a lot of people would say "of course Shakespeare does not suck" without actually having any kind of developed reasoning or experience about why they feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by NoahTheDuke on July 30, 2014 12:22 PM

But I think what this is getting at is that...um...probably a lot of people would say "of course Shakespeare does not suck" without actually having any kind of developed reasoning or experience about why they feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by the man of twists and turns on July 30, 2014 12:09 PM

But I think what this is getting at is that...um...probably a lot of people would say "of course Shakespeare does not suck" without actually having any kind of developed reasoning or experience about why they feel that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by daq on July 30, 2014 12:03 PM

What if we had a conversation about this stuff that didn't strive to pin a social problem on a particular generation? Especially because it so quickly becomes ridiculous - there are so many "large post-WWII baby cohort" people that... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by giraffe on July 30, 2014 11:06 AM

Weirdly, this reminds me of my thoughts yesterday about the "I smack my partner lightly when he tells a racist joke" askme. [Naturally, I have no knowledge of the actual experience of that poster.] I was thinking about how women are... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by randomnity on July 30, 2014 9:50 AM

What this says to me is that a well-intentioned organization has to have their ducks in a row before there's a call for a policy to be put into effect. I could easily see my younger, more naive self become very focused on "how can we... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by dubitable on July 30, 2014 9:20 AM

She already has one of the biggest selling singles of all time, a song that surely was mainly purchased by pre-teens (did anyone here purchase 'Starships'? I actually did, but I needed it as part of a playlist for something. I thought it... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by tractorfeed on July 30, 2014 9:16 AM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by bibliogrrl on July 30, 2014 8:51 AM

Altho, I found the graphic about what your $10 gets you a bit disingenuous. You need a kitchen to cook that shit. Like a knife, pots, pans, a working stove and or microwave, maybe aluminium foil or saran wrap, and the know how. You need to pay for... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by winna on July 30, 2014 8:44 AM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by winna on July 30, 2014 8:38 AM

She already has one of the biggest selling singles of all time, a song that surely was mainly purchased by pre-teens (did anyone here purchase 'Starships'? I actually did, but I needed it as part of a playlist for something. I thought it... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Salamander on July 30, 2014 8:03 AM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by feckless fecal fear mongering on July 30, 2014 6:05 AM

Also, sometimes you just get sick of what you can afford. Things are (hopefully temporarily) quite tight at home, and every once in a while I just snap and get something that's off-budget because I'm really tired of the stuff I eat day in and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by fraula on July 30, 2014 6:05 AM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Kikkoman on July 30, 2014 5:10 AM

I mean, I really like this tumblr...partly because it feels sort of eighties avant-garde blank, and partly because it sort of conjures up a set of scenarios - it makes one hyper-conscious of language. Obviously, I'm going to say "cougar" if... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED on July 30, 2014 5:06 AM

Also, sometimes you just get sick of what you can afford. Things are (hopefully temporarily) quite tight at home, and every once in a while I just snap and get something that's off-budget because I'm really tired of the stuff I eat day in and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by threeants on July 30, 2014 1:23 AM

Altho, I found the graphic about what your $10 gets you a bit disingenuous. You need a kitchen to cook that shit. Like a knife, pots, pans, a working stove and or microwave, maybe aluminium foil or saran wrap, and the know how. You need to pay for... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by threeants on July 30, 2014 1:23 AM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by threeants on July 30, 2014 1:18 AM

Also, sometimes you just get sick of what you can afford. Things are (hopefully temporarily) quite tight at home, and every once in a while I just snap and get something that's off-budget because I'm really tired of the stuff I eat day in and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by kagredon on July 30, 2014 12:12 AM

Altho, I found the graphic about what your $10 gets you a bit disingenuous. You need a kitchen to cook that shit. Like a knife, pots, pans, a working stove and or microwave, maybe aluminium foil or saran wrap, and the know how. You need to pay for... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by ifjuly on July 29, 2014 11:34 PM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by plep on July 29, 2014 11:28 PM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by oneswellfoop on July 29, 2014 11:27 PM

Altho, I found the graphic about what your $10 gets you a bit disingenuous. You need a kitchen to cook that shit. Like a knife, pots, pans, a working stove and or microwave, maybe aluminium foil or saran wrap, and the know how. You need to pay for... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Dreidl on July 29, 2014 10:06 PM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by PuppyCat on July 29, 2014 9:45 PM

Also, sometimes you just get sick of what you can afford. Things are (hopefully temporarily) quite tight at home, and every once in a while I just snap and get something that's off-budget because I'm really tired of the stuff I eat day in and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by FireballForever on July 29, 2014 8:52 PM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by FireballForever on July 29, 2014 8:46 PM

Also, sometimes you just get sick of what you can afford. Things are (hopefully temporarily) quite tight at home, and every once in a while I just snap and get something that's off-budget because I'm really tired of the stuff I eat day in and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Proofs and Refutations on July 29, 2014 8:05 PM

Altho, I found the graphic about what your $10 gets you a bit disingenuous. You need a kitchen to cook that shit. Like a knife, pots, pans, a working stove and or microwave, maybe aluminium foil or saran wrap, and the know how. You need to pay for... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Proofs and Refutations on July 29, 2014 8:04 PM

so the government will subsidize those items....in a punitive, half-assed, still-insufficient way that allows their cronies to skim off the top and justifies endless invasive "nudging" of the lives of the poor.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Proofs and Refutations on July 29, 2014 7:58 PM

Call the fucking cops and have him charged. The thing is, very often people don't want to call the cops - they don't themselves want to go through the awfulness and publicity of a trial, they don't want to introduce cops into their... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Proofs and Refutations on July 29, 2014 7:24 PM

Also, sometimes you just get sick of what you can afford. Things are (hopefully temporarily) quite tight at home, and every once in a while I just snap and get something that's off-budget because I'm really tired of the stuff I eat day in and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by keever on July 29, 2014 6:43 PM

Altho, I found the graphic about what your $10 gets you a bit disingenuous. You need a kitchen to cook that shit. Like a knife, pots, pans, a working stove and or microwave, maybe aluminium foil or saran wrap, and the know how. You need to pay for... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by snsranch on July 29, 2014 6:42 PM

Also, sometimes you just get sick of what you can afford. Things are (hopefully temporarily) quite tight at home, and every once in a while I just snap and get something that's off-budget because I'm really tired of the stuff I eat day in and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Blue Jello Elf on July 29, 2014 6:29 PM

What this says to me is that a well-intentioned organization has to have their ducks in a row before there's a call for a policy to be put into effect. I could easily see my younger, more naive self become very focused on "how can we... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by small_ruminant on July 29, 2014 6:05 PM

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