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Subject:  Re: Pulling the trigger Date:  2/4/2001  6:36 PM
Author:  1HappyFool Number:  137 of 381

dirkn:
Aren't we supposed to toil and put off our own desires until we are too old to do anything else? Isn't that the way life is in our society? Who am I to presume that I should be able to just go sit on a beach or fish in a mountain stream just because I feel like it? What makes ME so special?

Our society is full of people who contribute without drawing a paycheck. There is no correlation between drawing a paycheck and productivi