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[–] idle_voating 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

There is nothing wrong with wanting to be taken seriously.


[–] carbanara 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

You are the sum of your life experiences and decisions. At 11, you would have to have been All over and done a Whole Lot to have formed a really good opinion.

We have a lot of 30 year old children in the US, people who have been exposed to nothing, and have strong opinions about wealth distribution because of it. Anyone who has crunched business numbers can see through that fog. This kid, is likely brainwashed by his parents with talking points.


[–] voat- 12 points -4 points (+8|-12) ago 

It's easy to demand free shit when you're not paying taxes


[–] PraiseIPU 4 points 7 points (+11|-4) ago  (edited ago)

so you prefer the current system of private enterprise making things more expensive than if it was socialized?

Healhcare only to the people that can afford it? because dooming kids for who their parents is a good way to run things?

leave all schools, roads, police, and military up to private companies?


[–] SCRIBBLEonmyARSE 2 points -1 points (+1|-2) ago 

Englishman here.

Tory voter, located in the North of England. A 'labour', left wing safe seat.

Honestly, if we start telling people they must die because we as a society can't afford to keep them, and riots come about. I'll take to the streets myself with the rest of the rioters, only with a Megaphone in my hand. I'll talk louder than anybody shouting and throwing shit, saying I BELIEVE IN TORY VALUES AND IM HERE NOW THIS IS BEYOND POLITICS. My great grandfathers fought in WW2 for the safety of Britons and I'd honour them if the government says now they must die due to illness.

I know that's a completely different mindframe to say, a republican of the US.

But economically speaking, you have a fantastic point and the downvoaters disappoint me by downvoating you. This 'automisiation is coming', and therefore 'people need free money', WILL HURT AMERICA. It would hurt the UK too. We're societies in which reward hard work and devotion, innovation and creation of produce/service.

Automisation came about in the past, which meant we aren't all farmers any more. New indsutries emerge. The Guardian did an article saying the call centre of the UK is the new 'working in the mines'. As if it was a bad thing lol being sat on your arse talking is worse than working in a dusty mine, waiting to hit a patch of gas that kills the budgie, then run out with dust and toxic gas in your lungs gasping for air... yeah the call centre being the new mines is a step forward in technological advancement bringing a higher quality of life.

People don't understand this. Automisation is so far off anything that needs addressing right now in real terms, it's basically a null subject. Ridiculous to complete as it wont be a factor in our lifetimes.


[–] Lev-ice 15 points -7 points (+8|-15) ago 

This is a frustrating mentality. I am a young person and I look quite a bit younger than I really am. At my job, I am actually at least as knowlegable and experienced or more than peplople who jave worked there for years and years, uet people still feel the need to over explain things to me constantly, some of them may be remonded of their children by me, pwrhaps, but others just come off as patronizong. Though, sometimes it's fun to play dumb and then perform a task better than they can.

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[–] FormerlyKnownAsGkar 0 points 11 points (+11|-0) ago 

At the same time, don't be so ready to dismiss people who have more experience. Be sure you understand why they are recommending something.

While I would never say "older automatically equals wiser" there is the issue that often someone who's been doing something longer doesn't need your advice because they've tried that approach in the past and it failed.

There's also the issue of risk - sometimes it's really easy to get something done if you just ignore all the safeguards. And that works great until the time it goes wrong.


[–] jeegte12 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

At my job, I am actually at least as knowlegable and experienced or more than peplople who jave worked there for years and years

check yourself before you wreck yourself. you might find that you're much less knowledgeable than you think. i had a breeze in high school and college because i listened to everything old people told me. some of it was nonsense, but most of it wasn't. it was very frustrating seeing my peers make mistakes that i know for a fact they were warned about by their parents and teachers.


[–] intrepiddemise 1 point -1 points (+0|-1) ago  (edited ago)

Pride comes before the fall, my friend. Never turn down a chance to learn. Be humble and patient, and people will want to do things for you. Networking is more important in the job market now than ever before, and success comes from always striving to be better, rather than assuming you're already good enough.

edit: guess he didn't like my advice. Probably thought I was trying to over-explain to him or patronize him.