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how many in positions of responsibility and authority have learned this critical lesson?  IMHO too few.
 
A young man went to seek an important position at a large printing company. He passed the initial interview and was going to meet the director for the final interview. The director saw his resume, it was excellent. And asked, '
Have you received a scholarship for school?' The boy replied, " No '
'It was your father who paid for your studies? '
'Yes.' He replied.
' Where does your father work? '
' My father is a Blacksmith'
The Director asked the young man to show him his hands.
The young man showed a pair of hands soft and perfect.
' Have you ever helped your parents at their job? '
 Never, my parents always wanted me to study and read more books. Besides, he can do the job better than me.
The director said:
' I have got a request: When you go home today, go and wash the hands of your father and then come see me tomorrow morning.'

The young man felt his chance to get the job was high.
When he returned to his house he asked his father if he would allow him to wash their hands.
His father felt strange, happy, but with mixed feelings and showed their hands to his son. The young man washed his hands, little by little. It was the first time that he noticed his father's hands were wrinkled and they had so many scars. Some bruises were so painful that his skin shuddered when he touched them.
This was the first time that the young man recognized what it meant for this pair of hands to work every day to be able to pay for his study. The bruises on the hands were the price that he payed for their education, his school activities and his future.
After cleaning his father's hands the young man stood in silence and began to tidy and clean up the workshop. That night, father and son talked for a long time.

The next morning, the young man went to the office of the director.
The Director noticed the tears in the eyes of the young man when He asked him: -' Can you tell me what you did and what you learned yesterday at your house?'
The boy replied: -' I washed my father's hands and when I finished I stayed and cleaned his workshop '
 Now I know what it is to appreciate and recognize that without my parents , I would not be who I am today . By helping my father I now realize how difficult and hard it is to do something on my own. I have come to appreciate the importance and the value in helping the family.

The director said, "This is what I look for in my people. I want to hire someone who can appreciate the help of others , a person who knows the hardship of others to do things, and a person who does not put money as his only goal in life". ' You are hired '.

A child that has been coddled, Protected and usually given him what he wants, develops a mentality of " I have the right ' and will always put himself first, ignoring the efforts of their parents. If we are this type of protective parent are we really showing love or are we destroying our children?
You can give your child a big house , good food , computer classes , watch on a big screen TV . But when you're washing the floor or painting a wall , please let him experience that too. 
After eating have them wash the dishes with their brothers and sisters. It is not because you have no money to hire someone to do this it's because you want to love them the right way . No matter how rich you are, you want them to understand. One day your hair will have gray hair, like the father of this young man.
The most important thing is that your child learns to appreciate the effort and to experience the difficulties and learn the ability to work with others to get things done.

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Look folks ...

what do we have now ...? what is it? nearly 20 Republican candidates for President...!?

And will you listen to them - some of the extreme, wacko statements they make - ludicrous at best ...which I think is part of their plan to not get elected - they couldn't handle the gig if they won.

it is obvious to me that the great majority on these candidates KNOW they have No Chance of winning. So why are so many them candidates?

It is Not to win the Presidency ...it is my belief that they are only trying to curry favor with the real source of global power ...the over-fat, over-fed, over-entitled multinational corporations and the greedy, arrogant bastards that run them.

They are running because it's their retirement program to feather their nest and show they do not care one wit about the people that elect them.
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a thought
why are so  many "GOP"s running?  what is the hidden, secret agenda for the conservatives, is it a money gain that puts money into their pocket, are they maneuvering for a position of power?????
What ever it the reason I/we do not know.  But I am very suspicious of the whole lot
agree that they do not care for the common wo/man

One day I emailed the GOP headquarters and thanked them for the increase comedy  entertainment of the variety and quality of those running for president
Sad to say they didn't send a response.

http://www.cagle.com/2015/02/gop-clown-car/

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all well here
high 90's to 100 for the past 4 weeks, should cool down, but this weather is a first for the NW
take it easy
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...the sleazy weasels in Congress never stop ...they are lying sacks of feces ...what ever they title a bill, just figure it has the exact opposite intention
Many companies already forbid you from joining other disgruntled customers in filing a class-action lawsuit, forcing you instead to take your beef to an arbitrator.
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the donald is the epitome of arrogant ignorance
The Republican presidential candidate had called Barack Obama the country’s ‘least transparent president’ for refusing to release the same documentation
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“We’ve been into big data from the beginning, long before anybody knew the term ‘big data.’ We have the universe we’re measuring here. So that, in principle, is the biggest data set of them all.” G...
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Occasionally I think about the scale of things and how much they affect how we think about them.

For instance, the tremendous rocket power that is needed to put something into orbit around Earth above the atmosphere ...it infers a huge depth of air and great power of gravity.

But the real scale of the Earth's atmosphere is incredibly tiny compared to the Earth's diameter ...if the Earth were a globe like in school say 3 feet in diameter, the thickness of atmosphere on that globe would be about 0.013 inches.

That is everything we know, from people to buildings to Mount Everest, everything is below this fragile skin that sustains life on Earth.

(I ask anyone smarter than I, to please check my calculations)

That's less thick than the paint that colors the oceans & land on that 3 foot globe.

For me, that puts in to better perspective the pollution that is being spewed into the air.
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Last week the FASTER cable, a new transpacific network link with a theoretical peak capacity of 60 Tbps (that's 60 million megabits), landed in Japan.  FASTER is a joint project between Google and several ISPs to provide, well, faster Internet speeds between the two regions.  The album (with pictures courtesy of http://gigazine.net/news/20150615-kddi-faster/) give you a quick overview of how such a cable is installed.

PS: see how this was done in 1956 for TAT-1, the first modern transatlantic telephone cable (with capacity for 36 phone calls, or about 0.2 megabits): http://atlantic-cable.com/Cables/1956TAT-1/index.htm.
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amazing, tremendous - the way to get people to think & stop oppression is thru art, music, theater
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pretty good interview - highly recommended
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From the "Your Life is full of surprises department"

My journey thru life has been a bit convoluted ...in June of 1957 I had just finished 2nd grade and was living next to my 2nd grade teacher, Mrs. Johnson. and behind Clyde's East Side Grocery in lily white Ft. Bragg, CA.

We had 2 (black & white) tv channels and I had maybe seen a few African-Americans on the tube - just maybe.

That was when my Dad got a new job, a city job in San Leandro. CA (east Bay Area), because he didn't see much of a future for his children and family in such an isolated (then) locality as Ft. Bragg.

We moved to the West Oakland Housing Projects (for just 1 year) between a heavily industrial area and East 14th St. where I became a minority in a poor, struggling African-American environment.

It was something of a culture shock I assure you all.

I find this rather interesting because I have now chosen to retire to a West Indian community on the tiny island of Carriacou in the Caribbean where I am again a minority. The big difference I feel is that the West Indian culture is much more welcoming and tolerant than the US culture.
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While this is regarding the current nasty TPA/TISA/TTIP/TAA clusterf*K in Congress, it shines a light on how crazy crap keeps happening within the US government.

If one is a House of Representatives Republican, one cannot always vote one's conscience as there are special GOP rules, from the article;

"GOP House rules state that members must “vote as a team on procedural matters,” although members are often allowed to vote against leadership on underlying legislation."

Rules like this have skewed the legislative process to favor manipulators over legislators and is why wackos get elected.

Grrrr
Punishing conservatives who oppose the Obama administration's trade policies, Boehner draws blood
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