Comb Material(s) Revisited
- Subject: Comb Material(s) Revisited
- From: the Leones <leone@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 14:12:52 +0100
> I have always had a problem with authority figures, to wit: Just because
>a person is known for a certain field and just because they have been in
>said field for many yrs, people have a tendency to hold them up as the
>"last word" on a particular subject. I disagree on the following grounds.
>A....Time, doesn't in and of itself decree any particular person to be the
>B....Said figure MAY have been good in the field at one time, but is now
>"resting on their laurels"
>C....Just because a person was a champ, doesn't mean that they can't or
>haven't been "de-throned". Champs oftentimes wind up chumps.
>D....I once had a boss who told me "This is the way we do it, this is the
>way I want it done, and (I) have done it this way for 26 yrs.
>E....To this I replied "Yes, and for 26 yrs you have been doing it wrong".
>(I LOST the battle, simply by being an "underling")
> And so it goes in ALL endeavors in life.We constantly face adversities
>and corrections which are thrust upon us without any (logical)
>explaination. We are supposed to be a bunch of sheep and follow the "Big
>DOG" quietly and timidly, for no other reason than intimidation.
> I ain't going for it. THIS is why I am "functionally un-employable". I
>have this problem whereas IF I feel a certain way about something..THAT's
>HOW IT IS.
>IF someone feels otherwise, THEY have to show ME, (NOT the other way
>around). Reason for this is simple. I have to do what's best for ME and
>since I feel comfortable in MY position and have nothing to prove, it is up
>to the other person to prove me wrong. (I'm) not going to change MY life on
>someone else's "whim".
> In other words, they have to prove to ME that ME is wrong. I DON't have
>to prove myself wrong. Using strange unusual words and "cliques" is NOT
>gonna do it. Waltzing around a subject with clever use of semantics OR
>pulling out one's psychology education background to try to "speak down" to
>me or make me feel inadequate in the "debating-team" arena, won't cut it
> I want LOGIC. Give me a logical route to pursue and I will do everything
>I can to bend. Otherwise, acquiescence is the best you can expect from me.
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