Friday, April 10, 2015

Where we are

I've been out of work for two years, nevertheless diligently seeking work. I don't understand that  but it is what it is.

I've been encouraged, and have subsequently endeavored, to seek an online presence that will draw visitors and subsequently advertising income.

The operative word is income.

But it still isn't happening.

I've given up time from local chat groups to address a wider audience through Facebook.

Part of the problem may be being too honest, as discussed here:

Consequentially, it occurs to me that we need to consider the various *types* of human relationships.

is a well respected treatise that make a distinction between visceral ("feeling") and neo-cortex (intellectually "thinking") recognition of attraction to another person. You may viscerally love them (be hot for them, "feel" that they mean well, whatever) but know that they are a total idiot (neo-cortex).

We need to put both on the table and sort it out.

Or, conversely, you may totally admire them for their intellect, intelligence, commitment, and perseverance (Winston Churchill and Benjamin Franklin come to mind) but abhor them as fat drunken slobs, which both were (visceral)...

What the HR people say in the end is this: I don't care about the color of your eyes, the color of your skin, or your blood type. All I care about is your BEHAVIOUR. Fix that and we'll all get along just fine.

Starting with MYOB and keep your hands off my stuff.

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