(2) “And you’re going to have to make a decision about which direction you want to go. If you go that way you can be somebody. You will have to make compromises and you will have to turn your back on your friends.“
I am in a bleak and horrible mood.
I hate the United States of America. I hate the plutocracy. I hate the Republicans who are in positions of power. If sheer hatred could kill they would all die today.
I hate, hatred. I wish to never experience it, and if I do, to never admit it, even to myself. The one absolute hatred of my life has always been toward the colonel who condemned my beloved friend Lee Finley to death for no reason.
Lee didn't die alone. All but one of the listening post he was on that night died before sunrise; the survivor played dead while the NVA searched his body.
He drank himself to death over the next few decades.
If you want to kill people, the most effective way to do this in the modern era (since gun laws and annoying people like the Police will make things awkward) is to persuade people to stop (or never start) a statin.
Over the long term, 1 in 10 will be killed by that choice.
You can even write books about it and make money.
And be seen as a crusader against a crooked medicogovernmental conspiracy.
The internet is a good place to operate, because most lay people can't distinguish scientific reasoning from pseudoscience, and because ...