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I've decided not to have kids
on 10 Jul 2014
, latest 6 years ago Ok, it's been said before but I'll say it again. I see myself as a creative and intelligent person who, if born rich, would be a Renaissance man doing my...
Why do ppl promote the lie, 'Money Doesn't Bring Happiness' ?
on 6 Feb 2014
, latest 5 years ago There are numerous commentators who tout the nonsense of Money not buying happiness ... http://iusedtohavehair.com/201 http://www.studymode.com/essay http://www.forbes.com/2004/09/ I will say one thing ... Corporate America, meaning engaging them, working for...
Rin's corroboration with a female ex-classmate
on 16 Sep 2014
, latest 5 years ago I had a chat with an old acquaintance from high school. She was one of the few girls who was in the advanced chemistry section and did extremely well on...
The Night My Husband Revealed To Me His Double Life
on 16 Mar 2015
, latest 5 years ago http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ Excerpt from article: "Number one," he says, looking down at his paper, "About 10 years ago, when we'd been married a couple of years, I had an affair. It...
Reference material for my loss of interest in dating women thread
on 16 Jul 2014
, latest 4 years ago Since it's tough to run through an entire thread to find this, I figured I should make this a reference read, all on its own. Original thread: http://patrick.net/?p=1246407 Here's a...
The movie, 'The Graduate' is a sign that the boomers suck.
on 6 Sep 2014
, latest 5 years ago In 'The Graduate', Dustin Hoffman portrayed a very bored kid, from an upper middle class household on the west coast. He had nothing to do all day and his only...
My plan to restore science & engineering in America
on 21 Mar 2014
, latest 5 years ago I think it's time that the horseshit about science and engineering careers comes to an end. Corporations are offshoring R&D and the govt is limiting funding to key *pet* principal...
Simple, doctors are overpaid
on 28 Oct 2012
, latest 3 years ago I think it's time that we stop the lies and admit the truth, doctors are simply overpaid. GPs are at ~$150K while specialists and surgical specialists are from $200K to...
STEM graduate says he can't find a job
on 27 Aug 2014
, latest 5 years ago http://www.washingtonpost.com/ Excerpts: "My degree was supposed to make me qualified as a programmer, but by the time I left school, all of the software and programming languages Iâ€™d learned had...
Ann Coulter turns interest in World Cup into a multiculturalism bashing issue.
on 26 Jun 2014
, latest 6 years ago http://www.clarionledger.com/s Excerpt: "If more "Americans" are watching soccer today, it's only because of the demographic switch effected by Teddy Kennedy's 1965 immigration law. I promise you: No American whose great-grandfather...
Millennials will be the 1st generation to see the end of work
on 20 May 2014
, latest 10 months ago The primary thing which defines the WWII & Boomers was that they were the generations which had actually experienced an era where one's labor was of value to society. And...
If Hillary Clinton actually worked out, 2 hrs per day, would she be attractive?
on 13 Oct 2016
, latest 2 years ago Here's Hillary from her youth ... Clearly, she's got nice facial features and is quite good looking, despite being a monster on the inside. If she'd worked out, like let's...
Why do ppl compare the Navy SEALs to let's say... an Ivy league education?
on 10 Nov 2015
, latest 4 years ago For the life of me, I'd gotten tired of the comparison. All the wonks out there, like to compare passing the training to enter the Navy SEALs or really, any...
Strategist, are you ready?
on 23 Feb 2015
, latest 5 years ago Use your imagination to fill in the box ... It's time for you to book that ticket to Oz/NZ! Say farewell to Uncle Sam! We fought a Revolutionary War for...
Let's get it straight, Kathleen Kennedy, not Disney Inc, ruined Star Wars
on 17 Dec 2019
, latest 20 days ago I'm seeing this all over the internet where there's this secret cabal of Disney execs, who decided to destroy Star Wars.Sorry, that's just not the case. This is not the...
Enough on scientist threads, don't go into science if you're not already rich
on 11 Sep 2013
, latest 6 years ago Ok, we've seen threads on the NSA (or some school admin) suppressing a Hopkin's professor's writings, another on federal research grant cutbacks and then, more threads on continuous STEM shortages....
Article: What's Causing Our Millennials to Fail at Becoming Adults?
on 2 Mar 2014
, latest 6 years ago http://www.mainstreet.com/arti Excerpt: --- "Even as economic conditions have improved for some in the population, young people are worse off today than they were 20 years ago," says study co-author Warren...
STEM a/o educational wonks, really don't know what they're talking
on 29 Aug 2015
, latest 4 years ago about, in the reality of things. Just this last week, I'd gotten an unsolicited call from an old acquaintance, who'd now become a headhunter. Earlier on, he was a programmer/analyst...
Wham's George Michael is dead & got more respect than let's say, Rin, because ..
on 25 Dec 2016
, latest 3 years ago https://www.yahoo.com/music/pu Excerpt Throughout his career, his drug use and taste for risky sex brought him into frequent brushes with the law, most famously in 1998 when he was arrested for...
Dating is not like Pomegranates
on 9 Feb 2017
, latest 3 years ago The problem is that most ppl don't understand the difference between what's intrinsically organic and what's artificial/man made. Dating is artificial. It's about the pretense of potential soulmate-hood and other...
16-year-old with 3 associate degrees gets perfect SAT score
on 3 Jul 2014
, latest 6 years ago http://news.yahoo.com/16-year- Excerpt: "Maadhav Shah is only 16 years old, but he already holds three associate's degrees and recently scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT. As the Bobs from "Office...
If I'd grown up in Amsterdam instead of New England
on 7 Dec 2015
, latest 4 years ago When I'm not studying, I'd be here ... Of course, I could have been born rich in New England, homeschooled myself, and be a distance learning college student from here....
Is it time to declare San Francisco, an overrated city?
on 20 Feb 2014
, latest 6 years ago Starting from the Google Bus protests: http://www.sfweekly.com/2014-0 adding in the spraying of the homeless: http://america.aljazeera.com/a And then, the fact that a majority of the cityscape is dingy... it's practically a...
The happiest profession is being independently wealthy
on 20 Apr 2014
, latest 6 years ago And then, doing exactly what one wants. Once again, Dexter Holland of Offspring, who made his millions in rock, has also invented a hot sauce which he's marketing. http://www.gringobandito.com And...
Rin is free, no stupid New Year's gathering...
on 31 Dec 2015
, latest 4 years ago People, I finally did it. I was suppose to attend this gathering but then, I faked having car troubles (the old Accord works just fine) and the fact that someone...
Robots/AI future, we need a full blown welfare state but not state socialism
on 10 May 2013
, latest 4 years ago Yes, it's true, in the future, robotic/expert systems will perform much of the work, which is paying our bills today. http://www.marshallbrain.com/r Thus, it's imperative that we plan for the collapse...
I'm looking for an Olivia Wilde doppelganger
on 8 Oct 2014
, latest 5 years ago I figured I'd ask the PatNet community ... I'm looking for an Olivia Wilde doppelganger. As you know, in the land of the free, the United States of America, men...
Here's a story against optimism on love/marriage/kids
on 13 Nov 2019
, latest 4 days ago Ok, on a posting on sex/marriagehttps://patrick.ne I said, "What she's basically saying is that ppl need sex robots, with variable software & differing faces and boob/butt sizes, not human relationships...
STEM is not culturally prestigious
on 12 Aug 2015
, latest 4 years ago Why is it, that ppl try to make STEM education and its careers look prestigious to the naive of the world? What the popular press seems to fail at, is...
I want east Asian actresses with knockers
on 24 Jan 2019
, latest 6 days ago Yes, it's true, I no longer care about just a svelte body. I want Asian actresses, like Hawaii's Tia Carrere from yesteryear, with bazonkas, even if they're fake.
Sorry fellas but Trump's calling off the Iran strike may be his greatest moment
on 21 Jun 2019
, latest 8 months ago I'll even use CNN for this onehttps://www.cnn.com/politic Excerpt: 'President Trump is tweeting about his decision to stop an operation to strike Iran last night."We were cocked & loaded to retaliate...
Another plea for ppl to attend graduate school
on 11 May 2014
, latest 6 years ago Here we go again ... http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ Excerpt: More education typically leads to better job prospects and bigger paychecks. And we're not just talking about doctors and lawyers. While the average...
Jeff Bezos is dating former news anchor Lauren Sanchez
on 9 Jan 2019
, latest 6 months ago https://www.yahoo.com/entertai Excerpt: "Hours after Jeff Bezos announced he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, planned to divorce, it’s been reported that the billionaire has already moved on. Sources have...
Apple ex-managers talk about the company
on 1 Oct 2014
, latest 5 years ago http://www.businessinsider.com Excerpt: Staff members get emails from their bosses at 1 a.m. â€” and are expected to reply immediately. Melton says in the podcast that "Sunday is a work night...
Another A.I. thread
on 14 Dec 2014
, latest 5 years ago Here's a guy trying to quell the flames of the fear of A.I. http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/ Now, here's my question ... why is everyone so hyper-focused on a so-called emerging consciousness of...
I have a friend who drives a Tesla ... I say 'so what?!'
on 20 Aug 2018
, latest a year ago As you know, I'm semi-retired from hedge fund work. I now consult back to my old firm, in return for free livery & lodging, wherever I go, advocating for my...
Ok, rentafriend.com's first failure for Rin
on 8 May 2019
, latest 9 months ago All right, I've been using rentafriend.com to meet up with women at higher end Boston restaurants with the idea that there would be no followup 'relationship'.Well today, I was betrayed....