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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6930 on: April 05, 2019, 07:35:59 am »
Anecdotally I can tell you that not one of them mentions the need for work life balance.   I often find myself telling them to leave the office at the end of my work day, not work weekends, and I find them coming in earlier than me.  Something no Millennial in my office has ever done.  So I am hopeful that is the case.

That is encouraging. 

No, it's depressing.

We have to remember the untold millions whose final words were ".....if only I'd spent more time in the office"  :P

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6931 on: April 05, 2019, 08:59:33 am »
Or better yet, if only I had a good job - will that be a grande?

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6932 on: April 05, 2019, 09:06:25 am »
Or better yet, if only I had a good job - will that be a grande?

I have to say that even with the Millennial generational reputation I am kind of impressed some hot shot lawyers would ever discuss something like "work-life balance".
If we can hit that bull's-eye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate!

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6933 on: April 05, 2019, 09:20:13 am »
Or better yet, if only I had a good job - will that be a grande?

I have to say that even with the Millennial generational reputation I am kind of impressed some hot shot lawyers would ever discuss something like "work-life balance".

It's a real problem, leading to all sorts of structural problems.

To give but one example, the whole gender balance thing. Incoming associates are at par (equal numbers of men and women), but not at the partner level. A big part of the problem is that fewer women are willing to put up with a profession with no balance - many want to have children at some point, and as a generality, women are on average more invested than men in the day-to-day lives of young children.  So female associates tend, all else being equal, to be more likely to go into less time-demanding legal fields if they have kids - they work in-house for corporations or for the government.
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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6934 on: April 05, 2019, 09:23:51 am »
Or better yet, if only I had a good job - will that be a grande?

I have to say that even with the Millennial generational reputation I am kind of impressed some hot shot lawyers would ever discuss something like "work-life balance".

Your assumptions are interesting. 

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6935 on: April 19, 2019, 06:58:02 am »
“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”


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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6936 on: April 19, 2019, 07:04:22 am »

Intelligent design?

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6937 on: April 19, 2019, 09:49:43 am »
God's design to test their faith?
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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6938 on: April 21, 2019, 04:41:53 am »
I guess Conchita Wurst above here has one point: if this horrible Sri Lanka attack was done in the developed world against a Muslim minority, "Islamophobia" would be blamed. But in this case there will be no mention of "Christanophobia".

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6939 on: April 21, 2019, 02:12:53 pm »
I guess Conchita Wurst above here has one point: if this horrible Sri Lanka attack was done in the developed world against a Muslim minority, "Islamophobia" would be blamed. But in this case there will be no mention of "Christanophobia".

It's pretty much BS.  Crazy Australian guy specifically targeted Muslims.  Jihadis happily kill any Westerner, regardless of religion.  They didn't ask the non-Christians to leave the Madrid subway or the World Trade Center before blowing them up,
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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6940 on: April 21, 2019, 03:34:46 pm »
They specifically targeted churches, Yi.

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6941 on: April 21, 2019, 06:04:20 pm »
They specifically target a lot of things and a lot of people.  Should we also start recognizing Yazidiphobia, aid worker phobia, journalistphobia, subway rider phobia, ancient Roman ruin phobia, etc., etc., etc?
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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6942 on: April 21, 2019, 07:19:43 pm »
They specifically target a lot of things and a lot of people.  Should we also start recognizing Yazidiphobia, aid worker phobia, journalistphobia, subway rider phobia, ancient Roman ruin phobia, etc., etc., etc?


I think we could probably do something with the hatred of the Yazidis.
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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6943 on: April 21, 2019, 08:22:12 pm »
I guess Conchita Wurst above here has one point: if this horrible Sri Lanka attack was done in the developed world against a Muslim minority, "Islamophobia" would be blamed. But in this case there will be no mention of "Christanophobia".
Oh there are plenty of people who only get worked up about atrocities that target christians. It helps them maintain their martyr complexes.

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Re: Facebook Follies of Friends and Families
« Reply #6944 on: April 22, 2019, 04:35:15 am »
They specifically target a lot of things and a lot of people.  Should we also start recognizing Yazidiphobia, aid worker phobia, journalistphobia, subway rider phobia, ancient Roman ruin phobia, etc., etc., etc?

We should start by not using -phobia for hatred since phobia means fear.  :nerd: Mis(o) or anti- work fine.