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Discussion Board - Re: Sunday church story for all of you....

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07-22-2012 21:48:41

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This reminds me of being at a seed corn meeting when one fellow commented about the speaker, "how many years did you spend in college to get that stupid?" My thought was, that commenter managed to get dumber than a rock with only about 8 years of country school. Likely farmed cuz daddy gave it to him. I earned a BS degree in 3 1/2 years, while working part and full-time..., and started farming from scratch. I value education. Yes, I"ve seen enough educated people without common sense, but I find it common among construction worker friends, as well as laborers I worked with during college, that they always criticize the stupid bosses. Yeah, the ones that design the projects that give them 30 bux an hour with the only investment in their job being their lunch pail. So quick to criticize the farmers being successful (like dairymen working 7 days a week, or grain farmers finally getting a decent price), while THEY don"t do weekends...or winters. I remember how they howled when their EMPLOYER paid unemployment was taxed as regular income.

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07-24-2012 17:56:50

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 Re: Sunday church story for all of you.... in reply to JMS/.MN, 07-22-2012 21:48:41  
I like the comment about nothing invested but a lunch pail. My dad used to say that occasionally.
College is not a trade school, it is supposed to teach you how to use your brain and think about things. It makes you know a lot about a little, but it also makes you know a little about a lot.

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