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Old 12-29-2017, 10:24 AM
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Brazil is the Mexico of South America. Surrounding countries need Trump-like leader.
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Old 12-29-2017, 11:49 AM
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Nope.

The situation in Brazil is simply hopeless. It will take generations to fix. The most I can do is nudge people towards the understanding that investing in education, infrastructure, and healthcare for the population is beneficial for the future economic prosperity of the country. Right now both sides pretty much hate each other, and are both massively corrupt. Difficult place to start any kind of positive changes until you sweep away most of the corrupt politicians.
So you will comfortably nudge them from your beach house with the servants?

Or will you nudge them by making political posts on the AO?

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Old 12-29-2017, 11:53 AM
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I think it's pretty well-documented that I'm completely on board with any level of jsakent-mocking people want to participate in, but this is a professional section of the board, so please keep that in mind. No lines crossed yet IMO, but just a reminder that this isn't the political section.
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Old 12-29-2017, 12:30 PM
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I think it's pretty well-documented that I'm completely on board with any level of jsakent-mocking people want to participate in, but this is a professional section of the board, so please keep that in mind. No lines crossed yet IMO, but just a reminder that this isn't the political section.
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Old 12-29-2017, 01:38 PM
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Old 12-29-2017, 01:38 PM
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So you will comfortably nudge them from your beach house with the servants?

Or will you nudge them by making political posts on the AO?
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Old 12-29-2017, 07:25 PM
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the quality of life would be very high for us (think big house right in front of beach with maid/cook/butler) which is something that I found I like quite a bit.
Man and all the while I've been striving for a low quality of life.

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Old 12-29-2017, 07:52 PM
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Man and all the while I've been striving for a low quality of life.

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You must be new here. People here like to suffer through life. They even try to do the same to their offspring. Just baffles me.

I have a comfortable life. But I still want to work hard to have a super comfortable life.
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Old 12-29-2017, 09:24 PM
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You must be new here. People here like to suffer through life. They even try to do the same to their offspring. Just baffles me.

I have a comfortable life. But I still want to work hard to have a super comfortable life.
I think most people are pursuing a higher quality of life; people just have differing opinions as to what that entails.

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Old 12-29-2017, 09:32 PM
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You must be new here. People here like to suffer through life. They even try to do the same to their offspring. Just baffles me.

I have a comfortable life. But I still want to work hard to have a super comfortable life.
hamster wheel syndrome.
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