Posted on | November 30, 2011 | 7 Comments
Our first product comes via email to Mrs. The Other Smitty.:
I mean, really:
- If your intent is to give yourself more than a sanctimonious hit of feel-goodery, why not foster or adopt a. . .human being? Adoption is noble. Ask any Christian who has studied the Galatian Epistle at length.
- The polar bear population myth is a
rightLeft pile of hooey.
Speaking of dodgy research, item #2 is an old chestnut from The Onion:
Revolutionary New Insoles Combine Five Forms Of Pseudoscience
Stressed and sore-footed Americans everywhere are clamoring for the exciting new MagnaSoles shoe inserts, which stimulate and soothe the wearer’s feet using no fewer than five forms of pseudoscience.
Check that Onion link for that special hypochondriac near your.
Our third product is courtesy of Jay Leno:
Other than Andrew Sullivan, I can’t think of anybody who would do this to a vehicle.
At any rate, the post title is intended as a jest, and holds two points for real life:
- Being indirect about random acts of kindness is one thing. Behaving deviously about gifts is another. Don’t be a backstabber.
- Also, never maintain a foe. Make sure that if there is a problem with a co-worker, it’s entirely on them. Give no cause for offense.