Is America going slowly abso-effing-lutely nuts, or is it just me?
Nothing slow about it. America is running as fast and as hard as we can towards idiocy, lunacy and complete and utter stupidity.
Isn’t that on a list of capital crimes in Singapore? Or is that just an urban legend?
Nuts? Maybe, but likely that we are being managed by computers programmed by kids with very limited life skills or common sense. Add the persons serving can not think beyond what the computer is demanding. Laziness may be a better explanation.
Was in a hardware store this morning at checkout. The elderly gentleman ahead of me had 2 bottles of fuel additive, to which the checkout girl said she had to know his date of birth to prove he was over 18, inspite of his grey hair and obvious more than 18. Common sense and thinking are gone.
So it seems. There is also a markedly higher, and deplorable level of crudeness in much of our communication, these days.