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Am I Kidding Myself?

Posted 22 January 2002, 7.33 am by marilee

Things I do to stay healthy:
- Choke down tofu so I have some protein in my diet
- Eat brown rice instead of white
- Buy organic non-GMO foods
- Avoid processed and fast food
- Avoid caffeine
- Avoid drinks and foods with high amounts of easily absorbed sugars
- Live a mostly straight-edge life style, avoiding drugs, cigarettes and alcohol
- Get allergy shots weekly
- Consume vitamins, minerals, blue-green algae, "good" bacteria, and flax oil
- Avoid potently harmful and difficult to digest foods such as dairy

Yet I still:
- Stay up for 24+ hour periods
- Sleep in
- Avoid eating so I won't gain weight
- Never get enough exercise
- Spent too much time on my computer
- Clean my room and dust about once a year
- Spend more time than I'd like watching television
- Avoid going to the doctor when I'm sick
- Refuse medication when I need it

What am I trying to prove by this? Simply that I, among millions of other people, somehow convince myself that the good things I do are enough even when I continue with my bad habits. I may try to keep my allergies under control, but I live in a dusty house which I refuse to clean out of laziness. Just as you might go to McDonalds after a morning at the gym or continue to smoke while you avoid foods with harmful carcinogenic pesticides. We all try to be healthy, but do any of us really succeed?

Bruce Lee Goodness

Posted 22 January 2002, 12.24 am by Alexander

This is well worth a look. Takes a while to load (on dial-up anyway) and it's a wonderful piece of flash.

Plus it gives you an insight into how germans dub chinese films. Inspiring!

The Media

Posted 21 January 2002, 4.22 pm by Sickan

When I think of the Media I think of news, interesting stories from the world. You know, stuff that's nice to know, maybe that France got a new President or some oil tanker has spilled oil in the Pacific... But noooo!! Instead 70% of all the newspapers and magazines scattered in my local kiosk are about the latest thing some irrelevant pop star or movie star have done or said. I ask myself what I want to know about the celebrities. I don't want to know that the person is pregnant nor that the celebrity has a drug problem or was abused as a child. I'm sorry I just don't care!

I tell myself to close my eyes and just let them play their own game, but I can't help myself, I just get so, in a way, sad when I look at all these colored magazines, with all their skinny models and muscular men with shiny teeth... Its like they are saying: "If you don't look this way ... you aren't a real person!!" Hmm...

I'm not blaming the celebrities here; they are not to blame that the standards or needs of good journalism have fainted! They need this form of publicity to some point, or else they wouldn't be what they are, Celebrities!! And surely deep down some of this is good, I mean if some actor is the leader of WHO and through the magazines can raise some money or just make people think about the situation of their case, then it's good.

There's a fine balance between using and abusing when it comes to the relationship between the press and the celebrities.

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Posted 21 January 2002, 11.59 am by marilee

As I revise my resume, stare at it, proof-read it, and revise it some more I think to myself, "I haven't done that badly." Receptionist, Retail Sales Clerk, Concession Manager, Ticket Sales. All high-paying jobs for what they are, always made a couple dollars more than minimum. Committed, involved, active, not to mention dearly loved (but I would never put that on my resume) at my highschool. A wide range of computer skills. Office skills and retail skills. Great references.

Of course, this feeling of pride and accomplishment only lasts for a couple seconds, as most. It sinks in that I have failed my one attempt at a serious relationship, have no idea what I am going to do for the rest of my life and can't dance, sing or play a musical instrument worth a damn.

I wonder to myself, will I ever be happy, satisfied, complete? Will I ever be content with my life and situation? Will that feeling of accomplishment ever be more than fleeting? If so, would my life even be worth living? Without the need to one-up myself, the drive to prove I'm better than what I am currently worth, would any of this be worth it? Would I sit in a chair, doing nothing new, nothing exciting, the same thing day in and day out?

When I get a 97% on a paper I whine and beat myself up for not studying hard enough. When I notice the raise on my pay cheque, I am not happy but wonder what I could do to make it higher next year. When someone tells me I'm pretty I feel I must be ugly because they didn't say I was beautiful. When someone tells me they are starting to feel close to me, I am ashamed I couldn't make myself closer.

I conclude from this that it is not a bad thing I look down on myself. I am doing myself a favour never being satisfied with my test scores, grades, work ethic, relationships, talents and skills. I can only better myself this way. It must be a good thing.

A special time, my friends

Posted 20 January 2002, 12.40 am by Villager

Primates, hunters, strong, dominant; top of the food chain.
Mammals, humans, intelligent, progressing; unique beings.
Countries, people, civilisation, individuals; now safe from physical challenge.
Society, belonging, adaptation, evolution; ever changing.

We are no longer simple animals. What we create as the fabric of society - essentially every aspect of everyday life - transforms us into exactly that - what we create. Over six billion brains and bodies influencing each other - making scientific, technological, medical and sociological advances unbelievable a hundred years ago; incomprehensible a thousand years ago. In the lifetime of this planet - and most other species on it - a thousand years is but a blink. For humanity, a single year has come to mean change in every sector; and advancement in the same.

We no longer fight the other species with which we share the earth - the converse, we fight to keep them from extinction by our own hands. We no longer fight to eat, to have a safe place to sleep - instead we try to leave the planet, and see what's on the next one. We are an amazing species, make no mistake. Alone, man is inventive, intelligent, resourceful. But he is physically frail, and far inferior should he come to hand-to-claw/paw combat. But, in the global society which the cream of those six billion come together - we do things reach into the very makeup of life - and proceed to learn, copy, and master the physics of life.

I am proud to be human. I am thankful that I have the opportunity to live in such a world, especially at such a critical period in the evolution of man. I am excited at the prospect of what new developments may produce - and the role I can have, as pioneer, or, more likely, wide-eyed observer.

Life as a human is magical. You only have to look at yourself - skin, limbs, eyes and a heart which fall little short of a miracle. Life as a human in a world where we are but ants in a vast library - complete with TV and video games - is all the more exciting.

Look up, take stock, take a deep breath and fucking well live life to the fullest.

Ninjas are mammals

Posted 19 January 2002, 7.22 pm by Alexander

Holy Jesus!

Ninjas can kill anyone they want! Ninjas cut off heads ALL the time and don't even think twice about it. These guys are so crazy and awesome that they flip out ALL the time. I heard that there was this ninja who was eating at a diner. And when some dude dropped a spoon the ninja killed the whole town. My friend Mark said that he saw a ninja totally uppercut some kid just because the kid opened a window.

This is the funniest site I've seen for a very very long time.

FBI's top 10 most wanted

Posted 19 January 2002, 3.25 pm by Craig

You might not beleive this but I found Alexander's picture Here...

or maybe I didn't...

Anyway. Have you even wondered what Video game Character you would be? I have, and today I found out that I am a shitty Scorched Earth Tank!! Either that or a a Space-invader... Click here to find out what you are...

I am a Scorched Earth Tank.

When I have a mission, it consumes me; I will not be satisfied until the job is done. I have a strong sense of duty, and a strong sense of direction. Changes in the tide don't phase me - I always know which way the wind blows, and I know how to compensate for it. I get on poorly with people like myself. What Video Game Character Are You?

Fugazi's Latest Venture

Posted 18 January 2002, 5.41 pm by Sunny2Tall

Artist: Fugazi
CD: The Argument
Label: Dischord

When I first heard Fugazi it was being blasted from a $10 boom box in the back of pet store as young skaters attempted jumping off the loading dock. The album was 13 Songs, and I had never heard anything so wretched as Ian MacKaye’s vocals. So of course the very next day I went out and bought the album. After listening to it several times over I found what people were hearing. It wasn’t about the vocals; it was about how everything together seemed to fit seamlessly. The guitar was not stepping on the vocals, the bass wasn’t overbearing and obtrusive, the drums settled themselves nicely in the background but were punchy enough to be noticed. The only way I could really compare what I’m speaking of to another band is to bring up names like Led Zeppelin and Tool.
The latest installment from Dischord’s Fugazi, The Argument, captures the same musical vibe that their previous albums do, and has an even more impressive repertoire of songs, my favorite being a song called Cashout.

Final notes: If you’re not into experimenting with lesser-known bands, or if you’re prone to heart attacks you will not enjoy this CD. However, if you don’t mind trying new things, or you are a previous Fugazi fan this album will probably make your day.

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80s candy bars were pretty good

only because i traded it for a candy bar in the 80's.

lol we all know you don't have a soul ghoti

my soul for some carbs...

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