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Wed Dec 23, 2015, 07:33 PM

14. I always feel awkward trying to explain

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My point of view in any forum.

Even this one. This requires a bit of background. Please bear with me or skip ahead...

My father was a career military member. I spent an appreciable chunk of my life oversees. I met and befriended other children as a matter of course.

Later, while building my own military career, I married an asian woman and was - not exactly shunned but maybe "un-favorited" by an awful lot of my former social group.
As well as some family.

It made me think.

Mrs Polack is a devout practicing Buddhist who tells everyone she can reach that all people are inherently worthy of respect. To do otherwise damages society and damages your self - not yourself, your Self.

In the middle of that stew, I'm being supervised, led and trained by an eclectic mix of people.

Eventually I'm leading and training men and women of every size shape color and creed.

Guess what I learned? The ratio of shitheads to solid individuals was pretty fucking stable - no matter how you attempted to categorize.

So that's about it. Thanks for your patience on this rant.


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