I'm am (was)a Red Sox fan from 1963 to 2003 , so I know about paying for failure. But even that is not exactly failure. Losing is not necessarily failure. Bill Buckner didn't fail to tell me I had Adrenal fatigue for 29 years! and that I was eating POISONOUS FOOD. If you hire a lawyer for a law suit, you always know you can lose. Both examples are an adversarial system. Someone has to lose...... If you bring in an auto for service, you don't pay if they don't fix it. If you order a burger at wendy's and they don'give you a pickle and a bun, you can complain to a manager. Walmart let's you bring back stuff for 90 day's. What other businesses get such a free pass? Let's call it unaccountability run wild!
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on December 14, 2011
at 06:53 PM
The biggest single offender has to be government at all levels. A lot of individual earnings are pooled and then flagrantly wasted or used against those from whom they were collected.
Manufacturers of many products rely on the laziness of people like me who won't demand money back for a product that wears out too early, or breaks a key part while still quite new.
With the domain of ancestral eating, it's probably those who coyly hint you'll lose all your excess weight while in fact many struggle very hard or don't lose. I've been fortunate and I have lost steadily so far but many of the books/web sites make it sound easier to achieve a lean beautiful body than is realistic for those who are obese with addictive metabolic issues.
Just as with other approaches, a few really large people will undergo remarkable transformations but a lot of people with 20-30 to lose will have a terrible time and find people blaming them (you must not be doing it right/oh, ignore the books this isn't a weight-loss plan.)
The bait-and-switch that drives me crazy is the "good for you" labels plastered all over processed foods with micro-fine print that says "when part of a healthy diet plan." I fume at that one because I can't read fine print without a magnifying glass so I know there are plenty who never do.
on December 14, 2011
at 07:50 PM
I'm a former teacher with experience in half a dozen schools over the course of about a decade. In many places, success is defined primarily by lack of "noise." In other words, there is no conflict, paperwork gets completed quickly, and no one fails.
The "best" teachers at many schools are not always the most effective. In some cases, they are shockingly inept, though well-liked.