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Originally posted by Herman
Weird... Anyway, the problem with people who have the "It's how you get there" philosophy is that it hinders the progress of people who have a different philosophy. Sure, it all sounds good to them, but what if someone has a "Life's too short, so we have to do everything we can before it's over" philosophy? Are they not to be respected and acknowledged as well? What happens when a person with philosophy A gets in front of a person with philosophy B in line?
Originally posted by chissler
Comparing a funeral and sexual tendencies to the check out at the grocery store is a little inappropriate. Also, some of which is your own opinion and nothing more. I've been to a few funerals, some for my own family, some for others. I've been to one where the deceased was a teenager who had taken his own life. Very sad evening where everyone was wiping the tears from their eyes while paying their respects. But I've also been to a funeral where the deceased was in his late 90's and lived his life to the fullest. We were not their to mourn his death, we were there to celebrate his life.
So the statement that it is inappropriate to be upbeat at a funeral, can be construed as inappropriate in itself.
Can I ask why is it that your in so much of a hurry that an elderly lady in the check out has you upset? Is their a legitimate reason for this frustration? I love lazing around as much as the next guy, but it's not enough to grow irate with an elderly person. Now if I had a dependant at home that was in dire need of my company, then yes, I would be slightly frustrated that I could not make it home any quicker. I would not be upset with the lady herself, I would just be frustrated.
Personally, I think we all need to slow down and enjoy life a little more. Getting upset at others who are taking their time with things, is only another indication that we ourselves need to slow down.