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During desperate times, such as fasting, or muscle wasting that afflicts cancer or AIDS patients, the body cannibalizes itself, atrophying and breaking down skeletal muscle proteins to liberate amino acids.
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I would but i have a felony and i know i shot myself in the foot with that one, also i have bad credit for obvious reasons. Its hard for me to get on my feet let alone go to college. I just want to get on my feet.
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Yeah i have i just relocate 2 weeks ago and i shouldnt have.
Also im wondering if anyone else is noticing this as a trend?
Does it seem like people in their twenties right now are having a really hard time getting into gainful employment?
It's not just America my friend, it's the world as a whole. You did hit the nail on the head though with your analogy. It's happening in many ways. Just look at the bail outs from a couple of years ago, I mean what is that if not a perfect example of what you are talking about. Stop and frisk, corporate prisons, test based education, Obama Care. Our corporations government and civil infrastructure is literally consuming itself.
In my opinion there are a couple of factors that exacerbate the situation. Perspective is a driving factor. Our culture has a major problem with taking itself way too seriously and overcompensating for most all dilemmas.
Someone above mentioned "having money for lunch." ..In past times when our nation was doing well. People didn't spend money at lunch... There can be said a lot for that. We have strayed from the idea of making things last and your time count. We don't plan for the future and consume mostly things that last a life time any more.
If you make all of your meals yourself, get up a little bit earlier, try and be prepared for the problems that arise in any given day, and surround yourself with things that are solid and help support a stabile life for yourself, everything will become really simple. Your time and energy will be more than fruitful. If you try and adapt some of the self discipline and fortitude almost everyone displayed just not that long ago, you'll find that you will have more than enough to make do. You can make the hard work and focus of a couple of years pay off and support you for the rest of your life.
Now if we could just get the whole crowd to realize that...