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Response to malthaussen (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 22, 2014, 08:17 AM

14. I agree.

Back in the 1980s, it was rare for me to work at one full-time job. I usual did 1.5, and often 2 full-time jobs. But I did not have job stress, or anxiety about making ends meet. That stress is likely the factor that keeps people exhausted, and hence disconnected from politics.

Of course, I was a young man back then. No doubt the physical toll it takes on older people is also a big factor. Back then, I could finish an 18-hour work day, and go to the gym and spar 12 rounds with top boxers. The chances of me being able to work two jobs now is less than my chances of competing in the ring. (grin)

Thank you for raising a valid and important point.

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