Pin It
Favorite

Doors of Equality Swing Both Ways 

I had to respond to "What's Wrong with Siri," (News, 1-4) since Apple's Siri isn't the problem.

Three hours before I read, "What's wrong with Siri," I went to a store in town and complimented the cashier that this was the nicest "dollar" store I had ever been in. Her response was that there were "mostly GIRLS that work here", and something like organizing is too much for their three BOY employees.

She was a grown up, not a teen. It reminded me of my recent experience as a male nurse. As a budding new-grad, I knew nurses eat their young, but they eat the males for breakfast, and snack on the bones for lunch.

I'm an equalist and want to express that the problem isn't Siri, It's the world that's "effed" up.

The people make the world what it is, and if there were more equalists, well, then, Siri wouldn't have to spell it out.

- Nunya


Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in The Mailbox

More by Intern

  • The Other Half of the Yoga Equation

    The Source Issue 45 (Nov. 10) contained wonderful information about the forms of yoga offered in our vicinity. Most of the information covered pertained to the socially enjoyable forms of yoga enjoyed by the folks who use yoga mats and bendy posturing as they concentrate on improving their blissful breathing techniques. These physical forms of yoga are the beautiful compliments to the mental, mindful and meditative forms of yoga that balance the larger yoga (yogic) equation. Yoga is basically a non-denominational practice aimed at balancing the physical (body) existence with the meta-physical (mind) reality. The ensuing mind-body balance creates the union required for an increased "understanding" (consciousness) of the "living experience."
    • Jan 25, 2012
  • Walden's Corporate Servitude

    In the time-honored American tradition of peaceful civil disobedience, I am proud to be one of eight Central Oregon citizens arrested on December 5 in Congressman Greg Walden's Bend office. At our January 26 trial we plan to present a compelling defense. This act of dissent follows years of futile attempts to encourage the Congressman to hold open, unscripted town meetings accessible to a majority of his constituents. The Congressman has grown so suspicious of impromptu encounters with ordinary citizens that on Saturday he required a Bend Police Department intervention that enabled him to enter the Water Project meeting at the Chamber of Commerce through the back door. (Greg, we are nonviolent people who believe that democracy thrives on open dialogue and transparency; there is no reason to avoid us.)
    • Jan 25, 2012
  • Don't Be Fooled by Walmart's Token Giving

    You have to admit there is more than a little irony in the announcement that the Walmart Foundation has contributed $30,000 to NeighborImpact's Food Recovery Program. NeighborImpact, as the executive director notes, serves economically disadvantaged people in Central Oregon. Walmart pays lousy wages andprovides crappy benefits, helping to create economically disadvantaged people in Central Oregon. Six members of the Walton family, the folks who control the company and the foundation, are wealthier than the bottom 30 percent of all American families. Since 2007 - while working-class Americans and many Walmart employeesexperienced a loss in income, savings, health care,jobs and homes - these six Walton relatives increased their combined wealth by45 percent, from $63.7 billion to $93 billion.
    • Jan 11, 2012
  • More »

Readers also liked…

© 2016 LAY IT OUT INC | 704 NW GEORGIA, BEND, OREGON 97703  |   Privacy Policy

Website powered by Foundation