Framing the Dialogue

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Steve Jobs

“Genius, scattershot-friendly (that is when he needed something), special, bristly, detached, insensitive, sensitive, socially awkward loner, crazy, intense, aloof, crazed shaman, charismatic, creepy, dark, complex, manipulative, abusive, narcissistic, brutish, driven, full of bravado, cold, brutal, emotional, temperamental, bratty, tyrannical, anti-loyal, untrustworthy, tactical, obnoxious, impetuous, autocratic, and insanely great.”

Job’s Jobs Jabs

One of the things that I struggle with is the thought process of liberals.  I have friends and family who share this affliction (being liberal) and knowing them as I do I cannot understand their thought process regarding liberal issues/alters.  I really have tried to listen, to understand, to plot the way they think, a process that usually ends with my being frustrated and cutting off the conversation to avoid bad feelings. 

Perhaps the quintessential example illustrating my frustration is the recent “quotes” from the soon-to-be-released biography on Apple’s Steve Jobs.  Revered by virtually all for his contributions to technology and his leadership to one of America’s most iconic corporations…yes Apple is a CORPORATION!  Here are some of the excerpts attributed to Jobs;