Simplicity is being used as a bludgeon by lazy people to avoid work or thinking.
In both instances you get a subtle nudge to think, “Hey, lots of other people, maybe most other people, are taking this without paying, too.” You don’t get to be surprised when the problem *gets worse*.
Here is a selection of words that should be left in the trash along with 2018. These words are terrible. Only pompous wieners use these words. Stop being a pompous wiener.
A group behind us and a group in front of us spent the whole time viewing the lights through their phone screen. If that’s how they prefer to do it, who am I to stop them. But it struck me as vapid and lacking in a sincere experience.
These emails have, from what I’ve seen, routinely come “from” a boss, supervisor, or family member’s name. They usually start with an innocuous “Do you have a moment for a call?” or “Do you have a minute?”
A user on Reddit asked about input on her organization’s Giving Tuesday campaign. I rarely comment at length on anything, but the /r/nonprofit subreddit isn’t as popular as others and sometimes a question comes along I can help with. So I wrote the following response about Giving Tuesday.