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The business world isn't about charity. If it were people would go out of business quickly.
This is the primary reason why society has become extremely crappy in the last few years. It's either take risks to make a gigantic profit margin or go bust. In these times it seems nobody is interested in sustainability. Why is it considered bad practice that if you aren't 100% completely maximizing your profits, you're "going nowhere"?

If you shove your business in a position where you must fire half of your work force to stay afloat, you're doing it wrong.
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This is the primary reason why society has become extremely crappy in the last few years. It's either take risks to make a gigantic profit margin or go bust. In these times it seems nobody is interested in sustainability. Why is it considered bad practice that if you aren't 100% completely maximizing your profits, you're "going nowhere"?

If you shove your business in a position where you must fire half of your work force to stay afloat, you're doing it wrong.
Agreed.

Greed, plain and simple. I'll never understand it. I like having a comfortable life, but I'll never understand the drive to accumulate wealth beyond what you could possible use in 10 lifetimes. I guess some people just crave money and power, and I have to say, despite sounding like a hippie freak, but society would be better off without the extreme drives for money and power, for the most part. Not to discount the good things/inventions/advances that have come about because of the drive for money and power either though...
    
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i dont know why so many users here are so keen to hating on facebook. facebook is nowhere near as crappy as myspace, and is basically a forum. ya know, that thing were all posting on here! lol!
I just don't care what people ate 15 minutes ago, their argument they had with their gf, or how many tomatoes they grew in Farmville. And to read **** like that every 10 min. / 24/7? Yeah, I'll pass, thanks. My IQ would drop 10 points after a week on Facebook.
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People can hate on Facebook but I have some much fun stuff go down on my page w/ my friends I like it.
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I can't remember the last time I even thought about MySpace. It has to have been at least six months.

With that said, I'm really not into these types of websites. The only reason I have a facebook account is so I can see pictures that I'm linked to by others. I have absolutely no interest in anything Facebook offers.
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post #26 of 51
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That's lame.
Not ever touching that site again since they don't support keeping people employed.

You would think it would be easier to START OUT with a solid business plan instead of trying to make one when you're about 3-4 years too late on the scale of popularity.
You know what I hate.

Is people who believe it's the companys job to keep them payed, regardless of the companys financial problems.

Your forgetting that this isn't a socialist society....

Companys are free to run the country here. Literally.
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Can't wait for that site to die.
Me too. It disgusts me that bands flock to MySpace to host and promote their band when much better, more focused avenues exist, such as Last.fm.

It was a dumb, lame site for hipsters and trendsters and it should die a horrible death.
    
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You know what I hate.

Is people who believe it's the companys job to keep them payed, regardless of the companys financial problems.

Your forgetting that this isn't a socialist society....

Companys are free to run the country here. Literally.
A socialist society would be better than the capitalist pigfarm we have going on right now. Well, I say we, I mean you, because Britian is firmly seated into a socialist democracy and that's fine by me.

Also, no company should be running a country. MGS4 and 1984 teaches about this.
    
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I just don't care what people ate 15 minutes ago, their argument they had with their gf, or how many tomatoes they grew in Farmville. And to read **** like that every 10 min. / 24/7? Yeah, I'll pass, thanks. My IQ would drop 10 points after a week on Facebook.
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Potato, Tomato,

Microsoft, MAC

Google, Bing,

Intel, AMD

Facebook, Myspace


Yes, Corporate soceity is there. There will always be someone or something better than the other, for Myspace, it's dying slowly unfortuantely. User base preference makes a company rise.

I never had a Myspace account but do have a Facebook. I go to Myspace and it looks to populated with ads and weirdness. I'm not hating. It's how things progress. Myspace was once dominater of social media, now it's not.

Watch this and most of you will understand... how Monetary system works.
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