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"This article is nothing more than a bunch of psycho-babble bull that serves to advance the pussification of our society. Last time I checked, workers still could say "I quit" or "take this job and shove it" if things are truly that bad. For the record, I have been in a situation early in my professional career that was tenuous at best due to a bad boss. I left a promising position after six months and proceeded to seek out a better solution. Unfortunately, we (Americans) have been babied far too long. At the first sign of discomfort or discontent, we begin whining. A short while longer, we begin wailing when things don't go our way. In my first career, we were often told to suck it up and get the job done. In retrospect, there were many positives to that approach. First, there was no confusion about who was in charge. Second, we were more efficient. Third, while our boss was tough, he was fair - and we learned that we could do more than we envisioned. In my humble opinion, I believe most complaints in the workplace today are laughable. That is not to say there are no valid grievances, there are, but the number of valid grievances is miniscule. It is high time we (Americans) remember that it's called work for a reason. We're hired to deliver results, period. As my bosses used to say - suck it up. Get some skin. Stop being a crybaby. Adults can and should be able to deal with the fact that life isn't always fair, that sacrifice is part of life, and that tough situations build character and resolve. Little, if anything, that comes easy has lasting value. On the other hand, strength and character are traits on which a person can build a solid and successful career." - random Internet user (People Need To Wake Up)

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"This article is nothing more than a bunch of psycho-babble bull that serves to advance the pussification of our society. Last time I checked, workers still could say "I quit" or "take this job and shove it" if things are truly that bad. For the record, I have been in a situation early in my professional career that was tenuous at best due to a bad boss. I left a promising position after six months and proceeded to seek out a better solution. Unfortunately, we (Americans) have been babied far too long. At the first sign of discomfort or discontent, we begin whining. A short while longer, we begin wailing when things don't go our way. In my first career, we were often told to suck it up and get the job done. In retrospect, there were many positives to that approach. First, there was no confusion about who was in charge. Second, we were more efficient. Third, while our boss was tough, he was fair - and we learned that we could do more than we envisioned. In my humble opinion, I believe most complaints in the workplace today are laughable. That is not to say there are no valid grievances, there are, but the number of valid grievances is miniscule. It is high time we (Americans) remember that it's called work for a reason. We're hired to deliver results, period. As my bosses used to say - suck it up. Get some skin. Stop being a crybaby. Adults can and should be able to deal with the fact that life isn't always fair, that sacrifice is part of life, and that tough situations build character and resolve. Little, if anything, that comes easy has lasting value. On the other hand, strength and character are traits on which a person can build a solid and successful career." - random Internet user (People Need To Wake Up)
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