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More Bad Life Advice

For the longest time I believed so many lies. After each major accomplishment in my life, no matter how big or small, it felt hollow. Always. Graduations, promotions, raises, awards… it felt good in the moment, the ego got a nice boost, but the happiness was fleeting. It would quickly change to resentment. Was this what I was doing with my life?

Increase the Minimum Wage

$7.25 an hour. That’s what the average human being is worth to American businesses. An hour of labor isn’t worth a movie ticket. Or a container of laundry detergent. What happens when gas prices hit minimum wage? Wait. I know. We can say that an hour of work from an average American laborer is worth one gallon of gas.