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Now the only problem that remains for Cyrille is finding new clients. I understand your problem in this regard. I could have made more money and worked longer had I been able to better suppress my scruples. It is a delicate art - being able to act like a total idiot while avoiding appearing as such. I fear I never adequately mastered that art.  

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Aug 8th, 2013 at 09:50:50 PM EST
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what they want to see from you is servility. i just got fired from a job which could have been a smooth flow for all concerned, but the suggestion that we were equals in a project of mutual benefit was systematically forced out of the relationship because i did not enable their sense of superiority by flunky-ing enough.

of all the social um, arts, obsequiousness will get you furthest.

i just hate pettiness, and these folks gloried in it.

my bad...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Fri Aug 9th, 2013 at 11:42:49 AM EST
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