I’ve been thinking lately about about needs versus wants. There’s that feeling that if we just focused on what we needed rather than what we wanted, the world would be a happier place for all of us, including our children. I, however, I am not sure that is true.
A twitter conversation between Socrates and Plato
Socrates @nononothing: Went to Waitrose today. They’d run out of hummus. Arrggh
Plato @onform: #middleclassproblem
@nononothing: Nooooo. Pub doesn’t serve real ale. #carslbergtasteslikepiss
@nononothing: Forgot to record Country file. FAIL.
@nononothing: Country File replaced with #MiSWiF (Made-In-Somewhere-With-Farmers)
@nonothing: library closed. Mrs missed rhyme time. Boo.
@onform: tell her to get a job and buy her own books. #scroungerproblem.
@nononothing: just lost job in city 4 being annoying bastard.
@onform: OMGOMGOMG Ps #middleclassproblem.
@onform: OK #notjustmiddleclassproblem But still, just getta job!
@onform: PS #firstworldproblem
@nononothing: got a new fixed term contract at bank. Yey
@onform: CORPORATE SCUM
@nononothing: local A&E threatened with closure.
@nononothing: Seriously Plato?
@onform: #firstworldmodernday problem at that.
@nononothing:never see kids – work such long hours. Sad face
@nononothing: fixed term contract ended. Can’t play bills
@nononothing: Oh fuck off Plato.
@nononothng: don’t feel well. No lemsip
@nononothing: frothing at mouth. Suspect hemlock poisoning
@onform: Shame they shut that A&E. LOL
@onform: Seriously, bummer. Any last requests?
@nononothing: A real ale and a hummus sandwich! YOU DICK HEAD.
@onform: Old acquaintance died today. I feel a bit sad now.
@themasses: FFS Plato #gotourownproblems #notourproblem #welikeourcave