Sunday, March 20, 2011

Sunday Reading: On The Road Edition

Portland: A lesson learned along the road.

Seattle: Liberty takes the high road.

Birmingham: Where the civil rights met the road.

Ethics: The chicken is on which side of the road?

Durham, N.C.: Symbolism and reality along Tobacco Road.

Fission: When a reactor reaches the end of the road.

Infinonytune: The Long And Winding Road, The Beatles
Infinonytune: Thunder Road, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band


MH said...

I once stopped to give a ride to a Mexican immigrant who needed a new tire and you didn't see me making a big fuss about it on the internet. Boasting rain-state hipsters.

Infinonymous said...

The fellow who did the good turn in the linked story didn't make a big fuss about it, either. At which point was he boasting?

MH said...

He put it on the internets.

Infinonymous said...

I believe the beneficiary of the good deed, rather than the person who helped his fellow man, published the account.

MH said...

The message seemed to be "If only everyone would be like me, so deep and unprejudiced, the world could learn from non-white people."

Infinonymous said...

From here, the message seemed to be 'That someone who most readers would regard as having so little would be quick to stop and help, while reluctant to accept payment, was a striking lesson about people in general and their generosity and character in particular.'

MH said...

People in shitty cars are more helpful. Also more likely to be serial killers. Both of these are well known facts.