July 26, 2006


. . . is the driving force behind your life? What animates you? What's your main goal as you walk through your days? The most important thing?

Posted by Attila Girl at July 26, 2006 08:19 AM | TrackBack

What motivates me is topical. Right now it's the need to remove Condi Rice befoe her incompetence sabatoges the president's foreign policy even further.


Posted by: Conservative at July 26, 2006 11:27 AM

Is it toast? It's toast isn't it.

Posted by: Kevin at July 26, 2006 12:47 PM

Sometimes, we are our own worst enemies. Respect your Condi...

Posted by: Darrell at July 26, 2006 08:25 PM

Oh, I forgot there was a question,

Considering that I'm battling a simultaneous case of shingles and ulcerative colitis, I would say it would be nice to be pain-free once again. With a few hours of sleep as an added bonus, of course.

Posted by: Darrell at July 26, 2006 08:30 PM

What inspires me is the ability to contribute to others. I have people around me who take on new challenges and overcome their fears. And I get to be a part of it. My life belongs to teaching. The harder I work, the more fulfilled I am. A quote from Bernard Shaw for some people on this list:
\"This is the true joy in life: the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap, the being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy\"
Now tell me was he a conservative?

Posted by: azzerism at July 26, 2006 10:22 PM

Sounds like it.

Posted by: Attila Girl at July 27, 2006 02:01 AM

To live a virtuous life. To raise my sons to be men of good character. To leave behind a legacy of a close-knit, loving family

Posted by: Deep Thought at July 27, 2006 07:32 AM

To help my kids be more respectable than me.

Posted by: Fred the Fourth at July 27, 2006 10:42 AM

George Bernard Shaw, a vegan, anti-war conservative I love it. I bet you he was pro-abortion and for gay-marriage. By the way his birthday was 26 July, thats why the quote.

Posted by: azzerism at July 27, 2006 08:22 PM

I'm pro-legalization of abortion, and I'm for gay marriage.

And Hitler, of course, was a vegetarian.

Watch those stereotypes!

Posted by: Attila Girl at July 28, 2006 08:44 AM

Driving Force:
1) Duty: To be an example of redemption for my family as parts of my past were wretched with my causing a great deal grief to loved ones.
2) Fear: Damn Mortgage!
1) My kids. Sometimes angels, sometimes orcs. Always a treasure (oh, oh, I'm getting sappy).
2) Accomplishing a challenging task. Whereas, I confess, FACING a new challenge evokes stress (OK, maybe dread) rather than animation. Duty better kick in or else.
3) A stirring connection whether it be from a sunset, a book, a movie or, more typically, another person, especially if you find them attractive in one way or another (yeah, looks mainly).
1) To not mess up.
2) To become-and have a growing desire to become- the kind of person God would be pleased with.

Posted by: Dalsan at July 28, 2006 07:56 PM

GBS was anti-abortion.

Posted by: miriam at July 29, 2006 06:27 PM

For some reason, every person that worked in the "health food" store in San Francisco I used to buy my tomatoes from had terrible, pizza-like complexions. Must have had something to do with not eating cheeseburgers regularly. Now, what was the question?

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