"Any improvement since I brought the balloon?"
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Fatalism and the Seeds of Doubt
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"Those who don't study history are doomed to repeat it. Yet those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it."
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"It looks like the internal bleeding should - I'm sorry. It's taking everything in my power not to tickle you right now."
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"How am I supposed to cook? The internet is down."
"I begged him to get help."
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"Just hand-wringing and watching helplessly."
"I'm going away for the weekend. Would you mind feeding my husband?"
"Bye! good luck with the 'stop smoking 'campaign!"
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"Sorry, Roy, I don't think any man can help."
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"What'll I eat, when you, are far away, and I am blue, what'll I eat?"
Tags:song, songs, famous song, famous songs, music, lyrics, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, leaving, leaving home, going to work, leaving for work, working woman, working women, career woman, career women, businesswoman, businesswomen, food, eating, dining, dependant, meal, meals, cooking, food preparation, meal preparation, helpless, lazy, man, men
"Get the pliers yourself."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationships, unhelpful, collapse, wire, wire sculpture, wire sculptures, house work, household chores, household chore, pliers, lazy, laziness, desperate, desperation, helpless, helplessness, depression, depressed, depressive, depressives, unsympathetic
"Mugged by reality? What can I do about that?"
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Caution- No Light at End of Tunnel
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"You missed a belt loop."
"Hey, I've had it with winding you! From here on in you're going to make it on your own."
Tags:wind-up, wind-up toy, wind-up toys, mechanical, mechanical toy, mechanical toys, mechanism, mechanisms, toy, toys, lost, desert, deserts, desert dweller, desert dwellers, sponge, sponges, sponging, leech, leeches, leeching, helpless, helplessness, self-reliant, self-reliance, frustration, frustrations, frustrating
"Hey how are you feeling about the climate crisis?"
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"Miss, Roth, send someone in here to roll up our sleeves."