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Someone at work went on a business trip a couple months ago. .....
By:  Bean (Moderators; 17641)
Posted on: 10-16-2020 12:52.
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He brought COVID home and gave it to his entire family, including his mother, who died.

I struggle to imagine what job is worth doing that for, but his would be awfully close to the bottom of the list. There's also nothing he can do onsite that can't be done remotely.

People's fucking priorities.

Another coworker's manager suggested he start scheduling some trips for November, ignoring that there's a corporate travel freeze, "If he's comfortable with it." His response was that he was decidedly uncomfortable with it and wouldn't be scheduling anything. And pointed out that there's also nothing he can do in person that he can't over the phone. But others (Trump fans) are still planning to go out.

Look again at that dot. That's here, that's home, that's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there – on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.