As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Good thing those nasty old Republicans aren't running the show. They might force the Feds to get a search warrant or something.
Sadly neither side is the epitome of Liberty, but Democrats are no better, that is for sure.
"Here, we obsess with saving our jobs. There, life balance is better whenever it's measured."
I've been there I would never say its better, in fact I feel sad for them, there is no exceptional-ism, most of time I've stayed always left with a feeling they are just existing, not for the worse but not fort he best either.
"We skip vacations, work thru lunch. They do neither. And get more holidays and vacation time. Some have shorter work weeks"
That's a choice people make, I can't say for others. I enjoy my work so I do extraordinary well at it. IMHO go there if you like that stuff, no one would stop you unless they they have a harder stance on immigration than the U.S which oddly enough they do.
20 petaflops of performance...
Pfffft that all?!
Those who do things in a noble spirit of self-sacrifice are to be avoided at all costs. -- N. Alexander.