07 August, 2005

Goals In Life Are Important

Tim W. at Mother Tongue Annoyancesgoes into detail about bumper sticker inanities just in time for the start of a new school year.

In the same vein, I have to say that I am increasingly bemused by the message sent by Nashville MTA and other service vehicles. Several buses and equipment trucks are driving around town with "Zero Accidents is My Goal" or "Safety Is My Goal."

AAACK! Shouldn't a goal be something that one works to achieve as opposed to something that one presumes is a natural state of being? I'm all set to get a t-shirt which reads "A Beating Heart Is My Goal." (Although some of you who disagree with my politics probably think it's about time....)


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