"Elmo P. Shagnasty" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> meh <email@example.com> wrote:
>> A woman bought a cellphone for her deaf brother.
>> He went to Canada for a month, and NO ONE told him about roaming,
>> OR turning off data.
> Ummmm.....are we such a nanny state that we have abdicated ANY and ALL
> responsibility for knowing how something works? That we can complain
> loudly about how "they never told me!" and EXPECT the world NOT to
> ridicule that?
> If you drive a car, you are obligated to know how it works and the rules
> of the road. "But nobody told me!" is an the whine of a helpless loser
> who should not have the privilege of a driver's license.
> Same goes for swingsets, or using technology, or whatever. That no one
> TOLD you, AND that you don't know, only means that you are an idiot
> loser without the capability of finding out how the world works on your
It's not called got-ch capitalism for no reason. I spent years inside the
system and watched the practice grow.