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wave bye-bye to the bureaucrat

James O. Incandenza’s Wave Bye-Bye to the Bureaucrat

a synopsis by David Foster Wallace, part of the world created in Infinite Jest

A bureaucrat in some kind of sterile fluorescent-lit office complex is a fantastically efficient worker when awake , but he has this terrible problem waking up in the A.M., and is consistently late to work, which in a bureaucracy is idiosyncratic and disorderly and wholly unacceptable, and we see this bureaucrat getting called in to his supervisor’s pebbled-glass cubicle, and the supervisor, who wears a severely dated leisure suit with his shirt-collar flaring out on either side of its rust-colored lapels, tells the bureaucrat that he’s a good worker and a fine man, but that this chronic tardiness in the A.M. 784 more words


Lead Me To The Rock

Sometimes live is hard, we’ve all had our struggles, battles, times of trouble.  But when those times come, as they will, we have one we can turn to, lean on, our rick in this world of shifting sand.  438 more words


Question? (part thirty-three)

The morning chill on his face woke Toby. He slid a hand sideways inside the almost too warm sleeping bag and found no Sally. He dressed as best he could inside the small tent and unzipped the door. 1,120 more words


Anarchy was sprinting
Beaming like a conqueror taking a victory march
It was having a ball inside his veins
And then the man who had everything… 78 more words


The Fights You Win

I started my morning reading a passage that I’ve read a hundred times before. It’s the story of David and Goliath from 1 Samuel 17. Such a well-known chapter is easy for anyone to gloss over. 839 more words


King David gave his son Solomon some good ideas to guide him through life (see 1 Chronicles 28:9-10). These same ideas are ones that any Christian can learn and follow. 37 more words

SOAP Journal - 22 September 2017 (1 Samuel 19:18-24)

He went there to Naioth in Ramah; and the Spirit of God came upon him also, so that he went along prophesying continually until he came to Naioth in Ramah. 349 more words