This is a god awful game where anybody can bend the rules as long as nobody finds out, or that you are ripping off someone most people hate anyway.
What’s a few bucks among friends?
That’s the lesson I learned today. And even if you know someone is getting away with murder, if they got a good enough lawyer, and you don’t have concrete facts, you can’t do anything about it.
The lying, the cheating, and even worse, all considered part of what consenting adults do, and the hardest lesson in this is to accept it or let it eat your insides out when you know the difference between right and wrong.
Sometimes people even pass their crimes along when they move on, as I saw earlier this year when one person was getting off on someone, and simply taught another person how to do it.
Neither one was getting off on me except to pretend like they were innocents, and pure as virgin wool.
Nobody’s that pure in this game, as got proved later when both of them moved on and became a kind of tag team, learning to get over on people together, the elder master teaching the younger cub how to work the system so that when the elder got exposed, the younger cub could take over and do the dirty needs necessary.
Life is a bitch, especially when you see it going down and can’t prove it, and have players who need to protect their interests, and so won’t do anything anyway unless it affects them in particular.
This is a rough game for someone like me, who believes in truth, justice and – well, some version of the American way.