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I am sitting at my desk at work, listening to the several TV's around me with CNBC giving the latest on stocks, bonds, gold, yen, etc. Ever since I started work here, life feels so much faster paced and very down to the wire. I watch hundreds of stock symbols flash by my screen every hour and feel like my world just got a whole lot bigger. It is lunchtime and I hear the microwave heating somebody's leftover tomato basil soup from the night before. I listen to copy machines and shredders at maximum power, trying to keep up with the never-ending demands of my boss and his assistant. I almost wish that I could blow a whistle and everybody would calm down and take a second to breath and realize the world is not coming to an end. I could see it now, I blow my whistle and shut off the computers and TV's for ten minutes, while all of the brokers in the office look like at their monitors like children waiting to jump in the town pool after the lifeguard calls the adults only swim time. The sad thing is slowly but surely, I am becoming the same
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