Haiti, Business and Love
I’ve often written about Cafe Haiti
(this article is significant because it’s got like 5 pictures…although they’re small because it was before I resized things), which is probably one of my favorite places in Lima. At Haiti, you can watch business men who think they’re way smarter and way more important to the functioning of the world than they really are. You can see asshole tourists who like to complain about the fact that the place they’ve just traveled to is not EXACTLY like the place they just came from (this discrepancy blows the minds of about 99% of the world’s population…the average human being is just not all that intelligent when you come right down to it). You can see old folks, young folks, cheap folks, expensive folks, and every combination of the two (old expensive folks sitting with young cheap folks for example).
I just love the fact that they’ve actually taken that next step and simply printed “Business and Love” on their coasters. Actually, come to think of it, I need to buy about fifty of those coasters and have a couple of them on me at all times.
Seriously, let us just reflect on that for a moment. After all, isn’t it odd how often the paths of business and love intersect? Some people might call that sad, but really, when I look at it, I just see that it’s the nature of the beast. Sure, we’d all like to win legitimately and be loved legitimately, but when you just don’t have what it takes to win or be loved…hell, I suppose you just have to do whatever you can to get the closest approximation of your desires possible.
If you’re still not sure what I’m talking about, check out this article. ArivaDIRche!
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