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"Watching people argue about the world situation night after night makes me feel like I'm doing something about it."
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"'Well done' lulled him into complacency."
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Monument to the one who did the dishes yesterday
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"Roger and I are just sitting around, letting ourselves be targetted by advertisers."
"Oh God, here they come-act green."
'We don't want people getting complacent.'
'We didn't want them getting complacent.'
"What podcasts should I download to help me stay complacent and tethered to a job I hate?"
"I don't think we'll ever see a day when robots replace us humans."
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"It's your muse, Henry. She's become complacent."
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'Divorce was too complicated, I just retired from marriage.'
'I had a great game, but - hey. It's not about my stats. It's all about how much money I make every time I walk onto that court.'
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"The weight of our consumer lifestyle's making the road break up."
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Full'pending' tray at Apathy Institute
"That's the first spontaneous thing Stephen's done for years!"
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'Been there, done that' travel agency. Serving the seriously jaded tourist since 1995.
'Happiness isn't really an option any more - I'm the Bluebird of Complacency.'
'I just hate the smug I'm-Retired-But-Back-As-A-Consultant-And-Don't-Really-Have-To-Be-Here grin on his face.'
Principal's suggestions box with a shredder underneath
You think you're un-sinkable. Then, you hit an iceburg!
That's the company accountant.