The 5%


Mike’s thoughts here are right on the nose. I particularly liked the comparison of strippers to lawyers. Most on-the-nose, though, is Mike’s remark that the stripper not only surrounds herself with the people she disdains, but in so doing, ultimately joins them. It’s a good, fun, thought-provoking read, with a number of important insights.

— xPraetorius

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Just mere moments ago I had a brief exchange with an individual on another blog… and it brought something to mind.

The person was another commenter who described themselves as a ‘lesbian stripper’.  Fair enough…  from this point forward we will refer to her as ‘LS’.

So LS said she was afraid of Strange Men.  A sentiment I happen to share with her.  Although I also fear Strange Women, Dogs, Cats, Carneys, Clowns, etc.

LS explained that she stripped “for the control” it gave her over men.

That statement alone demonstrates a level of introspection rarely found anywhere in humanity.  And because of that, I have complete faith LS will be just fine in the long run… or at least whatever she decides to define as fine.

But the point here is what I have referred to in the past as The 5%.

I am…

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