Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Ten reasons why you should never accept a diamond

Found via metafilter, this article is a short, concise guide to the problems with diamonds and has links to longer articles.

I've never understood the fascination with diamonds, so this is one of those "political" decisions that is an easy "sacrifice" for me. It's like the decision I made to stop shaving when I was in my teens. I have very light and very sparse hair. You'd have to get awfully close to my legs see my political statement. Making the politically correct decision under these circumstances hardly counts.

On the other hand, life is hard enough. Nothing wrong with taking the "easy" road every once in a while!