The Grim Reaper

The cold, dead stare and subtle twitch adds authenticity
According to makers of motivational posters, the secret to a fulfilling career is to do something you love. This is great advice if you enjoy starving to death in a ditch, but not all that useful for the rest of us.

On the other hand, you’ll probably stand a (marginally) better chance of finding that dream job, if you actually know what you like. Take this dude, for example:

It would definitely have been more effective if he'd worn a dark hoodie

He has a simple, straightforward (albeit ambitious) goal. Fortunately, that annoying law against killing people is more of a guideline here in South Africa, so no worries there.

Consequently, if he applies himself, he could probably manage it in about five years. Assuming, of course, that he is able to secure some kind of sponsorship for his genocidal rampage AND if nobody fights back, runs away or hides.

However, his biggest obstacle will be staving off boredom. Repetitive tasks really do become deathly dull after a while.

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8 thoughts on “The Grim Reaper

  1. See, this “career choice” runs into the same problem as , for example, mining.Once you’ve excavated all the coal/gold/uranium/whatever, your job’s gone. Over .Finished. I suppose he might have a follow-through plan to start on Chinese…

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  2. Having fired someone within a gigantic bureaucratic system, i know that it takes 3 years. i am retiring in <2 years. the ONLY thing that would get me walked out the door would be to bring (and use) a loaded firearm in the office, or to screw a goat by the coffee maker. In the latter case, i suspect they'd just send me for mental health counseling. Or relationship counseling, with the goat coming along to see if we could avoid mediation…

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