Security of the Nation > Social Security > National Insurance [N.I. no. is the U.K. equivalent to the U.S. S.S. No.]
OK - admittedly no biggie to you seasoned stalwarts at all this stuff but I have to tell you - it was a HUGE "Ohhhhh...riiiiiight!" moment for noob[m]ee, as one who, trying to grasp these concepts, could be envisioned as that desperate soul from the silver screen, clinging by the fingernails to the ledge on the side of a high-rise, knowing that, with one false move, all that's been gained could be lost in a heartbeat and could herald looming oblivion back to the realm of "What the phuk!"
[How I wish I could have Boris on vinyl - that way, I could switch him from 78 rpm to 33. As that's not an option, I guess it's the > ll > « > ll « option for around, well...let me see - 4 hrs. or so
A crença e a descrença têm dividida a humanidade em tantas seitas, cegando os seus olhos à visão da unicidade de toda a vida.
Belief and disbelief have divided mankind into so many sects, blinding its eyes to the vision of the oneness of all life.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
Having downloaded and listened to last Thurs.' audio [only the 2nd pass so far - many more + note-taking to go] I had a lightbulb moment.