But some of them cried out to have their sentimental cheeriness spanked right out of them with a good, old-fashioned parody paddle, thus making necessary the establishment of the Foundation for a Bitter Life--and its own line of billboards.
The For a Better Life original that got it all started . . .
And its tongue-out-of-cheek For a Bitter Life parody . . .
(The in-high-school-Einstein-was-no-Einstein story, by the way, is an urban legend; other than being a bit slow to start speaking, Einstein was precociously brilliant.)
Admittedly, the parody of this For a Better Life billboard . . .
Now, for a hard swerve into tastelessness, here's another For a Better Life original . . .
. . . and its For a Bitter Life doppelganger:
For a Bitter Life . . .
We here at the For a Bitter Life foundation, however, noticed that the point of Goldberg's billboard could be driven home more unambiguously by rearranging the letters of dyslexia instead . . .