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originally posted by: November5
a reply to: KyoZero
thanks for relating that info about yourself. I certainly wouldn't want to invade your privacy, but I must say I am curious about the issues that resulted in your honorable discharge, and why monitoring you 24/7 is necessary pertaining to the the issues you alluded to. Although I do respect your freedom not to go further into that, if you aren't comfortable doing so.
Honestly, when you say there are social media aspects you wouldn't want your partner to see, I would have to observe that maybe it's time to contemplate what that says about your social media activity, AND your relationship with your partner. I am reminded of the JFK speech about the repugnancy of secrets in a free and open society.
For me, it all started during an awareness shift I had. I was reminded that the system uses technology well in advance of what the public is allowed to access. There are programs out there now that allow an admin of some kind, to watch/track in real time, the movements made on another computer. And I thought, if I were a "person~of~interest" to the system, they would most certainly be using a similar kind of real~time program to see what I was up to, and more than likely recording it, as you would a program on tv. Interests, word selection, response times, etc.
So, they know what i'm looking at, they know who I talk to, they know all my family members, they know my favorite movies and music and books, and most importantly they know, I was one of the resisters. Many mistakes I have made when it came to testing the limits/extremes of what I could and couldn't say online, no doubt garnered the attention of a system cubicle dweller. I was an 'enemy of the state' so to speak.
I also realized that the [force], governing everything in the perceivable, and non-perceivable universe, has my back if i'm with it. ie. I get what I deserve/ask for/don't take precautions against. So does everybody else.
I don't have the ability to lock myself down either, I don't think there are many that can. I did the next best thing tho. I stopped caring about them watching me [the awareness shift]. I surrendered to the [force] and realized that if I was doing something that was a legitimate threat to society OR the system, the [force], working through the system, would deal with me accordingly. Armed with this awareness, I got through those initial embarrasing situations(ie the dirty searches lol) and have now become accustomed to the pronouncement, "Good, I hope those slimy twinkle-toed...are watching me. I hope they find something interesting. I welcome the chance to be martyred by their oppression". The fact remains, I don't do anything that will require their close scrutiny, in spite of my best efforts, short of breaking the law. I too, am pretty much boring. I suspect we aren't alone among the people populating this board.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects,[a] against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.