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Are we unconsciously labelling all new catastrophes as "normal"?

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posted on Oct, 28 2014 @ 05:33 PM
Normalcy Bias FTL

posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 06:36 AM

originally posted by: Gaussq
I just have the feeling that we tend to label deadly sinkholes, collapsing mountains, dieing bees, mudslides, massive rainfalls with floodings etc etc as "normal" just b/c we become indifferent by the massive quantities of disasters going on everywhere. I mean, if we look back at history there was never a period of that many simultaneous and never "heard-of-before" catastrophes arriving at the same time. Plus we have like boiling armed conflicts and potential global diseases coming at us with an intensity never seen before.

All of this happens while people´s faith in Gods have weakened to the point that it is almost extinguished. Actually the timing of all this is just like what is said in prophecies about people becoming worse and worse before the end, while natural and manmade disasters increase all the time. Some people might say this is just "normal" but if they look back at our 5 000 years of civilization there never was a time like this before. It is unique in terms of science, atheism, climate, divcorces, natural disasters etc.

Just wanted to remind everyone that these times are unique and in unique times there is bound to be unique events happening.

Earth is an ever changing planet. Once just an ice covered sphere, once consisting of one large continent, later splitting that land mass apart. Continents again crashing into each other. Mountains rise and crumble. Dense forrests become deserts and deserts become oceans. So yes it's all normal or at least natural.
Yes were living in times...just like every other generation has since man stood up and walked erect.
Not sure where divorce fits in all this. There have also always been marriages and break ups. At least since the invention of the formal church. In the days of the church reign it was just harder to sever the bond legally. That didn't keep estrangement from occurring. . Breakups still occurred just as often. There was just no legal seperation. People just had their extra martial arrangements and affairs without severing their original bonds legally. The seperation was none the less obtained whether ordained by the church or not. .

posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 06:44 AM
As for a waning faith in God well religions have come and gone over and over again.
The religion of today is enlightenment and science. Organized religion is in its death theros now and adherents are suffering that death. This is also natural otherwise we'd still be worshiping Osirus, and Ra. The ancient Egyptians weren't any happier seeing their God's die but were just as powerless to halt it.

posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 06:48 AM
But it's just your prospective. It's perfectly normal. I don't understand how you see it as otherwise. It's not clustering or coming to a head it just is...
It seems to me you're sad about something. Sorry.

a reply to: Gaussq

posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 06:57 AM
I do believe the grand canyon was made by erosion not sink holes. The Colorado river is the artist who created that masterpiece. It didn't sink in.
Sink holes are often a phenomena of the modern world where we build over land fills . Then when what ever is underground decays enough the land falls into the void created by the decaying mass. Then there are the sink holes created by underground waterways . It's not a catastrophe on a global scale it's a very local matter.

a reply to: badgerprints

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posted on Oct, 30 2014 @ 07:08 AM
And DaVinci was pagan pretending to be Christian to keep his head.
Einstein found enough profundity in physics without religion entering into it. Proving that old adage that truth is stranger than fiction. Ie, fiction written as chapter and verse.
Non local communication was labelled by Einstein as spooky action at a distance.
However he also said that God doesn't play dice with the universe so who's to say.

ply to: Krazysh0t

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