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Not so much a rant, more of a "Talk"

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posted on Nov, 19 2014 @ 11:42 PM
I'll start by giving a little background, I was lucky enough to have a P.C in my room with internet wired up from the age of 7(I'm 22 now). I say lucky enough because lets all be honest the internet is a connection of infinite knowledge what you spend your time viewing and reading is of course up to yourself.

over the past months now about 3-4 I see the world and everyone (with a select few who aren't) going more crazy in some sort of way, whether that be with climate change, political change, social unrest, Government issues the list is truly endless. The one subject that is most going crazy right now... Well I don't believe I have to even use the name anymore to make people understand what I'm going to even talk about, in having said that I want to ask. Am I the only person who is actually seeing that things are getting better? And no not from a Religious point of view. From the same point of view that most of you probably have about the world, that it's constantly getting worse, the powers at be have so much control, that people from a social point of view are getting more angry and violent.

I will admit that from some contexts those things are going on, some are getting more violent, governments are gaining more control. Except we've come to a point in time with science, knowledge the advances in technology, how we interact with one another has grown so much so quickly it's just getting to hard to keep up.

The more there is of something the harder it becomes to handle, there is always a limit to everything and when that limit is reached. It will have to balance out sooner or later, Or come crashing down. Maybe not because of a direct cause but even the indirect things take a toll. Slowly and with gathering pace I can't help to see that, the limits are being reached.

Who knows there maybe a lot more of you out there that see it too, so it's best not to forget there is still very much decency within the world still.

posted on Nov, 19 2014 @ 11:51 PM
Turn off the television. Turn off your smart phone and computer.
Go outside. Are you worried about being eaten by a sabre-tooth?
Always remember life is good.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 12:00 AM
a reply to: justneo

In hindsight what I've learned from my life is, usually when you feel the world is going crazy it's you projecting how you feel on the world at the moment.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 12:06 AM
a reply to: justneo

People have a real problem with human interaction. That's the problem when you lock yourself away from the rest of the world. Everything is good in moderation. At least go say hi to your neighbors. There are more distractions now than ever before. Things I used to like, I cannot even stand anymore. It's like I woke up and said to myself that I need to put away childish things.

We all need a release I guess. It's easier to get your # together while typing. You don't have that luxury when face to face. You can lie to everyone but you cannot lie to yourself. I'm sure the lack of human interaction is going to be bad for humanity as a whole. Compassion is a dying virtue or maybe I just perceive it that way. i used to know the names of everyone on my street and would visit here and there. We helped the older people out and not for money but because it was the right thing to do.

There's more than knowledge at your finger tips. You can know everything about anything but if you don't use that knowledge, it's useless. There's determination and drive. My ego battles the id and super ego every single day just like the rest of you. I thank my parents for giving some kind of moral compass.

Sorry for the rant.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 12:18 AM
You're at a very interesting age to have been taking all this in, the last 20 years.

The way I look at it (I'm 61 and I can actually remember what life was like before teevee) is that the internet is electronic telepathy.

Did you ever see that Star Trek episode (TNG) where the super empath is brought aboard and he's so sensitive to hearing everyone's thoughts that he chooses to go live on the empty but alive space ship to have peace finally inside his head? The internet is kind of like that. We're all (willingly) exposed to a mass of other people's thoughts and demand for our attention 24/7 and there's only so much of it anyone can take in.

What will probably happen is that at the same time everything seems to be going faster and faster, worse and worse, the answers and solutions will also be getting thought up, put out there for everyone to discover, think about and the change both better and worse whichever way people want to pick, will accelerate. We've become a hive mind to a large extent and no amount of spying on us will outpace that. The NSA is hopelessly outgunned by our nervous systems and numbers.

I think we (the U.S.) is well overdue for a revolution. It's become utterly obvious that our government has been usurped by corporate and monetary interests, and it has to be taken back. Everybody who is halfwise awake knows it, and the rest are hopeless. It won't be easy but social media can very much take the place of superior firepower, and I'd be willing to bet that THEIR 'standing armies' won't be willing to fight for them and against the rest of us. No amount of money will buy that many mercenaries, when they know that they'll be considered traitors to the people.

Learn as much as you can that is useful from the ancient survival skills to the most up to date technological ones, ignore the ubiquitous crap out there and realize that things are going to get more dicey before they improve, but the far side of 'after' has great potential.

I truly think the rest of the world is waiting for the U.S. population to rise up and take back the Constitution. I was greatly cheered yesterday when the head of the Rosebud Sioux Nation said that a yes vote on the XL Pipeline was an act of war against his people, and he was ready to go up against the U.S. Federal Government.

I think they'll show us the way back to sanity and I can't think of better leaders. The First Nation peoples took great care of this continent for thousands of years before the Europeans came, and it has only taken 150 years to ruin the place.

The irony is palpable.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 12:41 AM
to me I'm just an observer, I have never let things consume my feelings or thoughts to the point where it has caused some conflict or problem with in my well being. Just like some have already said the world has changed but I am not one to make judgements upon whether the changes are good or bad, we all see things differently. I'm just here to say no matter how much "Wrong" is here or about to happen the "Right" is never to far behind.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 12:45 AM
a reply to: signalfire

It sure has been an interesting 20 years being able to grow up while times have changed with a direct link to those changes, being able to grow up and see the world from my bedroom like it was normal, before it was normal for more then just a few.

Life's not going anywhere might as well make it as interesting as possible (And I'm not talking about that YOLO go drink your life away and eat those drugs in the corner of clubs kind of interesting)

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 12:54 AM
Let me tell you buddy, I have worked for Wal-Mart for going on my eleventh year now, and have met tens of thousands upon thousands of people selling them junk out on the sales floor. The reality is, MOST people are in fact decent kind human beings. A lot of them are idiots for damn sure, but they are nice people overall. One of my pet peeves though is when someone who has zero clue as to how to use a piece of technology wants me to give them a crash course on something they do not even have a basic understanding. Take an eighty year old woman who cannot even use a computer, but she wants me to explain how to use a tablet. I CANT DO THAT IN FIVE MINTUES TIME for someone who cannot even type on a keyboard. Still though, very very sweet ol lady. Plus I am just an hourly salesman, not a specialist who went to trade school or college.

What you have to also understand is that EVIL wants its presence to be known and assumed to be the only presence. That is the point of evil. And evil creatures control what you see and hear in media. Therefore although it may appear that the world is nothing but shambles in a cesspool of disgusting human filth based on TV news, radio and newspapers, the truth is quite contrary. I find Newspapers to report more good than bad as compared to network broadcasts. I believe it has to do with the fact that they do not have to grab as much attention as they can in thirty second time slots per story.

As stated prior though, if you step outside and actually experience the world, preferably on foot that's my favorite way (or bike) you will come to realize and see many good people and deeds. One of my favorite things to do every week on my days off is ride my bike down the road here by my house and stop in to all the local businesses which I find interesting.

In the half mile from my home to my job, I know the guy at the comic book shop, two different cell phone dealers, the smoke shop guys, the family of the best Spanish food restaurant on this stretch of road, all the staff at both the gas stations, the owner of my barber which is next to the tattoo guys I hang with occasionally, the other barber shop across from the 7 eleven has some very loud and wild events (Dominicans
), the insurance guy next to that barber shop, and the vapor shop in that very same plaza is also owned by the smoke shop guys I mentioned earlier. I know all these people, and they know me. Most of them are very good people. Some I know do some shady things, but nothing malicious.

This is one little stretch of road in a city of about 350,000 .
And then there's another stretch from my dads old nutrition club.

When people do most of their interaction with human beings over a screen, where they also get the bulk of their media, they are going to meet a lot of ill mannered people, and sub-consciously make that connection with the bad thins they read and hear. This leads to a pessimistic mindset without even realizing it.

One has to actually put feet to ground and speak to complete strangers everyday in person to understand that their is a disconnection of truth to what they perceive based on screen time, and the reality of the people they can speak with in person. Not to mention as their can be very little recourse for poor manners and rude behavior over a screen, many immature people will act like complete jerks. But one must not forget that in a person to person interaction, those same jerks typically act quite different, or they may end up meeting a fist to the face or worse.

I have had a computer since 13 (now 29) , and I have never felt the urge to speak or behave or interact differently with other people online than in person. Courtesy should be consistent. Its why a lot of the younger generation will look at a random stranger who only has good intentions that approaches with a warm welcome with sort of an apprehensive and/or cynical attitude. They are judging that individual in person with the only pre-conceived notions they have of the people online who can act as jerkish as they please.

History is on the side of progress. If it looks like only bad horrible things, acts, and people are taking this world away based on what you see and hear on media, then the truth is opposite. Evil is losing and is lashing out with a 24/7 broadcasting of its most terrible deeds in an attempt to gain the upper hand discouraging the world. it is a losing battle, and good deeds always triumph. Bad people want attention, good people are content doing good deeds with the need to be acknowledged.

So get out there and meet your local community today.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 01:08 AM
Certainly getting info is more convenient and faster but we always had public libraries and at one time, as a 14 year old, I could look up all sorts of interesting things like construction of atomic weapons and how to make things go boom.

Our general view of the world was highly sanitized, commies were bad, we were good and alternative views were not readily available.

Now we have faster access and we can see both sides of the problem, so it is more honest and much less controlling.

But ..... we now have every tom, dick, harry and susan putting their two cents in and quite frankly, many of them could not think their way out of a paper bag.

The internet allows us to see our Governments for what they are!

The world, largely, has not changed. Governments have always been this.

We have changed by being able to discern and know our Governments for what they truly always have been.

We the people are growing up, and it is about time.

The Governments have always done whatever they can to ensure this never happened. The internet is their number one enemy.


posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 04:59 AM
Don't be so optimistic. I'm sure they are literally thousands of years more advanced than we realize. Just assume the government has alien tech, and has been advancing several tens of years for every year in general public. It could be as bad as tens of 100's of years ahead of what we see.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 05:04 AM
a reply to: nrd101

What so like are you implying all the UFO's and USO's we say, may in fact be the government themselves. That we are already part of some intergalactic federation or republic of sorts and we are up there doing our things, but nearly every human on Earth is completely oblivious to the fact??

I dunno man im not buying that for a dollar.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 05:24 AM
a reply to: DYepes

Just by the stuff we know about, nanobots, invisibility suits, wi-fi echo location, ... the list goes on and on and this is what they tell us, the stuff they don't has gotta be huge. So obviously this has been going on for years, regardless if they have alien tech, might as well be alien.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 05:36 AM
a reply to: justneo

Hiya justneo. I'm a bit of an observer myself and yes, I'd say that there are a lot of people that seemed pretty stressed in the world right now. I also see people's judgments getting affected. Just tonight in a 5 minute car drive, I watched two different cars within the span of a minute stop for no apparent reason. They just stopped, waited for several seconds and then went. There was absolutely nothing in the road ways at all. It was totally baffling. I'd say that it goes back further than just the last 3-4 mos. I'd say that it stretches back to about 2-3 years.

I've always been a person who tends to think that issues in the world do eventually balance things back out. If you have problem A, you'll have a few noticing it and then, eventually, problem A grows so that even more people notice it til it hits a point where change occurs to resolve problem A. Then it's on to the next problem. That's how stuff normally works. Over the last few years though, it's changed and I've seen it in many of my friends. I've seen people that never even had a freaking political opinion suddenly have a strong and radical one. I've watched about 4 of my friends disintegrate in the last few years.

National debt, weird weather, droughts, disclosures on surveillance (which I'm sure went over really well with people), war possibilities, shootings--how can one not look at these things and not be stressed? And when people are stressed, they are more prone to irrational behavior. Like stopping in the middle of a road for no apparent reason.

Do I see good things myself? All the time but I'm also generally looking for silver linings even in the worst of stuff. I guess the question we'd have to ask ourselves is whether those who we see as losing their minds have always held those kind of thoughts and just held their tongues or if the environment has made them comfortable enough to loosen them. Crazy? Who knows. Stressed--I pick up a lot of stress from people.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 06:04 AM
a reply to: nrd101

I have no doubt's that Government's and Corporation's have technologies that are so advanced they can't make any money out of it yet and it would put all their work in planned obsolescence down the drain.
But in saying that, I still believe there is even more things that we don't know then what we do as a "collective"

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 06:12 AM
a reply to: WhiteAlice

I do hear you, and do agree with everything you said. especially when you speak of your friends.
It's one of those things where if war was to break out, if some epidemic was to actually wipe out 90% of the world what's the point of stressing for something that may or may not happen? It's like waking up each day stressing about if it's your last day on earth or not, We don't live our lives(maybe some do) stressing about such a thing because it's not true...Yet and when it happens we can't stress about it.

I'm not saying I don't "worry" because if I didn't worry a little about whats happening around the world, then that would mean I don't care and I do care but not to the point where I'll ever stress about something that I will never have an answer for. It's rather a waste of energy, when it could be spent on something a little more productive.

posted on Nov, 20 2014 @ 02:57 PM
a reply to: justneo

Totally agree. It's rather funny but a lot of people falsely attribute distress to many of the things that I observe in the world. There are very few things that actually stress me or pose distress to me. I'm disturbed by the weather over the last few years but there is nothing I can do about that that I haven't already done. For me, my own body forces me to police myself on my stress levels and so I take the middle road in order to survive with my health intact.

I do what I can about those things that concern me and if those things fail to have the effect that I desire, then what else can I do? Not a whole lot and if there is no more than I could do, then there is no point in stressing. It is obviously outside of my control.

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