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I've literally immersed myself in to so many conspiracies for so long, I fear I have changed and may only get worse in the future.
In my youth I was a bit of a trouble maker out on the streets. Starting about middle school and past high school I was playing guitar in heavy metal rock bands and was pretty anti-establishment. In my college years, I hung out downtown with artists and musicians at some very questionable clubs and after hour blind pigs.
A night in the city jail when I turned 21 was about the time I began to start living by the rules more and more. It was during and just after this stage in my life I began to get ligit with most everything in my life. I started to live my life strictly by the rules and never lied on my taxes or insurance claims or what have you, totally straight.
I just turned 50 and have been living the straight life with the man for about 30 years now, but something just changed, probably around last fall. I think the ACA was the turning point for me, not exactly sure.
originally posted by: Flesh699
I'm twenty six and stumbled upon conspiracy around eighteen. In a way I was ruined when I opened my eyes and because of all the deceit and evil in the world the last thing I take seriously is myself and or others. The best thing to do if you get overwhelmed is to laugh it off. Just laugh man. The whole world is literally a running joke, and the general blinded populous is an even bigger joke that take themselves way too seriously. Take a break, maybe catch a Twilight Zones marathon on TV and stay away from conspiracy for a week. Once you dig deep into this stuff it gets hard not to get angry, so replace anger with laughter.
originally posted by: MichiganSwampBuck
a reply to: jude11
I knew there must be a reason I like you enough to put you on my friend's list, you're number two!
Very cool brother.
ETA: Haven't played too much in the last 5 years, but never stopped before that. It's time to get on the axe and start playing with the other musicians around here again.