posted on Feb, 17 2015 @ 04:22 AM
a reply to: ChiefD
For the past few years, my avatars usually seem to find me. I can spend a long time looking and nothing is ever just right.
Out of the blue,
some image stands out and represents my mind-set for a while.
One represented saving people and the good in humanity and stayed for 2-3 years. It finally struck me that it was 'me' that wanted saving and that I'd
stopped seeing good in humanity. The avatar must have been some Jungian, subconscious symptom of wider unhappiness.
A couple of years ago, there was a member who always picked avatars that would unsettle members he argued with - he used black men and devils because
his opposition were WASPs. I guess this means that some people pick avatars for pretty colours and nice pictures. Some use them as psychological red
flags and others choose them for personal reasons or public displays.
With an internet full of literally bazillions (lols) of images, we make a choice whether it's subconscious or deliberate! Ain't people the
a reply to: okamitengu
You've had that avatar for years and it puzzled me every time I looked at it! It was only last year when the face became obvious and I could finally
*see* what it was. Now I know what it is, who it represents and the meaning so thanks to you and thanks to Qumulus
2.17.2015 by Kandinsky because: (no reason given)