I've been attempting to reply for 3 hours!. Due to kid, wife and phone stuff I haven't been able too.
Real quick - been lurkin since roughly 08, signed up last year.
What you experienced is, sadly, where we are/goin depending on where you live. There are two rules in our household, the first one being,"don't be
dumb". The second one being a little more in depth," stand firm in you're opinions and beliefs, but make damn sure you respect other opinions
I say within reason because sometimes people's opinions can lead to the edge of moral obscenity, strictly from our moral standpoint.
Will I help someone carry groceries to their car if I think they need help? Absolutely.
Will/have I stopped to help someone on the side of the road change a tire? Absolutely.
The above is abnormal for today, when 25 years ago it was a given. I'm roughly 28 - 35 depending on the day
so I haven't been around too long,
Long enough to see the change though.
These days, the norm is to obscenely attack your opposing side, relentlessly. All one has to do is look at ANY comment section if a news article,
I'm pretty sure I have gone way off topic and created my own rant
I'm not sure if it is the lack of human interaction, or just people being egotistical a holes to the very end that has caused this.
But know this - you are not alone in feeling the way you do. The internet has created something amazing and terrible at the same time - a place for
people to be themselves, without judgment (because let's face it, half the people in the world probly wouldnt spout the hate they have if they could
As I watch the sunset go down, drinking a beer, I remind myself that ultimately, all that matters to me, is my family and I. And that's all you can
really do, right?
Ps-people tend to suck unless they are genuine, but there are enough genuine people out there, especially in ats (for the most part
you maintain hope!