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The Mindset of a Doomsdays Person

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posted on May, 20 2015 @ 02:35 PM
It's true:

We choose how we feel. We choose how we feel by watching our thoughts. The world is made of thoughts, expressed by language. Everything man made around you right now was at one time an idea and thought in someone's head.

Moment to moment we get the chance to steer our thoughts in a direction that alters how we feel. If we surround ourselves with negativity and think only negative thoughts -- we will undoubtedly become negative and unhappy.

It isn't easy, as life can throw immense pain into our laps. Even then, however, we still have the choice to think and feel how we do.

The fact that we have this choice at all is quite wonderful and freeing.

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 02:35 PM
Great post. Not only does it relate to doom pron but also to everyday life. If you change your way of thinking, you start feeling better about yourself and invite positive energy and changes. I use to be one of the people that saw life as a glass halfway empty, now i view it as halfway full.

Btw, Groundhog day is one of my favorite movies of all time. Makes you happy that life always continues moving on and you don't get stuck with the same problems every single day for the rest of your life. Eventually, life goes on.

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 02:41 PM
a reply to: Realtruth

For one thing, I got God, not to sound too cheesy about it. I feel pretty good knowing that no matter what, I'm likely covered so long as I keep tending my lamp.

And I've come to terms with the likelihood that nothing is for sure in this life. I could keel over dead between typing one letter in the next. Someone could break through my door in an hour and murder me. My house could burst into flames and kill the three of us overnight. I could wake up tomorrow and get into a horrific car wreck on my way to work and die. Yellowstone could explode too or the New Madrid let go.

So many ways to die. If I spent time worrying about all of them, I'd never get anything done. Better to just enjoy the time I'm alive and understand that I'm most likely to die old in my bed someday.

Christ is coming for me whether it's because I died or because he set foot on the Mount in Jerusalem. All I have to worry about is how I go, and that can only last so long.

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 04:10 PM
I'm totally with you Ketsuko! And second your sentiments.

I have always been a half-full, with dirty water and a crack in the glass kind of person. As well as a worst-case scenario phobic. I would build these bad scenarios in my head...and they became real. One morning I was lying in bed, building a nasty little scenario about what might happen if...and by the time I got up to get ready for work I was in a very bad state, and my whole day just sucked. Fortunately I recognized brought home - intensely - just how powerful our mind really is. My mindset framed my whole day. I decided if I could produce such negativity by such an exercise, I could conversely produce that much more positivity (is that even a word??). So I have been working on affirmations.

Louise Hay said, "You have the power to heal yourself, and you need to know that. We think so often that we are helpless, but we're not. We always have the power of our minds. Claim and consciously use your power."

That being said, I am also a lover of doom porn. I really get off on movies like "2012" or "World War Z" or "The Day After Tomorrow." (Someone on ATS the other day mentioned one of my favorite books "Alas Babylon" about the aftermath of nuclear war on a small Florida community.) And I tried to equate all that with working on being more positive in my personal life. But I think I enjoy those sorts of things because I like seeing how ordinary people come to terms with these life/world-altering scenarios and how they cope...and ultimately overcome. So in a way, I'm trying to find the positive in The End of the World As We Know It. I kinda like that...

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 04:43 PM
a reply to: Jansy

My mother used to call me a pessimist, and I told her I always just imagined the worst that could happen so I was always pleasantly surprised. That made my days all good ones.

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 04:55 PM
An intelligent reply and synopsis on some types of catastrophic thinking.
However many intelligent people can see that the not too distant future will likely be very challenging.
That doesn't meant you have to suspend rational thought, or succumb to negativity, as you suggest.
Life is usually challenging as we are evolving from a materialistic and immature out look to a more spirit based and eternal perspective. We all experience a catastrophe from the ego perspective when we undergo the death process itself.
So prepare! the end is near ; )

a reply to: Realtruth

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 06:42 PM
a reply to: Realtruth

I think Humans and our psychology is much more complex than we imagine it to be, and I don't for one moment believe it's as basic as saying "always look on the bright side of life".

There are certain instinctual aspects of Human psychology we no longer fulfill in our comfortable existence, for example.

Only a few of thousand years back most of us would have to fight each other to survive, to eat, to protect ourselves and our families. This instinct to survive didn't just stop when we learned to build walls. It has to come out in other ways, probably through competition, sport and war primarily, but how many of us engage our instinctual selves in that way?

I think a lot of the doom-porn stems from that, it's a way to engage the fearful Neanderthal in us, to feel something we might have had to feel back then. Maybe we're somehow "programmed" to be prepared, but with so few things to be prepared for in our modern times we need to manufacture the threat to satisfy that primal need?
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posted on May, 20 2015 @ 06:47 PM
a reply to: Greathouse

I would also add: doomsday mindset also involves people whose worlds have not turned out the way they had hoped, thus crave something to come to completely devastate the world and change it overnight. That way, they don't have to take anything in their everyday lives very seriously.

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 06:54 PM
a reply to: thebtheb

Yeah but to actually wish it would mean said individual would take the world with them as a desire to see misery.
BAD idea.
SO long as ONE is breathing answers CAN be found.
It behooves us all to look for them not give up to some nihilistic fugue.

posted on May, 20 2015 @ 06:59 PM

originally posted by: thebtheb
a reply to: Greathouse

I would also add: doomsday mindset also involves people whose worlds have not turned out the way they had hoped, thus crave something to come to completely devastate the world and change it overnight. That way, they don't have to take anything in their everyday lives very seriously.

More like doomsday scenarios are another facet of fantasy and sci-fi. I like to use all such scenarios to explore the various ideas of life in an imaginary capacity. It lets me examine things under a different lens and bring different things that may or may not work about those ideas and why. Then you can bring those things back to the real world and see if those same aspects you might have missed still hold up.

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 04:29 AM
a reply to: Realtruth

So let me get this straight.

If you read the news and see things getting worse.

You are supposed to ignore it.

This has already been discussed it is called see no evil hear no evil speak no evil.

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 04:42 AM

originally posted by: olaru12
The world always looks dark when viewed from a computer monitor instead of sitting on a bar stool talking to a pretty woman.

Until the pretty girls says "you know the world's going to end right?"

And I be like: "I know right!, there's an asteroid bigger than Nubiru that was created by the Russians with the help of the malevolent aliens. The U.S. is working with the benevolent aliens but the Iranians stole their ship in the Straits of Hormuz."

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 04:43 AM

originally posted by: Aboveway
a reply to: Realtruth
If you read the news and see things getting worse.

Explain how things are worse than 10, 50, 100, 200 years ago?

Doomers are just bored and imagining the whole world burning down gives them a boner.

Sometimes you need to get off the computer to see what the real world is made of.

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 04:48 AM
Doom scenario are simply the subconscious expression of your own mortality.

You cannot escape death, likewise in doom scenarios, there is nothing you can do about it, you are just powerless in the face of fate.

That some people find it almost arousing is because their Thanatos drive is stronger than their Eros one. That's an indication of a strong ego.

Spend some time volunteering to help others or travel to a third world country and I guarantee you the dark doom drives will disappear in no time. They are the result of a spoiled life, of a depressed mind, of a traumatic event or of the inability to escape boredom while all it takes is to take a step outside the house. They are not our natural state.
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posted on May, 21 2015 @ 04:57 AM
a reply to: JUhrman

I used to think like you but then 9/11 happened.

At first I was like ok, bad people do bad things.

But then I found out about building 7 and about dancing Israelis and about put options volume and about stand down orders

And guess what happened I no longer think like you.

I now see western world as run by secretive elite who are as we speak planing even bigger false flag.

I hope you will one day wake up.

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 05:00 AM
a reply to: Aboveway

I'm so sorry you live in such a hell. I feel for you it must be very hard to be a white American today.

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 05:03 AM
Did you ever consider that people who bring up subjects such as the impending passage and destruction of Planet X might be warning their fellow Man? And want the best for people they have never even met,just because of a sense of compassion..

I feel this Earth and solar system are set (by default) to have this occurr.So when each passage occurs it rids the world of it's ailments.Thus this is a good thing and will create a new slate and era.

Are you deludedly positive OP?Hypothetically Do you avoid confrontation just to have a peaceful life? When in reality you must confront such issues.Are you afraid of the negative/opposing polarity which must be and always will be,in order to appreciate the good in the world?

I'm sorry I don't do 'Doom Porn' but prefer a healthy dose of reality..

She isa coming like it or not!

For those interested all you need to know about Nibsy:

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 05:05 AM
a reply to: EndOfDays77

This is so ironic it rusts

posted on May, 21 2015 @ 05:41 AM
I think people have a fixation with death in this world. We know that it is inevitable that one day we are going to die. I think also that people are bleed dry in life that they start to think of destroying life because of this. Life becomes like we are slowly being chocked by all that we do. It is hard to have a positive view on reality when life gets harder to cope with. It is like a doorway out. A way to solve all problems.

Think about how it feels to live everyday. They demand more and more taxes and money from you. You have to work to make a living in order to survive. Often in jobs that are less than desirable. Your life consists of going to work, coming home, eating, sleeping and the next day reruns. It is very much like groundhog day, that every day seems the same.

It is hard to have a positive view on the world when we live in these times. Especially with the news, very little positive things are talked about. We live in a world that is addicted to wars, killing and the like. We are confronted with this daily on television. It is drummed into us so much that it is hard to remain positive about anything.

In order to remain positive you would have to stop watching television all together (and internet). You would have to find a job that you liked, have hobbies and fun activities to participate in. Have people around you that are caring and wholesome. Life would have to change considerably in order to feel completely positive.

I suppose it is important really to consider the small things in life. Take day after day rather than worrying about what might happen in the future.

Thank you for an interesting thread.
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posted on May, 21 2015 @ 05:57 AM
It's always a bit sad when someone from a developed country complains about having to work and paying taxes whiles so many people in the world would do anything to be a part of this

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