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originally posted by: WeSbO
Edit : Also if anyone knows why google images does not go further back than 16th of April 2008 I would be interested, I'am sure there is a technical reason, and i'm a computer enthusiast so this interests me.
sooooo true! I have 9 or 10 harrasment answers for every normal answer! One of my threads got shut down because of their trolling, and I am pretty sure that is thier goal in my other threads and this one as well, which makes it look more and more like we must be on to something big!
originally posted by: tigertatzen
originally posted by: FlyInTheOintment
a reply to: tigertatzen
Contrary to the popular assertion by all the would-be character assassins clinging to this thread like barnacles, we all seem to be quite a grounded, intelligent, reasoning group of people. In other words, you're in good company.
Ditto. I also find the nameless ones' assertions about us all being totally loopy quite offensive & irrelevant, and believe it's probably devised in such a way so as to put people off from joining the conversation.. The ME experiencers in this thread are almost all intelligent & well-rounded individuals, who find it easy to talk with one another about a subject which could have the potential to unhinge a person. We are not loopy, though the ME itself most certainly is...
Spot on. I cannot figure out what the motive is here, but the amount of harassment this thread has received is heavily disproportionate to the topic. The relentless insistence that we are delusional, or have succumbed to mass hysteria, or are simply stupid, or trying to start a cult (my personal favorite) or are seeking some special status because we're just insecure drama queens has been way beyond the pale here.
Also, the constant smug reminders from the aforementioned that they are in no way violating the T&C, or attacking anyone seem to make their behavior look that much more shady.
It's ironic that they have cited Occam's Razor as a popular basis of their argument for the mundane, though. The simplest and fastest path to impediment of the flow of information is to attempt to impeach the character of and discredit the person giving it, by any means necessary. And as we can clearly see, they did indeed take the simplest and fastest path, right out of the gate.
Unfortunately, they must either be very sloppy or not too bright because, in a case like this, less is typically better. You come crashing into a fairly innocuous discussion like that, haranguing and belittling people and refuse to relent and move on, spam the thread repeatedly with the same wall of text telling people that you know their own subconscious mind better than they do, harassing people for simply having a like-minded discussion...that's the polar opposite of subtlety. It stands out.
Care to elaborate?
originally posted by: Krakatoa
a reply to: hidingthistime
May I ask if it is possible, even remotely, that this effect has to do with a collective remembrance of false memories caused (in part) by past and present marketing of tangibles to make money?