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originally posted by: silo13
a reply to: alphabetaone
I see your point and I agree to some point...
The thing is - I'm a woman - no child in tow - asking others to find a child who is lost.
And I fell on deaf ears and hearts...
originally posted by: silo13
Is this how deeply we’ve been split and forced to take sides on religion, politics, sexual preferences we can’t even come together to help a lost child?
originally posted by: dreamingawake
a reply to: StoutBroux
Because it is known for sure EVERYONE in the community is one partisan side?
Likely not, I'm in Western Washington too in a small rural area, there's a mixture of left and right here, but majority right. If someone pulls over to help me on the side of the road or someone decides to drive right by, it doesn't necessarily mean it has to do with political leaning.
I've lived in a conservative majority city before, guess what they honked and called me names even when it was clear I was broken down in the street. Yet in a rural conservative area people stopped in helped with a flat. Did I let that drive me insane that the sides are the cause? No, because you can't simply tell or judge from places each an every person on assumption.
originally posted by: AlexandrosTheGreat
I don't know how you parents do it. These are other peoples kids and I have the most haunting thoughts when I see them on bikes without helmets, out after dark under ten, on cell phones and the internet before they are 25...I honestly have wondered how I could ever let a kid of my own out of the house and even know the last thing I would do once they were 16 is help them prepare for the test they take for a license so they would miss those six answers you must miss to fail...evil huh? Well my kid in a car has got to be the scariest.
I know what you mean though. I tell people this often cuz I experience it every damn day it seems.no joke, "Excuse m..." "Please, go!" "e, do.....you...........uh........just wondered what time it...." and by that time they are fifty feet away and speed walking. My biggest complaint is people and especially the millennial generation are socialized improperly.
It comes from the changes in the brain when communication happens where you aren't looking into a persons eyes, having their voice present and vibrating your eardrum, and there where you could reach over and touch your friend. Well, its just a guess but I do know the severe depression peoples brains can trigger simply when they go too long without hearing their own name or being acknowledged individually (and neglected children in bad homes and ignored or bullied at school can go a month and never be spoken to or addressed by name...its sad). These experiments are why teachers got in a fad of standing at the door, shaking hands, looking in each child's eyes, and saying, "I am glad you are here with us today, Billy."