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The new psychologically unstable

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posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 09:21 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: WUNK22

I'm not your buddy.

Maybe you are in the older age group?

Should we fear you?




posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 09:49 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: Aliensun

I raise your "calling the kettle black" to maybe YOU are calling the kettle black!


Please understand that I'm 79 years old. Now go back and reread my few comments and you just may see some semblance of yourself therein and a better insight into your emotions that you have displayed for us.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 10:07 AM
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Men 65 to 75 are very dangerous. It's a very difficult part of life. Their body is failing. Fears about retirement prevent them from sleeping every night. Their children are gone. Their relationship with their wife may not be very good. Job prospects suck. NO PENSION. 401K is more like a 201K or even a 101K. They have tons of debt from mortgage or paying for kids education. These men may become desperate and insane. So expect to see more mass shootings over the next few years. I'm really surprise it doesn't happen a lot more in this country.



I may not be rich but I have no debt and I never want to get into debt again. The house is paid off, the cars are all payed off, Our social security pays the bills as long as we are sensible.

Got to go to Menards and get two gallons of paint today, free after rebate. Rebate gets sent out immediately.
Living within your means is necessary.

The more you spend, the more you have to make to be at the same point. Make sure your needs are really needs.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 10:13 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Of course women never experience these problems and emotions.

/sarcasm



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 10:16 AM
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a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin

I think that that thing about depression in over 65 year old men being unreported is a sales pitch to try to boost trips to doctors and psychologists. The only ones I know over sixty five who are depressed are the guys taking meds that make them weakened and tired. I have lots of friends that got rid of the meds doing that to them and they are happy now. Their doctors did not give them any slack, especially when they told their doctors that they feel much better without the meds.

Seniors talk to each other quite a bit, and they are now discussing diet as medicine. We have the internet. Maybe it is not the same in other places. Of course we do have those who will keep taking the meds the doctors give and not mention the side effects to the doctors and they suffer....The doctors can give you a medicine where side effects are less of a problem. But if you do not give them feedback, they cannot help you.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 10:33 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015


Fears about retirement prevent them from sleeping every night.


Are you kidding? I can't wait till I'm retired, I'm only sorry I have to wait another 9 years and 8 months before I qualify for state pension.

It's young adults I feel sorry for...looking at 50 years of drudgery before they get to the point in their lives where they don't HAVE to work.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 11:10 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015




The definition of inanity is making an argument with something someone else never said. I never said people over 65 were responsible for all the mass murders. Are you capable of hearing what you read?


No, that's called a straw argument. The definition of insanity is doing the same over and over again but expecting different results. Like making sweeping generalizations and not expecting to be called on it. BTW, you only hear what you read if you have to read out loud because you struggle with the concept being presented.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 11:35 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015I'm that age djnj and I do not disagree with a lot of what you suggest though as has been pointed out and to which you agree, these considerations are best not held to in sweeping generalities.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 11:41 AM
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a reply to: DrChandra

Not to nit-pick Dr, your definition of insanity is the generally accepted definition of insanity. However the word OP used in that quote was inanity, which by it's definition of silliness or senselessness does fit that reply.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 11:43 AM
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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: dfnj2015I'm that age djnj and I do not disagree with a lot of what you suggest though as has been pointed out and to which you agree, these considerations are best not held to in sweeping generalities.


I think what is interesting is not the anecdotal comments being made about how old someone is and how well they are in retirement, therefore, what my OP does not make sense.

I think what is interesting is what causes someone to snap. My OP was making the comment that I could imagine that people with lots of debt, no pensions, no healthcare or super expensive healthcare, with health issues, might have causes that would make them snap.

You have to admit this country is not exactly worker friendly since all the unions have been busted, there's no jobs security, and retirement for the majority of the people is winning the lottery.

I would really like to know what Paddock's story is all about and why someone who do such a terrible crime. I don't really care too much about the bloody details. What does this shooting say about our society?



Paddock's brother, Eric Paddock of Orlando, Florida, told CNN he was blindsided by the news.
"He was my brother and it's like an asteroid fell out of the sky," he said.


edit on 2-10-2017 by dfnj2015 because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 11:49 AM
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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: DrChandra

Not to nit-pick Dr, your definition of insanity is the generally accepted definition of insanity. However the word OP used in that quote was inanity, which by it's definition of silliness or senselessness does fit that reply.



I had to read the post twice before I realized it wasn't a spelling mistake.
An Inane remark fits the poster's intentions, Insane remark doesn't fit.

ganjoa



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 11:52 AM
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off-topic post removed to prevent thread-drift


 



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 12:50 PM
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Oh my god!!!! I'm in that age range, I'm 67 going on 68 on the 8th October (just to remind you when my birthday is, presents don't you know) someone please help me. Oh my god, hang on a minute let me think eeeerrr.
Oh yes, in answer to the OP F*** OFF.
In answer to Bluesma, lack of testosterone fighting and violence is the least of my problems. Sorry sex had to rear it's ugly head.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 01:31 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015
Yeah, I got that, while I guess others did not so much.
I"m finding the struggles of age are far more abundant than I thought they would be when I was younger. Then, I always had the knowledge that my training and skills, along with a strong back and mind, could always get me out of a bind. That should my circumstances change or plans fall through, there was always starting over and giving it another try.
That is no longer the case so much.

The Grim Reaper is one thing to deal with but the Grim Debilitator is one I was not ready for. We are treated to images of all these young looking old people in commercials telling us how we can go surfing and hang gliding and mountain hiking when we reach our older years but frankly, that is for most of us an illusion.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 01:56 PM
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a reply to: TerryMcGuire

Respectfully, I assumed it was a typo but acknowledge inanity is "something that is insane" according to Webster. But, I believe I am still correct in the context of the sentence in which it was used.




The definition of inanity is making an argument with something someone else never said.




A straw man is a common form of argument and is an informal fallacy based on giving the impression of refuting an opponent's argument, while actually refuting an argument which was not advanced by that opponent.


Thanks for the correction.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 02:10 PM
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It's many factors that contributes to one going on a killing spree. It could be political views points, it could be disease in the head, it could be financial ruin, relationship problems, lost of a love one or friend, # it even could be because the sun wasn't hot enough.

Age isn't the only reason for mass killings.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 05:35 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015



So you favor the Logan's Run approach?

Then no one has to fear any dirty, old men.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 06:17 PM
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a reply to: DrChandra
My pleasure Dr. And thank you for taking no offense.

Yours.



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 06:21 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

In a sense we already have a Logan's Run. Younger generations pay little heed to older generations and the glue or fabric that held previous societies together. It' s like they are raising themselves.
I am constantly amazed at the people today who use meth and opiates and stuff. Just boggles my mind. It's not as if all that we need to know about that usage and what it can do to you hasn't been out there in the public sphere for decades, yet,,,,,,,



posted on Oct, 2 2017 @ 06:50 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Old people are like, so old, and they aren't young and cool anymore.

So yeah, old men are icky and dangerous and like, old and stuff.





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