originally posted by: Grambler
originally posted by: JinMI
a reply to: network dude
Sounds like it there guy.
If only it were one person.
And some of the people actaully surpirsed me, because although I may disagree with them, I thought they were in the same reality as me.
It really makes me question all sorts of conversations I have had with these people.
It's the Mandella Effect.... its... Growing. And Changing...
Ok, I'm just goofing around but I hear you man. It's quite frustrating, especially online because thou don't have any clues to help determine how
genuine someone is being. For all you know, they realize they lost the argument, are angry about it, and have decided to content themself with at
least trying to make You angry and frustrated, too.
So they aren't trolls in the traditional sense, but they go all in on trollery at the end as a last FU, because they're just sore losers with zero
Thats just a theory I thought of. One possibility. It might explain some of it.
Also, pride. Some people just cannot bring themselves to say "Oh, dang, I guess you were right and it turns out I was mistaken." Not after they have
already invested so much in their original argument. Not when other people count on them to be right, they can't let those people down, or their
reputation as Mr/Ms smart person will be damaged. Maybe they have their little sister next to them reading over their shoulder, counting on them to
prove you wrong because they already promised them a long time ago that Mueller was a good guy and Trump & associates are all bad.
You know, many of us ATSers have other people in our lives who look up to us as people who take the time to find the truth. If they are wrong about
something like, Trump being bad, and everyone who hates him being good and right, that would be like being wrong about the color of the sky or water
being wet. They would instantly be demoted to dunce level in everyone's eyes. There is a very thin line between smart conspiracy person, and crazy
conspiracy person... the Fear of being "labeled" could be even worse than the what the Actual results would be ( the results of being proven wrong
about something you were so sure about and repeated daily for over a year and a half).
People might not trust what they say anymore! They would LOSE some of the power and influence they have over those around them. You know how humans
are with power. Knowledge is power. So is percieved knowledge. If I work at the State Lottery, many people are gonna believe me if I tell them I have
an inside scoop on the winning numbers. That's perceived knowledge. Humans become addicted to power. So, you know how it goes.
If they admit Mueller & team did something very wrong, that's like admitting Trump and associates are innocent. Because what reason would Mueller have
to erase data if Trump and associates are guilty? There should be no need.
Ah, but there Was need though...there WAS.
But maybe it was an accident... You know how sometimes if you're not familiar with a phone... Like just the other day, my phone died and so I had to
ask to use a stranger's phone to call my ride, and they dialed the number for me so all I had to do was hang up when I was finished, but, well, it was
an iPhone, and I've never used an iPhone, you see, so I went to hang up, and, the next thing you know I was in the options menu and somehow got to the
factory reset function, and it said "are you sure you want to reset this phone?" and of course by then I was so flustered, I guess I just got my wires
crossed, and I pushed yes instead of no, and the next thing you know, the phone is completely wiped, SD card too, oh and the sim card too. It just
happens sometimes, you know? It's just one of those things, you know?