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Triggered He/She/They Comrades with Jazz Hands Convention Oh My

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posted on Aug, 7 2019 @ 06:02 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

I really think it is Kets..

I think there are conspiracies and shenanigans afoot here, but Im putting those aside.

In my daily life, I am in enough constant high levels of pain that I flutter on the edge of passing out on a weekly basis. It may not be every single day, but its still tough.

The closest I get to understanding this behavior is when someone is generous and simply does something nice because.. well.. my life is hard. I do try my best not to complain, for a variety of reasons, but its the truth. Sometimes people do things to cater to me and my "issues," specifically.

When I bought my guitar amp, the builder and I had been talking for a while and my health came up. Its a huge part of my life (shocker), so it happens in longer conversations. When it came time to pay, he ended up giving me something like 30% off.

My reaction? Genuinely emotional, humbled, and grateful. It wasnt a HUGE sum of money, but what does that matter? I still tear up a bit when I think about it, and Im not even remotely ashamed of it.

I guess I have met and talked with people that view me less than human because of my health. Even there though, I can "get" it. I may not like it, and find it sociopathic and cold. But, I can make sense of the dehumanization.

Maybe we are seeing a mental illness specific and proportional to societal stability? If so, trying to make sense of it is a fool's errand. Likewise, we probably shouldn't encourage it as normal. And, we certainly shouldn't base a political/social group on it.

One thing we can be certain about is that Im giving it entirely too much thought
But I dont think Im alone in finding this sort of thing equal parts fascinating, baffling, concerning, and disturbing.




posted on Aug, 7 2019 @ 06:06 PM
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originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
It's called the...Lowest Common Denominator!

I'm afraid that the Lowest Common Denominator may also actually be our Highest Common Denominator.



posted on Aug, 7 2019 @ 09:31 PM
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point of personal privilege, I'm one of those that gets very upset when I'm forced to use non-gendered language



posted on Aug, 7 2019 @ 11:17 PM
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a reply to: stosh64

The very next time Calif says it wants to secede, Trump needs to just say "OK, bye then", cut all funding to the state, put up a fence, invite Californian republicans living there to move back to the US, deport all leftist freaks to the former state and leave them to their little utopia.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:15 AM
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Who knew Demolition Man would turn out to be a documentary about the future?



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 06:08 AM
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a reply to: ketsuko It would be a true horror story.
I wouldn't want any of them in charge of a lemonade stand or a bake sale.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 06:10 AM
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originally posted by: Beach Bum
a reply to: ketsuko It would be a true horror story.
I wouldn't want any of them in charge of a lemonade stand or a bake sale. So could I imagine Chernobyl with them in charge sure. They'd all be screaming for quiet safe spaces to color and cry in while the radiation baked everything around them. The last thing they'd see are their hands in Jazz position, praying to Socialism to save them.




posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 11:15 AM
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This reminds of being at work an having meetings about meetings, while the meetings are about why isn't anything done, an require an other meeting there after.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 11:21 AM
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originally posted by: 19Bones79
Who knew Demolition Man would turn out to be a documentary about the future?


I know right?



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 12:55 PM
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How are they all autistic? Isn't that what autistic people go through is sensory overload? These people are like false valor people and people pretending to be disabled(whether to panhandle money or not) just to get some sort of attention maybe??? You are not triggered by hand clapping. You are triggered that people don't do what you say and love it when they do what you say.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:26 PM
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a reply to: Gyo01

Yes and no. You can have sensory sensitivities without being autistic. I have a sensitivity to touch. I don't wear certain fabrics and cut all the tags out of my shirts. My mother despaired of me from a young age because I would scream and cry and fight her over combing my wet hair -- the tangles hurt my scalp to have them pulled out, even gently. So I spent most of my childhood with a short boy cut because it was the only way she could cope until I could groom myself.

But I'm not autistic. I'm just very intelligent, and sometimes the very intelligent have sensory sensitivities in some areas. I also have an overactive imagination too.

My son has auditory sensitivity, but his is an auditory disorder that leads him to be overloaded in loud places. He's also not autistic.
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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:42 PM
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a reply to: stosh64

I still keep expecting Chief to shuffle through the scene of that meeting with Nurse Ratchet hot on his heels demanding he take his meds...



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 01:44 PM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Gyo01

Yes and no. You can have sensory sensitivities without being autistic. I have a sensitivity to touch. I don't wear certain fabrics and cut all the tags out of my shirts.


I imagine this as the soundtrack to every clothes shopping trip Kets takes, as she looks at various articles of clothing.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 02:32 PM
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a reply to: burdman30ott6



Sort of like this when I get something itchy on.



posted on Aug, 10 2019 @ 05:54 PM
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If Stalin was alive, he'd probably have sent them all to work camps or gulags.

I'm ashamed that i'm a Millenial...Gen Xers, i was born in 90, can I just stick with you guys?



posted on Aug, 10 2019 @ 05:57 PM
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a reply to: Gyo01

that's pretty much what everyone is like now

I'm autistic and I don't even go on meltdowns like some of those people do in the video.



posted on Aug, 10 2019 @ 05:59 PM
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a reply to: 19Bones79
and everyone thought it would have been Idiocracy




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