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well, they found me
After a long long time away your overlord guy coaxed me to come back. (wow. a lot has changed!)
Hello. This is me. I'm another crazy IT guy with a passing interest in tin-foil-hat topics.
So what exactly is this mood thing?
Originally posted by observer
I think it was this old board that I found all you old loons. I have been trapsing the netwith you since then. Ahh good times, good times
Of course then I was more of a lurker or observer, if you will and my name was skody (don't ask).
Originally posted by William on 1969/12/31 @ 07:00 PM
The diffrence between the ostrige and the bird. The ostrige sticks its head in the sand or up its , hoping when it pulls out everything will be fine the. The bird flys over and sees everthing. The ostrige cant fly the bird can. Falcon
There are two orders of skeptics as you seem to have intuitively concluded.
1- The Informed Skeptic: This is the group I aspire to be considered amongst. These folks have researched the slew of alternate theories and have come to conclusions that are contrary to popular conspiracy mythos.
2- The Ostrich Skeptic: This group literally has their head in the sand. It’s safe not knowing the dark and scary things that other people think about. Afterall, why fret about something you cannot control, influence, or even hope to fully understand?
I believe your query deals with the Ostrich. The mind-set is very easy to understand, they want safety. These are the same kinds of people that like the Russian peasant who thinks longingly of the communists. Sure life was tough with the KGB and horrible economic planning, but the communists were known entities. Uncertainty is the stuff of fear.
The Ostrich is happy to keep their head in the sand. They want to believe the news, fully. They want to believe their President, it makes them feel good. They want to hate our enemies, there’s a firm foundation in knowing exactly who not to like. They will even allow you to watch them, all the time, to keep them safe, and their head completely covered in sand.
When you seen an Ostrich, leave it alone. Digging up their head will only make them sad. And sad Ostriches can be unstable birds. I think Tim McVeigh is a fine example of an Ostrich who someone pulled out of the sand.
Originally posted by Kellter
Any guesses on where the deep dark recesses of ATS is?
Originally posted by Tuning Spork
Dang, Jack, yer ears are playing tricks on you. I don't remember Simon being in that interview at all. To my ears it went like this: