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Why do we need to stop and breathe?
How to alter this? yah got any suggestions? I sure don't
Originally posted by ProfEmeritus
reply to post by justgeneric
Actually I do. I have to be careful, though, because the last thread I created really had generated some great ideas (193 replies) but it was closed by the moderator for suggesting taking social action as a group, which is a violation of the T & C. So what I would like is to hear what people would do IF they could.
Note that no one is advocating doing anything. This is purely a theoretical thread, RIGHT?
Well said. I definitely believe this whole Us vs. Them mentality is by design and used as a means to distract from what's really going on. It's been my quiet mission to plant seeds in my conversations with various people. My only goal is to get them looking/thinking for themselves. So often people accept the information that they're spoon fed.
Originally posted by justgeneric
hehehe well here's my idea (fantasy).
The Day the World Stood Still.
En mass people say NO. No protests in the street, nothing like that. Just say no.
No work period.
If enough people did this for even a day....it would make an impact. trouble is that "enough" people would have to consist of MILLIONS.
Nice fantasy I think, next to the one I have about Brad Pitt...but that another issue...
getting an immense and vastly different group(s) of people together with different fears, worries and needs (like basics - eating, shelter etc) and have them all act completely passively????
fantasy. Will never happen.
If that last sentence doesn't make sense, what I mean is...sometimes I see people doing the very thing they don't like but they've dressed it in something different so they feel justified. We can't overcome the issue of division completely if we perpetuate it even in the slightest.
I'm not sure this is coming out how I mean it. Oh well, I did my best.