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Originally posted by OrangeJuice
I just left from that world and there is nothing there unless you like American Idol, Snuggie Blankies, or High School football.
I've had my fill of the other side and so I'll stick with the Deny Ignorance crowd until the doomsday clock rests in peace.
Get outside, enjoy the life that's left, and seize the day.
Originally posted by InfaRedMan
While I agree with the Op in regards to making the most of your life etc. I cannot subscribe to all this Chicken Little talk... 'the end is nigh'. It's just fear mongering. Too many mixed messages mate!
And to the member (GTORick) who wants to read this to their class -
"shame on you!" If you read that to my child, I'd sue you - or at least make sure you lost your job as an educator!
Just speaking from the perspective of someone who also teaches students.
[edit on 29/4/09 by InfaRedMan]
Arthur: All my life I've had this strange feeling that there's something big and sinister going on in the world.
Slartibartfast: No, that's perfectly normal paranoia. Everyone in the universe gets that.
"The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy" (1981)
Originally posted by alphabetaone
To InfraRedMan, I think that perhaps simply by your post, you should realize that you are part of a problem that may well define exactly these changes that make life a lot less pallatable.
It makes me glad I don't have children if that type of mentality is allowed to slip through the sieve of educational filtering these days.
I guess it's a 2012 thing huh!