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Originally posted by 2theC
THE TRUTH HURTS
so often we deny the truth, because we get so deep in the bull sh%$, that to get back to it will only open more and more truths and more hurt...
but we need that, obviously, and then feel better for it and move on...
Originally posted by MightyAl
As a freemason, my Dad also studies alchemy, mysteries, the lost atlantis, and has been skeptic of 9/11 since the day it happened. He does call everything theories, of which we'll never know the facts, but at least he acknowledges it and studies it.
When I told my Mom about the history of conspiracies, she said "I wouldn't be surprised!" When I told her when Obama was elected that he's a liar, then she just said "well, let's wait and see...".
My German friend told me about the Amero years ago, and I didn't believe him. Now I believe it to be true.
My wife is Taiwanese, and her family thinks she's full of sh*t when she tells them about the conspiracies
Since I live in Taiwan, I chat with a lot of friends online, so when I start telling them about conspiracies, they always say they have to go. At that point I know it's a waste of time, and I don't bother trying again.
Originally posted by Whine Flu
Another problem is the fact I find it pretty hard to retain information from reading off a computer screen. For some reason, it feels uncomfortable, and I just don't absorb an adequate amount of information. Also, I happen to not know the two sides to a story, so I pretty much lean toward the theories that people come up with than the other side. In a debate, this can get me pretty screwed up.
I've sorta given up, really. I mean, I do believe a lot of theories on this site regarding many things are definitely true. Though, in this current age where rationality is taken far more seriously than emotion, us curious ones are often always asked to verify our claims or feelings with hard evidence.
This, in turn, just makes me feel apathetic. It might seemed cliche, but many people out there just don't care. A lot of them just believe what's in front of them. It's like they've inhibited their senses. I mean, I think it's pretty obvious that a lot of things just don't feel right today. It's not paranoia or anything.
To think that in this day and age that each and everyone of us isn't vulnerable, and are not being lied to is just stupid. Though, when the day's over, people like us seem to lose out and they get ahead. Why is that? Why should it be them that gets to be ahead of people the question certain things?
It just doesn't feel right. Sorry for the long rant, but something needs to change. Nothing feels just, and nothing feels right. Feeling distance and ostracisation for long periods of time just isn't normal or harmonious. Maybe it really is just me wanting something to happen, but it would be for the better if something did. Then maybe the conspirator can gain the upper hand and say "I told you so" to the sceptics.
Originally posted by spystalker
well, we are minority, my friends also don't care such things, only 1 or 2 persons that can talk to me about this.
although im living in south east asia, but it doesn't mean that i should ignore conspiracy, aaaaah! made me upset sometimes.
even my family said to me "dont think too much, focus on real life", and then i think in my mind is like "What!??! what im talking is the real life!!";
so i never talk to my family about conspiracy anymore.
Originally posted by ThirdJohnAdams
I must say. I encounter this all the time.
It really gets to me, because I feel that if Situation X does happen, the people expecting it, and aware of many different possibilities of the situation, in regard to survival, protecting loved ones, and learning to live through whatever phase our history is inevitably taking us.
But peoples ears are deaf, like you stated in the OP some people just don't want anything to hear about it. Will laugh at you, try to shut you up, they invaded as a third party, i've dealt with it a lot.
But just saying. In retrospect to that, it's nice when you do strike up that good conversation.
Originally posted by pai mei
That does not mean their beliefs are false. Indeed the NWO is controlling the world. 9/11 was an inside job. UFO's exist.
Do you really think that USA can not provide some small housing for all ? No more homeless and hungry ? But the system says no.
So researching these things is a way to escape. To understand the world better, and find the answer we are hoping for - things do not need to be this way because of some "natural, unchanging law". Greed and stupidity, people did all this, things can be changed, and even if it will never happen it is good to know.
[edit on 13-5-2009 by pai mei]
Originally posted by pretty_vacant
I ask these questions all the time and the only response i can come up with is that i've held a keen interest and preoccupation with these subjects from a very young age and I feel very drawn to the knowledge i find from them.
I would love nothing more than to openly discuss these matters with anyone and everyone, but I am fully aware that most people will be less susceptible and open to such alternative ideas. So I only discuss them if people ask.
I also figure, instead of constantly trying to meddle with peoples point of view, it's about them finding their own individual truth, rather than accepting one for all.