posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 03:49 PM
That was fascinating, exciting, scary, mind blowing & a whole bunch of stuff all at the same time.
My mind is boggled - thanks OP.
It really highlights the feeling of acceleration in modern life Tentikles refers to & fits right in with TW-0 as already mentioned.
Certainly puts a lot into perspective.
I can feel myself trying to keep up with it all (& failing): I sit with my laptop trawling the internet for breaking news whilst in front of the TV
with the news on, with my mobile & landline phones both within reach, sometimes up til late at night before I force myself to switch it all off & go
to bed. Even then I sometimes put the radio on to listen to more news as I try to fall asleep - honestly - what the hell am I tring to do? I can't
fit all the new info in, there just isn't enough time to absorb it all...
Then I tend to overload & short circuit, switch everything off & step outside & go find a really big hill to climb up & just look at the big view.
I think I need to learn to moderate the pace of it all in my own life a bit more than I do, even things out a bit.
This has all happenened so recently only over the last few years, it's really accelerating at a phenomenal rate.
2 things I would like to happen amongst all of this:
1) for things to even out a bit better than they currently are & for less distance between the extremes of rich/poor, starving/overfed - just so some
of the countries in the world get the chance to catch up a bit & for the greedy nations to get a bit more compassionate towards the poorer
2) to not lose sight of the simpler things in life (like a mountain/ocean view or a decent sunset) amongst this
technological-turbo-powered-hyper-jet-ride into the future.
Don't know where it's all going but I have a feeling that at this rate it won't take long to get there.