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Wake up!! You are doing EXACTLY what is expected of you! Exactly what THEY want!

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posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 02:55 PM
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Originally posted by pjslug
Who exactly is "They?" Who are these so-called powers that be that are sitting in some room, laughing about how miserable they are purposely trying to make my life?
I fear you have succumbed to the all-mighty, ATS paranoia virus.



They who build everything that is the cult-ural you, the meme masters, and meta magicians.




posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 02:56 PM
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The richest man has nothing but happiness.



I to, realize this, and I agree with you 100% OP. That's why I steer from posting in the threads.

I understand what must be done, and to do it it requires patience, and the drive to know what it is you're looking for.

Start off by just looking for it, and by it, I mean what makes you happy. I've recently found some interesting things within me, and, as you said, the other night I walked out and stared at the stars -- and literally laughed with them at how insignificant this all is compared to the big picture.

To put it into perspective, as much as TPTB control this world, they control NOTHING above this world, so how much power do they really have???? As much as we'd like them to have.

Wake up, and resist the temptations of evil, and negativity, and project positivity into yourself and others, and walk with a smile.

You can walk into a room filled with darkness, and a little bit of light will send that darkness fleeing.

You can't do the opposite, you can't walk into a room filled with light with ANY amount of darkness, and expect the light to flee.



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:00 PM
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Hello,

Just wanted to say thanks for that. A good dose of reality-based logic!

I'll wear a smile today.

The trick is to not hide behind a manufactured smile. It's wise to keep this in perspective.



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:10 PM
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Its great your trying to be more positive. Make sure you bring that around with you in your daily life.

As for ATS, you may be confused as to what this site is. This is a conspiracy site.

It can often be heavy reading and quite dark. Overall though its one big great debate.

There is lots of happy, happy sites out there. This is not one. This more often than not will deal with the darker side of our exsistance. I am guessing thats what attracts me. Thats how some people would view certain stories but you can always find some positivity if you really need to.

Do not despair though I am always trying to shake up my chakra's, open my third eye and meditate under waterfalls of light energy. When I do this everyday its much easier to come on here and face some harsher facts of life. So go and find some happy sites, fill yourself up on light and love and don't worry bout the stories you find here.

Remember light and dark are just differet degrees of the same thing. Try watching the darkness push the last bit of light out of the evening sky. Get up early and watch the light penetrate the darkness in a morning sky. This is more important to witness than some bickering match on here.


(I think I even came across a 'love in' thread earlier today. That should keep you happy for a while)



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:11 PM
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Ok, let me start by saying that I agree with you. Although people on ATS feel that they are more informed than the average evening news watcher, we are all subject to the power of the MSM machine.

After all, if you post a story on here without a source of reference its usually not taken seriously. The problem here lies in that the sources are almost always MSM. In essence, we are no more informed with FACTS than any Joe Blow who frequents CNN.com or its counterparts.

Sure, we all tend to speculate and "see" more in these current events than most would. But, that only leads me to my next problem with the views of the OP. You sound as if you're fed up with anything going on in this world that does not happen to fit in to your idea of pleasant .

I truly do understand your stance, and the human mind does need some optimism from time to time, but lets be honest with each other... This is a CONSPIRACY site!! How many conspiracies has anyone ever heard of that are of a more "positive" nature? None spring to my mind.

Lets face it, we are living in scary times. This past year has shown us many "scary" and "frightening" prospects for whats to come, as most ATS'ers will agree the events that continue to unfold before us are increasing in frequency and severity. This is why ignorance is BLISS...

If you dont like to hear about these topics of conversation, I suggest you either stick to BTS for more light hearted fare, or just do what the rest of the world does and spend your free time posting stupid pictures on facebook or watch YOUTUBE for a drugged out child making a fool of himself after his trip to the dentist. Hilarity will ensue, and you will be far far away from the so called "negativity" that the enlightened ones face everday.

Yes, the real world is a scary place. Dealing with it is just part of maturing into an adult. Children have no clue what goes on in this world, thats why they can play video games and barbies with a clean conscience while the world slowly implodes on itself.

By the way, this is probably what you're looking for :



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:13 PM
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I Love to burst the bubble of "them" or "they" !

They won't be able to walk down the street and buy a loaf of bread for 10M$;
All that faces humanity will be blamed on "them". They or their agents will not be able to buy food due to the resentment of growers towards the obvious machinezations of the rich.. Let them eat their gold.



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:16 PM
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I see your point but I think everyone thinking happy thoughts and not of what others do is what got us here in the first place.

Things need to change in this world because it is headed to our own "hell" if we keep things they way they are.



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:17 PM
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I think you said it best with the BE happy and Love life, because I think that is the hardest and most abstract thing for people to grasp; yet it's my opinion that's the whole point of this existence is accepting the others as part of yourself and love them as you would yourself. Nice post and it's good to know that there are poeple out there making the conscious effort like me...



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:18 PM
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Originally posted by thedarklingthrush
I am sorry sir but I think you are wrong!

People need to focus on events like these or nothing is going to get done in regards to them. I try to bring these topics up with my family, my co-workers and friends I see everyday and occasionally and extended familiy etc, and nobody really knows much or wants to hear about.

Why? Because they all want to focus on more positive things.

They are the ones who are in danger of getting caught up by the TBTP because for them Israel and the oil spill and North Korea are just scary blips at the beginning of the nightly news or on the front page of the paper. They just know that its bad and that its complicated so they don't devote much attention to it for fear of being contaminated with negativity.

These are all big problems and they all need fixing sooner rather than later. Glossing over them because they are negative.

Thinking positive isn't gonna stop the oil coming out of that hole, or the Palestinians and Jews from hating each other.


I agree!

People can keep their HEAD in the SAND and DENY what is happening in the world and NOT LOOK at the 40,000+ children that STARVE TO DEATH every single day. Think about it.

Some would rather FOCUS on 911 where roughly 3,000 lost their lives but do people think about the 40,000+ children starving every single day?

Is there a WAR being fought to save those human beings from dieing every single day because they simply do not have enough food to eat?

Don't they DESERVE the basic necessities in life being Humans sharing this planet with the rest of everyone?

Are WE any better than those starving to death in the world – 40,000+ Children ALONE every single day?

MILLIONS in starvation, suffering in heart breaking conditions?

Is anybody in the world thinking about such things or are they putting their HEAD in the SAND in denial because they don't want to ruin their day thinking about it?

AWARENESS is necessary and it's not about SUPPORTING negativity but moreso being AWARE of what is really going on in the world and SENDING POSITIVE energy --- WISHES, HOPES, PRAYERS and DESIRE for CHANGE in the world.

FACE The problem, DO NOT DENY what is happening in the world and PROJECT POSITIVITY and CHANGE and Spread the word to everyone around you that CHANGE needs to come.

SEND out that INTENT through THOUGHTS, DESIRES, PRAYERS, HOPES and so on.

BUT NEVER deny and put your head in the sand and look the other way.

THAT IS EXACTLY what the PTB want you to do.

IF you asked the PTB about it they would tell you.

“CARRY ON, There's NOTHING to see here. Mind your own business, move along now”

Humanity needs to come together and LOOK at the world problems and JOIN FORCES together.

Humanity needs to come TOGETHER and DEMAND change and MAKE change. The PEOPLE need to TAKE BACK the POWER from those who have CHOSEN to run the planet.

The planet belongs to EVERYONE not just a select few that print money and run the system.

DO NOT TURN your HEAD and look the other way.

DO NOT put your HEAD in the sand.

As NewlyAwakened put it.


ATS is a great place to raise awareness

AWARNEESS is what it's all about.

People must first be AWARE of the world problems and REALITY of what's taking place in the world before they can do anything about it.

IF they are not AWARE about these things then how can they ever CHANGE these things?


The World Hunger Problems, Facts, Figures & Statistics!

Every year 15 million children die of hunger. (Roughly 40,000+ per day)

The Indian subcontinent has nearly half the world's hungry people. Africa and the rest of Asia together have approximately 40%, and the remaining hungry people are found in Latin America and other parts of the world. Hunger in Global Economy!

Nearly one in four people, 1.3 billion - a majority of humanity - live on less than $1 per day, while the world's 358 billionaires have assets exceeding the combined annual incomes of countries with 45 percent of the world's people. UNICEF

3 billion people in the world today struggle to survive on US$2/day.

In 1997 alone, the lives of at least 300,000 young children were saved by vitamin A supplementation programs in developing countries.

To satisfy the world's sanitation and food requirements would cost only US$13 billion- what the people of the United States and the European Union spend on perfume each year.

It is estimated that some 800 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition, about 100 times as many as those who actually die from it each year.

For the price of one missile, a school full of hungry children could eat lunch every day for 5 years.

The World Health Organization estimates that one-third of the world is well-fed, one-third is under-fed one-third is starving- Since you've read this at least 200 people have died of starvation.
library.thinkquest.org...




"The energy of hatred can cause real-life illnesses, ulcers, cancer. It will make you weak"

"shift your focus away from the enemy and invest your time and attention in solutions, betterment, beauty, work, help, support, virtue, creativity, positivity, peace, prosperity"

"After analysing evil, forgive evil and counter it with good."

"You dont need the emotion of hate in order to analyze and resolve a problem. To solve a problem you need the emotion of Love."

"Love is the ultimate Power and the ultimate Weapon of Liberation.”

Power Of Love Thread - www.abovetopsecret.com...

PEACE & LOVE



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:22 PM
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I've started several threads on Seasteading, the Free State Project, and the Campaign for Liberty. They get a little interest but rarely a whole page worth of comments. People WANT to focus on the negative and it is disappointing. The top topic on ATS be the Free State Project hands down. They are actually making real positive steps towards a more free place to live (or at the very least keeping the state of NH from becoming more socialist/fascist).



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:31 PM
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ok i can show you the reason ! all in one video called Vicarious by One of my Most Favorite Bands
www.merriam-webster.com...

the lyrics !

Eye on the TV
'cause tragedy thrills me
Whatever flavor it happens to be

Like:
"Killed by the husband" ...
"Drowned by the ocean" ...
"Shot by his own son" ...
"She used a poison in his tea,
Then (she) kissed him goodbye"
That's my kind of story
It's no fun til someone dies.

Don't look me at like I am a monster
Frown out your one face, but with the other (you)
Stare like a junkie into the TV
Stare like a zombie while the mother holds her child,
Watches him die,
Hands to the sky cryin "why, oh why?"

Cause I need to watch things die from a distance
Vicariously, I live while the whole world dies
You all need it too - don't lie.

Why can't we just admit it?
Why can't we just admit it?
We won't give pause until the blood is flowin'
Neither the brave nor bold
Nor brightest of stories told
We won't give pause until the blood is flowin'

I need to watch things die from a good safe distance
Vicariously, I live while the whole world dies
You all feel the same so why can't we just admit it?

Blood like rain fallin' down
Drum on grave and ground

Part vampire, part warrior,
Carnivore and voyeur
Stare at the transmittal.
Sing to the death rattle.

La, la, la, la, la, la, la-lie (x4)

Credulous at best
Your desire to believe in
Angels in the hearts of men.
But pull your head on out (of) your hippie haze
And give a listen
Shouldn't have to say it all again

The universe is hostile
So impersonal
Devour to survive
So it is, so it's always been ...

We all feed on tragedy.
It's like blood to a vampire.

Vicariously, I live while the whole world dies
Much better you than I.



ok here is a video that wraps it up

TOOL - VICARIOUS [Un-Official Video by T.Bone]


it's in our nature ! to search for the Negative's

our Positive minds are Wakening to Search the Truth within the Feeding Negative


[edit on 9-6-2010 by Wolfenz]



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:31 PM
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Perfect post OP. And I was hoping to see ET MAN hop on this as well. This post is a excellent start! Keep it up!

Let's not confuse being POSITIVE with being blissfully ignorant.

Being AWARE of what is going on and making an effort to focus on the possible POSITIVE outcome is the important point here.

From giving "them" energy to taking it away from "them".

(Them being any negative energy in any form)


Peace and love!



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:34 PM
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Exactly what they want you to do IS focus on negativity AND/OR focus on ignorance, "if it doesn't exist in my mind, it's not real" mentality.

IMHO there is only a grey area between the two, not focusing/obsessing about the good or the bad but acknowledge both and make a ballanced opinion based upon this.

Both extremes are a form of ignorance.

The way to DENY ignorance is to stay between the two, this way you stay neutral and unbiased about the data.

Both Optimism and Pesimism are dangerous.



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:35 PM
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Hi Truthquest,


People WANT to focus on the negative and it is disappointing.

It's not about focusing on the negative but being aware of the negative and FOCUSING on the POSITIVE.

Not putting one's HEAD in the SAND.

POSITIVITY is what it's all about but that does not mean walking around in DENIAL of what's going on in the world.

AWARENESS is necessary and FOCUSING on a POSITIVE future with CHANGE for the BETTER is necessary.

Spread the Awareness,

Spread the Love,

LOVE & PEACE



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:39 PM
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Thank You my friend for this amazing thread!
"it's all bullsh!t and it's bad for you" is what carlin said and that makes so much sense. if we focus on negative, on anger, it's not gonna change anything, the damage has been done already. the only solution is unconditional love, no riots, no revolution, no screaming and kicking..... just love, as simple as that and the whole system would blow to pieces
it's this what they are afraid of... whoever they are
nothing is real... nothing, it's all superficial, schools, politics, religions, money, "economics" all pile of crap, what is real is nature, love... your friends, your loved ones.... just look at the sky, smell a flower... that is what is REAL, everything but is an illusion



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:41 PM
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Originally posted by Oxygen56
Perfect post OP. And I was hoping to see ET MAN hop on this as well. This post is a excellent start! Keep it up!

Let's not confuse being POSITIVE with being blissfully ignorant.

Being AWARE of what is going on and making an effort to focus on the possible POSITIVE outcome is the important point here.

From giving "them" energy to taking it away from "them".

(Them being any negative energy in any form)


Peace and love!

Hi Oxygen56,

Well said


I'm a few posts ahead of you!

LOVE & PEACE
Best Wishes!


[edit on ECDT1111JunPM31 by ET_MAN]



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:42 PM
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I find ATS educational at times. There are things that I vaguely knew about before but never really dug around in to really educate myself. I've been spending more time learning about the history of the middle east and how it got to the state it is in today thanks to ATS ranting about it. I'm glad that I am learning even if it is about negative things. Just because news/debate is about something negative doesn't mean that it's not important to know.

OP wants to look more enlightened than everyone else which is how he knows what the "machine" is doing and why. He outsmarted the machine. I vote OP for president. Star n flag.

Actually I think the reason a lot of negative things get attention around here is a natural reaction to the super gloss over, pour sugar over poop, talk about things that don't really matter to distract you media, and that's inbetween a bunch of mind numbing tv shows. I mean...who really gives a flying *beep* about who tiger woods made sweet love to. I'd rather read some thread on ATS than listen to that, negativity n all.



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:50 PM
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Originally posted by Procession101
Can't ATS make a sub-forum only for the positive news and information?



Excellent post really fantastic!!

Peace and loves. Vincent

That is actually a great idea, I'm all for it.




I'm confused.
Don't we already have that?

I believe it's called Below Top Secret?

I understand the need to look at things positively, but in doing so if you ignore the negativity around you, you are ultimately useless in the fight against this.

What people fail to understand is that the acknowledgement of bad/negative things in the world should cause people to try and reverse it -- hence turning it into something positive.

This is not a site where we sit around and complain.
Rather, it is a site where we discuss, analyze, and try to right the wrongs, or at least come up with ways to do it, which starts with making people aware that they don't live in the happy little fishbowl so many are comfortable swimming in!

Are starving children a positive thing?
Are wars a positive thing?
Are corrupt governments a positive thing?

Of course not. But, I'm sorry. Merely willing them to be positive is not going to feed the kids nor cause armies to throw down their weapons.

Rather, that can be done with knowledge -- knowledge that often times they are not fighting the enemy they think. Knowledge that there are innocent children wrapped up in this adult world of chaos and fighting.

There is no greater sin, or negative act, than merely pretending these things do not exist and skipping down the road whistling "Life is good."

[edit on 9-6-2010 by lpowell0627]



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 03:56 PM
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This is my best day ever here on ATS!! This is one of about three beautiful, positive, and potentially life and world changing threads I've read today.

Many are aware of this. Some have forgotten; being consumed by the every day rat race. Some have yet to wake up.

Thank you, OP.

Much love to you.



posted on Jun, 9 2010 @ 04:02 PM
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Clap clap clap - bravo.

posts like this are what make me come back here.

& a star.




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