Stress yes, but I just have to know the truth! Guess curiosity comes with a price at times. I have thoroughly enjoyed our ATS neighborhood and
while, like you mention, there is a lot of speculation and light-hearted superficial evidence brought forth, there are also some diligent reporting
and cross referencing as well as multiple perspectives on subjects.
With so many new members, poster's, including myself a time or two, sometimes just want to participate and simply convey what they find without much
research. I have learned better and I believe others will too, but there will probably continue to be oversimplified and generalized approaches to
Yes, take a break sometimes! There seems to be much more negativity to feed our quest for truth than positivity, and we have to search harder for
something hopeful and apply some objectivity. I think truth comes in all forms but any good news seems far and few between. As far as the amount of
crisis we are facing right now with the oil spill(geyser), economy, natural disaster and wars, our perspectives are clouded with doom and gloom
realities and perspectives, so tuning in at all is guaranteed to sadden us truth seekers.
I look at it as birthing pains, before something revolutionary occurs and shatters our current paradigm, ushering in a new era, so to say. Sometimes
there is no creation without destruction. We all want to know what's going on so we have to be prepared to deal with what is collectively uncovered,
and these days it is overwhelming.
If I become overly frustrated, I take a break, find someone to hug, talk to my family, meditate or go hiking to soak up Mother Nature and revitalize
my energy. This helps a lot, although so many times when I reconnect with nature, I become even more sensitive and disgusted with what is happening
to our Earth, so we can't give up the pursuit of truth, but we have to manage our findings in our lives, so as to not be constantly worried and
bitter. Although there are times when our expressed frustration is necessary and helpful, just not every waking moment.