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Compilation of EVERY distraction you can think of.

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posted on Aug, 21 2010 @ 03:57 PM
This thread was inspired by another which made the light of day today. The topic is rather obvious and this is in no way a highly researched thread either. I just want to know what YOU think. We see threads starting up, about media manipulation and how our psyche is being unconsciously harmed to the point we may feel discouraged by what a media superstar or political wacko might be saying is truth.

List down different things that distract human beings (especially in the United States) from eliminating (non violent) these EVIL, MANIPULATIVE, VENOMOUS FIENDS!

I will start....

1. Anti-Political discussions in the work place.
2. Going home after a long day of work to be isolated from others.
3. Fame. The feeling of impressing others with trendy subjects, which eliminate the initial initiative to start a conversation about how you are being mentally abused by the system in place.
4. Magnification on RACIAL differences.
5. Magnification on genetic culture.
6. Magnification of imperfections through pornography.

Please continue and by all means go all out and type your mind down.

posted on Aug, 21 2010 @ 04:13 PM
reply to post by drkid

Damaging distractions in my book that deter from healthy growing would include:
1)Pursuing profits beyond viability, the greed factor.
2)Marketing advertisements, luring us to live beyond our means and portraying an "industry" idea of right/wrong, as in beauty and health.
3)Labeling and classifications sometimes
4)Discouragement of pursuing any type of spiritual(non religious development)
5) indoctrinated into economic servitude, aka slavery
6) censorship of varied info and sources
7)sensationalized media

My .02,

posted on Aug, 21 2010 @ 04:35 PM
Things that prevent one from doing things that would better their emotion/life:

1: The "Ideal" effect, portrayed by many American actresses,actors, and music artists
2: The "Greed" effect, portrayed by varying civil classes and rights ( 1 Year for Lil Wayne?!!)
3: The "Sloth" effect portayed by American Fame and new technology, Manipulation through Television, and the introducing of Curriculums into school.
4: The "God" effect portrayed by the media deterring from Spiritual advancements instead of Political ones. (Theres only one Catholic channel....and its Catholic.)
5: The "Lust" effect portrayed by Television and the vast amount of sexual ,pornographic, lewd, and indescreet things aimed not only to adults, but children as well.
6: The "Grayglass" effect, potrayed by the media shaping the social ideals of American Youth to the point where anyone who talks about secret societies, aliens, or the political parties are looked at " men with gray hair and big glasses and a lab coat..."

Uhgg...the ignorance of this world sometimes makes me wanna just off myself....but then I'd be cheating

posted on Aug, 21 2010 @ 06:32 PM
1- The "Success" factor, people are too busy worrying about spending an unnatural amount of time working to make money that is intended to support a system that many fail to acknowledge is detrimental not only to the planet, but also to the individual, family, and community, in the sense that people have lost touch with one another, and can no longer make time for what is most important, the rediscovery of our spiritual selves.

2- Institutionalization and Westernization of practically everything. People are like little worker bees, they have been trained to obey authority figures and follow rules, social norms, that often go unspoken but are universally accepted in mainstream society. We have forgotten how to heal our selves, physically, mentally, and spiritually.

3- The Concept of "Time" everyday is a monotonous repeat of our last day. It is a cycle that never ends for most, even after retirement. We run off of the clock on a wall, instead of living freely in the moment. We have lost our fluidity of spirit, we are stuck in a time trap. Everything revolves around time, because money feeds Big Ben.

posted on Aug, 21 2010 @ 06:46 PM
It would seem that the entirety of humanity is always waiting....

The times we live in seem like a timebomb. It's only a matter of time, time time. Until someone (group most likely) eventually snaps.

There are many obvious distractions; all of which are personal and selfish. I've noticed that if something does not directly effect a person or group in any way, then they just mind their own business. I have to work, I have to study, I have kids, pets, bills etc, these thoughts are on most people's minds constantly.

These are all purposeful distractions. People have these things firmly placed in them. People are afraid of losing what they have. People care more about what they have. Thus, people believe that there is nothing that they can do about the world, poverty, corruption, because they are fixated on their own problems....

[edit on 8/21/2010 by Psycontagious]

[edit on 8/21/2010 by Psycontagious]

posted on Aug, 22 2010 @ 01:47 AM
You guys show heavy emotions towards being robbed of something that was your god given right from the start. Lots of great observations! This one was well said...

"3- The Concept of "Time" everyday is a monotonous repeat of our last day. It is a cycle that never ends for most, even after retirement. We run off of the clock on a wall, instead of living freely in the moment. We have lost our fluidity of spirit, we are stuck in a time trap. Everything revolves around time, because money feeds Big Ben." -leira7

I think the American Dream is bogus.

A while back i saw a website that contained a copy of some agencies plans for mind controlling the public and keeping them running around like an electrical current. The original document was left on the posters front door and it was called Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars.

posted on Aug, 22 2010 @ 02:27 AM
Boobies...I always want this girl.

posted on Aug, 22 2010 @ 03:56 PM
Upon further thought: Then there is the distraction of being amongst many distracted people too. So many of us have fractured and superficial conversations and thoughts because it is so hard to think a thought all the way thru these days. Everyone is so busy trying to make ends meet and make sense of our current affairs, people rarely get to connect on a deeper level. It is like we are all just bouncing around in a reactionary loop mode or something. Slaves to the status quo, if you will...


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