posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 09:18 PM
Well, the community is still the same IMO. I haven't seen much change socially.
But politically, we have gained a lot of clout since I have been here.
The Government just lowered it's recommendations for Fluoride levels in the water supply, due to Fluorosis a condition that harms the teeth. (Ironic
I know). This is just one example of a few dozen that we could show as a significant step forward.
So overall the community is making positive changes happen in the outside world, SLOWLY but surely! Baby steps....
However, one extremely common thing is that when big news stories come out and are on the TV 24/7 for weeks, a very large portion 80% + of the
community will actually defend the media's point of view relentlessly. And over time, the MSM point of view will be revealed as a scam, fraud, or
And then most people ignore the fact the last big event was revealed as complete media hyped tabloid sensationalism, and jump on the bandwagon of the
newest media craze. And the process repeats itself.
There have always been extremely mean spirited posters who only want to belittle others.
There have always been extremely helpful good spirited posters who only want to help others.
All things you see today, are just a mere repetition of the past. It is cyclical and each new spin looks a lot like the last.