posted on Jan, 29 2011 @ 06:48 PM
I find it quite refreshing to have found a place where people read books on a regular basis.
I mean, think about it. Where in life do you go to find people who actually read books now a-days?
There are lots of Borders and Barns & Nobles where people buy them... but would you consider having a conversation with one of them? They would look
at you with fear in their eyes and walk hurriedly away.
If your lucky and live in the right city you might find a book discussion group at your local library... but how many of those would be willing to
read books on the topics we discuss here on ATS? It would be lovely to hear from those of you in such a group who suggested reading any of Jim Marrs'
books at the next meeting...
People just don't sit down and discuss anymore. While more plugged-in and on-line than ever before, we become increasingly isolated by the very
technology created to bring us together. Strangers live in the same house. People do things off-line to have something to Tweet or Facebook about
Husband and wife sit abed with their laptops occupying their attention. Their children Play-stationing from their rooms. When's the last time you
heard a kid to ask to "go outside and play" or heard the parents suggest it?
I'm almost 40, not old... but I feel generations apart. My mind saturated with enriching and esoteric knowledge from the brightest minds of the ages
from many faiths and scholars gleaned online. Imbibing works impossible to find even 10 years ago.... or prohibitively expensive. They are free online
from any number of digital sources. A vast library that exceeds the wildest dreams of any philosopher.
Yet how many today invest in reading a fraction of this vast panacea of knowledge for healing our minds, hearts, and souls? Let alone discussing
Well, no mater if it's raining outside. ATS is always open for those precious, prescient people prepared to pontificate probity and propagate
propitious points proudly probating philosophical petrification!
edit on 29-1-2011 by pianopraze because: typos