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Originally posted by Itisnowagain
When we are young, especially babies, we are still in tune with god.
(other people) just do not "connect" any more, they are spiteful on the inside, competitive, shallow, confused, conflicted, and in general, mentally sick.
Some would say you have woken up from your dream. Some would say you need to wake up. Some would say that none of this matters anyway because it's all a dream.
Originally posted by SystemResistor
Its hard to explain, because it is something that is so fine, something that is so subtle, as well as something that is so intangible in terms of memory. Generally, we only remember pictures and sound, however, texture, emotional texture, the texture that our imaginations give to the world, the ability to perceive within our own minds, to have individual perceptions in terms of these finer perceptions, these things seem to be taken away from us. I remember, when I was younger, only about ten years ago, things felt more "at home" - the smell a room had, the subjective image of people that I once had, seem to be fading away. Even emotionally, I feel as if I have lost much of my inner texture. Its something so difficult to explain, because this change has been happening over a period of many years. I remember, that for a few moments, admittedly, after a mix of more than one illicit substance, I kind of "zoned back" into the eyes that I had when I was younger, it was amazing, the colours, the feelings, the perceptions, even my self, I felt more like my real self, comfortable in my own skin, grounded, connected. However, often now, I feel as if a machine trapped in a body. Although, I still have that spark within me, that keeps my imagination active, I feel that the average person is in even more of a dire situation than myself, because I have recognised the change, I have been resisting it, however, others around me simply can't "see", especially when talking to them, they just do not "connect" any more, they are spiteful on the inside, competitive, shallow, confused, conflicted, and in general, mentally sick.
Originally posted by silo13
What you describe seems to be some form of 'Detachment Syndrome' which is said to be associated with long term computer use...