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We quickly forget! .We forgot about Haiti, Chili, NZ, Thailand, Australia...and Japan. Now Libya.

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posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 01:36 PM
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We only seem to worry about these things until the next one...then we quickly forget. We forgot about Haiti, Chili, NZ, Thailand, Australia...and now Japan. We talked and talked and wrote and worried about water and radiation and then?......Libya...and now, its all is back page.

They are all still suffering with many hundreds of thousands in tents in each location STILL with no water, food etc. See how we are?

Japan and the reactors were all we worried about...running out to buy pills...and today? The papers replaced that with Libya. Tomorrow, it will be something else.

Oh...and Charlie Sheen's making another appearance! And Justin Beiber cut his hair....and wait?
So how DID those Haitians and Chileans make out? And wasnt there something about flooding in Australia?

See?




posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 01:38 PM
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Funny, I was just thinking the exact same thing this morning, they'll probably forget about Lybia with this new strange rumbling sounds happening everywhere.
BTW, It's Chile. I live next to that country.
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posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 01:39 PM
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The mass-media is not interested in documentation but in sensation. Libya is the next wave of sensation. When media gets bored with that, they will turn their camera to the next disaster with no more interest whatsoever in the aftermath of japan, the aftermath of libya, the aftermath of egypt, the aftermath of BP.



posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 01:42 PM
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I forgot what I was going to say.

Let's all just watch Dancing with the Stars and wait for others to take care of it all, we should stay unprepared and apathetic. Then we can complain about how nothing ever changes or gets better.



posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 01:42 PM
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Recovery is nowhere near as exciting as the event itself is.
Not enough action.



posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 01:42 PM
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news like these used to last for months of media coverage. now not reallx, something even bigger happens. wait wasn't this what the 2012 and timewave crowd said it would happen?


 
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posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 01:43 PM
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How long are we suppose to worry? How many things are we suppose to worry about at one time? Seriously, life goes on. If all we ever did was worry, then how would we ever move forward in life? I for one enjoy not having ulcers and other stress related illnesses. I, along with billions of other people, have acknowledged these tragedies, offered condolences, perhaps even made donations. But to criticize because people don't constantly worry about every past tragedy seems absurd.

my 2-cents



posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 02:23 PM
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posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 02:46 PM
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You forgot about Afghanistan and Iran.

This is also a good time to look for people using this as a chance to bury bad news which includes above and your list as well.



posted on Mar, 21 2011 @ 02:59 PM
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I agree 100% Aggie Man. It's not that everyone forgets, but there is only so much that we can do, short of being there to offer help at ground level. There have been increasing amounts of disasters world-wide and I like to believe the majority of people in the world have nothing but sympathy (and hopefully empathy ) toward our fellow man in times of trouble.
I will be the first to admit, until something affects me directly, my first concern is for my beautiful children. That may sound selfish, but donating what money I can to the various disaster reliefs is at least doing my little bit.



posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:34 AM
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posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:39 AM
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The only point stressed was not the worry-factor, it was how concerned we are one day ie: stocking up on iodine for radiation exposure, trying to raise money for Thailand...and by the next day-week...its Justin Beiber got his haircut.
I think now-a-days we are just too jaded to "worry" about things. Thats was my point. In fact, I believe we only worry when it happens...then...NEXT!
Thanks!



posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:40 AM
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I just pooped..... and the world roars!!!!!! The poo smells and there was no toilet paper..... and the world gasps!!!!!!
I had last months penthouse magazine..... and the world is awe struck (he wiped his arse with porn)!!!!!

My neighbor is constipated..... and the world roars!!!!!!

......you get the picture.



posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:41 AM
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(Chili-Chil-e)I did that intentionally to see how many people would catch it by actually reading the thread all the way through. Congratulations! Thanks!



posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:42 AM
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It's because our media blows. Nobody cares about what actually matters until it affects them directly. These are disasters that will be around for years! Will anyone lift a finger while they're fine? No... Our world is messed up.. But we got here by being mean anyway



posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:43 AM
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It wasnt that I forgot about them..it was just that Charlie Sheen tickets were going on sale......(not really...but validates my point)



posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:43 AM
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One commentator referred to this as 'sympathy fatigue'.

People are running out of their capacity to give money and emotional support.




posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:46 AM
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The news is called the news because it's current. It's "new" -- not "knews", lol.

Things are happening so fast --



posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:48 AM
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Another thing I noticed the day of Japans earthquake. A teenage girl in line texting at the store complaining to her Mom that all anyone was "twittering" about was those "stupid Japanese"...and she was tired of hearing about it. In fact, I overhead her exclaim that she didnt care about "that stupid [SNIP] over there".

Boy oh boy...and she was our "future". We are doomed. Doomed I say.

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posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 06:48 AM
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They have to keep coming at the masses with one sensational "breaking news" story after another. Sensory overload, peddle the fear, keeps you on the edge of your seat and wears you down. There's no time to remember Haiti, Chile, Japan, or the fact that the economy has gone all to sh!t and record numbers of Americans are receiving food stamps when they are shoving the disaster of the week down our throats.







 
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