posted on Feb, 29 2012 @ 12:07 AM
Hello. I just happened to find this site a couple of weeks ago and thought some of the topics were interesting.
I guess what made me to decide to become a member is observing the interaction between other members. Most seem intelligent and present some
interesting information in a well thought out argument. Some others are just purely entertaining.
Reading some of the posts, I at times wonder if some of the members aren't taking hallucinagenic drugs? I then wonder if any of the members are
married, have children, or are they employeed. This is not meant as an insult, just some questions I have come up with after reading some of the
Anyway, I am glad that I found this site. Although I don't consider myself to be a consiracy theorist, per se, I do feel that many things are askew.
Environmetal, medical, food production, monetary policy, and particularly American politics. I have come to believe that no one party is truely
representative of the American people anymore. I feel that these two parties are being used by the power elite of this country to divide and conquer
us. For what reason, I do not know. And I do not know whether the things that I feel are askew due to some conspiracy, or just due to the pure
ignorance of man in general, and particularly those in power.
So, I have become a member in the hopes of not only enlightening myself regarding topics that I find interesting, but also to observe and learn the
pratical use of logical argument. This is an invaluable skill. And although I am familiar with the scientific method, I have just not used it in my
own life all that much. No need to really, when one is just dealing with the day to day mudane struggle to survive. But, I have come to rely on
'intuitive observation'. For some, this may be heresy. But for me, not only do I find it useful, but I believe in it. It sometimes steers me wrong,
but most of the time, it does not.
So, again, hello to all the other ATS members. If during my travels through your platform I offend anyone,