posted on Apr, 2 2012 @ 01:23 AM
I'm pretty much to the point where I've had it with anything 'political' or "conspiracy".
Our society is filled with too many mindless cattle to even feel like anything matters anymore. It's all noise and I'm completely burned out by it.
I can't even relate to what a large percentage of people think.,
Fact is basically ignored. Everything is from emotion or fallacy. BELIEF and MYTH are top tier. Critical thinking is a bad thing and simplistic hyped
buzzwords are the rule.
I became a Ron Paul supporter in 2003 and tried to keep the faith this year especially that he would get a true shot. If it's not the media slanting,
lying, misrepresenting him...If it's not the GOP and the Neocons lying, cheating and throwing him under the bus....I dunno...I just don't have the
heart for it anymore.
In 2012 I have lived 37 years on this planet and I will tell you that socially and politically this has been the saddest decade of my life. Not only
surviving the Bush years, but now this. Endless wars, financial ruin, corruption, unconstitutional Fascist takeover of Government from the Right or
Left, Religiosity run amok, fake outrage for silly news yet nothing for the real issues. And meanwhile our society collapses.
And there's Twitter, Facebook, even ATS. Constant ramblings by people who are basically looking for entertainment. That's right, most of us here are
just here to RANT anyways. Why is there a section called "RANT" in fact? It's all noise. The threads go down the line after the attention span runs
out. Constant bad news, constant fear, constant hype.
What does it DO for us? Nothing.
The only thing I've seen get close to real 'change' was either the OWS Movement (which was Co-Opted early on), Dylan Ratigan's "Americans Elect"
Movement, or my fellow Ron Paul supporters who are actively involved in LOCAL politics and filling seats or getting there.
But online, it's madness. It's just one big screaming match entertainment pass the time I gotta say my crap and bolt without thought blah blah blah
This isn't good. I came to ATS because I thought it was different here. But after a few years the level of quality has dropped. It's INFOTAINMENT.
It's SHLOCK and HACKERY in a large way. But ATS isn't alone, the INTERNET altogether is just that. Endless crap with no end or solution. The whining
of it all without action is nauseating and it took me 9 years to really get here.
I think of the 'frontrunner' candidates too. I can't believe America is this insane to seriously consider the ideologies of either the GOP or
OBAMA. Maybe I'm getting 'older' but I don't fit in with this society if this is 'normal' thinking or behavior.
How can I or any rational person fight the propaganda when it's so well funded and so powerful? I'm so pissed off at the fact that we are here and
my country is full of nearly retarded (LEGALLY) MORONS. I'm disgusted with who we are and I can't look anymore.
Lately I have been walking on the beach a lot, exercising, investing the time in my business I SHOULD have been doing all this time. If I think about
the noise online and why I participate it's mainly because I'm distracting myself. It's all distraction and addiction, and it separates us even
We are 'connected'. Bulll****. We're disconnected more than I've seen in my life.
Think seriously of why you're here, and if ATS isn't the only place you participate, think of all the other places you contribute to. Then, think
about all the NOISE it is and what exactly is being done or solved.
Nearly 10 years of the Internet access for the general masses in America and we're DUMBER as a nation. I can't believe it.
I make my living online so thank god for that aspect. But political or social based websites....UGH...no more. It's frackin useless. A damn circus of
bumper sticker platitudes and zealotry on either side, how can THAT be beneficial to any of us. While we forget how to talk to each other, love
someone, have close relationships.
We're not evolving, we're devolving and I can't watch it anymore.
The only thing I see worth the while is get involved locally and go from there. Anything less is pretty much futile and stupid.
If you happen to Star or Flag this post then you must agree in some way , then at that point you should ask yourself these same questions. I suggest
the INTERNET take a look in the mirror and maybe ponder that all the political and social aspects has in many ways become a HINDRANCE to our
I'm not talking about commerce, education, things that actually TEACH us. But the usual social and political sites?
More and more, day after day I'm getting closer to full hatred of the noise and literally can't muster the strength it takes to be part of it.
There's my 'rant'..I'm out.