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reply to post by vendettent
I apologize if this is a stupid or hard to answer question and I hope that this is the appropriate forum.
Originally posted by zonetripper2065
reply to post by smirkley
No grandpa you might be able to HELP!
Originally posted by starchild10
What a good post OP.
Well I'm 62 and I've lived through various scares. If I had worried a lot about what COULD happen, I'd have had no life at all!
But like others my age I have seen huge technological advances. It was a totally different life in the 1950s for example. My concern is that if hardship sent us back to times like that, younger people wouldn't be able to cope because they have never known life without the gadgets, the computers, the household equipment etc. But it is quite do-able. We were happy, we did not feel deprived, the sky did not fall in.
So my advice for what it's worth is to learn the difference between needing something and wanting something. That's harder than it sounds because it means building up a resistance to what you are being told you 'need'.
Then, with respect to the bad things happening in our world, they always did happen. If you dwelt too much on it all it would be difficult getting out of bed in the morning. So take it day by day, get joy out of the small things and try to make a difference to those aroundyou..
Originally posted by IvanAstikov
Tl;dr - life's too short to waste it worrying about the End Times.