reply to post by WhiteAlice
I had to take a bunch of prerequisite courses in college after I got out of the military, subjects I would likely never have studied otherwise.
Psychology, Criminology, Early childhood development and more as prerequisite to get a degree/diploma in a medical field, many years after college
these things that they tried to teach me back then began to manifest themselves in my observations of the world.
It's easy to see the problem, most are in denial or do not have the capacity to even see it, even if it jumped up and bit them right in the ass and
ripped off a chunk of flesh....DENIAL....
One facet of Freedom is being free to live out one's lives in a cocoon of ignorance if one chooses that type of life, and those who would take
advantage of the ignorant are free to take advantage also.
A lot of people are acting up for a lot of different layers of reasons, I'm not even going to attempt to go into detail for fear of only starting an
argument, since everything is relative and everyone has a different way of expressing the same ideas with a flawed form of
It's a crazy world and it has always been a crazy world, all of these mass shootings and so on are nothing new, same old stuff, new technology.
I sometimes wonder if the internet and instantaneous communication are really a good thing, like so many becoming convinced the world was going to end
last year.......If only they would not have known, like back in the 70's, maybe the pent up anxiety from thinking the world would end when it didn't
end is part of this "acting out" we are seeing.
A lot of it could even be attributed to boredom, technology has replaced our need to worry about preparing for the different seasons, getting food,
transportation, entertainment, shelter, now it is even becoming obvious to more that those jobs didn't go to China, they're just GONE, replaced by
technological advancements and automation....
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