posted on Oct, 31 2014 @ 11:51 AM
a reply to: hutch622
ATS does not get me down. The news does not get me down. Human beings, and their base, and petty desires and actions, those get me down. ATS however,
fills me with hope more often than not. It is not because the news reported here, and the topics discussed are all sugar and fairy dust, because
truly, they are not.
ATS fills me with hope, because although the subject matter being discussed ranges from the bizarre, all the way to the downright awful, ATS provides
a platform to forearm ourselves about what is really happening out in the world. There are few places, in the physical world, or indeed the virtual
one, where truth of any kind is available.
Now, with specific regard to the information which bought you to this despondent place in your head. Of course you react this way when faced with
such terrible news, that is only natural. It shows the best elements of your humanity, that you can respond in this way to such awful news, that your
cynicism has not overtaken you to the point where you expected as much, and were unsurprised, unmoved.
That any of us can still summon indignation against the ills facing society is a blessing, and that we can share our torment together and have each
others backs a little during the emotional fall out is too.
That particular story however, is a bloody disgrace against the species, and I hope the perpetrators of any similar crimes are fed a steady diet of
bricks to the face until they die from it.