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Stupidity and Humankind

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Is it a choice or an inevitability? Being a living being in the world, I obviously have come across some of these people. They’re the ones who sit in line at a coffee store and go “I want a drink that was kinda like coffee but it was kinda icy and caramelly”…you’ve experienced it. We all have. But why are these people out there. Do they choose to be this way or is it something that they can’t help. Now, I’m not talking about people who are mentally handicapped or differently abled. I’m talking about the ones who seem to have no sense in their heads…which makes me wonder how they don’t just float away.

Now, don’t get me wrong. There are times when everyone is stupid…it’s a fact of being human. I have moments of blondeness as it were (I’m a blonde. I can say that). However, I don’t live my life having fewer moments of clarity/intelligence than these not so bright moments. Seriously, I know that it’s said that ignorance is bliss, but there is a point at which the whole ignorance excuse wears thin and it’s just a matter of being dumb.

Think about the last time you were trying to have an intelligent conversation with someone…it’s a beautiful thing when this happens because it makes both parties feel like they have something to contribute. However, think of the last time that you had an intelligent conversation with a person of lower than average intelligence…during that conversation, did you feel like you were banging your head into a wall…this person is the type of person that I’m talking about…

Honestly, I understand that there are levels of “smarts” as it were. Yet, why does it seem like some people have these smarts in spades when others have no clue what a spade is, let alone why they have them. I simply think that everyone should be a little more aware of everyone else…then, maybe the world would be a better place?

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March 14, 2010 at 3:01 pm

Ghosts and Demons and Such

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So, I’m not going to try to slice it any other way…I do believe in the “otherside”…I believe that people “see dead people” and that spirits do walk the Earth…however, don’t get me wrong. I don’t place stock in just anyone when they say that they’ve had interactions with the unknown because let’s face it…just like UFO’s and Bigfoot and Nessy, people make up ghostly/demonly encounters all the time. I mean look at the so-called “Spirit Photography” from the late 19th Century. People took pictures over the already exposed film and passed it off as saying that the “spirits” of their loved ones were in the pictures. Now, this was nothing but camera trickery…

I have also read several books on the spiritual mediums and others of that time that practiced chicanery to fool the unsuspecting commoners into believing in the beyond. As a person, I believe that there are people out there who can contact the other side…whether you believe or not, the majority of people believe in some sort of core component that exists within us. Something that will go on after our impending deaths.

I’ve seen and heard a little too much to completely rule out the idea that we are alone on the physical plane with purely physical beings…this brings me to why I even write about this…tonight I was watching the movie Paranormal Activity and it spurred me to thinking. Why do people poke bears? Now this can be taken in the terms of the spiritual (as I will be discussing it) or the physical.

In the movie, one of the main characters Micah is filming the occurences that happen at his home. In the movie, we find out that his wife is haunted by something that the spiritual sensitive guy thinks is a demon. After finding this out, the guy continues to poke at whatever this thing is…I mean seriously after they found out the thing was a demon (if you consider the movie in the realm of possibilities because it is pitched as a true story) I would have been like…Damn and a few other choice words…then, I would have been searching for someone to deal with the thing…

However, this guy continues to anger the thing by playing with a Ouija Board and keeping on with the filming (which it seems not to like)…at one point, the “thing” breaks a picture of the couple and scratches his face in the picture, pretty much putting a hit out on him…to me, it just seems like after all the shit goes down that the guy would have had better sense than to keep on keeping on…

The same goes for anything else whether it be spirit or not…DON’T POKE THE BEAR…unless you’re willing to lose an arm, a leg, or a life….

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February 18, 2010 at 11:38 pm