More specifically, do you think GAG is getting increasingly negative?
I usually come on here to procrastinate and amuse myself by exchanging opinions, etc. I don't know if it's just me, but lately I've been feeling miserable on here. There are so many negative, judgmental and intolerant people as of late. I mean, they've always been around, but lately they seem more common.
Is it just me or are others noticing too?
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I think it's more difficult if you have a pic, because you're putting more of yourself out there. And as I've been saying a lot recently, haha, weak people empower themselves by trying to put those they subconsciously perceive as the enemy, down. But the truth of the human condition is such that, every person is suffering, and those we perceive as being lofty and free of cares, are suffering just as much as any body else, and also have periods of vulnerability and extreme lows.
I definitely notice what you do. Sometimes browsing this site, depresses me, because I think it is reflective, perhaps even more honest than, wider society, with the anonymity of the internet. And people seem so self -serving, so materialistic, so devoid of care and affection. But we must not forget too, that these people also, are suffering, struggling under the yoke of societal conditioning, feeling the need to do something, achieve, be someone, be something worthwhile. Not get lost under the swamp of life.
Anywho. The brightest flames burn quickest, to use a cliche. I notice a lot of very heavy users, burn themselves out quickly, and often leave within say, three months. Where as the more stable and moderate, such as myself, although flirting with leaving, don't seem to.
If you're implying that you're considering leaving, please don't. The site would be a lot less joyous, and sane, without you :)1
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