For myself, whatever the situation my mind automatically gravitates towards skepticism and my default positions seems to be-
‘idk if this is true 🤨 IF true how does that work IF untrue how does that work’
- Within wherever given argument or context
I tend to find people’s easy acceptance of ridiculous things almost more frustrating than the original culprit. I spend some time suspended in disbelief not over the info but the reactions. Or lack of any reaction or what seems to me to be a reasonable reaction…This isn’t a _good_ thing and I know I need to work on it, I’m just keeping that in mind when thinking of work
I have enormous endurance for focusing on something that I suspect is false. Ideally it’s important but I can for sure get caught up in mental knots over somewhat trivial matters as well, unfortunately. Not proud of this 👀
Whether the focus is Important or trivial, any obsession tendencies can be a liability so obviously I need a position where this is an asset:
OBSESSIVE SKEPTICISM WITH LOW THRESHOLD FOR SYCOPHANCY that’s my skill set 😂
Now, I don’t want to be a cop or interrogator or work for
FBI -Federal Bureau of Investigation
NRO -National Reconnaissance Office
NSA -National Security Agency
DOD -Department of Defense [WAR]
DHS -Department of Homeland Security
DEA -Drug Enforcement Agency
DOE -Department of Energy
__People & or organizations with three letter acronyms. Too cryptic. Don’t Trust it. 😛
Not adding a poll bc I don’t want to prejudice anyone… Any creative minds out there who want to give it go ALL answers welcome 🤗 💞💞
OH! I also care about humanity ‘n stuff sooooo you know respect justice dignity compassion adjacent- if not specifically friendly- environment, if possible 👍🏻
I know a few amazing, incorruptable, independent journalists who research and report on a variety of subjects. Eva Karene Bartlett (Canadian) and Vanessa Beeley (Australian) are particularly incredible. They travel to countries like Syria, Palestine, Venezuela, Balkan states, Iran, North Korea, Russia, etc. to get first hand knowledge. They interview top experts on things like international affairs, covid, and whatever.
Unfortunately, because their honest findings conflict with the official narrative, they are ignored by mainstream media, slandered by paid hit-men on Wikipedia, in the press and on Google. They are increasingly de-platformed, banned and blocked on social media platforms like Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. So they have a difficult time making a living even though they publish constantly, do spots on foreign TV networks, get invited to speak at symposiums, etc. What keeps them going is their dogged pursuit of truth and the desire to get it out to the public. They are true heroes.
I know authors who do the same thing. Michel Chossudovsy, who started Global Research is an example. He is a top-notch researcher and author but also publishes work by other authors. Authors are far less in the public eye, but they still need name recognition, they have to get published and read. Celebrities and writers of fiction might make lots of money on book sales, but honest researchers have a much more difficult time.
There are some bloggers and podcasters who do fairly well even though they, too, struggle in this cancel-culture environment. Del Bigtree is one I respect.
I don't know. In order to make a living, you might choose a particular field that you are passionate about and look for a job with some government or international agency or NGO. Many of those have become corrupted, but some people who work for such organization still do really good work for the benefit of mankind and the environment.
I want to say that I absolutely love your attitude, Vivant. Never lose your skepticism. Keep pursuing truth. Question everything. It's important to have opinions rather than beliefs. If a person develops informed opinions, those opinions can be modified or changed as more information becomes available.
There's a quote that I like: "Believe nothing, but entertain possibilities."
Hey thank you! I have not heard of any of those people snd I thought I already knew the fringe truth tellers in indie news, I guess if I knew so easily maybe not so fringe 💡 lol
Well I am not sure what I’ll do with my life but I have some people to look up 😛
I agree on building on informed views you can always adjust lol and I appreciate your assessment as usual ♥️