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  1. I am soul searching wondering if when it comes to the current political climate i am descending into a state of cognitive dissonance. Facebook has become a twilight zone for me, exposing me to types of people who i cannot for the life of me change my negative opinion about perhaps because l defer to my gut feeling instead of my rational brain. I cannot change my opinion about the harm religion spawns or can i rein in my revulsion for right-wing fascistic conservatives. I cannot accept that these hypocrites and racists are people with integrity. Even Liberals have started
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  2. Yes Troy, afromerica is my site and we still around. We were on hiatus for awhile but came back last year. Google has filtered some sites but we started back in 2000 so the Internet has not spit us out yet.
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  3. Seriously, one of the reasons I don't do much on Facebook is that it gives you a distorted perception of humanity, reality even. I've spoken to too many people who have told me that they feel worse about themselves simply because everyone else's life looks so much better on Facebook. If you judged humanity by our collective activity on Facebook, or any social media platform, you would become a misanthrope. Your ramblings interest me @Cynique, like any good memoir it tells me as much about myself as it does about you. I've come the conclusion that we are all just hum
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  4. What a great time I had @Decatur Book Festival! I spoke to lots of people about teaching their children about the dangers of firearms in addition to positive interactions with police. If you have an opportunity purchase Brownie Bear Teaches Gun Safety and/or Rules of Engagement: Mending Citizen/Police Interactions at Amazon.com .
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  5. Nonsense you care about truth. And you are brutally honest. No its ugliness that you find repulsive and it is increasingly on display. That's my take.You make me think more or wider about thinking. I am very grateful for that and you. You are the heart, Lady Leo of this forum.
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  6. Fear is tool that provokes are real-life response. Fight or Flight... Prolonged fear leads to mental breakdown. It's not easy to just resist because most people are approaching psychotic breaks. Most people of EVERY color. We are not just humans; we are human animals and animals all react differently when they're afraid. Some animals play dead, faint and poop when they're afraid and there are animals that make themselves bigger when they're afraid and if pushed to their limit, they will attack. This is where we are today - you can't use a weapon without expecting a weapon to be
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