hey there folks yep, seems DU's only use these days is for LBN
the place is becoming Free Republic II... and it probably will go down the same route
After all, the lemmings are mostly non-donors
Well, I do miss that
I don't feel as well informed these days, having to dig for my own news has its pluses and minuses. On one hand I'm getting self sufficient at it, but there is always the chance of that nugget slipping by.
I agree, it is hardly worth a look anymore.
Oh my, sorry about your friend!
Anyway, what to do... what to do...
If I didn't have elderly relatives whose care I am sharing, I'd leave the country, but that's not feasible.
For the time being, I think the best we can do is detach ourselves from the System as much as possible and create alternative structures, although with more maturity and experience than in the 1960s.
Detachment is the key .. but most aren't willing it seems...
Difficulty is coming straight away and you will have to be detached.. doesn't mean not helping as you see you need.. or all that you will see/hear will literally wash over and through you and kill you if your emotions are running rampant.
Just my two cents. If you want to try to help those around you then you will need to be rather invisible. If you don't care and want to be a REBEL and go into the camps, then go for it! All niches will need to be filled and every one has their own path to fill.
Love to everyone...
Surfin' the Wave here..
Oh Lydia, you're so sweet. You already knew about this
It's the sad story that happened back in April.
And the other friend is Mohammed Omer who's in grave danger right now. The most helpless feeling is not being able to do anything to help your own friends when you know what kind of retributions they face.
I've been detaching myself from the system as much as possible but it's not easy. I keep meaning to share with PI some of the things I've been doing and how rewarding it's been. It's not that much, in fact it's downright trite stuff like building a 6x6x6 chicken coop with my own bare, inexperienced hands but it's still something.
Thanks for the hug. It feels so nice today :hug:
I'm afraid I'll never master the art of being invisible but what the hell
How's it going Candy? I know I owe you an e-mail with my obnoxious little list for your generosity but what happened to Mohammed knocked the sails out of me.
This reminds me! I need to check out those photos we took under the bottlebrush tree when you were here. It was wonderful meeting you and I had a very rich time getting to know you.
Surfing the wave? That sounds like a great activity. I might just go for a real one tomorrow and change my ideas. Body surfing you understand ;)
Hey, Loulou is laying an egg right now and the rooster's crowing his head off! Everytime they do that, I get all happy. It's not just the delicious eggs, it's the rooster crowing like that because he's happy to be alive.
Silly rooster lol but it's wonderful.
I thought it was becoming Free Republic back in 2004.
People who haven't caught on by now are pretty much hopeless.