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thisisanacho 2 points ago +2 / -0

I've had these thoughts, hell I probably have them every day or so at this point. Not just over covid, but over the riots, over everything that's happening.

Seems we've lost our minds as a society, nobody thinks critically, our systems are corrupt to the core, and people are fully embracing a government that takes away their freedoms and the freedoms of others. Was having a talk with someone who told me they're ok with the masks because it doesn't affect them... even though they wear one. I don't know, how does someone even say that? And how do you come back from a world where that kind of thing is OK?

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Deadpool [S] 4 points ago +4 / -0

I have hope, that after we get through this, it will be worth it. Think of the hell Americans went through during the great depression, the dust bowl and WW2. Yet right after things were wonderful. America went on a huge upswing. Massive improvements in all aspects of life.

We are knee deep in the crap right now. It will get worse, but in the long run we will herald a new golden age.

Only a 1/3 of the population is capable of analytical or critical thinking. Unfortunately 1/3 the population are cowards who would trade freedom for the perception of safety. These have always been true in all era, they are just more obvious in times like these.

We will win, we will prevail but we must be prepared for the worst yet always hope for the best.

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JpnEUP6y 2 points ago +2 / -0

Yep, I’ve often thought when i was getting down about this mess what it was like in WW2.

Sometimes I also have to remember to get away from the online world and just look outside.

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Deadpool [S] 2 points ago +2 / -0

You are right about getting out and seeing what is in front of you. Having lived in Blue liberal cities and lived in very Red areas, like I do now, you appreciate the little things. Having been to other countries, I will never take this country for granted. People who have never left this country have no idea how incredibly blessed and lucky we are as Americans.

Sometimes too much focus is placed on what was lost, but not what we were blessed with.