exactly. i guess i'm just cynical because i don't like affiliating with a group too much. ive learned that shit comes in all varieties. Christian hypocrite fundamentalists, stuffy intellectual elitist atheists, racist white conservatives and ignorant rednecks, hypocritical black racists and 'thugs', chauvinistic males, femi-Nazi women, straight "fag" bashers, gay guys who hate anything remotely masculine or straight including bisexuals, stuck-in-time conservatives who hate anyone even remotely different from their outdated views, liberals who are only 'open minded' if you agree with their PC 'educated' views........all in all, one thing I've learned to value is individuality, because as comforting as group acceptance is, it often involves groupthink, which I am extremely against.
I've been OK. You know what I find funny is........was Eva heavily into drugs before 'turning towards Jesus'?
I wonder how many of the atheists who convert to Christianity did so because they were buck wild and religion just gave them a security blanket, when trying to fix their lives. A mental thing, needing some emotional crutch.
I know with Christians who convert to atheists, it is probably more of a gradual questioning process of the facts.
I do not see the necessity in religion's being an "evil force." I think it depends on what 'religion' comes to for each individual. Clearly much of what we call religion is evil, but a lot of it is neutral and some of it is even good, I'm inclined to think.
Yeah. I'm not saying I don't have any of that same mindset, but I don't think I'm half as bad as many people. I usually let other people pass first if they look like they're in a frantic life or death hurry, for example. I'm not the type to cut someone off for nothing. Though I do get irritated when other people do, and tend to want to wave them by like "Go the fuck on already! Wouldn't wanna make you late for a meal, fatty!"
I try not to get too worked up and keep those words to myself, though. lol.
Anyway, yeah I've been meaning to check some of those out. Fast Food Nation sounds familiar. Sorry for the delayed reply, but I'm in a sort of perpetually apathetic-depressed-wake-up-just-to-exist-daily-with-no-real-passion-or-motivation-to-live mood lately. lol. Trying to figure out the career/life path thing, now. Stress.
i don't have any of my new bands music recorded yet. i do have a video of me playing with them though. i'll post that tomorrow. i don't really have the time right now. my old band's have recordings on myspace though.
myspace.com/unendingblame and myspace.com/furythemiserly
yeah, i don't think i will ever buy into that mentality, either or i would have a long time ago. I'm just hoping with the recent declaration that we have been in a recession, things don't get too hectic.
Speaking of demoralization through consumer culture, I know one guy who thinks there is an active effort to 'demoralize' parts of the population, and make them more 'efficient' workers. This guy believes all the NWO stuff hardcore. While I don't wanna buy just any old conspiracy theory crap, I do wonder how much truth there actually is to the NWO stuff.