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Frosty1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-28-07 06:26 AM
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1. Denial/fear
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  -Philosophical Question for DUers: PCIntern  Jul-28-07 06:20 AM   #0 
  - Denial/fear  Avabea   Jul-28-07 06:26 AM   #1 
  - Fear of being marginalized.  John Q. Citizen   Jul-28-07 06:29 AM   #2 
  - Well...  Junkdrawer   Jul-28-07 06:29 AM   #3 
  - Agreed...  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 06:32 AM   #5 
     - Most people are followers...when they see their leaders pooh-pooh...  Junkdrawer   Jul-28-07 06:40 AM   #9 
        - I take your point...  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 06:46 AM   #13 
        - for some it has the opposite effect  CGowen   Jul-28-07 03:44 PM   #41 
  - Because of the integrity of Dem leadership  MissWaverly   Jul-28-07 06:31 AM   #4 
  - The Third Grade teacher  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 06:35 AM   #6 
     - well, my brother joined the peace corps  MissWaverly   Jul-28-07 06:43 AM   #11 
        - I understand....  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 06:49 AM   #14 
           - I came from a small town, nobody went off gleefully to Nam  MissWaverly   Jul-28-07 07:05 AM   #19 
              - Well,  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 07:10 AM   #22 
              - Buck County is not the way it was back home  MissWaverly   Jul-28-07 07:19 AM   #23 
                 - Miss Waverly:  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 10:00 AM   #29 
                    - I am saying that they did not jump at the chance to kill  MissWaverly   Jul-28-07 10:12 AM   #30 
              - All Viet Nam veterans are older than 53 today.  TahitiNut   Jul-28-07 01:19 PM   #39 
  - Guns aren't blazing and naked women don't abound in the real version  ThomWV   Jul-28-07 06:36 AM   #7 
  - Got pictures???  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 06:39 AM   #8 
  - actually, I would state the contrary... there are more guns and breasts, but fewer cameras  ixion   Jul-28-07 06:43 AM   #12 
  - Deep-rooted delusion of the "It can't happen here" variety. See "Dead men DO bleed!"  DemItAllAnyway   Jul-28-07 06:42 AM   #10 
  - I have no idea.  mmonk   Jul-28-07 06:51 AM   #15 
  - Temporary suspension of disbelief.  ClintonTyree   Jul-28-07 06:57 AM   #16 
  - Excellent post !  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jul-28-07 12:27 PM   #35 
  - Movies dumb us down.....  Klukie   Jul-28-07 06:58 AM   #17 
  - yes that's kinda what I would say too...  marions ghost   Jul-28-07 07:19 AM   #24 
     - They're going to have to learn again...  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 11:53 AM   #32 
  - And a funny aspect.  mmonk   Jul-28-07 07:02 AM   #18 
  - Remember in J.F.K. the movie...  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 07:07 AM   #20 
     - Yep  mmonk   Jul-28-07 07:10 AM   #21 
  - Catharsis ...  MatrixEscape   Jul-28-07 07:45 AM   #25 
  - While reading your post I thought of this quote for you.  cosmik debris   Jul-30-07 11:42 AM   #50 
  - "Because the TV is NOT real life, so get real!" (No flames here)  chknltl   Jul-28-07 07:49 AM   #26 
  - no offense taken at all whatsowever...  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 08:52 AM   #27 
  - Americans think our system is immune...  ljm2002   Jul-28-07 09:20 AM   #28 
  - Why do the Mods on DU place posts that very well might be true but conspiratal  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-28-07 10:39 AM   #31 
  - this is a fair question:  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 12:20 PM   #33 
  - And being Jewish myself, that is probably why I use questions in responses.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-28-07 01:19 PM   #38 
     - God bless you both  mdmc   Jul-29-07 11:46 AM   #44 
        - mdmc......  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-29-07 12:38 PM   #45 
  - some aren't moved at all  CGowen   Jul-28-07 04:00 PM   #42 
  - And here we have this amazing, and true, plot line playing out for the public and we all just watch  JudyM   Jul-28-07 12:25 PM   #34 
  - You know...  PCIntern   Jul-28-07 12:31 PM   #36 
  - Couple of reasons - though more practical than philosophical.  mzmolly   Jul-28-07 01:10 PM   #37 
  - too scary for real  mdmc   Jul-28-07 02:28 PM   #40 
  - Because the media tells them otherwise!  superkia   Jul-29-07 12:04 AM   #43 
  - An overwhelming sense of powerlessness.  dorkulon   Jul-29-07 12:44 PM   #46 
  - Putting tinfoil hat on  treestar   Jul-29-07 12:46 PM   #47 
  - Indeed - it's the Conspiracy Movie Conspiracy! :)  kiki   Jul-30-07 01:08 PM   #56 
  - Probably Because Most Of The Conspiracies Put Forth Are Insane Or Delusional.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-29-07 12:53 PM   #48 
  - Don't discount the fact that there is a strong incentive  bbgrunt   Jul-29-07 12:54 PM   #49 
  - Because what's typically more likely is people's being too stupid....  BlooInBloo   Jul-30-07 11:46 AM   #51 
  - every example you listed is fictional  librechik   Jul-30-07 12:25 PM   #52 
  - In the film "The Abyss":  PCIntern   Jul-30-07 12:35 PM   #53 
  - the "oh, come on" factor  welshTerrier2   Jul-30-07 12:54 PM   #54 
  - Because they're not happening  cgrindley   Jul-30-07 01:06 PM   #55 
     - "Oh come on"...of course it's happening...  PCIntern   Jul-30-07 08:12 PM   #57 
 

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