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    Eowyn9, I love OCD

    as awe-inspiring as it is rare.

    Thank you for writing this.

    It feels inauthentic, like costume outrage, theatre despair.    
     
    It does.  It always does.  Not to mention childish.  It is how children react to things they can't understand, or if understood cannot articulate.  Hyperbole for the sake of the act; all cause to no effect.

    The outrage, the indignation... and this site is not immune to it, in fact it is an active energetic propagation device FOR IT.

    I am younger than you (by a little bit) but this mindset is what I am trying very very hard to be when I "grow up".

    Красота спасет мир --F. Dostoevsky

    by Wisper on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 07:10:02 AM PST

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      indie17, I love OCD

      as well as being the sort of thing that fundamentalist right-wing preachers are famous for. "The sky is falling! The world is about to end! Society is in a state of unprecedented moral decay!"

      I think we can leave that sort of thing to the Right and adopt a more mature approach.

      "We are stardust, we are golden, and we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." (Joni Mitchell) Join the Forward on Climate Rally on February 17!

      by Eowyn9 on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 07:18:01 AM PST

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      •  I sure hope we do. (0+ / 0-)

        There are serious problems to solve, and I remain convinced that acknowledging our successes is the strongest foundation for building the next triumphs.  

        And Triumph most often comes in tiny little steps.  I used to love high drama as a lifestyle so it's hard to get excited about no drama, but life is sure more rewarding without the sturm und drang.

        I'm not looking for a love that will lift me up and carry me away. A love that will stroll alongside and make a few amusing comments will suffice.

        by I love OCD on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 10:09:15 AM PST

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    •  Thanks for reading, and for (0+ / 0-)

      commenting so thoughtfully.  There are a lot of us one the same page, and that's good to know.

      I'm not looking for a love that will lift me up and carry me away. A love that will stroll alongside and make a few amusing comments will suffice.

      by I love OCD on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 10:10:32 AM PST

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      •  Where's Edit? (0+ / 0-)

        On the same page etc.

        I'm not looking for a love that will lift me up and carry me away. A love that will stroll alongside and make a few amusing comments will suffice.

        by I love OCD on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 10:11:19 AM PST

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