well put, but "J" informed me it's "Mete" not "meet" he's one heck of a spell checker I tell ya.
Ah, I think that many of the worldly incarnations are feeling a pressure that is both unknowable, and unkind to their preconceived way of being. This and that energy has to be absorbed or dissimulated over a vast array of scenes. Too much here, too much there is like slinging grease that was supposed to be in the joints.
We had a chance to be contrite, we had a chance to be open and sharing, some took it too far, possibly unbeknown st to them. There was a time, when the willingness to be polite, was honored, where and when that disappeared, went right by me.
What has ensued is similar to rebellion and revolt, of which I am a staunch supporter of, as long as it don't cause blood on my lawn ( again).
We ( WE) have a duty to Marshall ourselves into a collective to address the forth coming and currently important issues of our crisis's that will adversely affect our offspring and our selves in our so called "Golden years".
Web forums are a double edged sword, we have fake blogs, and dis-information, we have out right lies, we have bias, and truth intertwined with pearls of wisdom. We also have free minds, those that are full of curiosity and wonder, creativity, and experience in a way that is innate, a well being. Trust that, question that that makes you uneasy, but go with power of grace and openness.
We all could use lesson in civility as applied to disobedience , my dogs know not to piss in the food bowl, but still jump and hurt me with joy to see me, and how can I knee them when they are just showing love and excitement?