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Old 10-14-2010, 04:04 AM
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Well as of today I officially testify that 'Advent' is right .. "there is a difference between clinically insane and crazy!"

Fortunately this evening I shifted from being insane to crazy! I have finally 'woken up' and realized that I just can't take 'anything' and I mean anything seriously any more~ Doesn't matter if its politics, religion, work, debates, home life, love, hate, suffering, pain, or whatever .. its just not worth losing my sanity over any longer. Or more to the point I don't even care if I keep my sanity even that is worth laughing at .. it is a 'mad mad world' and it won't matter how serious we are, how hard we try, how much effort we put into something, how much we propound about the universe, how appalled we get at social and environmental conditions, how much love we pour out our heart and soul into the world, how many tears we cry forth in lamentation, how righteous we expound our beliefs, how; how; how; .. the insane list goes on .. that in the end none of it matters, no one really cares, and it is not going to make one ounce of difference. The world will keep turning and insanity will continue as long as there are human's being born into this world. We haven't figured it out in .. how many years has humanity been on this planet? .. we aren't ever really going to!

Around every corner will be someone or something that I can't control and thus having come to that realization, have decided to quit trying and just laugh .. laugh until if hurts and then laugh some more until it stops hurting, its so much better in the end, well at least I'm to busy laughing to care.

Today was kind of a rough day, starting during the night and just carried on till 'someone' whom doesn't even know me .. just killed my computer tonight with their virus .. all my work, all my files, all my pics (including of my granddaughter) now turned to dust and my heart right along with it!

But I couldn't .. I've grieved and been depressed enough in my life. I just can't go down that path no more, no matter how much it matters. I just need to let go .. and decided that if grieving, weeping, gnashing my teeth, and cursing don't help one bit .. then well wtf .. might as well start laughing .. and so far it seems to be working, at least I'm not in a puddle on the floor! not withstanding the other puddle that laughing to hard can generate

So heres to rothflmao .. anyone else care to join in?
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Old 10-14-2010, 04:43 AM
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Advent is gonna get a kick out of this thread.
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Old 10-14-2010, 04:52 AM
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Way to go, Mika!
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Old 10-14-2010, 06:22 AM
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Well, good to see I've involuntarily helped someone. And helped convey an important message.

Quite a surprise to see when I logged in.
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:21 AM
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Good for you Mika! Isn't it great to be able to just rise above it all and laugh? Theres a lot of crap in the world, and one of the keys to surviving on this planet is to not let it get to you.
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:54 AM
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This is great, I love it.
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:58 PM
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So true...

PS. What happened with your computer? I can't exactly come over and take a look like I usually do but most things are recoverable if you know how.
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Old 10-14-2010, 08:42 PM
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I think you have to come to some good realizations about life and about the world -- that there are too many worthless things that we place value, we should view the world with happiness and joy, etc; however, I hope that this feeling of yours doesn't remove the sense of meaning in your life.

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it won't matter how serious we are, how hard we try, how much effort we put into something, how much we propound about the universe, how appalled we get at social and environmental conditions, how much love we pour out our heart and soul into the world, how many tears we cry forth in lamentation, how righteous we expound our beliefs, how; how; how; .. the insane list goes on .. that in the end none of it matters, no one really cares, and it is not going to make one ounce of difference. The world will keep turning and insanity will continue as long as there are human's being born into this world.
However insignificant our actions may seem, they still have a real and tangible impact on others and we should care about what kind of an impact they have on others. I don't mean to turn this into a debate but I'm a little concerned here.

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Old 10-14-2010, 10:53 PM
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Advent is gonna get a kick out of this thread.
Well, that's what I thought, at least give credit where credit is due!

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Way to go, Mika!
Thanks Sempu, and Love the Cat Picture, OMG

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Well, good to see I've involuntarily helped someone. And helped convey an important message.

Quite a surprise to see when I logged in.
Your Welcome, and thank you! Really until last night, not sure I understood, but then it just hit home!

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Good for you Mika! Isn't it great to be able to just rise above it all and laugh? Theres a lot of crap in the world, and one of the keys to surviving on this planet is to not let it get to you.
Thxs Tsyal .. and yeah, Mika finally learning exactly that, finally!

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This is great, I love it.
Good! Laughter is the best medicine!
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Old 10-14-2010, 11:54 PM
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So true...

PS. What happened with your computer? I can't exactly come over and take a look like I usually do but most things are recoverable if you know how.
Thxs HMN, Basically an all out dosey of a spiral virus, finally came to a head, (i think), I really dont' know if anything is salvageable, at this point! I can't even seem to get anything to boot up~ I also note that I have to take personal responsibility for the circumstances, most people don't find themselves in this predicament, because they have enough sense to have taken safeguards to protect their system (ie: antivirus software and backing up their files on a portable drive), etc. It may seem 'funny' to most, but really I can hardly blame or get angry at another for that!

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I think you have to come to some good realizations about life and about the world -- that there are too many worthless things that we place value, we should view the world with happiness and joy, etc; however, I hope that this feeling of yours doesn't remove the sense of meaning in your life.

However insignificant our actions may seem, they still have a real and tangible impact on others and we should care about what kind of an impact they have on others. I don't mean to turn this into a debate but I'm a little concerned here.
I hear you Baneful!

Really, to me that is the difference between insanity and crazy, at least in this moment of understanding. I've been through a lot in my life, and mainly, well pretty much all of that life, I have been the 'take life way to seriously' kind of personality! Because of my age and life experiences, I've seen a lot of heart ache and being also the kind of person whom where's her heart on her sleeve (and that's not going to change), I take it all in, all the loving, compassion, caring, sensitivity, and when and where there is, all the suffering, pain and sorrow straight to my heart.

But last night, at the end of a long previous night and day,
watching everything suddenly get turned and twisted into a virus
in front of my eyes, in rapid succession, and being dumped
scurried away to a vault, and my whole system starting to have a meltdown
All that mattered to me, my stories, my inspirations, my hopes and dreams,
my musings, my visions, everything that was an intricate part
of my heart and soul, and most of all the centre of my universe...
(pictures of my granddaughter)
all those loving memories now turned to nothing but digital dust
by someonel whom 'lost' in their own perceptions, seeking their own self- gratification, by whatever means, doesn't even know me at all, but has in the end had a profound impact which affects me greatly!

And my sensitive heart just started to break and to 'grieve' and in just about giving in to the ensuing depression that was sure to follow, I just realized I can't .. I can't grieve no more, I can't give into depression. Every since Avatar has come into my life and meeting all of you on the forums, and having gone through the dark night that ensued this spring, all the warmth, friendship, empathy, joy that has come from that .. has been what has lifted me up and taught me to soar, and I don't want to go back to the way I was before. In learning to 'see' through these new lenses, i was able last night to 'see' a different way of handling my grief ... let it go .. (or let go and let God, is another way of saying it) ... and in letting go of the way of 'how I think things should be' (a comment my daughter made to me at Thanksgiving Supper, when I asked her and my cousins kids .. what does 'not being attached to the things of the world' mean to them.) And the wisdom of her answer and Advents comment, and so much more, just opened my eyes and I realized 'laughing' was all I had to turn to at that moment. And why not laugh .. why not realize that laughter is the best medicine, because I'm not laughing to make light or delineate anything, I'm laughing because life is so complex, uncomprehendable, and somethings (maybe a lot of things) far beyond my control. Laughter is how we as the human species 'survive' (and I'm betting that the Chilean Miners would tell you the same right now), get through, move beyond, and keep on living, even when it feels like our world has ended.

Its just that Mika just finally getting that after all these years ..
I'm not meaning to sound over the top .. (done enough of that the other way). Its actually that my heart laughed because it want's to hold on to all the Love and Gratitude that it has come to know and feel, and I refuse to give that up, no matter what changes and chances of circumstances. It is the gift that through all of this has been given, and this is my way of honoring that!



I hope that helps bring a bit of clarity, to what I wanted to say!

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"Its only 'here' that we lose perspective, out at the Cosmic Consciousness Level things get a lot clearer. For example, there is an actual star pattern that is traced in the shape of a Willow Tree, across the breadth of the Milky Way! And no wonder Indigenous peoples refer to the 'here after' as the Happy Hunting Grounds! Has it ever occured to anyone why the bioluminescence dots, on the Na'vi!"

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Old 10-15-2010, 07:37 PM
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Thxs HMN, Basically an all out dosey of a spiral virus, finally came to a head, (i think), I really dont' know if anything is salvageable, at this point! I can't even seem to get anything to boot up~ I also note that I have to take personal responsibility for the circumstances, most people don't find themselves in this predicament, because they have enough sense to have taken safeguards to protect their system (ie: antivirus software and backing up their files on a portable drive), etc. It may seem 'funny' to most, but really I can hardly blame or get angry at another for that!
It's actually hard to completely wipe a disk without actual access to the computer, since it can't be done from within Windows as the disk is in use. If you have a Windows CD, you can perform a repair install which replaces any damaged or missing system files and leaves any other data intact. That solves most damaged installs, but even if it doesn't, it's simple enough for someone who knows what they're doing to put the drive in another PC and copy all the data off it, then do a reinstall and move the data back. Since it's important, I'd suggest asking someone who knows what they're doing if you aren't sure.

Very few things are actually unrecoverable, those that are generally involve hardware failure. Ask me if you want any more help or advice, there are a few others around who know computers well too... the advantage of having a diverse 'family'

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Really, to me that is the difference between insanity and crazy, at least in this moment of understanding. I've been through a lot in my life, and mainly, well pretty much all of that life, I have been the 'take life way to seriously' kind of personality! Because of my age and life experiences, I've seen a lot of heart ache and being also the kind of person whom where's her heart on her sleeve (and that's not going to change), I take it all in, all the loving, compassion, caring, sensitivity, and when and where there is, all the suffering, pain and sorrow straight to my heart.
I know what that's like... it isn't easy when you feel for other people as well , especially when things aren't easy yourself... I guess everyone just needs to find a way.


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Old 10-16-2010, 08:05 PM
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It's actually hard to completely wipe a disk without actual access to the computer, since it can't be done from within Windows as the disk is in use. If you have a Windows CD, you can perform a repair install which replaces any damaged or missing system files and leaves any other data intact. That solves most damaged installs, but even if it doesn't, it's simple enough for someone who knows what they're doing to put the drive in another PC and copy all the data off it, then do a reinstall and move the data back. Since it's important, I'd suggest asking someone who knows what they're doing if you aren't sure. Very few things are actually unrecoverable, those that are generally involve hardware failure.
Apparently my son (the one I refer to as you look-alike double) concurs with you~and is going to take a look at it for me and see what he can do ~ um just not on the weekend, lol~!


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Ask me if you want any more help or advice, there are a few others around who know computers well too... the advantage of having a diverse 'family'
Thx, I will, once we get in and start poking around, and is nice to know that what a 'diverse', talented and wonderful 'family' we do have to rely on here on ToS .. thx for that reminder as well!


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I know what that's like... it isn't easy when you feel for other people as well , especially when things aren't easy yourself... I guess everyone just needs to find a way.
Yeah its not easy being a 'sensitive heart' but I guess the world needs more like us, if there is going to be any hope for it all! Its just as you said we all need to find a way to appreciate that about each other!
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Old 10-16-2010, 08:48 PM
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Completely true If you can't find the comedy in everything life sucks ^_^ it's my favorite coping mechanism
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Now reading this... I have to ask...


What were you doing to contract such a nasty virus, hmmmm?
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