I have to ask this; why are so many people afraid of the future? I have several friends who are so afraid of the future they stockpile food, supplies and are basically preppers- I don't believe that doom-and-gloom nonsense. I don't buy it.
The reason I don't is because I grew up watching Star Trek and having hope that humanity will evolve long after I'm gone into something better than what we are now. Star Trek gave me hope for the future that mankind will evolve into something without greed, hatred and living in fear.
I believe in a better future than the doom and gloom as well as the dark conspiracies that I've been exposed to in the past few years. Maybe it's cause I think my life is better than theirs; without the rage against the US Government and the world that they feel has wronged them.
My friends call me a sheep, brain-dead and brainwashed follower of Obama and his slogans.
I retort back to them I don't like Obama, I'm not the one brainwashed and that they are- so afraid of things that aren't real and afraid of things I can easily debunk with time online. I tell them facts but they say they trust their facts from fear mongers such as Adam Kokesh, Alex Jones, David Icke and Ron Paul.
Why are people so afraid of the future? Why do people want to live in fear of things that may or may not happen? I have never understood that. I used to be like my friends when I was in my late teens and 20s but I outgrew that phase of life and realized that living in fear and anger was not for me.
So, I want to ask my fellow humans on ADISC; why do people want to live in fear and be afraid of things that more than likely are not real and will never come to pass? It doesn't make sense to me.
I prefer to not live in fear and be afraid of the future. I would rather spend time on my hobbies like model building, writing, drawing and enjoying what I have around me in my life.
What's your take on all this living in fear of the future and such?