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c71
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"Poll question: Is the key to going through an era "not caring"?"
Sun May-08-22 05:45 AM by c71

  

          

Y'all know the deal:

Even with left-wing people fired up they "probably" won't 'primary' Biden now, since abortion is ending and left-wing people (now) want to win....

...folks still think Biden is looking a LOT like Carter because the USA HATES inflation and high gas prices (just like in the 1970's)


So....

Our parents saw Reagan and Bush in power from 1980 - 1992 and saw the crack era DESTROY the Black community....yet how much do we really see people "crying" over the Reagan era/crack era?

Does the Reagan era/crack era seem like nothing because we "remember" all the cultural things like hip-hop/Purple Rain/Thriller/some movies/TV shows and really don't care about the societal outcomes of that era?

I don't really associate my family who were older crying too much about that era even though crack seemingly "destroyed" the Black community in the 1980's/1990's.

So...

Is the answer just seemingly "not caring" about whatever happens in an era and just "keep going" because soon "it'll just be 'yesterday's new" and "you really just won't care about the bad stuff and just remember the music/movies/TV shows, etc."?

Poll result (2 votes)
Yeah, of course, do our parents cry over Reagan/crack era now? (1 votes)Vote
Nah, you got to be super focused a Clinton can eventually win (1 votes)Vote

  

  

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I know an awful lot of Black folks still crying over
May 08th 2022
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unless you're a history buff, most things are generally forgetten.
May 08th 2022
2
Everybody processes all of this stuff at their own wavelength
May 08th 2022
3
American culture rewards ignorance
May 08th 2022
4
No. The “key” is living *your* life as best you can, within the that...
May 08th 2022
5
life doesn’t stop for the living
May 08th 2022
6
Survivor's Bias and Romanticizing the Past and what others said.
May 08th 2022
7
Y'all are really coming through with some good replies. Whoa
May 08th 2022
8
liking a good party song doesn’t mean you liked everything about that ...
May 08th 2022
11
      but people have "connected" "liking culture" so much, people "forget"
May 08th 2022
12
           that's human nature.
May 08th 2022
13
           I’ll use my own backpacker past as an example
May 09th 2022
14
A lot of people still hurting from the war on drugs/94 crime bill
May 08th 2022
9
it's easier to treat inconvenience as trauma
May 08th 2022
10
dont flame me but this sounds like a good way to stay in depression
May 09th 2022
15
Not really about depression, but wondering how much "should" anybody....
May 09th 2022
16
Idk if I'd say not caring, but definitely being selective
May 09th 2022
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