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  •  why don't you ask him/her that question? (5+ / 0-)

    Ask it point blank and see what s/he says.

    As for panic, probably 60% of diaries at any given time are pure emotionalism: panic or rage or depression or grief or more rarely, peace, love, and happiness.

    There was even a note of joy last night, over the election results in France.   Hopefully there'll be a much bigger after our own election.

    All of that stuff is valuable to the extent that it builds community and solidarity and motivates people to action.   Often it's valuable in helping the afflicted individuals to work through whatever is making them miserable, and appeal to the community for support, and get the support they're seeking.  

    "Minus two votes for the Democrat" equals "plus one vote for the Republican." Arithmetic doesn't care about your feelings.

    by G2geek on Mon May 07, 2012 at 07:41:09 AM PDT

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