Avatar Illustrating Natural Selection in Some who have Viewed it

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    Avatar Influencing Natural Selection in Some who have Viewed it

    Apparently, some in our Species have Viewed the Movie Avatar and can't seem to keep a Grip on Reality... Even considering Suicide...

    Seriously?

    Is this what we have become in our Wealth and Self-Loathing as a Species?

    Audiences experience 'Avatar' blues - CNN.com

    (CNN) -- James Cameron's completely immersive spectacle "Avatar" may have been a little too real for some fans who say they have experienced depression and suicidal thoughts after seeing the film because they long to enjoy the beauty of the alien world Pandora.

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    If you are considering Suicide after Viewing a Hollywood Movie, and it wasn't Ishtar, then you Need Counseling and or a Shotgun... And get your ENTIRE Head in front of the Barrell... And do it OUTSIDE, you Spoiled, Selfish Son-of-a-Bitch!

    "Ever since I went to see 'Avatar' I have been depressed. Watching the wonderful world of Pandora and all the Na'vi made me want to be one of them. I can't stop thinking about all the things that happened in the film and all of the tears and shivers I got from it," Mike posted. "I even contemplate suicide thinking that if I do it I will be rebirthed in a world similar to Pandora and the everything is the same as in 'Avatar.' "

    Memo to those about to Fail the Species because of Avatar: IT'S A FUCKING MOVIE!

    Good Lord, tell me there aren't People who are going to Sympathize with this beyond Acknowledging that these People are Mentally Ill and Need Help.

    There is NO Rational Excuse for Contemplating Suicide because your Life can't be like a Movie Fantasy that Defies almost EVERY Aspect of Reality, including the Reality of Individual Choice which Dictates everything we are as Humans.

    There are so MANY Reasons why Avatar Defies Reality, as ANY Utopian Fantasy usually does, that I don't even Know where to begin.

    Thoughts?...

    :)

    peace...
     
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    If you're Outside, the Animals will Assist in the Cleanup...

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    I just wanted to get into the seat in one of those really neat aircraft they had. And if anyone wants to live in Pandora maybe they need to watch the film again, especially the bits where the various beasties are chasing Sully!
     
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    For those Utopians, you can have the lack of Toilets and other Modern Creature Comforts that we Humans have thanks to our Ability to Think outside of the Pack, and Act on it... Freedom, you know.

    Also, the Dictator/Tribal Leader or whatever... Only a Liberal Utopian would Long for that.

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    I offer myself up as proof that natural selection doesn't work, I was such a stupid kid..........
     
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    You were a Pup... The Elders looked out for you.

    It's Adults that Act like Adolescents and Emote even WORSE that Concern me...

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    Humans are clever bastards, our problem is that we have a brain that is the result of evolution and sometimes that reptilian party rules...but all in all we're okay, despite the bad publicity.
     
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    Some are... And others just need to go outside when they get their ENTIRE Head in front of the Barrel...

    Unlike that Selfish Son-of-a-Bitch Hunter Thompson!...

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    I apologize. I didnt mean to cause people to get so depressed and crazy.
     
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    Actually checked out the Avatar forums, and it's true...not an exaggeration, by any means.

    I was quite shocked for two reasons:

    1. These people were depressed after Avatar not because it was a waste of $12, but because of its story.

    2. These people were so shallow that a Dances-With-Wolves-Cover (with smurfs) blew their minds, shattering their will to live. God help them if they ever read Albert Camus or Bertrand Russell.
     

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