A rejection-sensitivity-based lifeform (matt1993) wrote,
A rejection-sensitivity-based lifeform

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Writer's Block: News development (Warning: contains a stupid idea I once had)

What's the first major news event that you remember hearing about as a child? Where did you learn about it? How did it impact your world view?

Probably hearing about the 9/11 attacks on TV on, well, 9/11.

It didn't impact my current world view much because I would've learned that there are far too many Crystal Light noses (haven't used that term for jerks in awhile, have I?) in the world anyway. And also because, at the time, I was incapable of having an opinion on politics that made any sense. (I mean, where the sail would I have gotten one of the invincibility stars from Mario to kill the terrorists with? [The fact that I thought I wanted to kill them at all is also a part of how stupid I was back then, by the way. Good thing I only thought about that idea...])

Tags: 11, 2001, 8, 9, 9/11, 911, age 8, ages, crystal light noses, imagination, jerks, lack of sense, mario, news, not making sense, opinions, politics, september, starmen, stupidity, terrorism, terrorists, thoughts, tv, world view, writer's block

  • Fun fact

    Starting on September 23, 2021, I have had my LiveJournal account for over half of my life now. :O

  • My 2020 in LJ

    It's hard to see how I touch my readers' hearts if I made several people angry at me throughout the year and am afraid to post some things…

  • :'(

    Two weeks later, and STILL no actual, definite proof that it's not the end of the world? :'(

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