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(News.com.au)   Australia is becoming a nation of precious, nervous, anxious little snowflakes   (news.com.au) divider line 68
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2008-06-01 01:55:17 PM
Maybe it's because they realize they are about to inherit a really farked up world and they know their lives will suck.
 
2008-06-01 03:05:20 PM
Not to worry.

With luck, in a few years many of them will discover the amazing gonad-growing, masculinizing powers that come with posting on Fark!
 
2008-06-01 03:08:22 PM
Welcome to "globalized Capitalism" and "overpopulation." Dwindling resources and 6 billion breeding.
 
2008-06-01 03:09:23 PM
Australia is a nanny state just like England.
But to a lesser degree.
 
2008-06-01 03:09:55 PM
So all assie kids will become clones... Of him!?.

misssandi.files.wordpress.com
 
2008-06-01 03:10:30 PM
FTA: Students exhibit a range of symptoms such as awareness of their heart activity when at rest, trembling hands, panic, lack of motivation and even feeling that their life is meaningless.

i15.photobucket.com
 
2008-06-01 03:11:38 PM
It's probably due to the law requiring cyclists to wear those stupid helmets
 
2008-06-01 03:11:47 PM
harden the f up kids:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_PFtBfqmZw
 
2008-06-01 03:15:22 PM
Oh, I'm sorry, are these kids being submitted to the 'do or die' theory? You know, like everybody else?

It's like what my old man told me when I was a senior in High School going through the stress of exams:

"Learn to deal with this crap when your young, and you can take on anything when your older. It's not suffering, it's practice."

The only depression that I have sympathy for is chemical imbalances, and I have even met some of those individuals who learned to survive the world.
 
2008-06-01 03:15:40 PM
Stupid. All you need to do is give them cigs, whiskey, and wild wild women and theyll outlive us all.
 
2008-06-01 03:16:15 PM
SuperTramp: Welcome to "globalized Capitalism" and "overpopulation." Dwindling resources and 6 billion breeding.

Lighten up ...
 
2008-06-01 03:17:08 PM
even feeling that their life is meaningless.

Well, honestly, their lives are meaningless, everyone's is. The world will orbit on no matter who lives, dies or is never born. Their lives should matter to them, and perhaps their parents, but other than that the question of the meaning of life has been pretty much relegated to the dustbin since the 1950s.

Why does life have to have meaning? Why? Because of the farking Greeks. The Eastern Buddhists (especially Chan/Zen) always had a leg up on Western philosophy in this regard.
 
2008-06-01 03:19:22 PM
killro:
The only depression that I have sympathy for is chemical imbalances,


There is no evidence that this exists as a cause of depression.
 
2008-06-01 03:20:14 PM
libertylad Stupid. All you need to do is give them cigs, whiskey, and wild wild women and theyll outlive us all.

WINS!!
 
2008-06-01 03:20:20 PM
Little snowflake, my left tittie.

Clinical depression isn't funny. It kills.

I just lost a colleague to it a couple of weekends ago.
 
2008-06-01 03:22:48 PM
This is extra funny while I sit here watching American Hardcore ...
 
2008-06-01 03:28:34 PM
thisisntnamtherearerules:
Ummmmmm... Joking, right?

And please suicidalwriter, find some pills, get a gun, turn on the gas and put in your head. You gotta stop killing the buzz around here.
 
2008-06-01 03:30:41 PM
SuperTramp: Welcome to "globalized Capitalism" and "overpopulation." Dwindling resources and 6 billion breeding.

Yet US citizens continue to ignore concerns regarding overpopulation.
 
2008-06-01 03:31:28 PM
Bronto Saurus: Clinical depression isn't funny. It kills.

No it doesnt.

Depression just feels bad.

Sucking on the business end of Grandads old scattergun and blowing your mind since you feel bad is what kills you.
 
2008-06-01 03:31:58 PM
killro:

I think you'd subscribe to a theaory I once heard.

You don't like yourself very much? Disapointed in the way life turned out for you? Well there's a support group for that.

It's called EVERYONE. They meet at THE BAR.
 
2008-06-01 03:33:09 PM
Ringtailed79: Yet US citizens nearly everyone continues to ignore concerns regarding overpopulation.

Be realistic.
 
2008-06-01 03:34:03 PM
It's the Vegemite.
 
2008-06-01 03:34:06 PM
Slamguy: Ringtailed79: Yet US citizens nearly everyone continues to ignore concerns regarding overpopulation.

Be realistic.


Well, I don't know many people from other countries.

/not qualified enough to make that assertion :)
 
2008-06-01 03:37:30 PM
I don't think you need to know someone living in an unstable society and still has 8 or 9 children to know that they are ignoring concerns regarding overpopulation. It is possible to reasonably determine someone's attitude towards on issue by evaluating their actions.
 
2008-06-01 03:39:09 PM
Quit harvesting crotchfruit and the rest of us will be just fine.
 
2008-06-01 03:42:25 PM
Just another type of selection, maybe not so natural, but...heellllloooo Darwin!

"It's all part of life's rich pattern, and you'd better farkin' get used to it."

- Richard Dawson, The Running Man
 
2008-06-01 03:50:38 PM
eddyatwork: Maybe it's because they realize they are about to inherit a really farked up world and they know their lives will suck.

Do you really think this? "Really farked up?" While the world has it's problems, if you live in a developed nation your prospects for a long and happy life with a comfortable standard of living are far better tomorrow than they were say 400 years ago.
 
2008-06-01 03:51:56 PM
thisisntnamtherearerules Quote 2008-06-01 03:09:02 PM
www.history.ucsb.edu
If only Austria had a strong youth program, that would increase nationalism, as well as self confidence nationwide among the youths nationwide.

/It worked once...



Try READING the headline, A$$HAT!
 
2008-06-01 03:52:48 PM
What, no one is complaining about the "snowflake" cliche yet?

Maybe we drove them all away.
 
2008-06-01 03:55:59 PM
TorqueToad: What, no one is complaining about the "snowflake" cliche yet?

Maybe we drove them all away.



I was going to, and I usually do but I have accepted the fact that the majority of people are unoriginal and believe that regurgitating someone someone else once laughed at will always be funny.

Fark is just a cross-section of "people" and most people are idiots.
 
2008-06-01 03:59:58 PM
Problem: Dog, cat, ferret, monkey, rat, or other animal shows signs of anxiety, stress, or depression.
Likely Cause: Improper environment and care.
Solution: Fix inadequate environmental factors immediately.

Problem: Human being shows signs of anxiety, stress, or depression
Likely Cause: Genetic chemical imbalance.
Solution: Administer medication daily.


Admitting that our farked-up, materialistic, concrete-jungle, workaholic society is producing these mental illnesses would require far too much responsibility.
 
2008-06-01 04:01:17 PM
CygnusDarius: So all assie Aussie kids will become clones... Of him!?.
misssandi.files.wordpress.com


There, FTFY. Wait, lemme take another look at that kid. Oh, you were right: Assie is closer to him.
 
2008-06-01 04:03:24 PM
Nanny State 2: Electric Boogaloo?
 
2008-06-01 04:05:39 PM
I guess that explains that wimpy song:

♩Let's go Outback tonight♩
 
2008-06-01 04:06:50 PM
pinguwin: CygnusDarius: So all assie Aussie kids will become clones... Of him!?.


There, FTFY. Wait, lemme take another look at that kid. Oh, you were right: Assie is closer to him.


I have to agree. That kid tried to conceal it, but that hat is a dead giveaway:

misssandi.files.wordpress.comi22.photobucket.com
 
2008-06-01 04:07:52 PM
Dick_Hertz: thisisntnamtherearerules Quote 2008-06-01 03:09:02 PM
www.history.ucsb.edu
If only Austria had a strong youth program, that would increase nationalism, as well as self confidence nationwide among the youths nationwide.

/It worked once...

Try READING the headline, A$$HAT!


Current vector of the joke: right over your head.
 
2008-06-01 04:08:40 PM
mikaloyd: No it doesnt.

Depression just feels bad.

Sucking on the business end of Grandads old scattergun and blowing your mind since you feel bad is what kills you.


i would like to subscribe to your newsletter
 
2008-06-01 04:08:48 PM
Can'tLetYouDoThatStarFox: Admitting that our farked-up, materialistic, concrete-jungle, workaholic society is producing these mental illnesses would require far too much responsibility.

Damn straight. That's why antidepressants, counseling, etc., will eat away at the foundations of humanity like so many misguided Hebraic do-gooder termites, and why we must all Man Up, Nancy, and face up to the truly important White Protestant values of Keeping Your shiat to Yourself and Just Dealing.

/NO, you don't get any help.
//I SAID NO.
///Just go find Jesus or something.
//Jesus. H. Fark.
 
2008-06-01 04:10:39 PM
Its the girls who are depressed. with good reason They outnumber the boys, get paid less for the same work, and for marriage need to find some way to lure an Australian man away from his sheep.
 
2008-06-01 04:12:45 PM
Crikey!
 
2008-06-01 04:14:45 PM
Bagelox-99: Can'tLetYouDoThatStarFox: Admitting that our farked-up, materialistic, concrete-jungle, workaholic society is producing these mental illnesses would require far too much responsibility.

Damn straight. That's why antidepressants, counseling, etc., will eat away at the foundations of humanity like so many misguided Hebraic do-gooder termites, and why we must all Man Up, Nancy, and face up to the truly important White Protestant values of Keeping Your shiat to Yourself and Just Dealing.

/NO, you don't get any help.
//I SAID NO.
///Just go find Jesus or something.
//Jesus. H. Fark.

MEAN PEOPLE SUCK!!


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2008-06-01 04:20:37 PM
Can'tLetYouDoThatStarFox:

Admitting that our farked-up, materialistic, concrete-jungle, workaholic society is producing these mental illnesses would require far too much responsibility.


i30.tinypic.com
Agrees with you...and so do I
 
2008-06-01 04:22:44 PM
Suicidal Writer: killro:
The only depression that I have sympathy for is chemical imbalances,

There is no evidence that this exists as a cause of depression.


I agree that the "chemical imbalance theory" may lack substantiation; however, when a person is seriously depressed, something has changed in how his or her brain functions, and no amount of willpower can overcome it.

It's like walking on a balance beam and you start to wobble. If you're mildly depressed because of the things life's thrown at you, you can use psychological techniques to steady yourself and stay on the beam. But at a certain point of depression, no amount of waving your arms will keep you on the beam and you're going to fall off. True depression may not be caused by serotonin imbalances, but its a very real organic illness.
 
2008-06-01 04:23:18 PM
Once upon a time there were three billy goats, who were to go up to the hillside to make themselves fat, and the name of all three was "Gruff."

On the way up was a bridge over a cascading stream they had to cross; and under the bridge lived a mikaloyd, with eyes as big as saucers, and a nose as long as a poker.
 
2008-06-01 04:35:25 PM
greighwolf: Quit harvesting crotchfruit and the rest of us will be just fine.

Harvesting isn't the problem (especially if they are hot), it's the sowing that's the problem.
 
2008-06-01 04:43:31 PM
The Willie Wonka glasses were never cool. Not even in the movie.
 
2008-06-01 04:50:18 PM
mikaloyd:

Extra points for the term "scattergun". I learned it from Steve McQueen. You?
 
2008-06-01 04:54:03 PM
TastyEloi:
I agree that the "chemical imbalance theory" may lack substantiation; however, when a person is seriously depressed, something has changed in how his or her brain functions, and no amount of willpower can overcome it.


Oh, I agree with this part. I wasn't disputing that depression is indeed authentic, but only mentioning that the chemical imbalance theory as currently presented in popular culture is mostly a media and pharmaceutical advertising creation.
 
2008-06-01 04:55:05 PM
i2.photobucket.com

That's not emo. This is emo!

Throw another soul on the barbie.
 
2008-06-01 05:04:38 PM
Probably due to the fact that there is no God and everybody will eventually be dead.
 
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