nos-trum. pronunciation: \nos'-trum\. noun. Etymology: Latin, neuter of noster our, ours.
1. a medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness.
2. a usually questionable remedy or scheme.
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Friday, April 16, 2010

The Avatar Effect. Advice For The Opium Eaters

People who have seen the movie Avatar experiencing suicidal thoughts?

Apparently the fantasy world of Pandora is so cool, that real life is not worth living, according to an article in the UK Daily Mail.

Viewers describe a feeling that there's no point to their daily life, and that daily activities appear dull, grey and uninviting.

Unbelievable.  If you can't step back and feel a sense of wonder about the beauty of Nature and us in it, then I guess you'd better go live in the movie theater.

Here's another suggestion.  To get that "Pandora feeling" back, go admire the later paintings of Vincent van Gogh.

No wait...he was insane and committed suicide.  Forget that.

Better yet, recover from a life-threatening illness when you thought you might die. That'll put a spring back in your step


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