Tag Archives: Isolation

Random Jottings ~ Isolation

enforced isolation is painful beyond human endurance

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it’s important to have quiet time, but out there it’s far too quiet

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solitude tempers the strong, isolation and loneliness destroys everyone

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there are differences between being alone and being lonely

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isolation is the dream of the already defeated

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love and sex cannot exist in isolation

unless you are a narcissist

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lockdown was invented by a sadist

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solitude empowers, isolation kills

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man is not a social animal

man is the social animal

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

a long, lonely road to nowhere, Utah

Isolated and Lonely

solitude and isolation are hurtful things beyond human endurance

abandoned and worthless

The first lockdown started here on March 23rd this year, and since then normal human contact has been severely restricted by edict of our governments, health officials, and petty bureaucrats.  Here in England we’re a couple of days into yet another lockdown, strictly enforced by the police, covid marshals, and security guards.  Some people even believe the lies Boris Johnson is peddling and are self-isolating.  Sad buggers.

Whatever way you look at it, for most of this year most of us have been isolated and lonely.  I don’t give a fuck fig how dangerous or not COVID-19 is, being isolated, lacking in the normal warmth of human contact, is very dangerous.  Even for hardened and dangerous criminals the United Nations have banned the use of solitary confinement for longer than 15 days, and said that being without human contact for longer than 22 hours a day is unacceptable.  And yet, for day after day, month after month, innocent people have been made to suffer a cruel and unusual punishment through no fault of their own.

We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.  ~  S. Kelley Harrell

Whether they have the coronavirus or not, people will get sicker and sicker.  Many will suffer unimaginable pain, many will die before their time.  High blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, malnutrition, a weakened immune system, anxiety, depression. paranoia, cognitive decline, dementia, Alzheimer’s, muscle wastage, alcoholism, attempted suicide….  Death

Other than praying that people like Johnson, Hancock, Vallance, Whitty, et al either come to their senses or burn in hell, what can we do?   For a start ignore every lie these disingenuous bastards are peddling.  Then change our own mindset.

You are creating your next moment based on what you are feeling and thinking.  That is what’s real.  ~  Doc Childre

COVID-19 is far less dangerous than an average winter flu ~ and if you don’t believe me spend an hour doing some online research.  Your inner potential has no limits.  It is up to you to decide how much you want to make of it.  You can drift from day to day believing the crap being peddled by governments, health officials, and the mainstream media ~ but you are the captain of your own ship, so take responsibility.

It is high time that we all got back to living a normal life.  Get outside in the fresh air, get some exercise, reach out to your friends ~ nobody except yourself can really hold you back from anything.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

you can rot on the shore all you want

I will not accept any more lies

The Perils of Lockdown

trust me on this one ~ lockdown isn’t much fun

I got sick from the coronavirus before a nation-wide lockdown was imposed on the entire United Kingdom.  So, this is Day 10 of my being completely isolated in the garret, and I’m slightly miffed about it all.  Being a sick hermit, not going out, seeing nobody at all, with nobody allowed into my place, isn’t as much fun as you might think.

The upside is that there is utter, complete, peace and quiet ~ whenever you want it.

The downsides include:

  • It’s no fun for a guy to be sick without anyone to complain to.
  • There’s no nurse to make the bed, bring drinks, and sort out the proper medication.
  • Unless you’re at death’s door you can’t get medical treatment anyway.
  • Watching endless reruns on TV is stultifying.
  • Eating the worst diet you can imagine, out of cans.
  • Snacking all day and half the night.
  • A complete lack of physical exercise.
  • Not shaving, washing, or changing out of the sweats you were wearing a week ago.
  • Loneliness, utter boredom, anxiety, depression, paranoia.

And, if I was still drinking, I’d probably be drinking 24 / 7.

If there is anyway on this Earth you can avoid being incarcerated alone during a lockdown, just go for it.

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Jack Collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

I haven’t got one of these,

It would be nicer.

Empty Promises

Isolation

Black_beach

Unfulfilled idle emptiness

Promises with no meaning

Blank empty nothingness

Resolutions with no intent

Wandering in purposeless

depression and futility

Everything is meaningless

hostile or indifferent

Aimless social interactions

with anonymous jealousies unspoken

Remembered empty promises

to change, this time, or else

 

alcohol-problem

words and seascape by jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

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