You’ve got a bad feeling about something.You don’t dress all that flashy.You are jaded by the daily minutia of your work.You are planning on going on a vacation soon.You remember the good ‘ol days.Your marriage/relationship is going to shit.Your kid(s) don’t understand you.Nobody important will listen to you.A colleague has recently let you in on a new technology that changes EVERYTHING.A computer screen you have been mindlessly staring at for years has started beeping at you.You have given a talk in front of politicians with the general message “it may already be too late.”You’ve felt the need to “go rogue" lately.You’ve just GOT to find a way to get in touch with the White House.A screwball theory of yours has recently been verified.You didn’t believe some initial data either, so you re-ran some tests.You have recently called a military command center only to be asked “is this a test?” by a disinterested employee.You have recently teamed up with a ragtag group of scientists who are each on top of their own different disciplines.One of those scientists, perhaps someone you initially disagreed with but who you’ve come to respect, has recently died a noble death.Inexplicably, you and NASA have teamed up.You've also had to drive recklessly, perhaps even steal a car or two, lately.The world as you know it seems to be ending around you.Throngs of distressed people hang off of your every word.Someone with a lot of medals on their jacket has handed you a cigar, challenging your views on tobacco use.You have reconnected with an estranged lover.You have experienced extreme levels of personal and spiritual growth.
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