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I've been thinking very deep, as of recently. Topics that I probably shouldn't dive too deep into.

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AmirQ

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I've been thinking very deep, as of recently. Topics that I probably shouldn't dive too deep into.

Hello everyone, great to be able to express my feelings on a widespread, yet compact level.

I was up late last night, after taking a shower and about to get ready for bed. I was thinking heavily about the reason, and or the "thought" of the life that we live. You might genuinely think that I'm crazy, but I feel as if life is fake, and that this is all a spur to keep us in this state of fraud. I've been asking myself questions like; "What if everything that we see, every relationship, friendship, emotion, that we make; is all fake? None of it's even there, or real?" It's getting to a point now as if I feel like I'm high, or as if I've just smoked a blunt or two. I can assure you that I haven't :LOL:, while making or while thinking these thoughts just a feeling that I feel.

A few other emotions and feelings that I've been feeling is a feeling of a loss of control. As If what I am doing is programmed, and or fake; as I stated before. I feel lost, I feel like I'm losing my mind; or at least in the process of it. I want to know that I'm not alone, and that people genuinely feel these ways the same as I do. If you have felt this way, please give me a story of how that came about if you feel comfortable to share. I would like to know that I am not alone, and that these symptoms are only, hopefully temporary.
 
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I think the key thing to figure out here is if you 'think' that things are fake, or 'feel' that things are fake.

Thinking that things are fake is fine, a lot of them are fake, in that many of the things you spoke of can be faked and, especially when analysed, aren't at all the genuine things that we think they are on the surface. In particular, when we look at relationships, it can be very easy to see the falsities, the lying, the backstabbing, scheming etc. Unfortunately, that's how people are.

If, however, you 'feel' that things are fake, in a non-analytical way, then this could be stepping into the territory of dissociation; depersonalisation or derealisation, which could explain some of the things you've been experiencing.
 
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It's possible to think some pretty bizarre things and not be far wrong. The simulation hypothesis is in the mainstream now. It's got a 51% to 49% advantage over most current day ideas about reality for various sound reasons, easily explored through Google. Elon Musk lives by it. And he's not mad.
 
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This is close to what I just went thru...I actually left my job because I started seeing and feeling everything that was actually happening...people pretty much suck...anyways my mind started questioning my reason for existing...like why are we here and what happens next...I was raised southern Baptist like where if you even question anything you're told you have fear if going to hell...so one day I woke up and I just didn't believe in God like the god I was taught about...that lead to all the other questions...who am I why am I is this all real...it can't be just but accident like there is someone or something pulling the strings...I am still unsure of any if these questions but for my sanity I had to just stop wondering... it was making me feel completely crazy and I couldn't really discuss it with others because they would think I was crazy I'm sure...it is a very hard thing to journey...
 
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