Trystan seemed to lament the possible impending loss of the crop circle phenomenon along with the lore and romance with the increasing amount of public authorship of the circles. To me it seemed as if someone was taking away a big chunk of joy out of his life, it was quite a tender segment on the episode. As a sucker for nostalgia myself, I can empathize.
Second, sometimes victory or at least winning can kinda suck, and leave one a bit adrift. General George Patton had no idea what to do with himself after leading the U.S. Third Army to victory over the Nazi menace. Some report that instead of enjoying the fruits and accolades of victory and a job well done, it is possible he wanted to dash off and fight the Soviet menace. Instead, he was paralyzed in a car accident and died shortly thereafter. I am not saying if crop circles disappear from popular consciousness Trystan ought to get himself run over by a Vauxhall, (why did I bring up General Patton?) but to take a sorta kinda win in stride and move onto other topics of interest.
I doubt crop circles will ever completely fade away. New areas of woo never seem to stop cease to be invented, and old woo is never completely replaced by the new woo. The total amount of woo just seems to grow. If suddenly the mass belief that J.F.K. was assassinated as part of a vast conspiracy would evaporate, I would be elated for a brief bit. I think. However, a small hole in my life would exists. I would miss arguing with relatives about at various gatherings and during small talk at office meetings. (It is weird how the death of JFK just pops up from time to time, and then I always open my yap and make a big ta-doo about those claiming President Johnson, or the Mofia, or the Cubans murdered President Kennedy.) I guess I will always have chiropractic to debunk to the eye rolls of whomever I am around. Chiropractic a warm blanket of crap-based-medicine to keep my ire warm at night.
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If you want to get a glimpse into why I rather dislike my chosen profession of the law then please listen to Karen Stollznow interview Michael Cicchini author of "But They Didn't Read Me My Rights: Myths, Oddities, and Lies about our Legal System" on Point of Inquiry. Mr. Cicchini does a quick discussion of how irrational the legal system is in the United States in regard to just how much law is out there, how enforcement of the law can actually be unjust, and how the quality of evidence does not always carry the day. It was quite a negative self affirming listen.