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I Am a Misanthrope

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    I have found, in the course of life,

    that I have lost the ideals of my youth and have slipped into a world of black and white which no longer contains the softness, the mercy or the optimisim of the shades of grey. We exist not as a culture steadily heading towards some grand ideal, where the majority of human...
    Postlethwaite Postlethwaite 13-15 2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    Is it possible to be realistic

    and not at least have misanthropic tendencies? I don't think so. I am a misanthrope. Humanity is disgusting. Humans in general are nothing but self serving, egotistical, attention craving, ingrates. I honestly do not believe it is possible to be realistic about humanity and not...
    IamMorbid IamMorbid 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    I hate people basically,

    everything that they do ticks me off. I hate human anatomy, humans are disgust me. For example how they eat and fart and poop and burp.. I also hate the necessity of doing all those things as a human. I would rather not exist. This is not even getting into their behavior which...
    Irbidi Irbidi 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    I hate hipster faggots

    who say people turn into misanthropes because they lost contact or their friends abandon them. ITS A GOOD THING TO LOSE CONTACTS! WHEN YOU SURROUND YOURSELF WITH BACTERIA YOU BECOME DELUDED WITH THE BACTERIA AROUND YOU AND THERE STUPID FAKE PLASTIC SMILES. BY LEAVING THEM YOU...
    hatemonger hatemonger 22-25 Mar 25

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    I personally believe in equal prejudice: all

    people are cockroaches that deserve to be liquidated.
    PanzerVor PanzerVor 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I have come to hold nothing

    but contempt for humanity. I am surrounded by sycophancy, avarice, and ignorance. It is inescapable. And I am in the process of becoming a neurosurgeon, how contradictory is that? I want to help humanity, but in the same breath I hate it. Perhaps it is out of pity? Pity for the...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 2 Responses May 28, 2014

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    I've read a list of experiences on misanthropy,

    and I would say that my particular instance isn't much the same as others, although it is. Since elementary school I have seen everyone as the same. I never knew why, but I always felt like everyone's just a clone. Probably because of a limited variation of personality, I...
    uuftk uuftk 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    So, I had some pretty bad experiences

    as a kid. Social isolation, depression, worthlessness, all that. Funnily enough, when I became a misanthrope, I became an optimist. Now, let me explain myself, before I receive the ragewave of "not being a true misanthrope," etc., I will tell you firstmost that I really do hate...
    Shinoyo Shinoyo 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    I shall kill myself - YOU SELFISH BASTARD!

    I FEEL NO SYMPATHY FOR YOU! THINK OF YOUR FAMILY! I Shall kill others - YOU CRAZY, SICK ****! HOW CAN YOU KILL INNOCENTS?! JUST KILL YOURSELF! I Shall seek mental help - HAHA! YOU PATHETIC LOONY!
    shadowman22 shadowman22 18-21, M Mar 24

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    Why Humanity Disgusts Me. [wall Of Text]

    I guess should introduce myself. My ID here is Fakesmile1, but you can call me Smiles. I'm 20 years old. I grew up in a middle class suburban home. I had no tragedies growing up, and most of my family is still alive, with the exception of a few older relatives who've died of...
    Fakesmile1 Fakesmile1 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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    Life With Restraint

    For God is with those who restrain themselves, and those who do good. The Holy Quran, Sūra XVI.: Naḥl or The Bee. Section 16, 128 If ye love me, keep my commandments. The Holy Bible, John 14:15 The very...
    PaleFox PaleFox 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    I have this side too,

    and today I am feeling it very strongly. At work the looks of my colleagues and students hurt like daggers. i really wish I was invisible, even I don't exist. I feel nervous, anxious all the time. I just want to be home, protected by its walls.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm Not Sure If I'm A Full-Blown Misanthrope

    I can't stand people. I dislike them very much, border-lining hate (if I'm not there already). They always disappoint and don't do what they say they are going to do. They only care about themselves (I have yet to meet someone outside of my immediate family that gives a...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 66-70, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    My Generation Sickens Me The Most

    My generation sickens almost as much as other humans but these oh they are the worse doing dastardly and wicked things and claiming that they are righteous all because they believe in a fairy tale publish centuries ago. Absolutely awful it sickens me the conformity of them all...
    Meaninglessfuture Meaninglessfuture 13-15 Jan 29, 2012

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    The institution of marriage is an archaic

    tradition that needs to genuinely die out. Why the hell do I need a paper to tell me who I am with and how I should ONLY be with that person. I have never been fond of weddings. 2 people can certainly live together without having to resort to fork out their life savings for a...
    Jarwan Jarwan 22-25 May 16

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    Failure!

    Ive been living with this misanthropic feeling for quite some time now. all the time thinking "im the one with the problem, i need to lighten up". but i cant help feeling this race is flawed and patethic. ive thought I keep trying to hold relationships with people but...
    razoreater razoreater 26-30 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    i am a pessimistic misanthrope i enjoy little

    things..i laugh..i feel good most people automatically assume that pessimists, misanthropes are people who just live in despair and are always negative...even paranoid about everything if there is a logic..reason, facts then sure we change our perspective, yet if a person...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 6

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    I Think I'm Starting to Loose It.

    Warning: Angry rant ahead: Know that these are just my opinions and that i merely generalize. I've become more and more disgusted with people every day that passes. Their consumerism, vanity, their need to buy big houses just so they can fill it with their useless belongings. I...
    Gilmourish Gilmourish 22-25 27 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Everyone. People are

    so pathetic and evil. They take their baths in money on a daily basis while 1/3 of the world is starving. That fact makes me sick. Stupid, ignorant people. You can't prove them anything, but again, they are so easily influenced by the media. They take things like football...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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    Humans are the reason there are

    so many flaws in this world. Including pollution and war. We are the most hateful species to live on Earth. It's the ugly truth.
    Vivekka Vivekka 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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    i have nothing to show for.

    ..not here to please you by pretending something i am not i am with flaws, all the emptiness, corruption, filth, insanity and far away from the delusions of pleasuring own self in lala land negativity and chaos is something i believe in, i lived in, i feed on let's all be happy...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    When I was younger, I had a large amount of hate

    when it comes to people. Honestly and truthfully hated people. Funny enough when I actually discovered the word Misanthrope, I just felt a sort of pity for people afterwards. I just pity the ignorant and materialistic people, that surrounds me everyday.
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Since i was vary little

    as far back as i can remeber i never enjoyed being in large groups of kids or enjoyed being around them. They seemed very fake and unkind always picking on the little kid or the quiet kid, over the years i grew to hate all people just by observing the way the kids in school...
    whtuernme whtuernme 26-30, F Dec 7, 2014

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    In the true sense of the word Only one other

    so far anyway was a true misanthrope I hope I'm wrong I truly believe there is more of us out there but maybe not so many who are willing to admit it Where are you?
    Latina79 Latina79 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    I Fit In, Absolutely Nowhere....

    This will be a rant, I must get it out. I grew up unconventionally, isolated, moved frequently and was mostly home schooled. My first experience in a public school in 5th grade was a nightmare, children can truly be evil, which is why I have always hated them. They are simply...
    FringeOfSociety FringeOfSociety 36-40, M 6 Responses May 31, 2013

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    Giving Up...people Just Get Worse

    I didnt used to be quite this bad. Actually, there was a time that i was considered sweet, shy, really smart. I never had a chance to be happy. Actually, i had the chance to go to college--and did for 3 years--but got deathly ill (as in organ failure) and ended up defaulting...
    magickisskiss magickisskiss 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    My idea of the human race: Humanity is

    disgusting. we destroy anything in our path. we destroy nature. we destroy each other. we destroy our planet, our air, our future. Humans are selfish. they only think about themselves and their problems. they are insensitive and cruel. Humans are irrational and uneducated...
    kfritz19 kfritz19 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 4 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    I suffer from extreme social isolation,

    I avoid talking to people because in my mind I feel they are forming a negative opinion about me, and mostly likely they are. I want love, but I find it hard to like anyone. It's like trying to eat a food I don't like. I see the flaws in everyone and not their strengths. I see...
    Brandon720 Brandon720 18-21, T 1 Response May 27

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    Sometimes just someone's face is enough to make

    me not like them. I know that's mean, but it true. I try to get over it though. When I graduated high school and was forced to work, I began to become more accepting of people because I had to work with them and "play nice". I still though, I have some pretty negative views of...
    AwkwardJester AwkwardJester 22-25, M Jun 2

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    Mainly because of a) our stupid society

    and b) baby shows. Today's society relies on appearance, extroversion, and sexualization (of both men and women) to run. How about other countries, where the heart counts and everyone has a chance? The mass media just enforces stereotypes and pigeon-holes everyone into "norms...
    XPathologyOfInsanityX XPathologyOfInsanityX 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    All of your inquisitions are true,

    but that’s the deal. What will you do about it?
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Dec 12, 2014

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    illiy illiy 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I don't trust human beings.

    I don't think anyone I've ever meet was "special" or "unique". People can be so evil, cunning, munipulative and decieving. Although I LOVE children I've realized once they grow they change drastically. I view humans are ignorant, uncivilized, immature, barbaric, idiotic and...
    MissUnderstood08 MissUnderstood08 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I don't understand why people like to use

    scapegoats all the time to feel innocent. I always hear people grovelling and moaning about "the Nazis" and how evil they were. Okay, fine, I don't like Hitler and I'm not a National Socialist/Nazi, but why can't other people, including Americans, accept that they too are guilty...
    PanzerVor PanzerVor 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    How Do I Hate Thee?

    How do I hate thee? Let us count the ways. I hate thee to the limits of my soul, stretched and strained by the chaos of life with Man. I hate thee with each dawn’s false promise of a better day but bringing more evil wrought by your hands. I hate thee fully, seeing each...
    OgoNay OgoNay 46-50 5 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    I'm a man of many contradictions.

    How can two emotions that seem mutually exclusive coexist in perfect harmony? The cognitive dissonance that results is the soundtrack for my entire life; it's a marriage made in hell... Virtually ever waking hour of my existence is filled with cold, bitter, and completely...
    SlayGuy138 SlayGuy138 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    This experience is one of the most important

    ones I will ever share on here. I don't like most of humanity. I like many people and even inspired by others. On the other hand, I feel like so many humans are egotistical animals. Greed, anger, jealousy, immense sadness, idolization, fear, ect. I see this on a daily basis...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Humans in general repulse me.

    It's not a lack of morals, faith, actions or what have you. It's the inconsistency in their convictions.
    trevin91 trevin91 22-25, M 20 mins ago

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    humanity is overrated.

    so are taxes.
    DarcytheProxy DarcytheProxy 16-17, M May 19

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    Misanthropy Is A Natural Reaction To People's Deplorable Behaviour.

    If you are an honest, decent person it's very difficult not to be a misanthrope.  For me, misanthropy was not a choice, it was a simple, natural response to the way most people are, or at least seem to be.  I've seen and experienced too much selfishness, egotism, narcissism...
    MindBodySpirit MindBodySpirit 46-50, M 40 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    Realizations

    I've been a misanthrope since roughly 7 years old.  I was that odd kid down the street that was almost never seen outside, and who actively avoided playing with the other kids, usually out of a misunderstood (at the time) sense of disgust. I'm now 37, and only in the last 6...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    I hate humankind but it doesn't mean I hate

    them all. It's impossible to hate everybody. That's an another reason why I hate humans (even myself but I'm not an emo) . Emotions. Emotions control people and turns people to stupid, love-sick, blind and ignorant disgusting , cruel things.
    Kakurenbo Kakurenbo 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2014

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    There's a guy in my class

    who keeps saying he hates people. Yet he associates himself with people all the time. Funny thing is, I said to him "Oh so that means you're a Misanthrope." Yet he didn't know what the word Misanthrope was. I'm like that's literally the word that defines 'Hates mankind". Though...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Im a Misanthropist

    i have been nearly forever its caused by a deep inbred cyncism. Misanthropy is a general dislike, distrust, or hatred of the human species, or a disposition to dislike and/or distrust other people. The term is also applicable to those who self-exile themselves or become loners...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 19 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    It all starts with thought,

    doesn't it. What I've come to realize as I descend deeper into the world of absolute hate toward this dystopia we currently live in is that I think way too much. I think most of us under the category of misanthropy do, unless you're one of those self proclaimed human haters who...
    Reakishin Reakishin 18-21 1 Response Feb 17, 2014

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