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I Am a Misanthrope

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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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    Eh....

    I'm a conditional Misanthrope. There are some characteristics in people that I generally enjoy. For instance, if they're intelligent and wise, and use those assets, then they're on the good list. If they are nice and brave and do the right thing even when it's hard, then yeah, I...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    you know why I don't like reading

    so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing something. I have my own thoughts and personality. second it bothers me the fact that people consider the author more important than...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2014

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    A POX to ALL my enemies--known

    and unknown and ALL their Generations!!!!
    Bella3000 Bella3000 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2014

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    Benefits Of Misanthropy

    1. Find ways to keep yourself occupied 2. Don't have to embrace Hedonism (pleasure over pain, playful approach to life), can be invested in serious things 3. Can enjoy being friendless or having one true friend 4. Don't succumb to peer pressure or try to impress your peers 5...
    Elle2k Elle2k 22-25 Oct 8, 2012

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    Bella3000 Bella3000 41-45, F Sep 5, 2014

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    People are so dumb! I mean,

    i think they are blind or somewhat. Once i thought my family was different, i thought they had a better understanding in life and were not chained by these social matters (vanity, money, job, social prestige, and all this crap). But as times passed by i realized they're just...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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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 70+, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    SturmWind SturmWind 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    Please stop making People's short attention

    spans my problem. Seriously. Read a Book or two , maybe 10 and **** off with the “make your content more entertaining” ****. I’m not here to ******* entertain anyone, It was to educate inform debate and Debunk disinformaiton. totally different purposes. http://lifehacker...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 27, 2014

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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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    Just Some Random Person With A Story To Tell

    First of all, I don't think I am a full misanthrope, but I'm enough to despise, and be skeptical of the human race. I'm fed up and disgusted with humanity. I've seen a lot not to be aware of how low people are, and I'm not who I used to be. Ever since I was child, I was surprised...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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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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    I personally believe in equal prejudice: all

    people are cockroaches that deserve to be liquidated.
    SturmWind SturmWind 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I'm not always a misanthrope.

    Maybe it's just me but I get tired of arguing with people over the most blatantly obvious points. Other humans seem to have no idea that they are smiling and being "optimistic" about things which are causing many others misery. For example, how many of us are currently...
    GaryChildress GaryChildress 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2014

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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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    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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    Honestly, I can't stand humans/people.

    I can relate just fine. I'm not socially awkward, nor 'bad' looking. I just literally can't stand humans, I don't even like humans... Everyone wants to be accepted and liked. I don't even like the experience of being a human! It seems like a ridiculous illusion to me.. I have a...
    LittleSpecksofDust LittleSpecksofDust 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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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 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    illiy illiy 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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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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    The dictionary definition

    for misanthrope includes the phrase “hates or scorns mankind.” I would prefer a definition that includes the phrase: “is profoundly disappointed in mankind.”
    TheMisanthropist TheMisanthropist 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    Here I am back from another programmed day like

    all the others, doing the same things people do. But the worst of all is that I realized I am conforming to this kind of life. And you know why? Because it’s easier to live like this, accepting everything impost to you, questioning anything and living the same generic human...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    Am I Misanthropic?

    I hate people, plain and simple. I am 22-years old and, while I try to maintain a normal social life and connect with other people, I can't help but feel so detached from humanity - like I'm viewing life through a dirty lens. I look at people and all I see are pathetic, stupid...
    oxygenwaster oxygenwaster 22-25, M 30 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    Do you ever get tired?

    Of people simply telling you what to do, what to believe, how to act, how to look, etc. Kids want you to play with them all day. Adults want servitude and for us to do what pleases them. This life is such a pain. R.I.P. Robin Williams, who knows the agony you felt in your heart...
    honestyreality honestyreality 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 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 2 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    Proud Misanthrope

    I'm proud to be a misanthrope. I feel it's an enlightening, motivating, and positive state of mind. Therapy will try to convince you that it's "unhealthy" and that you should try to connect and form loving relationships with the outside world. That's because of conformity and the...
    Elle2k Elle2k 22-25 11 Responses Dec 3, 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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    Inherently Flawed

    Take away the rule of law and religion and people are guaranteed to make the wrong choices every time. We are a flawed species. The most destructive and miserable. We are always one small disaster away from chaos. If you stacked up all our combined bad qualities on a scale and...
    CountessDawn CountessDawn 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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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 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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    Sometimes, like right now,

    i have a mount long period where i just hate everything and everyone..... It's not my, it's my brain....
    AnjaM98 AnjaM98 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 3 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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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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    So i think i have committed a big mistake,

    i once had hope that expressing my feelings and thoughts to the people around me (my parents, Family mostly) would make an improvement in how i am feeling. But I soon realized that people are even dumber/blind as they seem to be, when I showed them my texts that I had collected...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2014

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    Just watch American Popular TV.

    .. You'll understand. Also Wars.. Just wars.... Atrocities on both sides (Christianity / Muslim) The West / The East. U.S. / Russia Pride parading as Ignorance. Greed parading as Charity. Some examples of my real life experiences. People laughing at stupid things. Not funny...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    My parents just told me I better stop listening

    to this kind of music (muse, radiohead, etc) because it's to depressive "for my age", and because I am just writing lyrics like this for my songs. They said i have no reason to be like this, and should write happier lyrics. i just said no Here's the lyrics that i wrote...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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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 Hate Being Human...

    Humans are sad and pathetic.They are too weak.They easily succumb to the pain of their wounds.We can be amazing in many ways though.Such as our vast memory.Although we can remember the good times,we also remember the bad times.Our past,our loved ones,families.We remember...
    bgc162 bgc162 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    Like A Rabid Dog

    Misanthropy is the general hatred, mistrust or disdain of the human species and/or human nature. I've displayed definite sociopathic traits but I don't think that's it. But I'm very aware of my hatred for humans. I hate how predictable they are. Like a rabid dog endlessly...
    lyssaLimn lyssaLimn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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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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    I like to think im a true misanthropist.

    Depression hasnt made me this way. Bad experiences may have made it worse but ive hated people for as long as i could remember. No bad childhood. So no certin people make me hate everyone. This particularly super ****** up generation isnt the only thing i hate. The history of...
    akdemon akdemon 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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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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    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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    Impressively, hopefully (idk,

    i was just trying to find adverb to initiate this sentence), the most exciting and enjoyable moments in my life until now were… when I was dreaming! That’s true, last night I just dreamed I was swimming being led by the current of a river in a forest, and I was with the...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Oct 8, 2014

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    Grave Inscription

    My name is Brittany.Like Britney Spears,but spelt differently.I was 16 when I died on August 17,2013 to the hands of my UNLOVING ABUSIVE FAMILY. I swear this is what it will say in my future grave. I know this has nothing to do with being a Misanthropist ,but still. The thing...
    bgc162 bgc162 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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