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I Am a Misanthrope

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    I hate some people who disagree with me.

    Not only do they disagree with me they also feel the need to disrespect me while doing so. And they don't care or appreciate why I think that way. They just disagree to the point where they throw so much **** at my face so I can agree with them. I know they want me to agree with...
    Hithier Hithier 18-21 1 Response Feb 25

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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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    Lifes Scary

    The older i get the more people scare me.Their abilty for ...well anything ,hate, love in equal measure on their terms and depending on how they feel at that moment in time.Do you ever know what face you're looking at? what side they're showing you at this moment in time? The...
    giddyion giddyion 22-25 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    You people are all ******* idiots.

    You're all misanthropes my arse. I only joined this site because I saw your whining in a google search for something else, but I needed to tell you what idiots you are....You're idiots.
    iamanger iamanger 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 27

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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 Feb 17

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    I hate people ...people are inherently evil .

    ..I usually think the worst of people until proven otherwise ....I used to want to see the best in others but I'm usually wrong I am finding this out more and more ..there are very few people I don't feel this way about ...... I've had it !
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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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 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9, 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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    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

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    Further Defining My Misanthropy

    Googled "misanthropy support" on a whim and experience project was the first result, so here I am. My misanthropy has been steadily growing over the past 10-15 years. I'm in my early 40s now - approximately half way through life barring accidents or disease - and now feel there...
    jtko jtko 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 3, 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 1 Response May 28

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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 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 4 Responses May 31, 2013

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    And here's why... Here is my experience.

    Today, has been a BAD day. I had a job interview during the middle of the day and was at my current job. I went out to my car at my work to leave for the interview, put the key in the ignition, and everything in my car was dead. No lights, no nothing. And to top it all off, my...
    Khidyr Khidyr 31-35, F May 1

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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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    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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    I don't know if I would be considered a

    misanthrope per se, but I tend to see the worst of what humanity has to offer and tend to attribute it to the majority of people as a whole. In addition, I find it very difficult to connect with and trust others, which I'll get into more further on. I took an evening trip to...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M May 5

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    I am kind to people, it's actually hard to be

    mean but the people at my school really get on my nerves. They think it's funny to make jokes about suicide and cutting. All I can say is thank god they were blessed with ignorance so they don't actually understand the NEED to drag a blade across their skin.
    ofmam ofmam 16-17, F Feb 3

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    I have come to learn

    that all my problems are the result of human interaction, yet society perpetuates and romanticises the idea that we are unable to adequately function without it, that we need it to not feel utterly worthless. If you restrict your share of human interaction you minimise your...
    LaRoma LaRoma 18-21, F Jul 8

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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

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    In my later childhood,

    I was bullied a lot. I moved from country to country with my mother and never really fit in anywhere. This is where my hatred for people started, if they all hate me, why shouldn't I hate all of them? I started to approach the world with a cynical eye, always distrusting and...
    Archaeon Archaeon 22-25, M Mar 4

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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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    I greatly dislike all people.

    I can never find the good in any, only a select few. I also don't have many friends because of this. Currently the only people I can say that I like are my boyfriend, and one friend I have that lives in a different state. They aren't like typical people. Everyone else...I prefer...
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F a week ago

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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 10 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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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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    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 6 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    It's funny there's so many posts regarding

    misanthropy or how other perceive themselves to be misanthropic. Hopefully, it's already been pointed out that our perceived misanthropy is what ultimately binds us together. I don't necessarily hate other human. I do despise them and are forever distrusting of their motives. I...
    tinylittlebird tinylittlebird 22-25, F Jan 12

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    I Have Known It For Years

    I'm a misanthrope.  Like many misanthropes, I do not dislike EVERYBODY.  But my tendency is to dislike the vast majority of the "public."  I do not care for "aquaintances."  Aquaintances bore me to tears.  Either someone is a true...
    INeverPost INeverPost 51-55 23 Responses Jul 25, 2009

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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 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I found an app which all of us would despise

    with a burning passion. It is called Thumb. You can actually study human behavior there and what I notice is that a lot of people crave for attention. They're more open because they feel free from the grasp of this society. But they're so hungry for attention. It's like they're...
    Hithier Hithier 18-21 2 Responses Feb 16

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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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    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 41-45, M 29 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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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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    All this time I just thought I didn't care

    about them... I actually hate humans -_-"
    IronicMind IronicMind 70+ Feb 10

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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 3 days ago

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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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    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 Am A Misanthrope

    Humans are just an earlier iteration of what's better.
    nodna nodna 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Being bullied at school

    and dumped on by various people in my teenage years, including older people whom you would think would feel protective towards a much younger person rather than seeing them as something to exploit, have contributed to my misanthropy. However, I do not know if I am a true...
    jimmygb jimmygb 36-40, M Jan 3

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    Misanthropy is essentially a paradoxical

    condition of the mind. How does a person that supposedy detests humans be able to live among them. It must not be humans we hate, but the realization that we are reflected in these people. Perhaps we see something we hate in ourselves in others and when confronted with this we...
    xylazam xylazam 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 5

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    I go through phases of misanthropy.

    But I don't think I've hated people this much before. I wasn't born a hateful and resentful person. I was born with a huge, caring heart and a happy and healthy mind. But the people I am stuck with make me want to never leave my house again.
    SensitiveSelf SensitiveSelf 13-15 2 Responses Jun 19

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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 days ago

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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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    I'm Disgusted With Everyone, Everything, Et Al.

    I cannot stand the emphasis on "individuality" now that circulates around our country and gives people an excuse to not care about others. I'm sick and tired of entertainers, football/baseball/basketball, etc. players making zillions of dollars b/c they are "pretty...
    4leafclvr 4leafclvr 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    After taking some random test online,

    I got this... "You definitely aren't a misanthrope, but you find people difficult to understand and deal with at times. You're much more productive working alone - building systems, analyzing data, or honing your own technique. No matter what career you choose, you do best in...
    kelseytoby kelseytoby 16-17 May 2

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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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    When do we start thinking

    for ourselves? And I mean questioning everything. I can't grasp the concept of why we have to do what "they" say. We cannot defy them but they can ram us in the back side at any given moment. What is the hang up on controlling everyone but yourself?? I mean I try to control...
    youngsunforever youngsunforever 18-21 3 Responses Jun 3

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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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    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 3 days ago

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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 am a passionate misanthropist.

    Essentially a paradox. Humanity always drives me away in anger and disgust, yet there's always some aspect of it that brings me back.
    imonur21 imonur21 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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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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    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 5 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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