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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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    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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    Human Behavior

    I don't hate humans. What I hate, resent with a raking agony inside the cavernous abyss of my core, is human behavior, especially that of love and altruism . Am I sounding too hypocritical? Bash me with your lies, your filthy stinking dissonant slur of words, your presence and...
    xylazam xylazam 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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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'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 1 Response Jan 12

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    Maybe Misanthrope

    I don't know for sure if I'm a misanthrope, weak misanthrope or something like that, I don't like to "define" myself as something, that's too much accurate, everyone is unique. I think I'm a non-hater misanthrope, kind of... I should introduce myself before I start writing...
    JohnEthelred JohnEthelred 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 41-45 5 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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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 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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    Are You Exaggerating About Your Misanthropia?

    Just a curious observation; But is anybody truly a misanthrope by its dictionary definition if they are active on a social media site? If you earnestly hated humanity and wished nothing to do with it then you would probably be indifferent to sharing things for other (Humans) to...
    AHumanBeing4You AHumanBeing4You 18-21, M 7 Responses Aug 11, 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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    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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    Why I Hate People.

    I don't particularly 'hate' people per say, more of a hatred towards the characteristics of human nature. There are a lot of things I have learned in my short life. One of those things is nature, the nature of humans compared to other wild animals to be specific, I feel it is...
    JamesIGN JamesIGN 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 26, 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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    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 16-17 1 Response Feb 17

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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 3 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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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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    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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    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 27 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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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 6 Responses Jan 5

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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 4 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    A Big One

    I am so convinced of truthfulness of being a misanthrope, that I almost regard it's presence as a sign of good taste and character and it's absence as a sign of some form of logical, ethical or emotional selling out. Why do I hate humanity so much? Let us count the ways...
    LoftyDreamer LoftyDreamer 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jan 13

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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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    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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    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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    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 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...
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 2 Responses Feb 25

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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 3 Responses Jan 27

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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 13-15, F Feb 3

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    Are We Wrong?

    I am a misanthrope. My misanthropy is a mark, like a beauty mark or physical defect, is instantly recognizable in my person. For most of my life I've despised people, all types of people with different mannerisims, attitudes and personalites. Misanthropy became sort of a religion...
    AdrianIsAngry AdrianIsAngry 18-21, M Aug 11, 2013

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    If only EP could let us curse,

    I would like a sailor. But da** I'm so fuc**** tired of a world where everyone fuc**** tells us what to do all the fuc**** time. I mean every time people just tell us what to do. Is there anything else to this life than people telling us what to do, what we "should" do? No...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7

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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 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...
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 1 Response Feb 16

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    I Just Hate And Feel Annoying With People Generally

    I mostly hate the crowds. People who walk pass me in streets, people surrounding me in shopping malls or anywhere. Sometimes I hate the way they walk, they talk, they do something, their attitude, behavior and it annoys me a lot to the point when I glance and stare at them. Is...
    Reanna89 Reanna89 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 15, 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 5 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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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 1 Response Mar 4

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    What's Religion?

    Honestly I don't like religion in general.As I have read somewhere "Religion is like a penis. It's fine to have one and it's fine to be proud of it, but please don't whip it out in public and start waving it around... and PLEASE don't try to shove it down my child's throat...
    bgc162 bgc162 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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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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    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 Hate People AND Humans

    When I tell someone that I hate people, I always get the same response."Oh my gosh yes! Humans can be so dumb! Society is totally wrong!"Every single time they miss what I was trying to say. I try to say something, they shoot back a worthless misinterpretation of my statement...
    Ploris Ploris 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Why? -Because I'm hard too deal with, even to myself. -Because I'm a walking paradoxical oxymoron that has inconsistent and conflicting thoughts, needs, and wants that contradict...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well. I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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