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I Believe Hatred Is Fueled By Fear

Ignorance and fear keep hatred alive and well. 665 People

    The Way Out of Hate

    I do believe hatred is fueled by fear.  And fear comes from the unknown.  The best way to end hatred is to experience those things that you do not understand.  With experience comes understanding and with understanding comes empathy and compassion.  One does...
    LndsJmps LndsJmps 26-30 5 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    Making Room For A Stranger

    Although reaching out to the unknown stranger shows deep humility, compassion and is the core of Christian spirituality, it is important to realize clearly that our spontaneous feelings toward strangers are quite ambivalent. It does not require much social analysis to recognize...
    ellenooo ellenooo 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Rape, Torture, Murder And Other Crimes Against Humanity

    Although Afghanistan has officially ratified the global ban on cluster bombs, its still no excuse for the US to continue to back the new local Police when they persistently and blatantly commit human rights violations against civilians. Human Rights Watch released a 102 page...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 14, 2011

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    Only Psychopaths Attack People Without Being Afraid Of Them

    Can I be more succinct than this? The group heading says it all really. Hatred does come from the corruption of fear.
    turtlesplash turtlesplash 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    My Fear

    i am sorely afraid of sweet potatos and, yes, i hate them   they're almost as bad as the blankets those settlers gave me that had smallpox hidden in the fibers
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    So Does Yoda

    Anger leads to fear Fear leads to hate Hate leads to suffering   That is the path to the dark side   lol
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 9 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    I Think We Hate Those Thing...

    I think we hate those things we can't control, that fear simply adds fuel to this.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Aug 27, 2008

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    People Fear ...ofthe Unknown....makes Hatred Come Alive !!!

    It is so cruel that hatred and cruelty comes from FEAR>>>FEAR of the unknown..what people do not know..understand ..or they fear..they hate...or are ignorant to the fact never try to understand or even lend a moment of faith to learn that everyone is EQUAL !!!!All are here to pay...
    dreamcatcher60foru dreamcatcher60foru 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    I Strongly Believe This!

    I totally believe this. Mean people, are just scared and weak people. Plain and simple.
    SunFlowerSunrise SunFlowerSunrise 18-21, F May 9, 2013

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    Hatred Fueled By Fear

    I believe that Christianity was created out of fear of Witchcraft and that created Christians hateing Witchcraft.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Nov 18, 2011

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    Tell the UN to recognize women as humans, not commodities

    Seven years ago Gazbubu Babayarova was kidnapped by one of her closest friends, who was a medical student. He did not accept her protestations that she did not want anything more than friendship and entered into an arrangement with both their parents to kidnap her. Early one...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    We Fear...

    We fear that which we cannot understand, and therefore it makes us hate.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    Not All Hatred Is Fear

    but certainly fear helps drive hatred irrationally.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    Hatred Is ...

    Hatred is more than a mere dislike or preference. It goes almost at the level of a phobia (fear) but with complete disregard and distaste for someone else. Unfortunate hatred is a seed feed by fear, ignorance and an irresponsible social standards. The media indulges in...
    Focus101 Focus101 41-45 Jan 27, 2013

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    Gas Letter

    1 [Your name] [Your address] [Your postcode] [Your phone number] Mr Sam Laidlaw Chief Executive, Centrica plc (British Gas) Millstream Maidenhead Road Windsor Berkshire SL4 5GD [Date] Dear Sir, I am writing to express my concern about the cost of...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Jul 2, 2013

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    Nypd: Heroes To Zeroes

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 2, 2011

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